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Mitsubishi Electric Automation: Energy monitoring and control solution

Pre-wired for easy implementation, Mitsubishi’s EnergyPAQ is an energy monitoring and control solution that can help lower utility bills, reduce energy consumption, and meet energy compliance standards.
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EnergyPAQ can be connected and wired to any equipment or machinery that uses single or three-phase power.  Users simply connect voltage and current transformers to the circuits they want to monitor.

The all-in-one energy monitoring solution offers the ability to log data locally or to a remote database. Standard web-based visualization dashboards are also available. In addition to the display screen, EnergyPAQ includes pre-loaded tracking software, allowing storage of key energy information.

EnergyPAQ uses Mitsubishi Electric Automation’s Q Series rack PLC system as the basis for the energy monitoring modules. This system expands the basic platform, including the ability to connect to an Ethernet communications network. It also tracks data for up to five independent circuits, which are hard wired from current transformers that are clipped to the power cables.

Multiple additional circuits can also be connected to EnergyPAQ using a wireless ‘mesh’ network. Critical data such as amps, volts, kW, kWh and power factor can be monitored and stored in non-volatile memory. This information can then be retrieved and imported into a spreadsheet or dedicated energy monitoring software, such as AX Energy.

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