Can smart meters & devices stimulate lower electricity demand?
The CoronaVirus pandemic has seen the number of people working from home exponentially increase, leading into a 37% rise in domestic energy bills. However, this energy use could be reduced with smart home energy management – by saving power usage with smart thermostats and lightbulbs. Combining this granular level of information with Smart meters allows for a more ‘connected living’, opening the potential for energy demand management and better energy engagement. In fact, Samsung Electronics believe the vast majority of their SmartThings Energy Control users look at their energy usage five times a week. You can learn more about Smart homes and shifting the demand by reading the full article at Power Energy.