Smart grid technology helps manage real-time energy use
Agentis Energy's Acuity product tracks kilowatt-hours of usage in real time, calculates electricity costs, reports on demand, and identifies opportunities for savings.
Agentis Energy, a smart grid technology company, saysits Acuity solution provides customers with real-time management of energy use,reducing costs and shrinking carbon footprints. By collecting and analyzingdata on a customer's electricity usage, both facility-wide and by specificmachines or devices, Acuity is said to track kilowatt-hours of usage in realtime, calculate electricity costs, provide reports on demand, and identify opportunities for savings.
The data, analysis, and email alerts provided byAcuity enable customers to make more efficient use of electricity, reducedemand charges from utilities, and choose the supplier and rate structure thatbest meet their requirements.
Recently, Agentis Energy became an Approved TradeAlly contactor in the Smart Ideas for Your Business program of Northern Illinois utility ComEd . It has also been working with utilities and grant organizations in Wisconsin.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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