Since Home Assistant announced energy monitoring was being added, I've been super interested in what sort of data I could get out of my energy system. We have nothing fancy here. Just fairly standard dual-fuel (electricity and gas) system provided by the grid with a smart meter. No solar panels or batteries or returning power to the grid. My provider (E.ON Next) don't make that data easily accessible (or at least, they didn't when I looked).
So, I searched around and found Hildebrand and their Glow meter. Which was out of stock. Boo.
I signed up for stock alerts for the product and started wondering if I could write a bot to log in to my account on the E.ON website, then scrape the data and push it back into Home Assistant in the meantime.
But then I got an email...