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Dave Superconductor
24-10-2018

Re: Power failure dilemna

Thanks Greg,I am a bit of a dinosaur and don't have or need a smart phone. I am starting to think that a small led light wired direct to the grid might be the best way to go. If it turned off, I would then know that the grid has failed and battery only would be in use. This would then provide the opportunity to turn off power guzzlers to ensure the battery would provide essential power for longer. I can't think of any other solution. Dave
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Dave Superconductor
17-10-2018

Re: Power failure dilemna

Thanks Greg,Unfortunately this would require very frequent monitoring of the app, which wouldn't be feasible in my situation.When my power is turned off and then back on a digital clock flashes until it is reset. If the transfer to battery (at night - no solar) took a second or two, this digital clock would be a good alert.If the transfer to battery was seamless, it wouldn't be an alert at all.Dave
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Dave Superconductor
05-10-2018

Power failure dilemna

I have a Powerwall 2 under the VPP arrangement. I have battery backup during power outages. How will I know if there is a blackout so that I can turn off high usage items? All circuits are wired to the backup facility. Dave
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Dave Superconductor
13-09-2018

Re: Extra Powerwall?

Thanks Richard,The pay back time doesn't come into my consideration. I enjoy the technology and the part I can play in saving/providing power. Dave
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