Company Name: GridDuck
Headcount: Three people
Profile: GridDuk provides cloud-based energy management to analyse and optimise energy consumption.
GridDuck is a dashboard and an Application Programme Interface (API) software as well as a portfolio of wireless relays and sensors, which provides a bridge for asset owners to automatically manage their appliances and save energy costs.
The innovation has taken smart home consumer technology into businesses with a complete end-to-end solution. The technology includes real-time measurement, analytics and remote control of electrical appliances and automation of each appliance. It also allows different service providers to share tasks for the same asset as well as share rules and data.
Thanks to a wireless off-the shelf hardware, GridDuck offers a service which is cost-effective, simple and versatile and allows integration with other technologies.
Within two years, GridDuck has built a smart grid solution which helps businesses cut their energy costs through energy efficiency and flexibility thanks to low-cost hardware — finding a solution to an ongoing challenge.
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