Gone are the days when Google was only in your PC or mobile or in your car, they are now aiming to enter your house. Yes , you read it right they are currently testing a system wherein the consumer will be able to track the energy bills, starting right from every individual item in the house like heater, fridge, iron, PC, dryer, TV, server etc. and then you can reduce the electricity consumption based on the figures given by the ‘Smart Meter’ which will very soon make their way into millions of home worldwide.
Currently it is prototype wherein the consumption of electricity is done in a smart way by smart power meter which is then transmitted across to the user whoever have signed up for the service right on their iGoogle homepage. The bar graph given below gives a more clear picture as to how each of the appliances are consuming electricity.
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I think it would great to see if ‘Google Power meter’ goes live because then the user will know as to what appliances are consuming more current and how much can we can cut down on each one of them. Lets keep our fingers crossed and wait for the results. Till then for more info and updates on Google power meter visit the Google.org site.
So, what do you think, how successful or unsuccessful can it be? Feel free to leave your comments on the topic.