Energy Aware Technology Inc.

Energy Aware Technology Inc.

January 31, 2011 12:00 ET

Energy Aware Technology Announces Australian In-Home Display Pilot

ZigBee Certified Display To Be Deployed in 2,200 Homes

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 31, 2011) - Energy Aware Technology Inc., a Canadian developer of in-home power consumption display products, announced today that their PowerTab has been launched in a 2,200 home trial with Synergy Electricity Retail Corporation and Western Power in Western Australia as part of the Australian Government's $94M Solar Cities program. The PowerTab is an in-home display (IHD) device that provides residential customers with real-time data on their power consumption, current and up-coming electricity rates as well as text messages from their utility service provider.

"This is an exciting initiative because it provides households with a visible signal of the electricity they are using, and often wasting, and how much it is costing at any point in time," said Synergy spokesperson, Andrew Gaspar.

"The Energy Aware PowerTab is an important ZigBee Certified product for ZigBee Smart Energy offering critical in-home display capabilities that can help consumers be more environmentally aware," said Benno Ritter, vice president of marketing and business development at the ZigBee Alliance. "As more Smart Grid deployments are made, these displays will serve a vital role as one of the key conduits that help consumer gain greater control over their home energy use."

About Energy Aware Technology Inc.

Energy Aware Technology Inc. provides innovative demand management solutions for today's modern electrical grid. Energy Aware's home energy monitoring products were included in the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Village. For more information, visit www.energy-aware.com. PowerTab® is a registered trademark of Energy Aware Technology Inc. 

ZigBee: Control your world

ZigBee offers green and global wireless standards connecting the widest range of devices to work together intelligently and help you control your world. The ZigBee Alliance is an open, non- profit association of approximately 400 organizations driving development of innovative, reliable and easy-to-use ZigBee standards. The Alliance promotes worldwide adoption of ZigBee as the leading wirelessly networked, sensing and control standard for use in consumer, commercial and industrial areas. For more information, visit: www.ZigBee.org.

Background: Perth Solar City

Perth Solar City is one of seven Solar Cities in the Australian Government's $94 million Solar Cities program. Perth's Eastern Region is home to Perth Solar City and includes the Shire of Kalamunda, Town of Belmont, Shire of Mundaring, City of Swan, Town of Bassendean and Town of Bayswater.

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