JP2004274116A - Used electric power amount collective management system and managing method - Google Patents

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JP2004274116A
JP2004274116A JP2003058234A JP2003058234A JP2004274116A JP 2004274116 A JP2004274116 A JP 2004274116A JP 2003058234 A JP2003058234 A JP 2003058234A JP 2003058234 A JP2003058234 A JP 2003058234A JP 2004274116 A JP2004274116 A JP 2004274116A
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Naoki Hirowatari
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Provided is a power consumption batch management system and a management method capable of referring to power consumption information managed collectively from outside a building and controlling electric equipment installed in the building from outside the building. I do.
Kind Code: A1 Abstract: Electric power consumption information of electric appliances 1 to 4 is calculated, identification information of the electric appliances 1 to 4 held by the electric appliances 1 to 4 is read out, and the electric power consumption information and the identification information are stored in the electric appliances. Are transmitted from the information management devices 1a to 4a, and the information management device 5 receives the power consumption information and the identification information.
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[0001]
TECHNICAL FIELD OF THE INVENTION
The present invention relates to a system and method for managing a power consumption collectively for collectively managing individual power consumptions of electric appliances in general households, businesses, public organizations, and the like.
[0002]
[Prior art]
In the related art, electric devices installed in buildings such as ordinary households, corporations, and public organizations, such as televisions and refrigerators, are provided with information devices, respectively, and the information devices use the electric devices. Electric energy was being collected. Each electric device is provided with ID information as identification information. The ID information and the power consumption information are collectively managed by the power consumption management device, and the power consumption information is stored in the power consumption management device. It is displayed by itself (for example, see Patent Document 1).
[0003]
[Patent Document 1]
JP-A-10-94199.
[0004]
[Problems to be solved by the invention]
By the way, with the above configuration, it is impossible to refer to the power consumption information managed collectively from outside the building. In addition, electrical equipment installed in the building cannot be controlled from outside the building.
[0005]
The present invention has been made with a focus on the above circumstances, and its purpose is to make it possible to refer to collectively managed power consumption information from outside the building, and to use electrical equipment installed in the building. It is an object of the present invention to provide a system and a method for collectively managing power consumption that can be controlled from outside.
[0006]
[Means for Solving the Problems]
In order to achieve the above object, the present invention provides an information management device provided in an electric device to be monitored for power consumption, and a power consumption comprising a communication line and a power consumption management device connectable to the information management device. A collective energy management system, wherein the information management device includes a power consumption calculating unit configured to calculate power consumption information of the electric device, and identification information for reading identification information of the electric device held by the electric device. A reading unit, and an information transmitting unit that transmits the used power amount information calculated by the used power amount calculating unit and the identification information read by the identification information reading unit, and the used power amount management device includes: An information receiving unit that receives the used power amount information and the identification information from the information management device, and exchanges the received used power amount information and the identification information through the communication line Characterized by comprising a power sale information transmitting and receiving means.
[0007]
Therefore, according to the present invention, the power consumption information of the electric device is calculated, the identification information of the electric device held by the electric device is read, and the calculated power consumption information and the read identification information are information. The power consumption information and the identification information are transmitted from the management device and received by the information management device. For this reason, it is possible to grasp and control the use state of the electric device from outside the building where the electric device is installed.
[0008]
Further, the invention is characterized in that the electric equipment and the power consumption management device are connected via electric wiring for supplying electric power to the electric equipment. Therefore, connection can be easily performed.
[0009]
Further, according to the present invention, the power consumption management device receives an access to a call request for the power consumption information and identification information held by the power consumption management device from an external information terminal via the communication line. In this case, the power consumption information and the identification information held by the power consumption management device are transmitted to the information terminal.
[0010]
Therefore, the present invention provides an information terminal that, when an information terminal accesses a power consumption information and a call request for identification information held by the power consumption management device, the information is transmitted to the information terminal. Sent to. For this reason, the use status of the electric device can be grasped from outside the building where the electric device is installed.
