Now with its frontiers spread on the web, Google is coming up with a tool to help consumers manage and monitor their power usage. It will allow you to see detailed home energy information right on your computer.
Google PowerMeter, currently a prototype product, will allow you to see your own energy usage information and help you improve your efficiency in a variety of ways. The first way you’ll see this tool in action is through a secure iGoogle gadget that will let you safely and privately browse your home electricity usage.
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