More and more manufacturers are focusing on smart home appliances. Smart washing machines, dishwashers and refrigerators will appear on the market in the future. Those appliances will be able to communicate with a smart meter enabling to operate a certain time depending on peaks and dips in electricity demand. The Smart Home project will help home automation manufacturers to develop applications for smart home appliances.
Sources : EOS (September 2014), Tecnolec and Smart Grids Flanders