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Monitoring Title Monitoring

EnerVista Viewpoint Monitoring is an easy to setup and powerful data monitoring and recording software application that provides an overall, integrated view of an electrical system.

With minimal device communication configuration, it collects critical real-time and historical disturbance data to assist with analyzing past or impending power system events.

 
Key Benefits
  • Saves device integration time and cost with easy configuration using pre-programmed memory maps and automatic detection and configuration of URs
  • Reduces analysis effort by centralizing critical load and fault data digitally
  • Supports flexible system remote viewing capabilities using ViewNodes

 

Key Features
  • Pre-configured memory maps of GE Multilin devices and drag-and-drop construction of single-line monitoring screens
  • Monitor up to 150 devices or 9000 data points with visual, audio and email alarming capabilities
  • Modbus or IEC61850 option to monitor multiple vendor devices
  • Automatic collection of events and waveforms from GE Multilin devices

Viewpoint Monitoring Advantage    

Viewpoint Monitoring Reduces Commissioning Effort Saving Time and Cost

The following is an example of connecting and communicating with a 469 Motor Protection Relay to monitor relay and motor data:



Plug-and-Play Motor Monitoring
Use Viewpoint Monitoring to Monitor Motor Protection Equipment

Instantly view critical information such as:

  • Number of motor starts
  • Learned motor starting current
  • Motor running hours
  • History of motor trips
  • Real time power quantities (amps, motor load)
  • Motor temperature
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    View motor status using digital inputs, analog inputs
    and RTD inputs.
     
         

    Supported Devices:

  • M60 Motor Protection System
  • MM200/MM300 Motor Management System
  • 469 Motor Protection System
  • MM2/MM3 Intelligent MCC Controller
  • 369 Motor Protection System
  • SPM Synchronous Motor Protection System
  • 269 Motor Protection System
  • RRTD Remote RTD Module
  • 239 Motor Protection System
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    Plug-and-Play Transformer Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Transformer Protection Equipment

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Transformer energization status
  • Real time power quantities (amps, transformer loading, demand)
  • Current harmonic analysis
  • Accumulated loss of life
  • Tap changer position
  • Hottest transformer winding temperature
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    Monitor total harmonic content in each phase for all
    windings.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • T60 Transformer Protection System
  • 745 Transformer Protection System
  • T35 Transformer Protection System
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    Plug-and-Play Generator Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Generator Protection Equipment

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Generator loading
  • Real time power quantities (amps, volts)
  • Cause of trip data
  • Generator running hours
  • History of generator trips
  • Generator temperature
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    Improve maintenance efficiency by analyzing trip operations.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • G60 Generator Protection System
  • 489 Generator Protection System
  • G30 Transformer Generator System
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    Plug-and-Play Feeder Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Feeder Protection Equipment

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Breaker status
  • Accumulated breaker arcing current
  • Real time power quantities (amps, volts, demand, energy)
  • Synchronism data
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    Easily monitor synchronism levels needed for reclosing of circuit breakers.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • F60 Feeder Protection System
  • F35 Multiple Feeder Protection System
  • 750/760 Feeder Protection System
  • F650 Feeder Protection System
  • 735/737 Feeder Protection System
  • MIFII Feeder Protection System
  • 350 Feeder Protection System
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    Plug-and-Play Breaker Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Breaker Equipment

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Breaker status
  • Number of breaker trip operations
  • Real time current, voltage and power levels
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    Monitor breaker equipment with predefined screens.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • MVT MicroVersa Trip Unit
  • EMVT Enhanced Microversa Trip Unit
  • GTU EntelliGuard TU Trip Unit
  • Entellisys Low-Voltage Switchgear
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    Plug-and-Play Power Quality Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Power Quality Equipment and Measure Usage

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Power quality and equipment status
  • Load unbalances using real time and maximum and minimum values
  • Consumption and cost of energy using inputs from revenue meters
  • Amount of total harmonic distortion on the power system
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    Instantly view the power quality status for critical devices.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • PQM / PQM II Power Quality Meter
  • EPM 5200/5300/5350 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 1000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 6000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 2000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 9450/9650 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 4000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 9800 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 5000 Electronic Power Meter
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    Plug-and-Play Backup Power Monitoring

    Use Viewpoint Monitoring to
    Monitor Critical Backup Assets

    Instantly view critical information such as:
  • Availability of normal and emergency power sources
  • Status of power source connections
  • Real time voltages and frequency
  • Switch status, timer settings and control switch position
  • Stored events and exerciser schedules
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    Monitor the status of critical backup assets.

         

    Supported Devices:

  • PQM / PQM II Power Quality Meter
  • EPM 5200/5300/5350 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 1000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 6000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 2000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 9450/9650 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 4000 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 9800 Electronic Power Meter
  • EPM 5000 Electronic Power Meter
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    Single-Line Monitoring and Control
     

    View the Power System Status on Customizable Single-Line Diagrams

    Viewpoint Monitoring provides the tools to easily create customized single-line diagrams providing monitoring and control. This powerful tool will communicate with supported devices and put the facility's energy system at your fingertips from either a local or a remote location.
    Easily Create Customized Single-Line Monitoring Screens

  • Create single-line diagrams using user-friendly, drag-and-drop tools with standardized symbols and components representing power system assets (transformers, breakers, CT's and PT's)
  • Import graphics to customize single-line diagrams and increase usability
  • Display power system values and status with minimal configuration through pre-loaded memory maps
  • Create customized or "virtual" monitoring points using the powerful Formula Editor

  • Easily create customized screens to monitor the power system state
     
    Monitor Power System Devices

  • Provide a system-wide view of the power system on one single-line monitoring screen
  • Analyze the magnitude of all critical power quantities measured by devices
  • Generate alarm warnings when measured values exceed configurable critical levels
  • Create links to multiple monitoring screens to analyze power system equipment with greater detail

  • Monitor the motors status and loading throughout the facility from a centralized location locally or remotely.
     
