Energy efficiency with internet of things (IOT)
Posted On: May 9, 2020
Internet of Things as a connected ecosystem of smart sensors today is an industry requirement for conserving the constantly depleting energy resources. In order to grow fast and sustainable ways, we need to crack energy efficiency mechanisms for our systems, so that it can drive the business growth in a healthy way. We need to induce the energy-efficient mechanism right from the doorstep of our homes via home automation to business scenario which can give us cost-efficient and environmentally friendly outputs. Let us explore how the buzz word energy efficiency with IoT is driving future technology like the Internet Of Things in different spheres of our working ways.
Chasing the shadow- IoT
Blended with Artificial Intelligence Technology, Internet of Things, connects the data and devices, along with the personalization of technology, raises hope of such energy-efficient systems, not just at our home levels but also at the city level and the country level as well.
Doesn’t it look magical when you walk down a corridor and the lights turn on and off automatically? That’s the Internet of Things at work in Home Automation which senses and maps the human presence in an area and plays around with the regulation of the energy requirements. With the interconnected data and devices over the cloud, it optimizes the required parameters like Light, Heat, and Temperature to create an efficient and sustainable ecosystem of energy. IoT sensors collect, analyze, and translate data into information and report back to users, enabling them to make actionable decisions for improving energy efficiency in your premises.
IGZY Plug and Play Solutions
IGZY- A Kochar Tech Company provides the plug and play system of smart sensors with cloud-based storage having Light, Heat, Temperature, and Humidity sensors create the right ambiance for thinking productively. So, now one can enjoy an automated home which gives the flexibility of working in a desired optimum environment. Apart from LHT sensors, some uniquely featured products like smart dimmers, curtain controllers’ etc. gives an exotic look to your dream home.
Energy Efficiency with Automated lighting
With our IoT solutions and smart Machine to Machine communication, It will notify you whether any light was left on. So, If you have forgotten to switch off your lights while leaving the home, or slept while watching the TV On, our sensors will chase your actions and regulate the system accordingly. The Sensors can also synchronize with the overall lighting system of your house, since the number of people in the home and automate the lighting in the home based on the footfall present in the home.
If we scale up the picture step by step and see the overall growth of this industry, the Internet Of Things has grown by leaps and bounds in the Energy segment and given us some really wonderful solutions to our energy needs. Right from home to city and now the country, it has optimized our ways of thinking and the town planners are on its way to plan bigger and better.
IoT as a trendsetter in Energy Efficiency segment
Going by the trend, the industry has increasingly adopted this new way of becoming the profit center instead of cost centers by the use of Artificial intelligence technology and Machine Learning. The Energy Management System developed with IoT can be the heartbeat of the city planners of the smart cities and the base of intelligent infrastructure. IoT set to become the ultimate driver of energy efficiency and sustainability in the coming years paving the way of conserving a tremendous amount of energy.
With the huge population close to 1.37 billion and an ever-increasing demand for resources and energy, conservation becomes the keyword for the future. Electricity being the most prior requirement for everyday functioning remains the fulcrum of our development. All our initiatives need to be focused in a direction where we can conserve and cash upon this valuable resource. Thankfully, the Internet of Things has come into the picture and we can think of harnessing the big potential IoT (Internet Of Things) can provide in conserving the resources and environment.
Government’s IoT Framework
Keeping this in mind, the Government of India’s Internet of Things (IoT) policy framework in 2015, intends to create an IoT industry worth USD15 billion by 2020. Government Of India having the foundation of IoT can plan the smart cities which can cater to the larger cause of economical, societal, environmental, and global needs.
IoT and Smart Cities
Taking the mission forward, our planners have taken this technology utilization very seriously and plan to build our towns and city in a smart and efficient way.
The government of India under the Smart Cities Mission in 2015 decided to provide 100 smart cities to Indian citizens, an initiative under citizen-friendly and sustainable cities, and then suddenly everyone was talking the term ‘Smart’. The core idea remained the sustainability and conservation of the resources for future generations.
Home Automation and IoT
As per a report, The home automation market in India is estimated to touch Rs 30,000 crore by 2022, with the residential segment accounting for 60% of the industry. The residential consumption accounts for 24% of electricity produced in India, of which 75% is used for lighting and cooling. By 2021, according to the World Bank, residential consumption would surge 260%.
The governments of the states have adopted the smart approach to induce smart grids and meters to conserve electricity at the domestic levels eg. TPDDL, which services 7 million people in Delhi. These smart meters can integrate all the appliances of the home and reports the energy consumption demands to the user and facilitate an actionable decision for conservation. The modular intelligent switches with radio frequency communication technology integrate with smart sensors and control the appliances as per the required need.
Electricity Generation with IoT
So, smart grids have changed the entire game of generating electricity altogether. The Internet of Things has revolutionized the generation, distribution, management, and consumption of the Energy Industry. The oilfields have been connected to the clouds and the market leaders like Intel & Weatherford’s sets an example by the partnership for providing advanced data analytics, automated onboarding & a market-ready IoT solution.