[0011]
Further, according to the present invention, when the power consumption management device receives an access request for turning on or off the power of the electric device from an external information terminal through the communication line, the power consumption management device performs the control based on the control request. It is characterized in that power on / off control of an electric device is performed. Therefore, the electric device can be controlled from outside the building where the electric device is installed.
[0012]
Further, according to the present invention, the power consumption management device holds threshold information of normal power consumption in advance, compares the threshold information with power consumption information transmitted from the information management device, When the power amount information exceeds the threshold information, it is determined that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal, and that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal to an external information terminal via the communication line. It is characterized by transmitting information.
[0013]
Therefore, according to the present invention, the power consumption management device holds threshold information of the normal power consumption in advance, and compares the threshold information with the power consumption information transmitted from the information management device. If the threshold value information is exceeded, it is determined that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal, and information that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal is transmitted to an external information terminal. For this reason, the abnormality of the electric equipment can be grasped by the information terminal outside the building.
[0014]
Further, according to the present invention, the power consumption management device further includes information display means, and the received power consumption information and the identification information are displayed in a list on the information display means for each electric device using a graph or a table. Features.
[0015]
Therefore, according to the present invention, the received power consumption information and the identification information received by the display means included in the power consumption management device are displayed as a list using a graph or a table for each electric device. For this reason, the user can easily grasp information such as power consumption information for each electric device.
[0016]
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(First Embodiment)
FIG. 1 is a system configuration diagram showing an embodiment of a power consumption collective management system to which a power consumption collective management method according to the present invention is applied.
[0017]
In this embodiment, for example, by using a device that collectively manages the power consumption information of the electric devices installed in the building, by accessing this device using a communication line such as the Internet, It refers to the power consumption information and controls electric equipment in the building.
[0018]
This system for collectively managing the amount of power consumption includes a television 1, a refrigerator 2, a washing machine 3, and an air conditioner 4, which are electric devices installed in a building such as a general household, a company, and a public organization, and the power consumption of these electric devices. Power consumption management device 5 for collectively managing the amount. The communication line that can be connected to the power consumption management device 5 is, for example, the Internet 10, and any other communication line that can perform data communication such as a LAN may be used. In addition, a distribution board 6 for supplying electricity to the electric equipment is provided in the building where the electric equipment is installed. An electric wiring 9 for supplying electricity is provided. By using the already connected electric wiring 9, connection can be made easily. Further, an information terminal 7 such as a mobile phone or a personal computer can be connected to the power consumption management device 5 via the Internet 10. Each electric device has information management means 1a to 4a. The Internet 10, which is a communication line, may be a network such as a LAN or any communication line that can exchange information. Further, it is possible to connect other electric devices in addition to the electric devices 1 to 4, and it is not limited to these four electric devices.
[0019]
As shown in FIG. 2, the power consumption management device 5 includes a communication unit 5 a for transmitting and receiving information to and from the Internet 10 and each of the electric devices 1 to 4, transmission and reception of information, and the power consumption management device 5 Control means 5b for performing a comparison determination of the threshold value and the received power consumption information, displaying information, and the like, and comparing and determining the threshold value held by the power consumption management device 5 with the received power consumption information Determination means 5c, storage means 5d including a threshold information storage area 8 storing threshold information which is a threshold of normal power consumption information, and information display means for displaying the received power consumption information on a display or the like. 5e.
[0020]
As shown in FIG. 3, the information management unit 1 a stores the storage unit 22 and the power usage information of the electric device in the usage power information storage area 22 a of the storage unit 22, and stores the identification information storage area of the storage unit 22. Control communication means 20 for performing control for storing identification information in 22b; control communication means 20 for performing control when electric power consumption information and identification information are transmitted and received via the electric wiring 9; Calculating means 21 for calculating used electric energy information from the electric energy. The identification information is individually assigned information for identifying each electric device, and is held by each of the electric devices 1 to 4. The information management means 2a to 4a have the same configuration as the information management means 1a.
[0021]
Next, a series of operations of the power consumption collective management system to which the power consumption collective management method according to the present invention is applied will be described with reference to FIG.
