Tendril Load Control Switch
Instead of brown-outs, utilities may in the future choose a more select approach to managing an over-taxed electric grid. The Tendril Load Control Switch would allow utilities to selectively shut off electricity-guzzling appliances like hot-water heaters, HVAC systems, and pool pumps instead of having to cut power to entire neighborhoods or homes in the face of critical peak demand.
August 24, 2011 11:22 AM PDT
Photo by: Tendril
| Caption by: Candace Lombardi
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