The Energy Logger is a portable data logging device for monitoring electricity usage, to help provide information about altering energy behaviour and improving energy efficiency.
Energia is the largest independent energy
supply company in Ireland, and uses the Tinytag
Energy Logger to provide customers with
information about key areas of their energy usage.
Energia supplies over 65,000 business customers with gas and
electricity, and as an integral part of its additional services,
frequently undertakes site visits to help customers identify
specific areas of consumption. Information gained from this
monitoring is then submitted in audit reports or presented to
customers to help them make informed decisions about
altering their energy behaviour.
Due to the varied nature of Energia's customer base, the
Loggers are installed in a wide variety of facilities
from heavy industrial sites to small retail units or
supermarkets. Typically the loggers are left in place for
a minimum of one week and the data used to compare it to the
quarter hourly metering data from the incoming meter if
Energia chose the Energy
Logger for a number of reasons. The unit is
portable and easy to set up, and
the Tinytag Explorer
software is user-friendly. In addition, the CTs
(current transformers) or flexible coils are easy to attach to
conductors when compared to other systems. The inclusion of
batteries in the system also improves its usability.
Cormac Mannion, Energy Services Manager, Energia comments:
"We have found the Tinytag to be an excellent unit to
use in a wide variety of facilities. It is extremely portable and
easy to use and captures the relevant data that we need in order to
help our customers make informed decisions concerning their energy
Energia is the retail arm of the Viridian Group and one of
Ireland's top 50 businesses. Energia has developed its energy
expertise over recent years, enabling the company to provide
competitive electricity and gas prices to over 27% of the All
Ireland business sector including one third (33%) of SME's.