Is Pro Power Save a Scam? Review of Electricity Saving Device

Is Pro Power Save a Scam? Review of Electricity Saving Device

Pro Power Save is a scam like so many other so-called power-saving devices. It seems that the scammers just change the name of the device as soon as they have been discovered. There is no device on the market now that can save 90% on your electricity bills. If this was so, then every news media would be talking about his product, especially now, when we're being asked to cut our carbon footprint.

The so-called comments or reviews displayed on websites selling Pro Power Save are fakes. They are there to trick potential victims into buying a product that does not do as advertised. If you want to reduce your electricity usage or bill, see the tips below.

How to Reduce Electricity Usage

  • Appliances and electronics -- Purchase energy-efficient products and operate them efficiently. Use an advanced power strip to reduce "vampire loads"--electricity that is wasted when electronics are not in use.
  • Lighting -- Purchase energy-efficient products, operate them efficiently, and incorporate more daylighting into your home using energy-efficient windows and skylights.
  • Electric space heating and cooling -- Purchase energy-efficient electric systems and operate them efficiently. Incorporate passive solar design concepts into your home, which include using energy-efficient windows. Properly insulate and air seal your home. Select an energy-efficient heating system that doesn't use electricity.
  • Electric water heating -- Purchase an Energy Star heat pump water heater and operate it efficiently.
  • Reduce your “always-on” appliances. If your home has a smart meter and you can see your hourly consumption, then examine your consumption at 3AM. It should be significantly less than your use at 7pm. If it isn’t then you might have “vampire loads.”. Look for electronics that you don’t use (like VCRs!) or can switch off, or perhaps get rid of that extra refrigerator.
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  • December 6, 2022 at 4:33 PM by an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

    Don’t sue the government. Buyer beware

    Sue yourself when you fall for BS like this. Take responsibility for your decisions.

    It’s so typical of people today always blame somebody else.

    • December 8, 2022 at 7:02 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

      No $hit if you think you can save 90% on your electric bilI have some swamp land in Florida to sell you. Don't be stupid use your common sense.

  • December 6, 2022 at 1:00 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

    I knew it was a scam instantly

    It’s ridiculous but with all the people buying into conspiracy theories and misinformation I’m not surprised that they are scamming a lot of people out of their hard earned money

  • December 5, 2022 at 11:50 AM by an anonymous user from: Bath County, Carloover, Virginia, United States

    Anything I see online that sounds to good to be true. I Google it. And, that is how I got here as well.

  • December 3, 2022 at 9:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Irvine, California, United States

    I am very familiar with these devices as I was installing industrial versions of them years ago. The expected savings are 10 - 15% on the units I installed, but the units were bigger. The company I was repping for could prove that these worked as they do correct power factor. I just don't know if these little units would do anything...

  • December 1, 2022 at 4:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

    OK, I'M AN IDIOT. I didn't believe the huge savings c**p but thought it might save some...the company says "try it for 90 days and if you're not happy we'll take it back" (I'm paraphrasing here) Has anyone asked for their money back?

  • November 27, 2022 at 1:23 PM by an anonymous user from: Chippewa, Sault Ste Marie, Michigan, United States

    This is a complete scam. Do your homework and find out for yourself. If you buy one before investigating, I have zero sympathy for your loss. It is impossible and against the laws of physics to do what the makers say this device can do. Back away. If you want to waste your money, you could also buy some of the land I have for sale at only $1.99 a gallon.

  • November 26, 2022 at 8:09 AM by an anonymous user from: Centretown-Downtown, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

    At least you all received it. I cannot contact them at all!

  • November 24, 2022 at 1:22 AM by an anonymous user from: Boise, Idaho, United States

    So to get a refund how are going to return this SCAM OF A PRODUCT in "original condition and in its original package" if you have both USED it AND REMOVED it from that original package? Hence, NO REFUND.

    • December 5, 2022 at 3:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia, United States

      Save the box and then put the device back inside to send back? It’s doesn’t say in unopened packaging, just original packaging.

  • November 20, 2022 at 3:53 PM by an anonymous user from: Los Angeles, California, United States

    Why can't the government stop these scams?

