This paper presents a framework for a home automation scenario within a Smart Grid System. The framework is designed to schedule appliances at less expensive hours to decrease the cost of energy usage at home. The important factor of comfort degradation is also addressed using proposed framework. The framework consists of a Wireless Automatic Metering System that helps in solving various issues of electricity expenses and provides the user with information such as different schemes and tariff packages. Through the proposed framework for home automation, the user will be able to control and reduce the energy expenses using an interactive GUI.
SSU Res. J. of Engg. & Tech Volume 2, Issue 1, Pages 23-26