The Energy Watchdog tool can be used to accurately measure power consumption of any household electrical appliance. The power measurement is performed using the MSP430AFE253 energy metering IC and results are displayed on a LCD screen.
hpark38923 commented on September 03, 2013
The MSP430 has really been modified to work for the Metering industry. In fact, we have a few <a href="www.argenox.com">MSP430 Design</a> customers that doing just that, using the MSP430 in a meter. The internal modules make integration easier and TI's reference design give a good starting point