Open Energy Monitor – Car Charging Automation

Following on from my last post I have been thinking in a bit more detail about how charging our electric car might fit in to an automated energy management system for our home. I have always thought that to charge the electric car using surplus solar power I needed to have a car charger that … Continue reading Open Energy Monitor – Car Charging Automation

Open Energy Monitor – Control and Monitor our Electricity Use

We had our solar panels installed nearly 4 years ago. We have had an electric car for a similar period. During that time I have been able to monitor our house electricity use, our solar generation and to charge the car. This has worked quite well but it is not really an integrated system. Moreover, … Continue reading Open Energy Monitor – Control and Monitor our Electricity Use