[Linux-aus] Photovoltaic inverter monitoring or logging software

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Sat Feb 1 10:50:50 EST 2014

I have an SMA inverter and there is software to read it (via built-in bluetooth).
Works well.

I had a quick search for yours and came across a mention that it is the same as
the JFY inverter for which there is software:

Worth a try?


On 01/31/14 06:31, Bret Busby wrote:
> Hello.
> I am wondering whether anyone on this list, has any knowledge or
> experience of software that runs on Linux, preferably Debian Linux, for
> monitoring/logging electricity output from a photovoltaic inverter.
> In searching in the Debian packages facility, the only package that I
> found, was solarpowerlog (0.23a-2), for Debian Linux v7, and the package
> is apparently for only Solarmax inverters.
> I am seeking software that will interface with Rewatt inverters, which
> apparently have an RS232 interface socket. The inverters come with a
> software disk, the supplied software apparently being for only MS
> Windows.
> I have recently been told information about photovoltaic systems, that
> increases my curiosity, increasing the incentive to have continuous
> monitoring of output.
> Thank you in anticipation.
> --
> Bret Busby
> Armadale
> West Australia

Eyal Lebedinsky (eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

More information about the linux-aus mailing list