  • November 20, 2022 at 10:24 AM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

    I have worked for both electric and gas utilities for over 30 years. There is no gadget that will reduce your bill. You can do that by using less. The hard working employees of utilities are not thieves or scammers. It’s easy to sit back in your chair, with the AC on and computer plugged in typing bull-hit and whining about your bill. Use less. Bill will be less. Turn off the breaker at the meter, you will still get a bill, but it will charges to cover the cost of keeping you as a customer. The electric industry is one of the most regulated in the US. Utilities have to justify their costs to the PUC and local citizens if they are a munI or coop. Quit bitc-ing about the cost when you are the one that decides what it will be.

    • November 20, 2022 at 2:17 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

      $27 for 4 of these units on Amazon

  • November 16, 2022 at 5:49 PM by an anonymous user from: Charleston, West Virginia, United States

    I paid over $100.00 for two over 6 months ago. Plugged one in beside the power box in the garage the other at the other end of the house. No difference in the electric bill. What a scam, I am so gullible. We should be able to sue these thieves. I put out money I really didn’t have extra.

    • November 19, 2022 at 10:32 AM by an anonymous user from: DeKalb, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

      I concur. We live in AZ and during the Summer our bill goes up to $20 per day.

    • November 18, 2022 at 6:16 PM by an anonymous user from: City of London, London, England, United Kingdom

      I agree ...but we should start by suing the government and those thieve in the utility companies first.

      They are the big fish scammer and thieves.

      I am not condoning the producer and marketing of these products, but if we dealt with the 'rip off britain' mentality of there big corporations and their government cronies that allow it.

      Then these 'savings' companies wouldn't survive anyway.

      • December 1, 2022 at 12:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia, United States

        Finally someone that's directing this problem we're it realy is. I'm sorry but less than $100 dollars for a chance to save il do it over and over again.

      • November 20, 2022 at 8:43 AM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

        The utility companies pay for oil then produce a product and deliver it to your home.

        Oil costs more why would electric not go up like everything else that needs oil for production or transport to make it to the consumer.

  • November 15, 2022 at 2:35 PM by an anonymous user from: Anne Arundel County, Crownsville, Maryland, United States

    Power Saver Pro is completely a scam-my monthly bill has been the same for over six months even with the devices. I will unplug my two devices and throw them in the trash this evening. If you forego my warnings and decide to purchase the Power Saver Pro, rest assured that you will get them for 40% less than what I paid from mine. In the instructions in the box when you revceive them, they warn you not to cut the device open and analyze the circuitry or it will void the warranty (what warranty), it's another scam.

    • November 15, 2022 at 3:52 PM by an anonymous user from: Little Mahanoy Township, Dornsife, Pennsylvania, United States

      Would love to get my hands on one of these and open it up. I'd bet the only actual thing it does is light up some fancy LED's. If anything else is actually happening, its probably sniffing for data on your wifI systems.

      • November 16, 2022 at 8:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Fremont, Canon City, Colorado, United States

        It's just like that device that you plug into your car that's supposed to save you sooo many MPG. There aww YouTube videos of people who dissect the device and all that it is an LED that lights up so it looks like it's doing something. The circuit board inside wasn't attached in a manner that would do anything at all. They have an article out today of the most sought after gadgets of 2022 and the power saver is listed on it. It is a scam DO NOT BUY!

        • December 5, 2022 at 9:04 AM by an anonymous user from: Delaware, Sunbury, Ohio, United States

          Oh boy ...I saw that article also. Of course, it sounded too good to be true, so I googled "Pro Power Save Scam", and found myself here. That "article" is just a tool as an advertisement for that product. Nothing more, nothing less. These people are getting sneaky.

  • November 14, 2022 at 6:40 PM by an anonymous user from: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States

    There are still no free lunches. One does not save energy converted to work or heat by processing the input form of energy.

    Been a life long electrical engineer and scientist. We would all love a way not input electricity to use it but unfortunately that would be magic and we still do not know how to make magic work as an energy source.

