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National Grid WhenToPlugIn app

Quite an interesting idea, uses the carbon intensity forecast so you know when best to plugin when energy is most green.

4.29kWp Solar system, 45/55 South/West split in cloudy rainy Cumbria. 


  • Solarchaser
    Great idea for everywhere other than the Midlands or Scotland. 
    Scotland is always almost 0 carbon, Midlands is always terrible.
    Right now they are running 8% coal in West Midlands and 25% coal in East Midlands 
    West central Scotland
    4kw sse since 2014 and 6.6kw wsw / ene split since 2019
    24kwh leaf, 75Kwh Tesla and Lux 3600 with 60Kwh storage
  • Spies
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    For me on a day of rubbish generation, the next best thing would be running my dishwasher on low carbon sources so I will be using it where possible. 
    4.29kWp Solar system, 45/55 South/West split in cloudy rainy Cumbria. 
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