Smart Grid

November 12, 2012

Power Hookup: Billion Electric Forms Strategic Partnership with Power Tracker

 Taiwan-basedBillion Electric Co., Ltd., a provider of smart grid, powerline and energy management solutions, has formed a strategic partnership with Australia-based Power Tracker, which offers an online power usage monitoring platform for homes and businesses.

Using the Power Tracker, residential customers can:

·         Check energy usage anytime and anywhere

·         Review historical daily, weekly, monthly or yearly info using easy-to-read charts/graphs  

·         Control home appliances remotely

·         Monitor residential solar systems to ensure efficient performance

·         Control electricity bills

·         Share data with your friends

The Power Tracker also offers the advantage of easy installation with Zigbee Wireless technology; as well as power surge protection. 

For businesses, the platform offers visibility, knowledge and access to electricity consumption data – all at the press of a button. Thus, the Power Tracker encourages energy efficient behaviors in the workplace. What’s more, if solar power generation systems have been installed within a facility, the data collected can be displayed on the Power Tracker dashboard, as well as on a company-specific dashboard provided over an intranet. This enables commercial operations to monitor and act on the true operational costs associated with business units, production lines, equipment and machinery.

“We are excited about the strong partnerships built between Power Tracker and Billion Electric for energy saving market in Australia. For years, Power Tracker has been dedicated in photovoltaic (PV) and energy managementmarkets, which Billion Electric is able to provide ideal solutions to work with. Billion will further be assisting Power Tracker to meet the goal of reducing the carbon footprint and energy saving in Australian market,” commented Tim Chen, CEO of Billion Electric.

“We are delighted to announce the partnership of the two companies within smart energy management in home lighting control and in PV energy management-related application sectors. It is an exciting partnership, bringing innovative smart applications to consumers and businesses at an affordable price. By creating the one gateway, the hub of the Power Tracker/Billion range, research and development continues within smart lighting and communications. The ever-developing Power Tracker dashboard is an intelligent platform for data collection and display. The management and board of Power Tracker are delighted to join forces with Billion and become a key provider in its field,” said Anthony O’Connell, CEO of Power Tracker.

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Edited by Allison Boccamazzo