    Control Power System Equipment from Remote Locations

  • Send commands to devices to control and change the status of power system equipment (breakers, switches, isolators)
  • Enforces required two-step verification process to the operator sending the command
  • Validates user's permissions by requiring passwords to be sent to protection relays or other devices before operation occurs

  • Monitor the status of the entire power system and control components from one screen.
    Annunciator Alarming

    Receive Instant, Reliable Notification of System Alarms from Devices on the Network

    Viewpoint Monitoring Annunciator Alarming actively monitors measured values and generates alarms. Alarms can be configured to be activated whenever a digital status changes state, or an analog value changes beyond any programmed threshold. Alarms can be delivered through multiple visual, audio, or e-mail notification channels. Furthermore, the Monitoring and Alarm Sentry ensures annunciators and alarms are always active.
     
      Audio Notification

    • Separate sounds for alert status and alarm status
    • Audio notification of alarms and alerts continue until the alarm state is acknowledged by an operator

      Visual Notification

    • Annunciator screen shows the status of the monitored point
    • The alarmed point will flash in a color chosen by the user until the alarm is reset by the operator

      Email Notification

    • Alarming of any monitored point can automatically generate an email to notify users of the alarm
    • A different email address can be entered for each monitored point

      Monitoring and Alarm Sentry

    • Ensures annunciators and alarms are always active, even when the annunciator screens or the Viewpoint Monitoring software is closed in error

      Reliable, Instant Alarm Notification

    • Create alarms on monitored digital and/or analog data points
    • Configured alarm warnings delivered through Audio, Visual or Email Notification channels

    Reliable, instant notification of system alarms in a single visual dashboard view
     
    Automatic Event and Waveform Retrieval
     
    Automated archiving of event and waveform data from GE Multilin devices ensures availability of detailed information for diagnosing power system events.


    Event Logging

    The event records from GE Multilin devices can be automatically downloaded from each device and stored in a centralized, system-wide, sequence of event record. Viewpoint Monitoring will continually poll each GE Multilin device to see if any new events have been added to that device's event record. Once a new event has been detected, the event record will be downloaded and the new events will be stored in the system-wide sequence of events record.

    Event Viewing

    The Event Viewer centrally stores and displays information about preset and configured systems events. Each event in the record contains the following information. This data can be sorted by any of the fields indicated below:
    • Event Time
    • Event Type
    • Source Name
    • Source Type
    • Event Cause


    Create comprehensive, centralized, system-wide sequence of event records for analysis of power system faults.

    Waveform Archiving

    The waveform (oscillography) files from GE Multilin devices can be automatically downloaded from each device and stored on your hard drive. Similar to Event Logging, Viewpoint Monitoring will continually poll each GE Multilin device to see if any new waveform files have been created. Once a new waveform has been detected, the file will be downloaded by Viewpoint Monitoring to the centralized data repository.

    Waveform Viewing

    View and analyze waveform fault data that has been recorded from a power system device in a time-based, phasor quantity or tabular view. This Waveform View utility provides functionality to:
  • Convert waveforms that were stored in Comma Separated Value (.CSV) format to COMTRADE compatible files (e.g. SR Family, PQM)
  • Merge and overlay waveforms that were recorded from multiple devices
  • Identify the harmonic content in the monitored parameters




  • Trending Reports

    Create a Historical Archive of Monitored Data from Multiple Devices

      Data Logging

    • Log and trend the value of monitored analog or digital points
    • View logged data for a pre-configured, customized recorded time period

      Records

    • Create up to 10 customized records
    • Store up to 50 points per record for 500 points logged in total
    • Record data with 1 minute resolution
    • View data in time based graphical or tabular format

    Log power level data from multiple devices at one time.

      Chart

    • View logged data in a pre-configured, customized date range for trending analysis

      Archiving Data

    • Manually archive recorded data for storage onto network data repositories to reduce risk of data loss and decrease data storage requirements on local workstations

      Exporting and Printing Data

    • Export data into an Excel format for easy data manipulation and analysis
    • Print data that is logged in trending reports in a printer-friendly format
     
    EnerVista Viewpoint ViewNodes - Remote Monitoring and Control
    Remotely monitor and control Viewpoint Monitoring using EnerVista Viewpoint ViewNodes.
  • Connect remotely to a Viewpoint Monitoring system over a network
  • Implement security access and control by thorough user accounts with configurable permissions
  • Provide complete access to:
  • - Plug-and-Play screens
    - One-Line diagrams
    - Annunciator panels / trending reports
    - Events
    - Waveforms
  • Connect up to 10 ViewNodes to a single Viewpoint Monitoring system
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    System Requirements
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