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Social Smart Meter

Andrea Mauri, Achilleas Psyllidis, Alessandro Bozzon
2018 Companion of the The Web Conference 2018 on The Web Conference 2018 - WWW '18  
In this paper, we examine the possibility of extracting energy consumption-related information from user-generated content.  ...  We further demonstrate a web-based application -called Social Smart Meter -that implements the proposed pipeline and enables different stakeholders to gain an insight into daily energy consumption behavior  ...  Social Smart Meter aims to identify energy-related content in social media posts and further classify it into four categories, namely: SOCIAL DATA PROCESSING PIPELINE • Dwelling: it refers to the consumption  ... 
doi:10.1145/3184558.3186977 dblp:conf/www/0001PB18 fatcat:fdrvskotdraobin7mhuckkpdam

Social networking of the Smart Home

Andreas Kamilaris, Andreas Pitsillides
2010 21st Annual IEEE International Symposium on Personal, Indoor and Mobile Radio Communications  
We propose utilizing existing social networking infrastructures and their Web-based APIs in order to integrate Smart Homes to the Web, offering social status to physical devices.  ...  We exploit the functionality and the Web 2.0 technologies provided by Facebook to transform the interaction with the Smart Home into a shared, social experience.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENT We would like to thank Massimo Dore for assisting us in the development of Java-based drivers for interaction with the Plogg Smart Meters.  ... 
doi:10.1109/pimrc.2010.5671783 dblp:conf/pimrc/KamilarisP10 fatcat:ac45hwo2cnahbdpgisgt4jafte

Smart Meter Devices and the Effect of Feedback on Residential Electricity Consumption: Evidence from a Natural Experiment in Northern Ireland

Will Gans, Anna Alberini, Alberto Longo
2011 Social Science Research Network  
Starting in April 2002, the utility replaced prepayment meters with "smart" meters that allow the consumer to track usage in real-time.  ...  Starting in April 2002, the utility replaced prepayment meters with -smartmeters that allow the consumer to track usage in real-time.  ...  in some way before reaching the energy user, normally via billing‖).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.1865171 fatcat:e4ovof4ojfhmrnlrese6cncaxe

Social networking for Smart Grid users

Yilin Huang, Martijn Warnier, Frances Brazier, Daniele Miorandi
2015 2015 IEEE 12th International Conference on Networking, Sensing and Control  
Emerging smart grids have promising potentials to make energy management more efficient than currently possible in today's power grids.  ...  of very active users.  ...  It is also partly funded by the NWO project RobuSmart (Increasing the Robustness of Smart Grids through distributed energy generation: a complex network approach), grant number 647.000.001.  ... 
doi:10.1109/icnsc.2015.7116077 dblp:conf/icnsc/HuangWBM15 fatcat:2qkfj4rrcbgd3bzxy3dny5ipty

Smart Metering for Intelligent Buildings

Natasa Zivic, Obaid Ur-Rehman, Christoph Ruland
2016 Transactions on Networks and Communications  
The customers' saving of energy can be adapted dynamically using smart metering devices: this helps that the power generation and consumption are equally distributed in the smart grid.  ...  The status of current smart metering progress in different countries is given in the paper with examples of successfully managed smart metering projects.  ...  In [9] an approach was proposed to identify the multimedia content through smart meter power usage profiles.  ... 
doi:10.14738/tnc.45.2234 fatcat:isewprsr2nbnjeqw3ik6fwovdm

How a Smart Technology Imposed by an Organization Can Arouse Ambivalent Psychological Empowerment: An Approach Leveraging the Theory of Social Representations

2021 Journal of Organizational Psychology  
We conducted an analysis of the structure of social representations regarding smart meters in France, demonstrating the existence of three patterns of ambivalent psychological empowerment when referring  ...  Furthermore, the specific ambivalent pattern of the impact dimension of psychological empowerment, relating to artificial intelligence and privacy, seems to negatively influence smart meter use.  ...  As outlined by our results, users of smart meters generally adopt more ecologically conscious behaviors compared to nonusers, which resonates with Wallenborn et al.'  ... 
doi:10.33423/jop.v21i3.4315 fatcat:tj3k64gj3re4ba6c2imqwrluaa

Design of Smart Grid Prosumer Communities via Online Social Networking Communities

A. J. Dinusha Rathnayaka, Vidyasagar M. Potdar, Samitha J. Kuruppu
2012 International Journal for Infonomics  
Smart Grid (SG) achieves bidirectional energy and information flow between the energy user and the utility grid, allowing energy users not only to consume energy, but also to generate the energy and share  ...  This type of energy user who both consumes and generates energy is called the "prosumer".  ...  Further, users are being encouraged not only to reduce their household energy consumption, but also to generate renewable energy and to either store the excess energy for future use or return the excess  ... 
doi:10.20533/iji.1742.4712.2012.0062 fatcat:o3lncxtb3fcb5fi477eqgo5awe

Novel Energy Saving Opportunities in Smart Grids Using a Secure Social Networking Layer

