Maximizing Solar Surplus for Heating Your Water Heater with Home Assistant 🌞

Are you looking to make the most out of your solar energy system? ๐Ÿกโ˜€๏ธ We have a great solution for you! Check out our latest guide on how to heat your water heater using solar surplus with Home Assistant. This setup not only helps you save on energy bills but also promotes a more sustainable and eco-friendly lifestyle. ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ’ก

๐Ÿ”น Why Use Solar Surplus?

  • Maximize the utilization of your solar energy.
  • Reduce dependence on grid power.
  • Save money on energy bills.

๐Ÿ”น What You'll Need:

  • SCR-485 Controller: Adjusts the power of your water heater.
  • IAMMETER Meter: Measures grid power and provides real-time data.
  • Home Assistant: Manages the automation process.

๐Ÿ”น How It Works:

  1. Connect the SCR-485 controller in series before the thermostat to control the power to the water heater.
  2. Use the IAMMETER meter to monitor grid power in real-time.
  3. Set Up automation in Home Assistant to adjust the heater's power based on the available solar surplus.

By following this setup, you can ensure that your water heater operates efficiently, making the most out of the available solar energy and reducing your reliance on grid power. ๐ŸŒโšก

Read the full guide and get started today! ๐Ÿ‘‰ Link to Full Guide

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