EcoFlow’s Smart Plug Review — An Expert’s Take


EcoFlow has a host of power solutions that can revolutionise how you power your home — but perhaps none quite as simple as the Smart Plug. 

This small but mighty device can do a lot to transform your power usage. Smart plugs are devices you can plug into an existing outlet, creating a new smart outlet for you to plug your appliances into — giving you an immediate quality upgrade that allows you remote control and monitoring. 

Let’s see why this EcoFlow product is a game-changer in your house’s energy ecosystem.

Energy Saving

Let’s start with this core principle of smart plugs – their ability to save energy

Did you know your plugged-in appliances can drain electricity — even when they’re not turned on? This is referred to as the home idle load

Smart plugs allow you to effortlessly decrease this waste of electricity when you’re not using plugged-in devices. You only need to use the power required to maintain your smart plug’s connection. 

Smart plugs can save you energy in many ways, including using schedules to cut off power to devices you aren’t using and taking advantage of off-peak energy times. This allows you to set up your device to optimally cut down on energy usage (and costs!) — and then not worry about it again. You can just set it and forget it.

Integration With Portable Power System

One of the most significant advantages of this device is its integration with your existing EcoFlow Portable Power Station. Pair it with an EcoFlow PowerSteam Microinverter and BKW-Battery Cable to take its potential even further.

Your EcoFlow Smart Plug monitors the energy consumption of plugged-in appliances in real-time, allowing the microinverter to allocate precisely the right amount of electricity to your devices — and, most importantly, send the surplus to your portable power station

During peak hours, battery use is prioritised; this way, most energy is stored during off-peak hours. As a result, you save money, optimise your energy use within your household, and maximise your use of solar energy if you have an existing solar power system.

Integration With Smart Home Ecosystem

Want the convenience of controlling items in your home with the power of your voice? You can do it without the expense and hassle of switching your existing devices to their “smart” counterparts. 

With the EcoFlow Smart Plug, you can upgrade any appliance you plug into it. Plug in a lamp, for example, and set up a connection with a voice-activated home assistant such as an Amazon Echo or Google Home. Then, using voice commands that you set up, you can switch your device on or off. 

You can even set up routines for devices to turn themselves on in the morning and off again at night — all without the need to purchase new, upgraded technology. 

Features & Functionality

The control your EcoFlow Smart Plug offers doesn’t stop there — you can control your appliances remotely through the EcoFlow App and track the energy consumption of different devices. Talk about ultimate convenience.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is the EcoFlow Smart Plug Compatible With My Devices? 

Most devices are compatible with the EcoFlow Smart Plug. You can check the product specifications for compatibility with specific devices. But chances are that your appliance will be Smart Plug compatible and receive an immediate quality upgrade as soon as you plug it in.

Can I Control the EcoFlow Smart Plug Remotely? 

The EcoFlow Smart Plug can be controlled remotely after setup. If you have the EcoFlow App already installed, you’re in luck! If not, no problem — it’s easy to download the mobile app from Google Play or the App Store and set up your new EcoFlow Smart Plug optimally. 

How Do I Monitor My Energy Usage With the EcoFlow Smart Plug? 

The EcoFlow mobile application makes it easy to monitor your energy usage. Simply get your new Smart Plug setup within the smartphone app — available free from Google Play or the App Store — and you’ll be able to view and monitor your electricity consumption, allowing increased control and oversight of your home energy usage.

So, Is the EcoFlow Smart Plug Worth It? 

In short, yes. The EcoFlow Smart Plug is worth adding to your home’s power ecosystem if you want to save on electricity bills and have more control. It helps you to cut down on your home’s idle load and maximise your use of energy while seamlessly integrating with existing EcoFlow technology, offering increased oversight over your electricity usage and saving you money at the same time. 

If you already have EcoFlow products integrated into your home. In that case, you’ll be amazed at how easily this new device levels up your existing routine and brings your electricity savings and control to the next level. 

If the Smart Plug is your first EcoFlow product, you’ll quickly see what a difference it makes to have control over your electricity consumption at your fingertips through the EcoFlow app. 

Once you see the savings roll in, consider expanding further into the EcoFlow ecosystem to cut your electricity costs even further — or eliminate them altogether!

Ready to upgrade your home today? Check out the EcoFlow Smart Plug.

EcoFlow is a portable power and renewable energy solutions company. Since its founding in 2017, EcoFlow has provided peace-of-mind power to customers in over 85 markets through its DELTA and RIVER product lines of portable power stations and eco-friendly accessories.

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