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AlertMe to trial home energy management in U.K.

British Gas signs on start-up AlertMe to give consumers the ability to get detailed home energy data and remote control of home heating system.

By July 20, 2009


Use your phone to talk to your house

Lowe's and monitoring-tech company AlertMe welcome the home of the future with a cloud-based home-monitoring system.

By July 19, 2012


AlertMe 2.0: Reduces your energy bills and catches burglars

AlertMe is back with a host of new add-ons designed to help reduce your energy bills, improve security and generally drag your home kicking and screaming into the 21st century

By April 24, 2009


Lowe's muscles into smart home

Lowe's will offer wireless thermostats and home security gear that can be accessed from a Web site for monitoring and remote control.

By January 5, 2012


'Smart' plugs ready to quash office stand-by power

ThinkEco starts shipping its "smart outlet" which creates a mesh network and lets people schedule when to cut stand-by power to electronic gear.

By November 10, 2010


Home energy management a hot topic at show

Expect to see more gadgets and services for helping consumers cut back on energy use through a networked console connected to the electricity meter and appliances.

By January 6, 2010


CES 2010 preview: Green comes in many colors

Green tech will come in many guises at CES with solar chargers, in-home energy displays, vampire power slayers, and all sorts of energy-efficient electronics.

By December 22, 2009


Wi-Fi certification might be tweaked for smart grids

This story incorrectly stated the name of the wireless communications technology used by AlertMe. The system uses ZigBee.

By November 12, 2009


SmartSynch offers universal router for smart grids

The IP-based GridRouter might give cautious consumer electronics companies more confidence about jumping on the smart-grid bandwagon.

By December 3, 2009


Google PowerMeter available to U.K. residents

First Utility, AlertMe, and British Gas offer options for monitoring home energy usage and testing out theories about personal consumption habits.

By October 28, 2009