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How does Smart Charging with the equiwatt app work?

Smart Charging with the equiwatt app helps you to earn rewards for charging your EV when energy is cheaper and greener.


We will temporarily pause your EV's charging for a small amount of time (generally 1 hr), when electricity is more carbon-intensive and expensive or when the grid is under significant pressure. We call these events 'equivents'. If you have connected your smart meter to your equiwatt account, every time your EV participates in an equivent, you will earn points according to the amount of peak energy saved.

EV Flow - Smart Charging Settings

PLEASE NOTE: You’ll need to disable other smart charging schedules from other apps in order for the equiwatt smart charging system to work properly and smoothly.