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The Psychology of Energy Conservation: Are you Smarter Than a Refrigerator? - Sunil maulik

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The Psychology of Energy Conservation: Are you Smarter Than a Refrigerator? - Sunil maulik

  1. 1. Enabling Energy Efficiency<br />through “the Internet of Things” <br />Sunil Maulik, VP Sales & Business Development<br />People Power Company<br />
  2. 2. The Problem<br />
  3. 3. The Problem (cont.)<br />Huge energy inefficiency in U.S. today, and costs are growing<br />$165B in electricity spend in 112M homes today – and growing<br />$69B in electricity spend in 4.4M commercial buildings – and growing<br />No good scalable solution for people to see & control energy use<br />Current wireless technology solutions limited in range and reliability<br />Solutions must include the ability to create a social environment that accelerates behavior change<br />
  4. 4. Existing solutions don’t work<br />
  5. 5. People Power Overview<br />Experienced team of 70 based in Palo Alto, building new energy efficiency solutions <br />Deep experience in sensor networks, highly scalable software, energy management, networking, mobile<br />Our team is passionate about saving the planet for our children, & our children’s children!<br />People Power is building an Energy Services Platform based on OSHAN<br />allows users to set rules, get analysis and recommendations , and connect to social networks<br />Our OSHANsolution is a standards based, open source, IPv6 solution<br />
  6. 6. Our Energy Services Platform<br />Value Proposition much more than saving money<br />
  7. 7. OSHAN:Open Source Wireless Device Management<br /><ul><li> Longest range, lowest power
  8. 8. Inexpensive with TI CC430 SOC
  9. 9. Open Source based on TinyOS
  10. 10. Supports standards </li></ul>(IPv6, 802.15.4g, SEP2)<br /><ul><li>SuRFDeveloper’s Kit
  11. 11. Products are multi-modal and support OSHAN, WiFi and ZigBee</li></li></ul><li>Enabling an open-source community that creates an “Internet of Things”<br />
  12. 12. Small changes can make big differences<br />
  13. 13. Social networks are powerful motivators <br />
  14. 14. Data + analytics + social games = lasting social change<br />Mobile<br />Devices<br />I<br />N<br />T<br />E<br />R<br />N<br />E<br />T<br />E<br />SP<br />Processes<br />Social<br />Data<br />Analytics<br />
  15. 15. Believe in People Power<br /><ul><li>Enabling Energy Efficiency through an Open Source strategy
  16. 16. Developing an ecosystem of ‘smart’ devices and appliances – an Internet of Things
  17. 17. Enabling an Energy Services Platform
  18. 18. Increasing energy efficiency through games, competitions, and social networking</li></ul>“We don’t inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children.”<br /> <br />- Native American saying<br />

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