Energy Reporting Smart Plugs that Don’t Need Custom Code? (2021)

I’m lost. I know there are several Wi-Fi pocketsockets that have energy monitoring in their own app but not in the smartthings app. :thinking: and I know a lot of the older custom DTHs for zigbee and zwave models have not been brought up to date to work with the 2021 version of the smartthings app.

So… which models currently allow you to trigger from energy monitoring in an automation created in the smartthings app? Do they require custom code and if so, is it provided by the manufacturer or by the community?

Common use case: if the dumb television is on (drawing energy), then…


The Aeotec smart switch 7 does.

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ZigBee Smart Plug EU 16A Power Socket Tuya Smart Life APP Remote Voice Control Timer Socket Switch With Alexa Google Home

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This one reports energy use in the SmartThings app so you can use the energy value in an automation?

Yes, i’m using it check when the dryer/washing machine finish working, using webCore

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How did you add this in Smartthings? With a custom dth?

Zigbee metering plug. The standard

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Thanks nice to know. No idea if this will be officially supported using the edge drivers

Lets hop that all base handlers supplied by ST will move too the new system by them…


Bad time to make purchases…

Bad time to sell products

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From another thread, the GE Zigbee smart plug

Looking for a Wifi/Zigbee smartplug that can control an automation based on current power usage - #5 by Automated_House