Florian Skopik, Christian Wagner
2012 2012 IEEE 36th Annual Computer Software and Applications Conference  
In this paper, we introduce a social overlay model for smart grids, present its implementation using service-oriented architectures, and evaluate scalability and applicability.  ...  We argue that when coupling smart grid stakeholders with a social network, even more advanced use cases provide unmatched energy saving opportunities.  ...  As defined in [2] , a smart grid is an electricity network that can cost-efficiently integrate the behavior and actions of all users connected to it -generators, consumers, and those that are both -to  ... 
doi:10.1109/compsac.2012.75 dblp:conf/compsac/SkopikW12 fatcat:w7tg2hepqjdf5jogfw3aemqkny

Smart-Grids and Climate Change - Consumer Adoption of Smart Energy Behaviour: A System Dynamics Approach to Evaluate the Mitigation Potential

Elena Claire Ricci
2013 Social Science Research Network  
We build a system dynamics model to evaluate the potential dynamics of consumer adoption of "Smart Energy Behaviour".  ...  The context analysed is that of Italy, where the largest diffusion of smart meters has taken place.  ...  The introduction and diffusion of smart-meters and the related price-policies allows an empowered consumption management by the end-users.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2326977 fatcat:lrn5266gdzge3flwhn347p7hau

Analysis of factors influencing energy efficiency in a Smart Metering Pilot

Uldis Bariss, Ilze Laicane, Dagnija Blumberga
2014 Energetika  
control group the average consumption of the target group fell by 19% year by year. additionally, there was identified in the consumption group 0-399 kWh per month that feedback enabled by smart meters  ...  This paper analyzes the results of providing smart meters and appropriate feedback on electricity consumption in a pilot study involving around 1 000 households in latvia.  ...  Data in order to identify the effect from feedback on actual consumption for the target group, year by year consumption changes of the customer with smart meters were compared with energy consumption changes  ... 
doi:10.6001/energetika.v60i2.2936 fatcat:k2wjsblwb5firi5qipkm3iu4pm

EnergyScout: A Consumer Oriented Dashboard for Smart Meter Data Analytics [article]

Nafees Ahmed, Klaus Mueller
2019 arXiv   pre-print
The increasing popularity of smart meters provides energy consumers in households with unprecedented opportunities for understanding and modifying their energy use.  ...  However, while a variety of solutions, both commercial and academic,have been proposed, research on effective visual analysis tools is still needed to achieve widespread adoption of smart meters.  ...  Figure 4 : Displaying the smart meter data in a spiral heat map to identify periodical patterns (here, a 24 hour period). In this plot, red shaded colors encode greater energy consumption.  ... 
arXiv:1911.09284v1 fatcat:oozi6css7neyxb4o6wtzxx6tmm

Watt's up at Home? Smart Meter Data Analytics from a Consumer-Centric Perspective

Benjamin Völker, Andreas Reinhardt, Anthony Faustine, Lucas Pereira
2021 Energies  
Even though customers can directly influence their electrical energy consumption, the range of use cases to the users' benefit remains much smaller than those that benefit the grid in general.  ...  For example, forecasts of household energy consumption or photovoltaic production allow for improved power plant generation scheduling.  ...  inaccurate smart meters [105] , and detecting abnormal consumption behavior in general [106] .  ... 
doi:10.3390/en14030719 fatcat:atvoo3abprcwddsgigzwuen6ce

A Smart Appliance Management System with Current Clustering Algorithm in Home Network [chapter]

Shih-Yeh Chen, Yu-Sheng Lu, Chin-Feng Lai
2012 Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering  
In practical tests, the system reached a recognition rate of 95%, and could successfully control general household appliances in home network.  ...  This paper proposed the smart appliance management system for recognizing of electric appliances in home network, which can measure the power consumption of household appliances through a current sensing  ...  Smart Meter In this study, household power consumption was measured using a smart meter, which is mainly composed of an energy metering integrated circuit (IC), voltage and current sampling circuits, and  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-33368-2_2 fatcat:irycqlqwh5fcpna2qhhhdzpa5y

Using Smart Meters for Household Water Consumption Feedback: Knowns and Unknowns

A.L. Sønderlund, J.R. Smith, C. Hutton, Z. Kapelan
2014 Procedia Engineering  
The proliferation of smart metering provides a means for utilities to better quantify end user demand, and to provide consumption feedback to consumers in (near) real-time.  ...  This paper evaluates the evidence for the effectiveness of water consumption feedback technology in promoting water saving behavior.  ...  Using smart-meters to provide consumption feedback to consumers A water smart-meter is an electronic device designed to record water consumption for the utility company and the user.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.216 fatcat:7dcb2aw2bvhcjpl6ylnmzd7kbi

Examination of the Determinants of Smart Meter Adoption: An User Perspective

Philipp Wunderlich, Daniel Veit, Saonee Sarker
2012 International Conference on Information Systems  
One part of smart grids is smart meter technology (SMT), which are digital electrical meters, having the potential to increase energy efficiency in both residential and industrial sectors.  ...  Given rising electricity consumption, coupled with finite resources, ICT-enabled electrical networks such as smart grids are increasingly being deployed by energy companies.  ...  Specifically, by providing information about current prices, energy consumption and energy production in the grid, smart metering technology (SMT) is the first step toward better integration of small and  ... 
dblp:conf/icis/WunderlichVS12 fatcat:lphqslki6jaufhwmalgzlryzmy
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