OpenEVSE Sensor


This openevse sensor platform pulls data from an OpenEVSE Charging station equipped with an ESP8266-based wifi connection.

Configuration

To enable this sensor in your installation, add the following to your configuration.yaml file:

# Example configuration.yaml entry
sensor:
  - platform: openevse
    host: IP_ADDRESS
    monitored_variables:
      - status

Configuration Variables

host

(string)(Required)The IP address or hostname of your charger.

monitored_variables

(list)(Required)Conditions to display on the frontend.

status

The status of the charger (i.e., “Connected”, “Charging”, etc.).

charge_time

The number of minutes the charging has been charging, or 0 if it is not charging.

rtc_temp

The temperature reported by the real time clock sensor, or 0 if the sensor is not installed.

ir_temp

The temperature reported by the IR remote sensor, or 0 if the sensor is not installed.

ambient_temp

The temperature reported by the ambient sensor, or 0 if the sensor is not installed.

usage_session

The energy usage for the current charging session.

usage_total

The total energy usage for the device.