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How do you Monitor your Electricity Usage?

After my electricity supplier provided one of the 'smart meters' and I discovered that it outputs XML over the RJ45 serial connection, I've been looking at ways to disseminate and use this data, not to mention store it. I wondered what other people are using/doing, or if people just don't bother and rely solely on their bills?


I also suspect a device like this won't be the best way to monitor electricity usage in a 3 phase warehouse setup.

Poll Results
  • Default supplier meter (17%)
  • "Smart" meter or one that clamps around power cabling (24%)
  • Inline (with device) power usage meter (10%)
  • Usage monitoring > Cloud (3%)
  • I don't... (34%)
  • Other (add a comment!) (10%)


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