Alexa.DeviceUsage APIs

Implement the Alexa.DeviceUsage interfaces in your Alexa skill to report energy usage of devices that consume energy. For more details, see Understand Smart Home Energy Skills.

Alexa interfaces for device usage

To report energy usage, implement the smart home APIs in the Alexa.DeviceUsage namespace.

  • Alexa.DeviceUsage.Estimation — Users can view an estimate of their energy use for devices that don't measure energy use directly, such as light bulbs and televisions.
  • Alexa.DeviceUsage.Meter — Users can view their energy use for devices that measure energy use directly, such as electricity and natural gas meters.