Do you want to be aware of how much electricity costs? If your answer is “yes”, here you can find out how to solve that question using your Amazon Echo, or from your mobile with the Amazon Alexa app.
If you live in Spain, you will surely be aware that the cost of electricity is somewhat “skyrocketing”, and with the new time periods in which electricity is cheaper or more expensive, it is a bit difficult to know when it is convenient to use more or less electricity.
Fortunately, it is no longer necessary to search the Internet to find out that information, as there are tools that can be accessed using the Amazon assistant.
How to know the price of light in real-time with your Amazon Echo and Alexa?
Before we show you the tutorial, it is important to clarify that in order to know the price of light in real-time (using this method), it is necessary to have an Amazon smart speaker or to have the Amazon Alexa application installed on the mobile (Required if you have an Amazon speaker).
If you have one of the two elements that we mentioned above, knowing the price of electricity in real-time is extremely simple, don’t you believe us? Follow these steps and find out for yourself:
- The first thing you have to do is open the Amazon Alexa app from your mobile device.
- Once inside the Amazon assistant, you will have to click on the option that says “More” (located at the bottom right of the screen).
- Enter the section that says “Skills and games.”
- Click on the small magnifying glass that appears at the top right of the screen.
- Write the following words in the search engine: “Price of Light (2.0TD)” (without the quotes). Once typed, hit the search button on your keyboard .
- Click on the first result.
- And finally, hit the blue button that says “Activate to use.”
With the skill already activated in the Amazon assistant, you can ask Alexa things like these :
- “Alexa, price of electricity now.”
- “Alexa, when is the light cheaper?”
When you ask these questions, Alexa will answer you in real-time, and with accurate data, everything you need to know to find out what the price of electricity is in Spain.