Posts Tagged ‘Google PowerMeter’

Gutted. Google announced plainly that Google Powermeter will be cancelled in 90 days, 16th September being the termination date. That was an unpleasant surprise.  After drawn in with all the jingly pump of helping to save the planet they have doubtless got bored and pulled the plug. You get what you pay for ! A […]

Not the best photograph, but my new toy –  an Android HTC Desire currently version 2.1 (waiting on full flash 2.2 froyo) Anyway, nice to report that the flash lite bundle worked on the standard browser without any tweaking.  See the snap below for a Google Power Meter working nicely on wifi. Try that on […]

The way google conducts itself is so different to the razzamatazz of Apple with its product staged releases.  Take the Google Power Meter after an initial video then foggy release I have found it to keep getting better without any hint, notification or even documentation. On first use I had a number of bug bears, […]

I am now getting gas usage data through to Google Power Meter. I did mention a while back that a connection was established to the gas meter and being logged, but the data never up until now never made it through to Google Power Meter.  Here is the old article link So those clever […]

Still a Google Power Meter fan, probably more so on the basis that after doing the initial data drilling blast, it is a top level easy to use tool that just works so well.  I seem to be in the luxurious position of having 14 channels of energy data with google.  However, I am too […]

Another snippet on the Google PowerMeter ‘gadget’ today. I must be feeling guilty after the poor review on the current implementation of the near-real-time and the always-on functionality.  Anyway, I’ve decided to write something nice about the Google people today. The view options for daily/weekly/monthly are rather cute, here is a snap of the last […]

Looking at energy usage motivates the householder to switch off appliances when not required, organise things using timers and maybe even buy more efficient devices.  These actions all have the net result of reducing the annual electricity bill.  A very rough rule of thumb is £1 per year per watt, so getting from 300w down […]