Electricity Data: The Devil is in the Details

I have written several posts about the Smart Grid recently, both here and on my personal blog. I got an email from a man in China today, as follows:

Actions Speak Louder than Governments

If you logged in to WattzOn today, you probably noticed that your total power footprint is significantly smaller and that your data (profile) page looks very different than last week. We really wanted to improve the accessibility and usability of your energy consumption data - and we've made some...

Smart Meter, Meet the Smart Grid

In my prior post, I wrote about the smart grid. Here's a quick bit about how Smart Meters play a role. As I mentioned before, the Smart Meter provides communications to the power plant; the plant can learn if you're getting the proper voltage, and also how much you're using at the moment. But, this...