MeterPlug aims to keep track of electricity usage

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MeterPlug aims to keep track of electricity usage
It really isn't easy being green.
Keeping tabs on electricity usage with additional gadgets isn’t a new concept at this stage, but the MeterPlug is attempting to do a better job at tracking the amount of electricity that individual appliances are using. The MeterPlug works by being plugged in-between the device and the outlet. Then it measures consumption and sends information via Bluetooth to an Android or iOS app. You can find out exactly how much a particular device is costing you. If you’re curious to see the MeterPlug in action, check out the promotional video.



The product has been prototyped for a variety of regions and can track costs based on your area. However, the MeterPlug is yet to get to market as the team is hoping to fund production of it. An Indiegogo campaign has been set up for the product allowing backers to get a MeterPlug compatible for their region for $45, excluding shipping. The product will retail at $59.95 when it is released in stores.

The question remains as to whether the MeterPlug is worth $45. After all, there are alternatives available on the market. Regardless of the tracking method that you utilise some work, sacrifice, and time commitment is required to make the most of the recorded statistics, so that you can actually save money in the long run. If you are feeling curious, take a look at the Indiegogo campaign for more information.


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