Adding National Grid’s DFS Dates to Home Assistant

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4 Responses

  1. GC says:

    Does this still work? Where do I put the YAML, I’ve tried putting it in configuration.yaml but it doesn’t recognise “national_grid_dfs”, is there an integration to go along side this?

    • Jamie says:

      It certainly does GC – There is an updated version of this article for 23/24 as National Grid have updated the dataset and combined it into a single output. This has been set up to use Home Assistant’s package feature to keep the sensor configuration a little tidier and out of the main configuration.yaml file – follow the link to see how to set it up if you don’t already use them; its really great to keep clutter under control.

  2. Jamie says:

    I’ve updated the sensor code to reflect that National Grid arbitrarily use two different date formats when uploading / updating their datasets

  1. 22nd December 2023

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