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prosumer

(PROfessional conSUMER) A person who is very knowledgeable about a subject and likes to purchase high-quality equipment. For example, many digital cameras fall into the prosumer category (see viewfinder). They offer higher quality and more advanced features than the lower-end consumer variety, but still do not possess all the features of the most professional units on the market. See consumer.
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In order to increase the batterys usefulness for all parties, it would thus make sense to optimize the battery controls to accommodate the different interests of the stakeholders, instead of merely maximizing cost savings for the individual prosumer. In the worst-case scenario, all prosumers would fill their batteries with surplus PV electricity until they are fully charged at midday, for instance and then suddenly all feed the electricity into the grid at the same time.
93% of Prosumers surveyed consider entertainment meaningful when it has a long-lasting impact, whether personal or cultural.
The parties also aim to verify the economic advantage of having electricity consumers and prosumers trade electricity through market transactions.
Filipino prosumers also wanted companies to be more environmentally responsible and support causes close to consumers' hearts, Tiongson added.
The study was done by Havas Ortega Group, one of the leading communications agencies in the country which surveyed Pinoy prosumers who do they feel strongly connected to and trust.
Here are four ways to build brand value in a prosumer world:
"We help [companies] become prosumers with on-site energy generation by installing energy-generation equipment at the point of consumption," says Lidija Sekaric, director of strategy and marketing for Siemens Distributed Energy Systems.
Fortress UAV supports repairs from consumers / prosumers, OEMs, and big-box retailers.
Micro-grids will define the global network, he says, as so-called 'prosumers' generate their own electricity to reduce reliance on centralised grids and energy companies spot the opportunity to bring them into wider networks, trading analytics and cyber-security services in exchange for excess electricity.
Oprah treated YouTube users as prosumers who had to produce for her brand, not as emirecs with whom to dialogue as equals.
Along with the efficient management of electricity, KEPCO believes that the VGI program will provide financial benefits to EV drivers who sell stored electricity to the utility, helping the expansion of "prosumers."
1,43,990 (body only) may make the Panasonic LUMIX GH5 appeal as a comparatively compact mirrorless camera body for prosumers who shoot with bulky full-frame or medium format cameras.