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The Compatibility Tool is a function provided by the Industry Online Support with which you can select compatible software products or check the compatibility of existing configurations.
The Desigo CC software forwards the data via OPC DA. The Energy Manger has an OPC UA client. The OPC DA/UA wrapper establishes the connection.
Discover without time-consuming searching in the manuals the forms in which SIMATIC HMI products and SITOP products support OPC UA.
Upgrading the Energy Suite from V15 to V15.1
For WinCC Professional you can use SiVArc to automatically generate the Energy Suite visualization for all configured energy objects.
With the SIMATIC Energy Suite you can log your energy data in WinCC Professional. If your energy data is not displayed correctly in WinCC Professional, this can have different causes. This FAQ response describes how you can clear errors yourself.
When you conclude the Software Update Service contract for your product, for one year you receive all the upgrades and service packs for your SIMATIC software product free of charge. The requirement is the latest version of a valid software license.
Here you can download free of charge trial versions for the components of TIA Portal V15 and V15.1.
Free trial versions of TIA Portal components V14 and V14 SP1 are available from this web page.
When the PLC restarts after a stop, all the data captured by the Energy Suite is overwritten with zeros. In the case of a disconnection between users and the PLC, only the counter values are captured correctly.
Please take note of the following information and remedies before upgrading the SIMATIC TIA Portal V14 software on your PC with the SP1.
Using 64-bit power counter values
If the network connection between single components is blocked by a firewall, problems might arise with the data transmission.
With SIMATIC powerrate time synchronization of the S7 controller is necessary because the time is used for the time stamp and synchronization of the measured values and messages.
The B.Data Acquisition can process data files in different formats. For this you must make the files available to the Acquisition. You can use FTP to transfer the data from any PC to the B.Data Acquisition. This entry describes how to enable and configure the FTP server intrinsic to the operating system.
You can use a SENTRON PAC4200 as Modbus RTU Gateway to link SETRON PAC3100 measuring devices to SIMATIC B.Data. This enables you to use measuring devices already in your plant with SIMATIC B.Data.
With B.Data Version V6.0 SP1 there is a different concept for matrices. Changes are written immediately to the data point after input. This requires alongside the assignment of rights for the matrix also the assignment of rights for your data point.
Description As well as automatically capturing energy values the PRE_SUM / PR3_SUM capture blocks also support the manual input of energy meter values in the WinCC user interface. Please note the following points. Capture mode of the PRE_SUM / PR3_SUM blocks Weighting factor for scaling the input values Handling of units other than kilowatt hours (kWh) ...
Description Since it cannot always be ensured that a WinCC station (WinCC PC) is available for use by the company's energy officer, a means must be provided to create SIMATIC powerrate energy reports on a non-WinCC computer (Office PC). ...
Description Below we provide you with important information about installing, licensing and configuring SIMATIC powerrate in the server/client mode. Installation ...