Patent Number: 8,716,887

Title: Systems and apparatus for monitoring and selectively controlling a load in a power system

Abstract: An electrical system includes at least one power port and at least one monitoring and control device that is coupled to the power port. The monitoring and control device includes a load control module configured to control an amount of electrical power transmitted to at least one electrical load. The load control module is further configured to receive a power control command from a power system and to transmit a power control acknowledgement to the power system.

Inventors: Thomson; Matthew (Marietta, GA), Littrell; Nathan Bowman (Gardenerville, NV)

Assignee: General Electric Company

International Classification: H02J 3/14 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018