Home Assistant - Energy dashboard


SolarAssistant provides energy usage metrics in the correct format for it to be used by the Home Assistant Energy dashboard. This guide below assumes you already have Home Assistant integrated with your SolarAssistant.

Step 1 - Complete the Energy dashboard setup wizard

Open the energy dashboard to start a setup wizard of selecting all energy usage metrics. Alternatively you can find it under settings › dashboards › energy

Open Home Assistant energy dashboard

Select the grid consumption and export metrics.

Select grid consumption export metrics

Select "next".

Select next

Select the solar PV generation metric.

Select PV generation metrics

Select the battery energy in and out metrics.

Select battery energy in/out metrics

You can skip step 4 and 5 which is to select gas consumption and indivudual device metrics. Complete the wizard.

Go to energy dashboard