Hohm: Microsoft Gets Into the Energy Business

by admin June 24, 2009 at 11:20 am

A few days ago, a group of enterprising bloggers discovered that Microsoft had just trademarked the name ‘Hohm.’ Today, we can finally reveal what Hohm is really about. At its core, Hohm is Microsoft’s answer to Google’s PowerMeter and similar services. Hohm is dedicated to giving consumer’s information about potential energy savings, while at the same time connecting those consumers whose energy providers already use smart meter technology with real-time information about their own energy consumption at home.

It’s also noteworthy that Hohm was developed on top of Microsoft’s Azure cloud computing platform.

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