Smart Metering Applications

The Danish energy company Modstrom launches eco-friendly energy service based on Z-Wave Copenhagen / Frankfurt, April 08, 2008 Modstrom offers an innovative solution to reduce electricity costs. In combination with Z-Wave-based tools for the display of energy, Modstrom gives customers help to reduce energy consumption. The savings can be either credited to the budget or invested in so-called CO2 certificates, the trousers acquires and destroyed. Carl Jung: the source for more info. A single average household with consumption of only 4000 kilowatt-hours a year can relieve thus the environment to 2 tonnes of CO2 emissions annually. After the successful conquest of the home control market and building an impressive eco system of interoperable products Z-Wave enters the utility market also powerfully. A small digital camera that is mounted on the electricity meter, read the energy consumption.

Trousers customers can watch the energy consumption of your home via a website. Thanks to Z-Wave is the control of devices that reduce power consumption, using the same wireless technology and through the same gateway possible, which is used for energy monitoring. The fact that the normal electricity meter must be replaced, facilitates the conversion and increased acceptance of the new service at the same time. With its undisputed strength in terms of interoperability and product diversity, Z-Wave ensures not only the simple communication of the electricity meter with the gateway and a wireless display in the budget, but also allows you to control precisely those devices that are responsible for the consumption of electricity. Especially the second aspect is essential for Modstroems advanced service and is the key to the reduction of the energy consumption, without that the customer must accept sacrificing the comfort\”, explains Roar Seeger, CEO of trousers. The range of trousers is supported by the Danish energy savings trust (DEST), an independent branch of the newly established Danish energy & climate Ministry. The service is the consumer presented by the DEST in the context of TV commercials and magazines.