Connect a Smart Electricity Meter from Sweden to Home Assistant

Sweden is adopting Smart Electricity meters for a while. When you have such a smart meter, you can monitor the energy usage of your home with Home Assistant. Every Swedish smart meter is following the DSMR standard which uses a P1 port. This P1 port can be used to connect a smart meter gateway to make the data available for your own usage. One way to get some insights is Home Assistant. Home Assistant has a beautiful dashboard with all the information you need. The Swedish smart electricity meters also output the output of solarpanels if installed.

Gas usage also visible

Some gas meters are smart too. When they are, most of the times they transfer the gas usase to the smart electricity meter. They use a radio link for this. This makes it possible to also publish this data to Home Assistant

In this post I will tell you how to connect your smart meter from Sweden to Home Assistant.

What do you need to connect a Swedish smart meter to Home Assistant?

  • Get a Swedish version of the Smart Meter WiFi gateway from SmartGateways

Step 1: Install the Smart Meter Gateway

Install and connect the Smart Meter WiFi Gateway following the supplied installation manual. You can find it on the support page.

Step 2: Connecting the Smart Meter WiFi gateway to Home Assistant

Install the DSMR integration in Home Assistant by going to Settings -> Click Add Integration and search for DSMR Slimme Meter.

Select Network from the drop down list.

Enter the ip address from the gateway in the Host field. Fill in 23 as the Port and select DSMR version 5S (S for Sweden).

Click Save and you’re done. Sometimes it is nessecary to restart Home Assistant to make all the measurements available.

Step 3: Configure the Energy Dashboard sensors

When the Smart Meter Integration is installed you have to select the energy consumption and energy production sensors to get the data into the Home Assistant Energy Dashboard.

  • Go to Settings -> Energy -> Electricitygrid
  • Grid Consumpton -> select Electricity Delivered
  • Return to grid -> select Electricity Returned

Configuration is done.

Please note that the power details in the dashboard take a day to be displayed. Be patient, it will look like the picture above the next day.

Now available: the Watermeter Gateway from SmartGateways

8 thoughts on “Connecting a Smart Electricity Meter from Sweden to Home Assistant”
  1. Thanks for good prodduct and guides on installation and configuration.

    There is a tiny typo in step 2, S for Sweden is missing att the end of line below

    Enter the ip address from the gateway in the Host field. Fill in 23 as the Port and select DSMR version 5.

  2. Installed the meter yesterday. Led slowly pulsing blue, wifi signal -76.
    Telegrams received 4644
    Telegrams with errors 4644
    On the landing page the Energy Consumption shows zero.
    I’ve not yet received my Homey, do I need to connect through Homey to see any values or should I be able to see Energy Consumption by connecting directly to the meter?

  3. Installed the meter yesterday. Led slowly pulsing blue, wifi signal -76.
    Telegrams received 22
    Telegrams with errors 22
    I have a aidon 6534 meter
    2.2 RJ12 HAN interface HW structure
    The Aidon RF2 System Modules have a physical HAN interface that is an implementation of the
    H1 port described in [REF6]. The System Modules hold a female RJ12 connector, where the
    external HAN device with male RJ12 plug can be connected. The RJ12 connector is available on
    the front cover of the energy service device. Table 1 shows the pin order of the HAN connector.
    Pin Signal Description
    1 5V +5V power feed to HAN device (250 mA max.)
    2 Data Request Data request input
    3 GND –
    4 NC Not connected
    5 Data HAN data output (open collector)
    6 GND –
    Table 1: HAN interface pinout

    i have
    SWEDEN – VERSION A
    Mac address B8_D6_1A_44_A3_08
    Ip address 192.168.100.88
    Startup time 2023-03-29T12:52:03Z
    Firmware running 2023032201
    Firmware available 2023032201
    License activated YES
    Number of reboots 19

    WiFi SSID Folkparken
    WiFi channel 4
    WiFi signal strength -66
    WiFi reconnects 0
    WiFi last connection error
    Internet connection OK

    MQTT server
    MQTT status Not configured
    MQTT (re)connects 0
    MQTT (re)connect time

    Telegrams received 22
    Telegrams with errors 22

  4. Hi,

    Thank’s for a great product!
    But, there are some values from the P1 that are disabled in the HA integration.
    I like to display the phase currents to see how well balanced my home is.
    Why are these values disabled?

    1. Hi Jorgen,

      The developer of the DSMR-Integration decided to disable most of these values. I think because not all people want to see this and not all meters send all these values. You can decide which values to enable. Only enable values that your meter sends (are not 0 in mqtt explorer). Enabling the values is explained here: https://haprofs.com/belangrijke-informatie-over-home-assistant-update-2022-10/ (translate from Netherlands into Swedish if you don’t understand).

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