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Octopus Energy

Electricity and gas consumption using Octopus Energy API (https://developer.octopus.energy/docs/api/). Including support for Solar Panel feed-in.

Setting up a Grafana dashboard to monitor energy consumption from Octopus Energy in the UK.

Full documentation on https://www.baldy.za.net/blog/grafana-octopus-energy-api

Using the Octopus Energy APIs. Includes gas, electricity and solar panel feed-in.

Install Octopus Energy API Grafana Dashboard

Grafana Datasource

  1. Login to your Octopus Energy Account https://octopus.energy/dashboard/developer/ and make note of your API Key
  2. In your Grafana instance, install the Infinity Datasource Plugin. (https://grafana.com/grafana/plugins/yesoreyeram-infinity-datasource/)
  3. Add a datasource, Infinity. The only settings you need for the Infinity Datasource are Auth Type = “Basic Authentication” and Username = SK_XXXX (your API Key from https://octopus.energy/dashboard/developer/ )

Import Dashboard

  1. Dashboards -> Import
  2. Import via grafana.com =** https://grafana.com/grafana/dashboards/16887-octopus-energy/** -> Load
  3. Select the Infinity Datasource that your created with your API Key
  4. Fill in the required variables

MPAN

Open https://octopus.energy/dashboard/, scroll down to your address with your meters below it. If you have solar panels, you will have two electricity meters. Determine which one is the incoming, the MPAN number is top right of the box “This is your MPAN, a unique identifier for your meter”.

elec_serial

Openhttps://octopus.energy/dashboard/, scroll down to your address and meters, find your Electricity “Serial number:”. If you have solar panels make sure this is the incoming supply.

gas_serial

Open https://octopus.energy/dashboard/, scroll down to your address and meters, find your Gas “Serial number:”

MPRN

Open https://octopus.energy/dashboard/developer/, “Your gas meter-point’s MPRN is:”

solar_MPAN

Open https://octopus.energy/dashboard/, scroll down to your address, just below determine which electricity meter is your solar, the MPAN is top right This is your MPAN, a unique identifier for your meter “.

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