The M2M Communications Lodestar is an innovative web-to-wireless system that provides utility customers with a customized and secure method to remotely monitor and control energy usage during times of high electricity demand. The system also allows individual farmers to remotely monitor and
control their own pumps, saving them time and travel to turn a pump on or off. M2M provides the Lodestar control units, a custom Web site, versatile
customer notification system, and cellular and satellite airtime to support the administration of Idaho Power's Irrigation Peak Rewards program.
"I think it will create an economic boom in so many industries that this thing touches, and it just touches every industry." Pervaiz Lodhie, president of LEDtronics, Inc., alludes to the evolving LED lighting technology in a program segment that aired on Torrance, California, CitiCable-3 television station the week of April 3 - 9, 2009.