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Scott Conductor
27-09-2016

Re: Questions on Digital Meter upgrade

1. I am running a UPS, but I only get around 30 minutes runtime before it does an orderly shutdown... so it's not critical, but I'd like to know when they are doing it so I can be sure everything comes back up again.  3. I'll setup my own consumption monitor again if I need to, but switching providers is more a question around that provider reverting to manual readins, or if the "meter owner" continues to provide them that data (regardless of how the meter owner collects it) 4. I paid for insta ...
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Scott Conductor
22-09-2016

Re: Questions on Digital Meter upgrade

NSWi-Credit 400 (Ausgrid)Yes I have SolarQuarterly I currently use PVOutput for my solar logging, and I was using a Wattson consumption meter before it failed. It would be great if I was able to capture the consumption from the new meter.
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Scott Conductor
30-09-2016

Re: Questions on Digital Meter upgrade

Thanks Jeremy, 1. Regarding notice, are we given a speicfic day and a time, or approximate window of time when they will be coming?2. Does the way this meter measures consumption and solar production/excess differ to how my current i-Credit digital meter works?3. Are there any changes to tarrifs or account service fees?4. Is it possible to programatically access the Solar Command data? e.g. have my computer connect using an API/web query to export the data, or it is only visible using the web in ...
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Scott Conductor
30-09-2016

Re: Questions on Digital Meter upgrade

BWSS, I checked with some other energy providers and they have said they have no issues getting the consumption data. I don't know if SA do things differently, but it seems that being a "meter provider" is a seperate thing to energy provider. Just in this case AGL happens to own the company that provides the meter management service. As for the AGL software... it looks interesting, but if $15/month is there normal price for a subscription I'll probably give it a miss.
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