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eMeter Chris King CES2011 slides
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eMeter Chris King CES2011 slides

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On Jan. 6, 2011, Chris King (president of eMeter Strategic Consulting) spoke on a panel at CES 2011 about consumer perspectives on the smart grid …

On Jan. 6, 2011, Chris King (president of eMeter Strategic Consulting) spoke on a panel at CES 2011 about consumer perspectives on the smart grid

He outlines three types of consumers who might be early adopters of options created by the smart grid: frugal consumers, sustainability promoters, and technophiles.

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  1. The Smart Grid: Consumer Perspectives<br />Chris King, President, eMeter Strategic Consulting<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />
  2. The Frugal Consumer<br />“I want to pay as little as possible for power”<br />Regular electricity service<br /><ul><li>Monthly or weekly emails or bill inserts on spending
  3. Usage by appliance, peer comparisons
  4. Alerts (price changes, real-time)
  5. Email, cell phone, computer
  6. Annual price selection (TOU, PTR, CPP, etc.)</li></ul>Reducing high bills<br /><ul><li>Targeted savings tips
  7. Energy efficiency, proactive price plan changes
  8. “Set and forget” thermostats and appliances
  9. Pay as you go
  10. Utility load reduction programs</li></ul>Events<br /><ul><li>Appliance purchases only as needed
  11. Lifestyle changes (residence, family)</li></ul>Slide1<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />
  12. The Sustainability Promoter<br />“I want to maintain a healthy planet and lifestyle”<br />Regular electricity service<br /><ul><li>Emails or bill inserts on carbon footprint
  13. Annual price selection
  14. Types, levels of renewable energy</li></ul>Managing consumption<br /><ul><li>Usage by appliance
  15. Responsive appliances
  16. Schedule to operate in parallel with wind and sun
  17. Net metering</li></ul>Leverage technology<br /><ul><li>Energy storage
  18. Building mass, refrigeration, water heater
  19. Electric vehicles</li></ul>Slide2<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />
  20. The Technophile<br />“I want to write on your Facebook wall”<br />Regular electricity service<br /><ul><li>Emails or bill inserts on carbon footprint and generation sources
  21. Peer comparisons and tweets
  22. Click-through price changes to save money</li></ul>Managing consumption<br /><ul><li>View data and alerts on smart phones and iPads
  23. Set and forget appliances to increase use of renewables and reduce emissions</li></ul>Celebrate technology<br /><ul><li>Post energy savings on social networking sites
  24. Increase use of renewable energy, electric vehicles, and other sustainable technologies</li></ul>Slide3<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />
  25. Smart Grid Technology and Standards<br />Slide4<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />Authorized Third Party<br />Utility Data Center<br />Open<br />ADE<br />Internet<br />Meter<br />Data<br />Mgmt<br />Utility<br />Billing<br />& CIS<br />Open<br />ADE<br />Utility Web Site<br />Energy<br />Information<br />Application<br />Smart Network<br />Application Platform <br />Internet<br />Communication Network Head End<br />Home Router<br />WiFi Radio<br />Smart Meter Communications Network<br />HAN<br />Device<br />(e.g. Dryer)<br />AMI Radio<br />HAN Radio<br />HAN Radio<br />Appliance<br />HAN Radio<br />
  26. Summary<br />“All the pieces are needed to make the smart grid work”<br />Consumers<br /><ul><li>Savers, sustainers, Millennials</li></ul>Applications<br /><ul><li>Energy information, dynamic pricing, and smart appliances</li></ul>Technologies<br /><ul><li>Devices, communications networks, standard interfaces, IT platforms
  27. The HAN standard is key to unleashing availability of smart appliances and devices</li></ul>Slide5<br />Copyright © 2011 eMeter Corp. All rights reserved.<br />

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