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Monitoring of the self-consumption of a photovoltaic system

Monitoring of the self-consumption of a photovoltaic system

Monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system, to optimize it. So as to save us, personally, for the joy of our wallet, and so as to save the environment from unnecessary waste of energy. Distractions or carelessness which, then, are paid for. Not always in money, but somehow the accounts have to come back.

The monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system is useful and necessary: let's not see it as an annoying task or a boring chore. There are already systems today to do this in a simple and intuitive way. Or an app. simple and intuitive, to make it impossible to withdraw from this job.

Monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system: what it is

To better manage and use ours photovoltaic system - and by saying "at best" I mean in order to save as much as possible - 4-Noks offers excellent products designed specifically for monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system.

Browsing freely on the site of this company you can sift through the different solutions proposed. Depending on who we are, whether private citizens, companies, communities or whatever, and depending on our more or less smart nature. We can rest assured that wherever we click, we come across innovative and practical solutions. And especially maximize energy savings focusing on the control of consumption and on the verification of efficiency projects.

There are not a thousand ways to maximize and monitor, but 4-Noks does it intelligently, making this process as easy for us as possible. Which is then the main purpose of those who dedicate themselves to thinking and producing smart devices for energy measurement, for the collection and display of data or for other purposes. Whether they are domestic or not.

Exactly, because with 4-Noks we can find the solution for the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system both of our home and of any office, shop, warehouse or public body that we manage from this point of view.

Monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system: achievable energy savings

For individual users, via GPRS, or via ADSL but for multi-users, switching to public lighting, systems in buildings or industrial structures: the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system it can be done from time to time in the best possible way.

For those who are beginners to rely on 4-Noks to understand more it is the smartest choice, also because we don't waste time evaluating solutions that are not right for us.

If we have to carry out the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system as individual citizens with our single and simple user, we proceed via GPRS and the measurement of consumption is done directly by the meter. This does not involve any tampering, the procedure is completely independent and the data are automatically transmitted and stored on the 4-cloud portal via an integrated GPRS connection card.

GPRS gives way to ADSL in the event that the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system both for multiple users, perhaps within a building. In this case al 4-cloud portal the data arrives via the ADSL network and is stored in a single profile. At that point the integrated management of the reading is quickly done.

Inside buildings it is possible to carry out the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system using energy meter with ZigBee technology and low installation cost. This solution, "building", provides a portal dedicated to the customer or the customer where to store the data directly and make an integrated reading.

Moving from the domestic to the industrial, the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system always find other solutions with 4-Noks, in this case with single-phase / three-phase Energy Meters based on ZigBee mesh networks and / or with standard RS485 Modbus sensors. Another case, perhaps not as common as the previous ones, of monitoring the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system is the one that is interesting to know regarding public lighting.

After all, it is not our responsibility to monitor, but the street lamps or whoever for them perform a service for all of us. We benefit from it every day and we would certainly be happy to know that the administration of our city uses a system of monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system also for this.

There 4-Noks in order not to give rise to excuses, it offers a system that is simple to install and manage that allows, in addition to simple monitoring, also to carry out efficiency through the management of switching on / off synchronized with an astronomical clock and sending alerts by email. All these virtuous and green actions go directly from the 4-cloud portal, a cloud platform to store and view consumption data, with additional functions. The download of the data, and then deepen it, for example, or the display of graphs and the possibility to send alarms via e-mail.

After this roundup of solutions, it all seems easier, of course, unless we fall into more than one case of the above. What's now? 4-Noks is still asked. And here is that his various proposals are revealed to be integrated also with third party portals or by ourselves in person, if we prefer, so as to be able to create projects of monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system that are right for us.

Monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system via App: the 4-noks solution

I mentioned that the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system it could become child's play, and we saw how: what about the App mentioned at the beginning? Here it is, from 4-Noks, and that takes care of the complete management. It is called Elios4you, it is a complete system that allows our monitoring via App in both residential and commercial settings. It is composed of the app, obviously, by an electronic control for monitor consumption, and then by some accessories to optimize self-consumption.

The electricity produced and exchanged with the network is measured by Elios4you with current transformers, calculating consumption in real time: these data arrive via Wi-Fi to tablets and smartphones. Here, with our handy handy app we can carry out the monitoring of the self-consumption of the photovoltaic system.

The same data also arrives at the portal www.4-cloud.org going to flesh out the history of our system and also allowing to program the sending of alarms. If we want access the data on the app even when we are away from home, it is possible to do so, with connection to an ADSL router with internet connection.

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