PowerLogic™ PowerTag

In the context of Schneider Electric, “PowerTag” refers to a type of wireless energy sensor designed to monitor and report electrical parameters in real time. These sensors are part of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power solutions, which are aimed at enhancing energy efficiency, operational performance, and safety in electrical distribution systems.

Here are the key features and functionalities of Schneider Electric’s PowerTag:

Wireless Communication:

PowerTag sensors wirelessly communicate data to a central system, eliminating the need for extensive wiring and simplifying installation.

Real-time Monitoring:

They provide real-time monitoring of electrical parameters such as voltage, current, power, and energy consumption. This allows for immediate detection of electrical issues.

Energy Management:

By accurately tracking energy usage, PowerTag helps in optimizing energy consumption, leading to cost savings and improved energy efficiency.

Compact Design:

These sensors are compact and can be easily installed on existing electrical devices such as circuit breakers, without requiring significant modifications to the electrical panel.

Data Analytics:

The collected data can be integrated with Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power software, which offers advanced analytics, reporting, and visualization tools to help manage and optimize electrical systems.

Enhanced Safety and Maintenance:

PowerTag enables predictive maintenance by identifying potential electrical issues before they cause significant problems. This enhances the safety and reliability of electrical systems.
Overall, Schneider Electric’s PowerTag is a versatile tool for modernizing electrical distribution systems, providing detailed insights into energy usage, improving operational efficiency, and supporting proactive maintenance strategies.

Key Features of PowerTag
Easy Installation:

Plug-and-Play: PowerTag sensors can be clipped directly onto circuit breakers and other electrical devices. Their compact design ensures they fit seamlessly into existing electrical panels without the need for additional space.
Compatibility: They are designed to be compatible with a wide range of Schneider Electric circuit breakers and distribution boards.

Comprehensive Monitoring: Electrical Parameters:

PowerTag sensors monitor various electrical parameters, including voltage, current, power (active, reactive, and apparent), energy consumption, power factor, and frequency.

Alerts and Notifications:

The system can be configured to send alerts and notifications in case of anomalies such as overloads, phase imbalances, or power quality issues.
Wireless Data Transmission:

Reliable Communication:

PowerTag uses robust wireless communication protocols to transmit data to a central gateway or directly to Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Facility Expert or Facility Advisor platforms.


Multiple PowerTag sensors can be integrated into a single system, allowing for scalable monitoring solutions for both small and large installations.

EcoStruxure Integration:

EcoStruxure Power: PowerTag is a crucial component of Schneider Electric’s EcoStruxure Power, a comprehensive IoT-enabled architecture that provides real-time data and actionable insights.
Analytics and Reporting: The EcoStruxure platform offers advanced analytics, customizable dashboards, and detailed reporting capabilities to help users understand their energy consumption patterns and identify opportunities for improvement.

Applications of PowerTag
Commercial Buildings:

Energy Efficiency: PowerTag helps building managers monitor energy use in real time, identify waste, and implement energy-saving measures.
Compliance and Certification: Provides the data needed to comply with energy regulations and achieve certifications such as LEED or BREEAM.
Industrial Facilities:

Operational Efficiency: By monitoring critical electrical assets, PowerTag aids in maintaining optimal operational conditions and minimizing downtime.
Predictive Maintenance: Data from PowerTag can be used to predict maintenance needs and avoid unexpected equipment failures.
Data Centers:

Power Management: Ensures reliable power distribution and helps in balancing loads across servers and other critical infrastructure.
Heat and Power Monitoring: Essential for maintaining the cooling systems and preventing overheating, which can lead to downtime.
Retail and Hospitality:

Cost Management: Helps manage energy costs across multiple sites by providing granular data on energy usage.
Sustainability Initiatives: Supports sustainability goals by reducing energy consumption and carbon footprint.

Benefits of Using PowerTag
Enhanced Visibility:

Provides detailed insights into electrical system performance, enabling more informed decision-making.

Improved Efficiency:

Helps identify inefficiencies and implement corrective actions to reduce energy consumption and costs.

Increased Safety:

Early detection of electrical issues reduces the risk of equipment failure and enhances overall safety.


Supports environmental goals by promoting energy conservation and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Ease of Use:

User-friendly interface and easy integration with existing systems make it accessible for a wide range of users, from facility managers to energy consultants.
In summary, Schneider Electric’s PowerTag offers a sophisticated solution for monitoring and managing electrical distribution systems, providing critical data that drives efficiency, safety, and sustainability across various applications.