  • November 14, 2022 at 2:55 PM by an anonymous user from: Loudoun, Ashburn, Virginia, United States

    Scam for sure!’nn

  • November 13, 2022 at 7:46 PM by an anonymous user from: Pinellas, St Petersburg, Florida, United States

    It's only 3 dollars each in Amazon. A 4 units pack for only 12 dollars. You loose nothing. You can try.

    • November 20, 2022 at 11:10 PM by an anonymous user from: DeKalb, Atlanta, Georgia, United States

      Sounds like you lose $12 to me. How does that add up to “nothing”? I could buy like 3 gallons of gasoline with that….or,

      put it towards my electric bill!

    • November 13, 2022 at 11:28 PM by info

      It seems like you are working with them. If one million persons tried, the scammers will earn $3 million. They would make a lot of money for something that doesn't work.

  • November 11, 2022 at 3:02 PM by an anonymous user from: Port Orchard, Washington, United States

    Thank you! Was on the brink of buying the pro power save, when I decided to research . Found this site and saved my $100!

    • November 26, 2022 at 7:45 PM by an anonymous user from: Montgomery, Clarksville, Tennessee, United States

      Same here. IAM so glad I took the extra time to read a little bit before I made yet another bad decision to add to an already life-long list of bad decisions. Where that was a close one.

    • November 13, 2022 at 7:38 PM by an anonymous user from: Pinellas, St Petersburg, Florida, United States

      The poster didn't give any information to assure it's a scam. Nothing to convince us. Nothing technical. Nothing logical. Nothing about functionality. How can you believe him?

      • November 13, 2022 at 10:49 PM by info

        Go buy it, test it and let us how it works.

  • November 6, 2022 at 11:02 AM by an anonymous user from: Vincennes, Indiana, United States

    If you have a lot of electric appliances, heat, water heater, dryer, stove, then try and integrate solar.

    But watch out, those companies embed HUGE loan origination fees that they seem to not have to disclose. They claim 4% loan, but hide the 15% origination fee. Also, southern facing roof is ideal. They will tell you can put solar on 2 sides, (east / west) but they will only produce 1/2 the time, BAD. I have seen tons of over/bad sold solar installs.

    If you have all gas appliances, heat, water heater, dryer, stove, don't go solar unless ou plan on switching all the appliances out, you will never break even. Just pay your electric bill. (no electric water heater will be cheaper than gas)

    • November 20, 2022 at 10:14 AM by an anonymous user from: Cook, Chicago, Illinois, United States

      Can you advise or recommend for Chicago area?

  • November 5, 2022 at 1:56 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

    The world is full of suckers so the sellers probably got rich.

  • November 4, 2022 at 8:29 AM by an anonymous user from: Farmview-Ramble, Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

    Someone on the internet busted one open to examine the guts. The unit is comprised of one (1) 100µF, 150 VAC, 60Hz electrolytic capacitor and an integrated circuit that controls a light emitting diode (LED).

    Residential homes are mainly comprised of resistive load as indicated by the high utility power factor. The best way to provide "cleaner power" is to increase the power factor by adding capacitance to counteract inductive effects (motors, switching power supplies, etc.). Because capacitive reactance is readily absorbed by the utility infrastructure, these components must be placed as close to the load as possible.

    A typical residential household uses an average of 2000 watts each hour at greater than 0.95 power factor. Each Pro Power Save unit effectively adds a 540 VAR (Volt-Ampere Reactive) component to "clean" the power. A detailed calculation (kVAR = Real Power (kW) x [(tan(arccos(original pf))) - (tan(arccos(target pf)))]) proves that 137 of the “Pro Power Save” units would be required to increase the power factor from 0.95 to 0.96. *IF* the units are spread equally across both legs of the 240V service, a customer could possibly save $.000059268 for each kWh of power usage. (This is based on $0.10/kWh cost of base power).

    Under these optimum conditions, a customer would recuperate the $6,713 spent for 137 units after using 113,265,168.4 kWh. At 2000 watts per hour, a customer's monthly bill should reflect approximately 1,440 kWh; therefore, it would take 6,555 years to recuperate the cost of the Pro Power Save units.

    However, if a customer just wanted to feel "greener" by installing only one (1) Pro Power Save unit, the $49 cost would be recuperated in 47.8 years of use... the warranty is only 90 days. This is a great scam.

