Nice Addition by Tesla!

Time-of-Use aware, cost-based charging statistics. Even better, it has my specific EV rate plan built-in - not just PG&E, but PG&E using my local Community Choice Aggregator (PCE). Nice enhancement !

ps: this is for the car that is used to run around town, so not charging very often.

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What if you charge during the day using generated solar only?
Will it mark that as PEAK rate?

For me, almost all the hours my solar is producing are off-peak (midnight through 3PM). Only 4PM to 8PM is peak. I do wish I could tell the cars to only charge at home during the off-peak hours and better yet, aim for the hours of lowest carbon intensity.

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I have a timer on my openevse that basically allows it to auto-charge between 23:58-23:59 each day. Rest of the day my openevse is off.
I am pulling data from my HAN device and during the day when > 1440 watt is being pumped back into the grid I enable the evse modulated with the amount of power being fed back.
I have some cronjobs to enable nightly charging at my super off peak rate between 22:00-8:00 at full rate.
My NEM2.0 charges me $0.022/kWh for every credit taken from the grid at night. Hence my trying to charge as much during the day with available solar as I can.

In 2 years I am forced to switch to the new ToU as well. I dread that day now already.

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