Plogg Monitors Appliances in the Home

Energy Optimizers Limited’s (EOL) Web-enabled metering device, the plogg, has enabled researchers to evaluate monitoring solutions for individual appliances and electronic devices to improve energy efficiency in the home and across the electricity grid. The plogg is used in research and field trials offering access to accurate and high resolution at the data capture level.

Energy Optimizers introduces new product

Energy Optimizers has introduced the market’s first smart meter that can communicate wirelessly to PCs, laptops, PDAs, and smart phones.  The simple design of the new product, called the Plogg Blu, allows it to be plugged directly into an electrical outlet where the device will monitor energy consumption of connected appliances in real time.  The…

Making electrical outlets smarter

A Cambridge-based company has developed a device for monitoring the electricity use of individual appliances.  Energy Optimizers Limited (EOL) has based their products, called ploggs, on the ZigBee wireless standard that has been favored by many other smart meter technologies.  The device can help individuals and businesses save hundreds or even thousands off their monthly…