How the IoT will save the planet: Changing energy consumption behaviour

This paper explains how the Internet of Things could have a positive environmental impact by using real-time displays of connected devices' power usage to help reduce electricity consumption.

Introduction

"On n'a pas de pétrole, mais on a des idées" (literally, "we don't have oil, but we have ideas").

All French people born before 1970 can remember this governmental ad campaign trying to nudge them to save energy. At the time, the...