[0022]
Among the information management means 1a to 4a included in each of the electric devices 1 to 4, for example, the calculation means 21 of the information management means 1a included in the television 1 monitors the power consumption used by the television 1 in S1, The information on the power consumption is stored in the storage unit 22 as power consumption information. Then, the control communication unit 20 of the information management unit 1a reads out the used power amount information and the identification information stored in the storage unit 22 in S2, and transmits these two pieces of information to the used power amount management device 5. In step S3, the power consumption management device 5 stores and stores the received power consumption information and the identification information in the storage unit 5d. Then, the determination unit 5c of the power consumption management device 5 reads out the stored identification information, reads out the power consumption information of the electric product (for example, the television 1) corresponding to the identification information, and reads the threshold information of the storage unit 5d. A comparison judgment is made with the threshold information of the normal electricity usage stored in the storage area 8, and the judgment result is displayed on the information display means 5e as necessary. For example, as a result of the comparison determination, when the determination unit 5c determines that the power consumption of the television exceeds the threshold, the communication unit 5a of the power consumption management device 5 transmits the information to the information terminal 7 in S4. Send a notification of power usage abnormality. In step S5, the information terminal 7 that has received the notification of the power consumption abnormality transmits instruction information (control information) to the power consumption management device 5 as needed. The instruction information is, for example, information for controlling an electric device such as turning on / off a power supply of a television. The control unit 5b of the power consumption management device 5 that has received the instruction information transmits a control instruction based on the instruction information to the information management unit 1a of the television 1 in S6, and the information management unit 1a that has received the control information The control of the television 1 is performed based on the control information.
[0023]
Next, an operation of reading information such as the power consumption of an electric device from the information terminal 7 via a network such as the Internet 10 will be described. As shown in FIG. 5, steps up to S12 are the same as those in FIG. 4, and the information terminal 7 transmits information read request information to the power consumption management device 5 in S13. Here, the information read request information includes, for example, as shown in FIG. 7A, the identification information 30 of the device from which the power consumption is to be read, the date / time and period designation information 31 of the power consumption, and the request request. This is information including the used power amount information 32 which is the content. In step S14, the communication unit 5a of the power consumption management device 5 that has received the information read request information reads out the power consumption information 32 of the corresponding device stored in the storage unit 5d based on the information read request information. Then, the read power consumption information is transmitted to the information terminal 7 to which the information read request information has been transmitted. In addition, the information terminal 7 can transmit the information read request information to the power consumption management device 5 even if the state is before S12 as needed.
[0024]
Next, an operation when controlling the electric device from the information terminal 7 via a network such as the Internet 10 will be described. As shown in FIG. 6, steps up to S22 are the same as those in FIG. 4, and the information terminal 7 transmits the electric device control information to the power consumption management device 5 in S23. Here, the electrical device control information is, for example, as shown in FIG. 7B, the identification information 33 of the device to be controlled, the date and time designation information 34 to be controlled, and the contents of the request. This is information including the control content information 35. In step S24, the communication unit 5a of the power consumption management device 5 that has received the electric device control information transmits the electric device control information to the corresponding device based on the electric device control information. The information management units 1a to 4a of the corresponding devices that have received the electrical device control information perform control such as turning on / off the power based on the electrical device control information. In addition, the information terminal 7 can transmit the electric device control information to the power consumption management device 5 even from the state before S22 if necessary.
[0025]
In addition, it goes without saying that the above configuration and operation can be variously modified and implemented without departing from the gist of the present invention.
[0026]
According to the above configuration, it is possible to collectively manage the usage status of the electric devices and the like installed in the building, to refer to the information on the usage status that is collectively managed from outside the building, and to check the electrical installation installed in the building. Equipment can be controlled from outside the building.
[0027]
【The invention's effect】
As described above, according to the present invention, it is possible to collectively manage the usage status of electric devices and the like installed in a building, and to output information on the usage status of these batch-managed electrical devices from outside the building via a network. Reference can be made, and electric equipment installed in the building can be controlled from outside the building via a network.
