Smart Meters" are designed primarily for the electric utility industry so they can better manage the supply-and-demand of electricity. TED is designed specifically for the consumer, so that one can better manage the use and costs of electricity. TED puts YOU in charge. The next generation in home energy monitoring, the TED 5000 Series provides all the benefits of the TED 1000 series along with a new look and improved functionality. The brand new Gateway component, the TED 5000 system provides all the information any energy-conscious homeowner can dream of with added accessibility and feedback! TED Gateway The Heart of TED 5000 is the Gateway, the newest component to the TED monitoring system, and the driving force behind the TED 5000. The Gateway provides the TED system with added functionality and data accessibility to make home energy management easier than ever! With the TED 5000, the Gateway receives and stores your energy data internally. The Gateway stores 60 minutes of Second-data, 2 days of Minute-data, 90 days of Hourly-data, 24 months of Daily-data, and 10 years of Monthly-data. Your real-time and historical data can be viewed on your computer by utilizing the Gateway's Ethernet jack, IP chip, and embedded TED Footprints software (Windows, Mac, and Linux compatible). Additionally, when you connect the Gateway to your wireless router, you can access your data from any computer or mobile device with Internet access. TED 5000-G Includes: Gateway + 1-MTU/CTs Works with: -- Homes with Single Electrical Panels -- Homes with Single Electrical Panels and Solar/wind installations (will only record the net of generation/production. The model TED 5000G comes with all the components necessary to monitor energy usage. In addition, you can still use your computer or mobile device to track your energy data. The Footprints firmware is embedded in the Gateway and works with Google PowerMeter.