Energy Monitor

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We are looking at setting up energy use monitoring.

Analog has many different Energy Metering IC's we could use for this

Another option is to use a a2d and try to monitor the usage directly.

The metering IC's appear to be low enough in cost that I'd recommend we use those. I think the largest cost is going to be the current transformers.

I think a ESP8266 communicating with the various IC's via SPI to monitor usage, display a web page dashboard and push the data (future) will work. Baring that I'd use a Pi the same way.

Things We Need:

  • List of circuits, their ratings and primary load types
  • Flexible circuit design that allows us to monitor the entire panel
  • Pricing of components