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FIG. 1 is a system configuration diagram showing a power consumption collective management system according to an embodiment of the present invention.
FIG. 2 is a functional block diagram showing the power consumption management device of FIG. 1;
FIG. 3 is a functional block diagram showing the information management means of FIG. 1;
FIG. 4 is a sequence diagram showing an operation of the power consumption collective management system to which the power consumption collective management method according to one embodiment of the present invention is applied;
FIG. 5 is a sequence diagram showing an operation of reading information from an information terminal in the system for collectively managing power consumption to which the method for collectively managing power consumption according to one embodiment of the present invention is applied.
FIG. 6 is a sequence diagram showing an operation of controlling a device from an information terminal in a system for collectively managing power consumption to which a method for collectively managing power consumption according to an embodiment of the present invention is applied.
FIG. 7 is a conceptual diagram showing information read request information and electric device control information according to one embodiment of the present invention.
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1a-4a: Information management means, 1-4: Electrical equipment, 1a: Information management means, 5: Power consumption management apparatus, 5a: Communication means, 5b: Control means, 5c: Determination means, 5d: Storage means, 5e ... information display means, 8 ... threshold information storage area, 20 ... control communication means, 21 ... calculation means, 22 ... storage means, 22a ... used electric energy information storage area, 22b ... identification information storage area, 30 ... identification information, 31 ... Designation information, 32 ... Power consumption information, 33 ... Identification information, 34 ... Designation information, 35 ... Control content information

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  1. An information management device provided in an electric device to be monitored for power consumption, and a power consumption batch management system including a communication line and a power consumption management device connectable to the information management device,
    The information management device includes a power consumption calculating unit that calculates power consumption information of the electric device, an identification information reading unit that reads identification information of the electric device held by the electric device, Information transmitting means for transmitting the power consumption information calculated by the calculating means and the identification information read by the identification information reading means,
    The power consumption management device includes an information receiving unit that receives the power consumption information and the identification information from the information management device, and transmits the received power consumption information and the identification information to a predetermined destination via the communication line. And an information transmitting means for transmitting the information to the power consumption collective management system.
  2. The power consumption collective management system according to claim 1, wherein the electric device and the power consumption management device are connected via an electric wire that supplies power to the electric device.
  3. The power consumption management device, when there is access from the external information terminal via the communication line for a call request for the power consumption information and identification information held by the power consumption management device, the use of the The power consumption collective management system according to claim 1 or 2, wherein the power consumption information and the identification information held by the power management device are transmitted to the information terminal.
  4. The power consumption management device, when there is access from the external information terminal via the communication line of the control request to turn on or off the power of the electrical device, the power of the electrical device based on the control request The power consumption collective management system according to claim 1, wherein on / off control is performed.
  5. The power consumption management device holds threshold information of normal power consumption in advance, compares the threshold information with power consumption information transmitted from the information management device, and determines that the power consumption information is When the threshold value information is exceeded, it is determined that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal, and information that the power consumption of the electric device is abnormal is transmitted to an external information terminal via the communication line. The power consumption collective management system according to any one of claims 1 to 4, characterized in that:
  6. The power consumption collective management system according to any one of claims 1 to 5, wherein the power consumption management device further includes information display means, and the received power consumption information and identification information are received. Is displayed on the information display means for each of the electric devices in a list using a graph or a table.
  7. Collective power consumption using a power consumption collective management system including an information management device provided in an electric device to be monitored and a communication line and a power consumption management device connectable to the information management device. Management method,
    The information management device, a power consumption calculation step of calculating power consumption information of the electrical device,
    The information management device, an identification information reading step of reading identification information of the electric device held by the electric device,
    An information transmitting step in which the information management device transmits the used power amount information calculated in the used power amount calculating step and the identification information read in the identification information reading step;
    An information receiving step in which the power consumption management device receives the power consumption information and the identification information from the information management device,
    An information transmission step in which the power consumption management device transmits the received power consumption information and identification information to a predetermined transmission destination via the communication line;
    A method for collectively managing the amount of electric power used.
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