Mumbai, India — (METERING.COM) — June 15, 2007 – KLG Systel Limited has launched connectgaia.com, a worldwide intelligent network for energy demand management and sustainable development, empowering consumers to manage electricity use more efficiently. The solution will be available in the USA, China, South East Asia, and Europe, in addition to India, the launch country.
connectgaia.com is a united, interactive and intelligent Internet platform that enables users to view and manage their energy consumption. It will pool dispersed and diverse resources and enable the evolution of a power generation, transmission and distribution network that is flexible, accessible and economical. Being accessible through the Internet, this solution is not restricted to any geographical area and is available world-wide.
The solution is built on IBM’s communication protocols, database and middleware technologies that reflect IBM’s commitment to implementing an ‘intelligent energy’ strategy. The IBM SOA architecture has helped connectgaia.com to meet the complex challenges of building a robust and collaborative platform that can be harnessed to deliver greater efficiencies. As today’s electricity market evolves and looks for new ways to augment global power demand, SOA gives connectgaia.com the flexibility to adapt to the consumers’ demand side requirements.
Leveraging advanced metering, sensors, IP communication technologies, the solution works through one or more intelligent devices installed at a customer’s premises after understanding their business requirements, geographical/ administrative entities and their metering and wiring controls. There is no software to install or maintain. Customers can log into a secure account anytime from anywhere and view concise charts to pinpoint energy consumption trends quickly and easily. Users can also switch on or off lights, air conditioner, equipment and machinery from remote locations through a secure Web page.
Kumud Goel, Managing Director, KLG Systel Lmited says, “The current energy and environment crisis is a result of our unending quest for development. We have come to a point where it is not development we are facing, but destruction. While governments debate on alternative energy sources and global warming, we waste precious time. We want people to own this solution and not the utilities.”