If you would be interested in becoming a beta tester for the gateway and API please head over to our Beta Program page to register your details and include why you want to be a member of our Beta tester program.
If you have any queries or looking for support regarding this Beta registration then please post it to our BETA forum page.
Connecting third party applications to Powerpal directly over BLE is not (and will never be) supported due to potential data security risks. Any attempt to connect to Powerpal directly over BLE and retrieve data may trigger anti-tamper measures which would render your Powerpal inoperable, as well as voiding the warranty.
If you are searching for a truely "hackable" home energy monitoring solution we recommend you check out the Open Energy Monitor project. They sell an open source Powerpal equivalent based on the raspberry PI platform and offer an optical sensor and transmitter in their shop:
Ensure to include the "Optical Utility Meter LED Pulse" in your purchase!
Please note Powerpal is in no way affiliated with the Open Energy Monitor project and we will receive no commission on any purchase you make from their store. We simply love all technologies that help homes be more energy efficient and hope to connect every household with the best energy monitoring product for them.