Wednesday, December 1, 2010

GE creates home energy unit in smart-grid play

"General Electric has created a Home Energy Management business in a bid to apply digital technologies to energy efficiency in consumers' homes and the electric grid, the company said today.
The business unit, part of GE Appliances & Lighting, combines "smart" appliances and an Internet-based home energy management system called Nucleus, which is set for release next year.
By making a single business unit for home energy, GE is trying to focus its efforts on consumer interest in smart-grid technologies geared at using energy more efficiently, the company said."


GE's Nucleus software displays real-time and historical energy use. (Image courtesy: GE | CNET)

Read more: GE creates home energy unit in smart-grid play | CNET News

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