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The hour(s) with cheapest electricity start(s)

This trigger fires as soon as we enter the hour(s) with the lowest electricity rates.

About this trigger

Triggers, queries, and actions are the building blocks of Applets. Triggers tell an Applet to start, queries ask a question, and actions are its end result.

Developer info

Description
This trigger fires as soon as we enter the hour(s) with the lowest electricity rates.
API endpoint slug
stekker.cheapest_hours

Trigger fields

Power market Dropdown list

Label
PowerMarket
Slug
power_market
Required
true
Can have default value
false

Duration Text input > Regular expression

Label
For how many hours do you want the lowest rates?
Helper text
Enter for how many hours you want us to look for the lowest prices
Slug
duration
Required
true
Can have default value
true

Invert Dropdown list

Label
Do you want to invert it?
Helper text
Choose "Everything but the cheapest hour(s)" if you want to turn something off again
Slug
invert
Required
true
Can have default value
true

After hour Dropdown list

Label
From what time can it trigger?
Helper text
Enter when it should it trigger at the earliest.
Slug
after_hour
Required
true
Can have default value
true

Before hour Dropdown list

Label
Before what time should it trigger?
Helper text
The time before which the trigger has to run.
Slug
before_hour
Required
true
Can have default value
true

Ingredients

Current priceThe current price per kWh

Slug
current_price
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.CurrentPrice
Type
String
Example
-0.05

Price applies atThe date & time the price becomes applicable

Slug
price_applies_at
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.PriceAppliesAt
Type
Date with time (ISO8601)
Example
2020-07-08T04:17:06.000+05:00

Hour rankHours are ranked by price. 24 is the most expensive price of the day.

Slug
hour_rank
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.HourRank
Type
String
Example
24

Current price inclThe current price per kWh (including VAT)

Slug
current_price_incl
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.CurrentPriceIncl
Type
String
Example
0.50

CurrencyThe currency prices are in

Slug
currency
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.Currency
Type
String
Example
EUR

Market nameThe name of the regional power market

Slug
market_name
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.MarketName
Type
String
Example
Netherlands (Day-Ahead)

Market country codeThe two letter country code for the market

Slug
market_country_code
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.MarketCountryCode
Type
String
Example
NL

DurationThe number of hours you need something to run

Slug
duration
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.Duration
Type
String
Example
2

Co2 per kwh estimateQuantity of CO₂ (in grams) that is emitted per kWh of electrical power produced.

Slug
co2_per_kwh_estimate
Filter code
Stekker.cheapestHours.Co2PerKwhEstimate
Type
String
Example
250