Consert Launches Stand Alone GatewayOct. 15, 2012, 3:00 PM EDT
SAN ANTONIO – Consert Inc., an intelligent energy management company that provides the most advanced high-value load management suite available in the marketplace, has launched the Consert Stand Alone Gateway.
“Our new Stand Alone Gateway enables the Consert Virtual Peak Plant and A/C Thermostat solutions to be installed in residential and small commercial applications without replacing the electric meter,” said Consert Chief Technology Officer David Shaw. “We continue to bring innovative solutions to the industry.”
The Stand Alone Gateway is self-contained, and supports multiple WAN interfaces including cellular, Wi-Fi and Ethernet.
Consert’s Stand Alone Gateway utilizes two ZigBee® sub-systems. The first is used to communicate to an optional smart meter and the other is used as a communication conduit to the Consert Home Area Network which includes Device Controllers and Programmable Communicating Thermostats.
The technical specifications are available on the Consert website at Consert.com(). Consert also offers additional programs in its advanced load management product suite.
Consert converts electric consumption in homes and small businesses into cost-effective, clean sources of capacity and energy reserves for utilities. The Consert load management solution is based on real-time, wireless technology that allows participants to conserve energy using a web-based, home area network. Consert utilizes wireless networks to provide real-time communication to the Consert data center. These highly secure networks deliver fast data speeds and increased efficiencies for utilities.