SE & LM System

Product: Smart Energy and Load Management System

Category: ICT

Innovator: Aniruddha Desai, Jugdutt (Jack) Singh, Hai (Harris) Le, Stephen Kim, Song Cui, Yassin Jaffer

Company: Centre for Technology Infusion, La Trobe University/Semitech Innovations

Description:
The Smart Energy and Load Management System is a technology based solution that offers householders, business and industry the ability to monitor and manage their own power consumption from intelligent touch screens, desktops and smart phones. The hardware platform of the system is based on the integration of smart power line communication technology and other wired and wireless technologies. The software is built using context-aware persuasive technology which presents simple visual cues to identify problem areas and time periods and encourages users to conserve energy.

Unique Benefits:

  • 20 – 30% energy reduction
  • Uses intelligent algorithms to advise ways to reduce consumption
  • Low cost deployment
  • Web enabled interface or via PDA, email etc

Status of Innovation:
The technology is being commercialised to provide a complete monitoring, control and management solution.

Website:  www.latrobe.edu.au/tech-infusion/

Related Media Articles:
"New Australian invention makes energy use smart, locked and loaded" - INNOVIC Media Release

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