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DC Power Missing on VRM Portal when using External Grid Meter.

Here is an interesting question for the VRM Portal guys. When I set my ESS to use my External CG Grid Meter and have 'Have DC' selected, then the DC Power icon is not displayed. Neither on VRM Portal nor on the Remote Console of my GX.

I understand the Remote Console (GX) space might be a limitation but the VRM Portal has no such limitation. See below:

With CG External Grid meter selected under ESS.

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And when I select Inverter/Charger as the Grid Meter in the ESS setting. Here you can see the DC Power being displayed on both.

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Why would DC Power not display on the VRM Portal when using an external CG Grid Meter?

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Have you noticed there is also a larger PV charger tile with the MPPT graphically displayed on the GUI, if you disable the energy meter in ESS?

This is not just a matter of space though. You can disable inverter AC output in use for removing critical loads tile and still have the smaller PV charger tile and no DC power tile.

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markus answered ·

Hi Ingo,

I can replicate the problem.
it has already been forwarded to the developers. I will give you an update, if I have any informations.

BR

Markus

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Thanks @Markus Much appreciated.

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Teun Lassche (Victron Energy Staff) answered ·

Hi @Ingo,

I've seen this question and will see what we can do and whether is possible with the current logged data set. Can't promise anything yet, but I'm aware of it

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