Pre-Grant Publication Number: 20110029461
Filing Date: July 30, 2010Priority Date: July 31, 2009
Inventors: David B. Hardin, JR.
Assignee(s): INVENSYS SYSTEMS INC.
Current U.S. Classification: 705, 705/412000
View Prior Art for Claim 00004
The system of Claim 1, wherein the status information received from the residential consumers comprises an indication of an amount of electrical power consumption curtailment. Annotations(1)
Patent/Application # 12/383,993
In a preferred embodiment of the invention, a system for managing energy, comprising a digital exchange with a communications interface adapted to allow connections from remote users over a data network, is disclosed. According to the embodiment, the digital exchange receives preferences from a plurality of exchange participants, and these preferences are used at least in part to create response profiles relevant to the participants, and at least some of the response profiles are aggregated into response packages with defined statistical properties.
Title The Electricity Journal
Dynamic pricing rates are designed to reduce energy demand at peak hours and enhance economic efficiency. California has deployed advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and by establishing criticalpeak pricing (CPP) rates as the default tariff for all nonresidential customer classes with AMI.