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Searched this thread for the Title above, no returns! So . . . .

Has anyone signed up for this? I'm being petitioned by eMotorWerks (which I've been impressed with so far) to sign up for their Rewards program. But, I have to cancel my Summer Discount Plan (SDP) with Edison first. What?

Are there any articles out there that you folks can direct me to that explains this in layman's terms?

I just put solar on my house, so I'm on a Net Metering contract with the utility. I would never guess that the SDP rebate through Edison would even still apply. Is that a 'thing' with residential solar?

Any guidance much appreciated or direction to another thread in this forum welcomed!
 

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From the SCE Summer Discount Plan (SDP) FAQ page:

Net Energy Metering (NEM) credits received under Schedule NEM may offset in whole or in part the program credits associated with the Summer Discount Plan.

Looks like SDP for solar operators is a thing of the past. I'm thinking that JuicePoints would offer about $80 a year based on my 2 mos of Bolt ownership so far. That's much less than SDP - before solar installation. But based on the utility's FAQ quote above . . . $80 is better than nothing.

Anyone else doing/have done these mental gymnastics?
 

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With my utility, ANY generation onsite means you have to give up ALL offpeak. Because "the math is too hard for the utility". Yes, I know it's just adding and subtracting, yes I know they should be able to handle it.

It sucks, but you don't have a choice. So, it could be worse for you. I know that doesn't help you.
 

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You should really remove this food porn from your avatar :)

Yes! Cinnabon sets up fans from the kitchen to the doors to blow the scent of baking cinnamon rolls out into the malls where they are located.

Absolutely diabolical!
 

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UPDATE: It's been a few months now since I've been on Enel X JuicePoints program. For most of that time, I let my car manage the charging schedule based on 'charge to 100%' and setting a 'need the car by x:xx o'clock' time. Worked great . . . . . for awhile. I've earned about $20 so far (est. $60 - $80 / yr). Then, one day I get an email from JuicePoints that says my settings are 'non-standard' and they want me to 'adjust' them.

First off, they had my TOU period wrong in the email. Then they want me to set the ' need car by ' time to 6 a.m. I can't comply with that last one, but now I'm curious.

I go into the phone app and realize I've never setup any charge times or desired charge completion by a certain time of day. It had worked perfectly so far. . . the car gives me a couple beeps when I plug it in. Just to let me know that it has enough time to complete 100% SOC by my departure time (as programmed in the car).

In the phone app, my curiosity got the better of me. I added some TOU parameters and a departure time for weekdays and weekends. My advice . . . DONT DO THAT! Because ever since, it won't charge my desired SOC at my desired time. Instead, it starts charging at midnight and takes until well after my desired departure time to reach 100% SOC. But . . . I still have my car charging schedule selected.

So, I acquiesce. I turn off my car schedule (select IMMEDATE charging) and activate the TOU settings in the JuiceBox app. Same thing happens, it won't start charging until midnight. That's not enough time to get me to work and back.

What's odd about this (other than everything I've shared so far) is that when I use their TOU settings and put my car on IMMEDIATE, the JuiceBox app says "Control Event, Charging to start at 9:00 pm." That's fine because that's when my TOU period starts. And then, it doesn't start charging until midnight.

JuiceBox is looking into my sessions and will make contact eventually I suppose.

BLAB: (bottom line at bottom) When you download the JuiceBox app, don't put any 'Schedule' settings or 'TOU' settings into it. And absolutely don't select a 'car needed by' time. Just leave it as it was when it downloaded. Let your car manage the charging schedule.
 
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