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People Power Company Partners With Monster to Bring Remote Monitoring and Control of Home Devices to the Masses

AT&T Awards People Power First Place for 'Power Your Future' Contest (January 10, 2012)

LAS VEGAS, NV -- (Marketwire) -- 01/10/12 -- People Power Company, a leading provider of cloud-based energy management software and hardware, today announced the company is teaming with Monster, a manufacturer of advanced power protection and connectivity solutions for the home, to deliver its energy management application to Monster customers. The Monster Power Control App enables end users to manage, monitor and control home appliance settings and power consumption from the palm of their hand and is based on People Power's Energy Services Platform (ESP).

"The average home has 20-30 devices running at any given time driving up energy consumption and resulting in increased costs to people and the planet," said Gene Wang, CEO of People Power. "We are thrilled to be working with Monster to give their customers an easy, convenient way to cut power consumption from their smart phone."

"We are pleased to partner with People Power to offer our customers a beautifully rendered, easy-to-setup, money-saving energy solution on their smart phone," said Vern Smith, general manager, Monster Power. "People Power delivers an app that revolutionizes the customer experience for power management."

Powered by People Power's Energy Services Platform, a cloud-based software solution that analyzes real-time and historical energy information from connected devices, the Monster Power Control App is designed to work with Monster's new PRT family of PowerCenters -- comprehensive power protection solutions for home theater components, computer equipment, appliances and more. The Monster App enables users to manage the power consumption and settings of home appliances from their smart phones. Essentially, this new application provides consumers with the opportunity to virtually control any electronic device in their home while on the go. Key features include:


  • Provides useful information in an easy-to-read format for end users
  • Allows users to track valuable power usage dollars by device over time
  • Enables consumers to pre-schedule control of all connected devices

At the AT&T Developer Summit, AT&T announced that People Power had won its "Power Your Future" contest, which was a challenge to mobile application developers to create a smart phone or tablet application that delivers an environmental or energy efficient benefit. Based on voting by the general public, People Power was selected as the winner against a field of over 100 contestants. Live on the stage at the Developer Summit, Bill Bien, vice president of sales and marketing for People Power, demonstrated how users can use the People Power application to easily turn on and off energy consuming devices, managed by user defined schedules, and quickly set up the management of devices and appliances.

About People Power Company
People Power Company is a leading provider of cloud-based energy management software and hardware to electronic device manufacturers and IT service providers. The company delivers technology that enables residential and commercial end-users to see, understand and control their energy use. People Power's open Energy Service Platform (ESP) makes sense of vast and complicated real-time information from energy consuming and generating devices and smart grid data. ESP uses behavioral science to provide insight, choice and easy controls that maximize customers' lifestyle or business demands, anywhere, anytime. Based in Palo Alto California, People Power has received funding from New Cycle Capital, Greener Capital and other investors. For more information visit: www.peoplepowerco.com

People Power: http://www.peoplepowerco.com/
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Monster: http://www.monstercable.com/default.asp

Contact:
Joanna Kulesa
Kulesa Faul for People Power Company
(408) 806-9201
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