Using the smart plug09.01.2022
Smart electricity reduction06.09.2023
In the last six months, consumers in the Baltic electricity market have had an unpleasant experience when the price of energy has exceeded 1 € per kilowatt-hour. For example, underfloor heating in a 5m 2 bathroom may require up to 0.75 kWh of electricity per hour and, depending on the weather, consume up to 18 kWh of electricity per day. 2022. In January 2006, the average electricity price on the NordPool exchange in Estonia was 0.142 € / kWh. If this underfloor heating works at half load at that time, € 62.73 will have to be paid, of which € 39.22 and € 23.22 are Elektrilevi’s fees and taxes for energy. However, if this electrical device works at full load every day during the most favorable hours, ie it consumes the same amount of energy, then the price will be € 50.19, of which € 29.06 for energy. With smart consumption you can save 12.54 € . The following graph illustrates price and consumption.
The constant fluctuation of the stock exchange price of electricity creates an opportunity to save money on the rescheduling of electricity consumption. Of course, the help of an alarm clock can be used to switch on electrical equipment in time to save money, but a more convenient solution is to use qilowatt.it devices and the web application. Qilowatt.it devices include controls for the air source heat pump, underfloor heating thermostat and smart wall socket.
Using electricity for cheaper hours also has a nature-saving effect, as the cheapest electricity is produced from renewable energy sources.
In addition to switching according to the stock exchange price, qilowatt.it offers the possibility to switch your electrical equipment from anywhere the Internet reaches. This is an opportunity for the accommodation provider to switch on their heating only when it is actually needed and even from another part of the world. At the same time, a smart electrician can make his usual electric heater remotely – is it nice to sit in a warm sauna when you get home after a long day ?!