Meet the Intellisocket: a smart power outlet that lets you monitor your energy usage from your phone. You get reports on your electricity usage, so you can take steps to reduce your consumption level. In fact, the Intellisocket lets you automate your home. It lets you put your electronics on a schedule or turn them off from your phone.
The Intellisocket is cloud-controlled and smart. It can even make your home safer by offering features such as child lock, over current protection, and timers. The product does not require a subscription to work. You can find out more about it on Kickstarter.