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How to configure Billing Report Rate.xml file to work with a device logging "Real Energy" (Delivered + Received)

Published date: 30 December 2019

User wants to create a Billing report with a device that is logging Real Energy (QuantityID 198)

StruxureWare Power Monitoring Expert (PME) 7.2.x, 8.0

Billing Report

By default, the billing report will use TopicID 1601 (Real Energy Delivered, QuantityID of 129) however device will log QuantityID 198.

*Warning: Take backups of any files prior to modifying them. Ensure the backups are in a location that will not be overwritten (i.e. the Desktop)*

Need to add the Topic ID 3400114 as real Energy.

1) Open the rate .xml file in a text editor such as notepad. File is located in [PME install folder]\config\reports\billing reports\ratelibrary
2) Locate the section WAGESConfiguration.
3) Locate the section MeasurementMap
Add or update the following section changing the measurement name as required for the rate file.

      <!--The Measurement field represents the Measurement alias.  This alias can then be used in any setting that requires a 'Measurement' to represent the corresponding Topic information-->
      <!--The TopicId field represents the PME Topic Id that this corresponding Measurement alias will 'map' too.-->

Refer to FA334113 on how to determine desired Topic ID

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