There are so many ways to track your energy consumption, online, on your phone and on your PC.
We are building a catalogue of some great software - giving you the chance to choose an application that is most suitable for your needs.
Current Cost monitors are built on open standards, meaning software developers and integrators continue to create innovative applications that work with the suite of Current Cost products.
Take a look at the software below.
Download the driver installer for the Current Cost data cable
OPTION A: If you are using an all white Data Cable.
OPTION B: If you are using a Data Cable with a black USB plug and white cable, please download these drivers:
Please run the driver installer and reboot before connecting the USB Data Cable to a spare USB port on your PC.
Download the Data Cable user guide here:
More Details: PL-2303 (H, HX, X chip version) Mac OS X Universal Binary Driver v1.2.1r2 (DMG file format), Prolific Edition
Current Cost Software
Developed as a utility programme, the C2 Terminal is designed for users test connectivity to the serial port of Current Cost monitors and view the raw XML data in a low-fi style. The C2 terminal works with all data enabled Current Cost devices: both versions of the Classic and the Envi (CC128).
Enio is a free web-based service, that helps you monitor, manage and reduce your home energy costs. Enio monitors how much energy you're consuming, either automatically through a connected live monitor, or via manual entry of meter readings.
Real Time Dashboard - Meniscus
Hosted application so you can view your electricity data from anywhere. Provides 8 different graphs including real time graph making it much easier to spot appliances being switched on/off.
Third Party Software Applications
Techtoniq Energy Station
The Techtoniq Energy Station logs and analyses data gathered by a Current Cost device and sends alerts to a variety of destinations.
A free application that publishes your Current Cost meter readings to the web using Pachube.com.
Gives users access to their live energy usage via a free account on our website or through a windows 7 and vista side bar gadget. You can also view graphical representation of your hourly and historic usage. This new functionality is part of the portfolio we currently provide.
Home Energy Monitor
Using this application users can monitor their whole of home energy use. Power usage can be broken down to: month, week, day and hours with the ability to look at average days and weeks as well as identifying trends to help you cut energy waste.
LabVIEW 8.6 or higher is required.
An application to get the most out of your Current Cost Envi energy monitor for Mac users.
Individual Developer Software
Currentcostgui - By Dale Lane
A desktop application for Windows or Linux to draw graphs of history data stored by Current energy monitors.
Currentchart - By Kerry Neighbour
An application for Window only, the current system exports in many formats (XLS, PDF, XML, etc)