    • December 5, 2022 at 12:49 AM by an anonymous user from: Sciota Township, Laingsburg, Michigan, United States

      Most people can't/won't decipher this posting, but do know a scam when they see one. I know gobbledegook when I read it. There's no free lunch.

    • November 20, 2022 at 8:55 AM by an anonymous user from: Butler, Pennsylvania, United States

      Thank you so much for this reply and by no means did I fully understand any of the technical electrical terms you were speaking of but Even without Knowing what the h**l you were really talking about your reply made me no longer have a need to keep reading other people's replies lol well not be buying the pro power saver for my parents for Christmas

  • October 30, 2022 at 3:42 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

    Thank you for this review really helped me change my mind about this product

  • October 25, 2022 at 8:37 AM by an anonymous user from: Hicksville, New York, United States

    As a retired Director of Engineering, I found these claims to be totally irresponsible with absolutely no technical merit to support any significant benefits in energy consumption. While it would be interesting to open one of these gadgets to see exactly what's inside, I suspect the components will be carefully masked to prevent identification. DON'T WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS PIECE OF JUNK!

    • October 29, 2022 at 9:49 AM by an anonymous user from: Bexar, San Antonio, Texas, United States

      Has anyone had any postive results with this item or is it totally without benefit or value? And how can they legally associate it with Elon Musk's name?

      • November 25, 2022 at 2:17 AM by an anonymous user from: 33rd Street Industrial, Orlando, Florida, United States

        They didn’t. They referred to Nikola Tesla, the inventor. Here’s a bit about how Tesla acquired the name: Tesla was incorporated in July 2003 by Martin Eberhard and Marc Tarpenning as Tesla Motors. The company's name is a tribute to inventor and electrical engineer Nikola Tesla. In February 2004, via a $6.5 million investment, Elon Musk became the largest shareholder of the company. He has served as CEO since 2008.

        So Musk was able to take over, dare I say, usurp Tesla because he had the most money.

  • October 22, 2022 at 5:18 PM by an anonymous user from: Chelan County, Leavenworth, Washington, United States

    How come the FTC does NOT shut 'em down?!

    • October 25, 2022 at 6:14 AM by an anonymous user from: St Lawrence, Massena, New York, United States

      Because of political pressure not to hurt business, no matter how shady, because their budget has been cut by a third since 2018, because they focus on devices that have the potential to cause injury.

  • October 18, 2022 at 9:20 AM by an anonymous user from: Cook, Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Journeyman electrician. 100% scam. It's a capacitor probably. You will save nothing. Some of the stuff they are saying isn't technically untrue but it will do nothing. You will save ZERO dollars.

  • October 15, 2022 at 3:06 PM by an anonymous user from: Carroll, Center Conway, New Hampshire, United States

    Do not buy this! I did and it shut down my furnace! Also, my dishwasher kicked off its breaker switch. Does not allow enough power to go thru the lines. Called to cancel and they dont want it back! Offered me 75% off ( less postage) when I said no they offered me 85% off. Beware!

  • October 13, 2022 at 5:16 PM by an anonymous user from: New York, New York, United States

    My husband is an electrician. These devises are complete BS and a scam.

  • October 7, 2022 at 2:53 PM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

    I plugged one in my kitchen and going to see if it works. I took one out of the box and while I was reading the instructions I started to taste a metallic taste in my mouth. If this product is dangerous I am going to send it right back. Tell me what you think.

  • October 6, 2022 at 3:37 PM by an anonymous user from: Mineola, Texas, United States

    Looks like this review could have been written from someone in the energy business. no name given or no associations listed. this might be the scam!

    • October 30, 2022 at 10:05 AM by an anonymous user from: Downtown Redmond, Redmond, Washington, United States

      There are many, MANY more legitimate review sites out there that can easily be found — that will ALL identify it as a scam. If something like this DID exist, mere word of mouth would spread news of it around the world in no time and the CEOs of those evil old electrical providers would go to prison for fraud, penniless after all the lawsuits that would have been filed against them. The government would require that they be placed in every home and business.

    • October 6, 2022 at 7:33 PM by info

      Go ahead and buy one, then you will learn the true and wasted your money.

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