Energy management and automated analytics for reduction of energy consumption

Santarossa, Matthew and Das, Narottam and Helwig, Andreas and Ahfock, Tony (2016) Energy management and automated analytics for reduction of energy consumption. In: 26th Australasian Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC 2016), 25-28 Sept 2016, Brisbane, Australia.

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Abstract

This paper presents the basic principles of energy
management and explores its viability within the community and those who are using electricity daily. It aims to confirm that an energy consumer can alter both their choices and behavior toward the energy consumption and reduce their electricity costs if they are equipped with the correct information. To implement this system, an energy
management process was developed for the purposes of this research. The process was ultimately utilized to find a more cost and time efficient method to assist consumers to better understanding firstly reduce their electricity consumption whilst secondly proving that energy management is a viable concept for consumers to adopt. If consumers were able to reduce their consumption from this research,
further investigation could be conducted to find better ways to help consumers reduce their electricity bills and lead more cost and energy efficient lives.


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Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Commonwealth Reporting Category E) (Paper)
Refereed: Yes
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Accepted version deposited in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Faculty / Department / School: Current - Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences - School of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2017 01:43
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 23:49
Uncontrolled Keywords: cost reductions, energy awareness, energy efficiency, energy management, energy consumption
Fields of Research : 09 Engineering > 0906 Electrical and Electronic Engineering > 090699 Electrical and Electronic Engineering not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 89 Information and Communication Services > 8999 Other Information and Communication Services > 899999 Information and Communication Services not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/AUPEC.2016.7749315
URI: http://eprints.usq.edu.au/id/eprint/30356

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