I have an existing grid tied PV system which uses the Martin Roberts design of energy diverter. This has worked well for many years and now I have added an OpenEVSE charge controller plus Emonpi with the plan to charge an EV with surplus PV power.
The OpenEVSE has a WiFi connection to my network and the Emonpi is also connected by WiFi to the same network. Both connections appear to be working OK.
After much rummaging through the documentation I managed to get some sensible looking data from my type 1 system appearing in my remote Emoncms account. However, when I initially tried to follow the setup instructions for the Emonpi I first used the device setup shortcut, or at least I would have if I had not fallen at the first hurdle.
Maybe someone can help as I must be doing something really stupid.
The instructions say this:
Device Setup shortcut
For new installations, if you have connected:
- CT1 (power 1) = grid import (positive) / export (negative), and
- CT2 (power 2) = solar generation,
then you can use the shortcut menu Setup > Device Setup to configure your inputs automatically.
Click on the spanner icon next to your emonPi, and then from the left-hand menu choose OpenEnergyMonitor > EmonPi > Solar PV Type 1/2 (as appropriate). Click Save and it will create or reset your Input configurations to the recommended values.
Clear enough but when I click the Setup tab I don’t see a Device Setup option so I am then stumped. Can someone please advise what I am doing wrong?