Charging schedules restrict charging to the times you want. By aligning your charging time to the cheapest electric rates, you can save a tremendous amount of money over time.
If the car starts charging outside of your schedule, it will be stopped within a minute. On days without a schedule, the car is free to charge anytime.
To create a charging schedule, press Automation > Create > Charging Schedule.
See Scheduled Charging Comparison to discover which charging option is best for you.
You can press Start Charging or Stop Charging in the Tessie app to override charging schedules. Charging schedules will resume the next time you plug in.
Example: Charge during cheaper electric rates from 12am to 6am
Create a schedule from 12am to 6am and the car will only charge from 12am to 6am.
Example: Charge on the weekend and during cheaper weekday electric rates from 12am to 6am
Create a schedule from Monday through Friday, 12am to 6am.
On Monday through Friday, the car will only charge from 12am to 6am. On Saturday and Sunday, the car is free to charge anytime.
Example: Charge outside of peak weekday electric rates like 2pm to 9pm
Create a schedule for Monday through Friday, 9pm to 2pm.
On Monday through Friday, the car will only charge between 9pm-12am and 12am-2pm. On Saturday and Sunday, the car is free to charge anytime.
Example: Prevent charging on certain days
Create a schedule for those days and set the time from 12:00am to 12:01am.
Example: Charge to 90% at night and 100% in the morning
Create a schedule for 9pm-9am, for example, then create two repeating automations:
- Set Charge Limit: 90% at 9pm. The car will start charging at 9pm until it reaches 90%.
- Set Charge Limit: 100% at 7am. The car will start charging at 7am until it reaches 100%.
The car will automatically begin charging when the charge limit is 3% or more above the current level.