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Google announced that it’s retiring Google Health and Google PowerMeter on January 1 and September 16, respectively. “Both were based on the idea that with more and better information, people can make smarter choices, whether in regard to managing personal health and wellness, or saving money and conserving energy at home. While they didn’t scale as we had hoped, we …
The Google PowerMeter energy monitoring tool may be ready to go from interesting experiment to omnipresent product. Google announced today that it’s entered a partnership with Current Cost, the largest global supplier of real-time displays that monitor energy usage.
Google is ramping up its efforts to allow consumers to see how much energy they use in real time with a tool it is testing called Google PowerMeter.
Eventually Google plans to make PowerMeter available to consumers who have homes equipped with advanced energy meters called "smart meters" There are about 40 million smart meters in use globally and plans are in the works to add another 100 million over the next few years.