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Schneider Electric Announces A New Range Of Cost Effective, High Accuracy Power Metering



The PowerLogic PM5000 series brings high quality and simplicity in a compact meter ideally suited to energy cost management applications


NASHVILLE, Tenn. –  Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, has announced the launch of the PowerLogic PM5000 series power meter. This newest addition to the industry leading PowerLogic portfolio of power and energy meters is engineered on a compact and affordable platform. A range of models cover the full spectrum of commercial and industrial applications, within a wide range of budgets. These highly-accurate, reliable meters are compliant with all applicable metering standards - PM5100 and PM5300 models are rated accuracy class 0.5S while PM5500 models are rated accuracy class 0.2S. With essential features such as different communication and I/O options, a battery-backed real-time clock, alarms, multiple tariff schedules and data and event logging, the PM5000 series has all capabilities for energy cost allocation and sub-metering applications.


“Meticulously engineered for energy cost management applications, the PowerLogic PM5000 series can be an essential component of a facility manager’s energy management toolbox,” said Ram Kaushik, offer manager for Schneider Electric. “It combines high quality and a competitive pricepoint in a meter that is simple to order, easy to use and installs without tools in a standard DIN sized cut-out. Designed to integrate well with Schneider Electric’s StruxureWare™ software suites and gateways for energy and sustainability management, the PM5000 series has flexible options to help you increase your operational efficiency, network reliability and business performance.”


With internationalization language support, these meters directly connect to networks rated up to
690 V L-L without voltage transformers, reducing installation costs. Data logging capacities vary across the range, and a DIN-mountable variant is also available. The range-topping models provide a fourth current input, onboard web pages for viewing real-time and stored information, enhanced harmonics capabilities and dual Ethernet ports to daisy chain meters together, saving installation and wiring costs.


To learn more about the PowerLogic PM5000 series power meter and associated solutions, please visit the PM5000 series meter landing page.


About Schneider Electric

As a global specialist in energy management with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including leadership positions in Utilities & Infrastructure, Industries & Machines Manufacturers, Non-residential Buildings, Data Centers & Networks and in Residential. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the company’s 150,000 plus employees achieved sales of 31 billion US dollars in 2013, through an active commitment to help individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

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