Internet of Things is an amplification of existing internet facility to provide communication, connection and internetworking amongst several devices and physical objects also identified as “Things”. The recent explosion in urbanization over the past few years has necessitated the need for sustainable, efficient, and smart solutions for monitoring energy consumption and management. The conventional domestic energy consumption monitoring systems are incapacitated to automatically monitor, bill and manage energy consumption of IoT homes. Hence, to address this shortcoming, this paper presents an IoT based energy consumption monitoring and controlling device using Atmega328 Microcontroller. The proposed system is able to monitor, bill, control and monitor energy consumption of individual and all appliances. Furthermore, the system is able to compute the total energy consumption and billing which is automatically sent to consumers. The proposed system exhibits an average overall performance accuracy of about 95%. This shows that the proposed system is promising for energy consumption monitoring and management. Read full PDF
Keywords: Internet of Things (IoT), Energy monitoring system, Arduino Uno, Atmega328, Home Automation
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