Category Archives: Energy monitoring

Troubleshooting PV- for the Lazy (and frugal)!

“Happy MegaWatt Day” I didn’t realize it, but the solar system on our house recently produced one full Megawatt hour of electricity (1000 kwhs). I haven’t been tracking closely, but my friend has! I realized it when I got an … Continue reading

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How much can you REALLY save by using an Energy Monitor?

Lord Kelvin, the creator of the Kelvin Scale, is credited with saying “ the first essential step in the direction of learning any subject is to find principles of numerical reckoning and practicable methods for measuring some quality connected with … Continue reading

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Enphase launches big!

Enphase has finally put their new generation of microinverters on the market. They have done it right.   With the new product they have fixed the two MAIN compaints that anyone has ever brought up against the micro-inverters. 1.  They … Continue reading

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Google as GreenTech Inovator (Video)

Google is doing what it can to become environmentally responsible. They offer Google PowerMeter a FREE service in which you can monitor your realtime energy usage. Watch the video to see an explanation of how and why this will help … Continue reading

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Installing the Current Cost Envi

Please be careful! If you have any questions or are unsure how to proceed just call an electrician. It is a very simple installation to install the Current Cost Envi Energy Monitor. Video 1: Straightforward installation into the Breaker box … Continue reading

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Hack Your Electric Meter and Save the World

Quick, Fast presentation of many of the benefits of real time energy monitoring. Enjoy

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