What's new in Power Monitoring Expert 2022

PME 2022 is a major release that introduces a number of new features and improvements. We strongly recommend you to upgrade your existing PME system to version 2022.

Highlights of this release

  • EWS client 1.2 to import historical data, events, and alarms from EWS server.
  • EWS server 1.2, which supports more EWS clients, improved performance of integration.
  • Waveform analytics provides the information on the cause for voltage disturbance.
  • Device replacement manager ensures there is no spike or dip in the dashboards and reports when the device is replaced or the parameter overflow happens upon reaching the threshold value.
  • New Reports: Device Replacement Report, IEC61000-2-4 Report, and Continuous Thermal Monitoring Report.

Details of this release

NOTE: The following is a selected list of changes for this release, it is not a comprehensive list.

Web Applications

Item Details
EWS client

You can now import historical data and alarms from EWS server 1.2. With this EWS client, integration with EcoStruxure Building Operation is improved.

EWS server You can now use EWS server version 1.2 for improved performance. This improves the integration with EcoStruxure Building Operation. It is advised to use EWS version 1.2 for better performance.
Custom date range for Gadgets You can now configure and view gadget data based on custom date range selection.
Change in Trends You can now generate Trends relative to device / source time zone. You can also chose the X-axis time zone as source or browser time zone.
SNMP support You can now send notifications of power system events through SNMP.
Device replacement manager You can now view the gadgets and report with no dip of data values when the device is replaced or the parameter overflow happens upon reaching the threshold value.
Waveform analytics You can now view the waveform analytics information, which indicates the cause for voltage disturbance.
Energy model forecasting You can now configure and view gadget and report data for the future dates. You need to manually provide the future dates information.

Software Modules and Licenses

Item Details
Energy Analysis Dashboards Module

Improved gadgets:
Aggregated Consumption Ranking
Aggregated Pareto Chart
Consumption Ranking
Heat Map
Pareto Chart
Sankey

Energy Analysis Reports Module

Added new gadget:
KPI Gadget

Event Notification Module Added support for sending notifications of power system events through SNMP.

Reports and Gadgets

Item Details
New reports

Device Replacement Report
IEC61000-2-4 Report
Continuous Thermal Monitoring Report

New gadgets KPI Gadget
Improved gadgets Aggregated Consumption Ranking
Aggregated Pareto Chart
Bar Chart
Consumption Ranking
Energy Equivalency
Heat Map
Pareto Chart
Period over Period
Pie Chart
Sankey
Table
Trend Chart

Operating Environment

Item Details
New Operating System support Windows 11 Professional/Enterprise, Windows Server 2022 Standard, and Windows 11 IoT Enterprise are now supported.
Upgraded .NET Framework .NET 4.8 is now supported.

For the complete list of supported operating systems and SQL Server versions, see the IT Requirements chapter in this guide.

Devices

Item Details
New device type support

The following device types are now supported in PME 2022:

  • HeatTag
  • Samsung Lithium-ion BMS
  • TransferPacT Active Automatic
  • Altivar ATV600/900/340 Series
  • Altivar ATV6000 Series
  • Altivar ATV212 Series
Updated device type support

The following device types are updated in PME 2022:

  • Easergy P5
  • PM2000 series
  • iEM2050/2055/2250/2455
  • DM6200H Series
  • Easergy P3
  • Micrologic 2.0/3.0/5.0/6.0/7.0 X/Xi
  • Micrologic 2.0/5.0/6.0 E
  • Micrologic 5.0/6.0/7.0 P
  • Micrologic 5.0/6.0/7.0 H
  • Micrologic 5.0/6.0/7.0 P IFE_IFM
  • Micrologic 2.0/5.0/6.0 E IFE_IFM
  • Micrologic 5.0/6.0/7.0 H IFE_IFM
  • Tesys T
  • Sepam Series 20
  • Sepam Series 40
  • Sepam Series 80
  • Altivar 61
  • MGE Galaxy 5000 Series
  • ION9000
  • ION7400
  • PM8000
  • 9810
  • 9410

Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity vulnerabilities related to the Web Applications have been addressed in this release. It is important that you upgrade to this version of software as soon as possible.

Performance

Item Details
User manager Improvements for Windows Active Directory users.
Quality improvements PME 2022 includes a wide range of quality improvements.