Starting to look at this.What I saw with Shoulder is that on Friday's the PWs would discharge during Shoulder to get SOC lower for the longer Off Peak periods on the weekend. There were some other odd things that I don't remember the details. I didn't like this so I just made everything other than Peak equal Off Peak in Cost Savings mode. Now my PWs only discharge during Peak and only charge before Peak starts. My Peak is 2pm to 9pm under EVA-1
So assuming I end up on ev2-a, the higher costs, both peak and shoulder are 3 pm to 12 pm. So ideally I use 100% pw's during this time, and any solar would 100% go back to grid at the higher costs. I seem to only be able to get it to 11:50pm. Should it go to 12?
Now you said I believe that you just set the rest of you time as off peak. So what happens since there is no solar? Will it do 100% from the battery if you are above the reserve level set? And I assume when solar kicks in it would be used for house first, and any left over would charge the batteries? If so, depending on how much solar vs house, one might not fully recharge batteries?
Since it costs money to pull from the grid, my goal ideally is to use as little as possible. So I assume the only way to attack this is to set your reserve level low, and hope one has enough solar to power the house and charge the batteries?
Just trying to figure out best approach