Can RFID Reduce Energy Costs?

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Ask The ExpertsCan RFID Reduce Energy Costs?
RFID Journal Staff asked 8 years ago

Are any companies other than data centers using the technology to optimize their energy-usage?

—Name withheld


Yes. Here are some examples of companies other than data centers that are using RFID or wireless sensors to lower their energy costs :

Wireless Sensor Network Helps School Cut Its Energy Use

Nestlé Italy Finds RFID Brings ROI for Ice Cream

Posco Steel Mill Improves Safety, Energy Conservation

In addition, some companies are using RFID to reduce energy consumption in data centers. Here are a few articles:

California Data Centers Expect to Cut Energy Usage By 75 Percent

Microsoft Uses Wireless Sensors to Track Data Center Temperatures

RFID Energy-Management Systems for Data Centers

—Mark Roberti, Founder and Editor, RFID Journal

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