WHAT DOES THE Powertrak MEAN FOR YOU?
Interval Data tells you when and how you use your electricity: Powertrak provides you with “interval data”.
Interval data is hour by hour kW and kWh usage
Anomalies in your energy patterns cost you $$$: Powertrak helps identify these anomalies so you can correct them and save $$$
Peak Shaving Saves Big $$$: Powertrak can be used to predict system peaks and allow you to change your electric usage at those times and save BIG $$ on your capacity and demand charges
Avoid Utility Overcharges: Powertrak provides cross-check against the kWh and kW demand your utility or supplier is billing you for
Tracking Carbon Footprint: Powertrak tracks your carbon footprint
Energy Cost Tracking: Powertrak allows you to track your energy costs, including a forecast of what your costs will be into the future based on your energy profile
Electricity pricing usually peaks at certain predictable times of the day and the season. In particular, if generation is constrained, prices can rise from other jurisdictions or more costly generation is brought online. It is believed that billing customers by time of day will encourage consumers to adjust their consumption habits to be more responsive to market prices.
The Powertrak tool to help consumers better manage their energy use - smart meters with a display can provide up to date information on gas and electricity consumption in the currency of that country and in doing so help people to better manage their energy use and reduce their energy bills and carbon emissions.
From a consumer perspective, smart metering offers a number of potential benefits to householders. This includes an end to estimate bills, which are a major source of complaints for many customers.