Here’s the Google Power graph that we get from our Power Monitor installation. It tracks our house usage minus the energy from our solar system – if it shows negative, we’re producing more than we’re using and selling back to our utility. You can see where the solar kicks in around 9:30 AM, then fades […]
To track energy usage, I set up a monitor system using TED 5000. The way it works is this: It has monitors with a current clamp meter (MTU) that measure current flow, and this plugs into a 240 circuit in a breaker box The MTUs transmits over the house wires to a server unit (gateway). […]
Low level details of the TED energy monitor system
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