Patents by Inventor William Hasling

William Hasling has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 7280893
    Abstract: A business management method with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers includes the consumers providing respective electricity load profiles to the energy supplier. The method also includes the energy supplier aggregating the respective projected electricity load profiles. The method further includes the energy supplier making decisions based on the respective projected electricity load profiles on any of the consumers bidding on additional power, offering excess power on energy exchanges, and offering specials discounts to favored consumers. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 9, 2007
    Assignee: Siemens Power Generation, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Patent number: 7127330
    Abstract: A business management method for remote detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy consumers with respective electric metering systems, comprises the steps of: the consumers providing respective metering system data to the electric distribution company; the electric distribution company monitoring the respective electric metering system data; the electric distribution company monitoring for anomalies in the data; the electric distribution company performing remote online diagnostics upon detection of an anomaly; upon a finding that the electric metering system of a respective customer energy consumer is functioning properly, the electric distribution company notifies the respective customer energy consumer; and upon a finding that the electric metering system of a respective customer energy consumer is not functioning properly, the electric distribution company schedules a repair visit with the respective customer energy consumer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2006
    Assignee: Siemens Power Generation, Inc.
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Patent number: 6778882
    Abstract: A business management method for trading in load estimations with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises the steps of: grouping the plurality of customers into respective customer circles such that each circle comprises a number of customers engaged in similar activities; developing respective load profiles for each of the customer circles for a predetermined period past; inputting the respective load profiles to an aggregate load profile estimator for providing an aggregate load estimate; and trading in the load estimate. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2004
    Assignee: Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Patent number: 6732019
    Abstract: A business management method for detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy consumers with respective smart electric metering systems, comprises the steps of: the respective smart electric metering system providing an error message to the electric distribution company upon occurrence of an anomaly; electric distribution company performing online diagnostics upon detection of an anomaly at a respective customer energy consumer site; the electric distribution company determines whether repairs are required; and upon a determination of a need for repair, electric distribution company schedules a repair visit at the respective customer energy consumer site. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Date of Patent: May 4, 2004
    Assignee: Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030158803
    Abstract: This invention relates to the estimation of asset lifetimes. An embodiment of the invention includes a method for estimation of asset lifetimes, that has the steps of inputting historic asset data into a system, generating a wear index for an asset based on the historical asset data, computing an amount of wear of an asset based on the wear index, and generating a remaining life of the asset based on the amount of wear of the asset.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2002
    Publication date: August 21, 2003
    Inventors: Christian J. Darken, William Hasling, Markus Loecher, Andreas Mueller
  • Publication number: 20030139939
    Abstract: A business management method for remote detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy consumers with respective electric metering systems, comprises the steps of: the consumers providing respective metering system data to the electric distribution company; the electric distribution company monitoring the respective electric metering system data; the electric distribution company monitoring for anomalies in the data; the electric distribution company performing remote online diagnostics upon detection of an anomaly; upon a finding that the electric metering system of a respective customer energy consumer is functioning properly, the electric distribution company notifies the respective customer energy consumer; and upon a finding that the electric metering system of a respective customer energy consumer is not functioning properly, the electric distribution company schedules a repair visit with the respective customer energy consumer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: July 24, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030093332
    Abstract: A business management method with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers comprises the steps of: the consumers providing respective electricity load profiles to the energy supplier; the energy supplier aggregating the respective projected electricity load profiles; and the energy supplier making decisions based on the respective projected electricity load profiles on any of bidding on additional power, offering excess power on energy exchanges, and offering specials discounts to favored consumers. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: May 15, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030046252
    Abstract: A business management method with interactions between a direct electrical energy supplier, a plurality of indirect energy suppliers, and a plurality of customer energy consumers, the direct electrical energy supplier being the direct supplier of electricity to the customer energy consumers, and the indirect energy suppliers being indirect suppliers of the customer energy consumers by supplying the direct electrical energy supplier, comprises the steps of: the consumers providing respective electricity load profiles to the direct electrical energy supplier; the direct electrical energy supplier aggregating the respective projected electricity load profiles; the direct electrical energy supplier, in a low asking electrical energy price situation, generating economically advantageous specials for the situation taking account of the projected electricity load profiles; the direct electrical energy supplier deciding which ones of the specials to offer to which consumers, taking account of the projected electricit
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: March 6, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030040844
    Abstract: A business management method for detection of anomalies with interaction between an electric distribution company and a plurality of customer energy consumers with respective smart electric metering systems, comprises the steps of: the respective smart electric metering system providing an error message to the electric distribution company upon occurrence of an anomaly; electric distribution company performing online diagnostics upon detection of an anomaly at a respective customer energy consumer site; the electric distribution company determines whether repairs are required; and upon a determination of a need for repair, electric distribution company schedules a repair visit at the respective customer energy consumer site. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030040845
    Abstract: A business management method for load estimation with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises the steps of: grouping the plurality of customers into respective customer circles such that each circle comprises a number of customers engaged in similar activities; developing respective load profiles for each of the customer circles for a predetermined period past; and inputting the respective load profiles to an aggregate load profile estimator for providing an aggregate load estimate. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030041037
    Abstract: A business management method for trading in load estimations with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises the steps of: grouping the plurality of customers into respective customer circles such that each circle comprises a number of customers engaged in similar activities; developing respective load profiles for each of the customer circles for a predetermined period past; inputting the respective load profiles to an aggregate load profile estimator for providing an aggregate load estimate; and trading in the load estimate. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030041038
    Abstract: A business management method with interaction between an indirect electrical energy supplier providing energy to a direct electricity supplier who in turn supplies a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises the steps of: the indirect electrical energy supplier informing the direct electricity supplier that a power shortage exists; the direct electricity supplier, upon a determination that energy exchange prices are too high, asks selected customer energy consumers to shed load; and the selected customers shed load and confirm load shedding. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030041016
    Abstract: A business management method with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers. The method includes the steps of: the customer energy consumers and the electrical energy supplier cooperatively producing respective electricity load profiles for use by the electrical energy supplier; the electrical energy supplier aggregating the respective projected electricity load profiles; and the electrical energy supplier making decisions based on the respective projected electricity load profiles on any of: bidding on additional power, offering excess power on energy exchanges, and offering specials discounts to favored consumers. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030041017
    Abstract: A business management method with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises the steps of:
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling
  • Publication number: 20030041039
    Abstract: A business management system with interaction between an electrical energy supplier and a plurality of customer energy consumers, comprises: an interactive flow of information between the supplier and the consumers so as to optimize efficient use of resources for power generation, distribution, and consumption by appropriate actions from among price adjustments, inducements, specials, production rates, maintenance rescheduling, load shedding and apportionment of excess power, by consideration of available power and resources, together with historical consumption records and present data; the supplier and consumers having respective staffs with personnel for performing functions associated with the system, and each of the staff having a respective Web-based portal for use in interacting with other staff members in associated portions of the system. The method is likewise applicable to other commodities such as a water supply, fuel gas supply, or the like.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 10, 2002
    Publication date: February 27, 2003
    Inventors: Peter R. Spool, Stephen Masticola, Dilip Soni, William Landi, William Hasling