Configuring a Reactive Energy Excess Alert


The Energy Management Platform allows to create several types of alerts that will help you to detect some inefficiencies on your facility. In this article, you are going to learn all about the reactive alert. For more information about all types of alerts, click here.

What is a reactive alert?

reactive alert is useful to know when you have surpassed the reactive limit set up on your supplies and prices for the main reference device of your location.

The alert notifies the excess by period and hourly, as follows:


The cost is indicative and serves to understand the magnitude of the excess. Under no circumstances is this cost representative of the final monthly cost on the bill, as this is calculated with the accumulated consumption values over the month for each period for both active and reactive energy.

NOTE: It is necessary to have configured the general reference device in the configuration of the location to be able to receive this alert.


Generate a reactive alert

In order to create a reactive Alert, you must go to Alerts and click on New alert.  

Select the Reactive alert and fill all the information in order to configure it properly. 
  • Basic information: Shows information of the main reference device defined in the Location: name, tariff structure according to the supply and price assigned to the device and periods in which the reactive penalty is applied.
  • Activate?: the alert can be active or inactive.
  • Notifications: If you want to see the alerts in real-time in the platform, flag the "Real time" option. In addition, if you want to send a real-time alert email to a user, write down the user's d email address.
  • Summaries: Define if you want to receive a summary report daily, weekly or monthly and in which emails. The reports will only be sent if an alert has been triggered during the defined period (day/week/month)






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