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Entry type: FAQ Entry ID: 43705887, Entry date: 10/11/2010

How are called and interconnected the SIMATIC Powerrate library blocks in STEP 7 and WinCC?

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This documentation shows how WinCC and STEP 7 with SIMATIC powerrate for WinCC blocks are used for an Energy Management solution. For this purpose, an example project has been created. The application is created using S7-300 and WinCC V7.0 SP1.

After installing SIMATIC powerrate for WinCC V3.0 SP1, you have to only copy the following Powerrate library blocks into the example project.

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The following illustration displays the most important components of the solution.

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The following illustration displays the program structure of the STEP7 Blocks.

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The attached documentation contains a detailed instruction, with "step by step configuration".
The "zip-file" contains the project.


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Documentation  ( 3357 KB )
The zip-file contains the following file.
  • STEP7 and integrated WinCC project (without SIMATIC Powerrate library blocks( see above)).
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