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Title:
METHOD, APPARATUS AND SYSTEM FOR DEMAND SIDE ELECTRICAL LOAD MANAGEMENT
Document Type and Number:
WIPO Patent Application WO/2009/063397
Kind Code:
A8
Abstract:
The invention discloses a method (310, 330, 350, 370) of demand side electrical load management and an associated apparatus (104) and system (100). The method (310, 330, 350, 370) includes providing (336, 318) a consumer of electricity with an indication of instantaneous electricity consumption. The method (310, 330, 350, 370) further includes determining (382) an electricity consumption threshold for the consumer, in response to a determination that load limiting is required and providing (384, 356, 338, 320, 322) the consumer with an indication of the electricity consumption threshold and an indication of a time period within which the consumer must limit his/her electricity consumption to comply with the electricity consumption threshold. The method (310, 330, 350, 370) also includes interrupting (360, 340, 342, 324) supply of electricity to the consumer in response to the electricity consumption of the consumer violating the electricity consumption threshold after the time period has elapsed.

Inventors:
THOMAS RAJEEV (ZA)
GOEHDART ANDREW PEREGRIN (ZA)
PAUL JOE (ZA)
Application Number:
PCT/IB2008/054715
Publication Date:
July 15, 2010
Filing Date:
November 11, 2008
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Assignee:
EON CONSULTING PROPRIETARY LTD (ZA)
ESKOM HOLDINGS LTD (ZA)
THOMAS RAJEEV (ZA)
GOEHDART ANDREW PEREGRIN (ZA)
PAUL JOE (ZA)
International Classes:
H02J3/14
Attorney, Agent or Firm:
DAVIES, James, Hasely et al. (Adams & Adams Place1140 Prospect Street, Hatfiel, PO Box 1014 0001 Pretoria, ZA)
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