I have a photovoltaic power system and an inverter with an overall power rating of 1500 Watts. I want to connect a dishwasher which consumes 2200 Watts when heating the water.
Question: What is the best way to reduce this maximum power rating of the dishwasher? Is it possible to somehow (how?) use a voltage divider or a simple resistor in series with the heating coil?
I assume the only drawback of this idea would be that the washing takes longer, as the water needs more time to heat up.
PS: I have asked this question (in a more general manner) again and got some nice answers and no downvotes.