How to run a test when initiating commands from the equipment

How to run a test when initiating commands from the equipment:

  1. While on the EPMS screen and viewing a system, select the Start Event button and the platform displays the Event Setup Wizard

EPMS – Start Event

  1. Select the Test Type of Manual Config in the description

Event Setup Wizard        

  1. Select the Next button and the platform displays more fields for the Select Test Type
  2. Select the Test Type of Manual Load Test in the description
  3. Enter the Duration (min)

Event Setup Wizard         

  1. Select the Next button and the platform displays the event configuration screen
  2. Use the default Report Title or change the name of the event
  3. Use the default email or change/add an email separated by commas to receive the event reports
  4. If applicable check the System Checklist items
  5. Select an ATS Event Group
  6. Use the default (suggested) Initiating ATS or select a different one
  7. SKIP Select the “Initiate commands through the User Interface”
  8. SKIP to use the default configured “Time to wait to begin event data capture (min)”
  9. Select the “Enforce 30% load rule to start test” for the system to start the test once the generator reaches 30% of the rated kW
  10. Select the Next button to continue with the Event Setup Wizard

Event Setup Wizard           

  1. Expand the system details by clicking on the (+) symbol next to the system name and the platform displays the event setup details

Event Setup Wizard  

  1. Review your selections
  2. Use the Previous button to make configuration changes
  3. Use the Cancel button to cancel the event setup
  4. When ready select the Finish Setup button and the platform will display a final confirmation screen

Event Setup Wizard         

  1. Select the Run Test button and the platform will start the test

Event Setup Wizard       

Warning:  the test will start after the Run Test button is selected!

EPMS

  1. Monitor the test from the EPMS screen
  2. When the test initiates then the platform display a message “The system is waiting a manual command.”
  3. From the equipment send a command to the initiating ATS to transfer to emergency power
  4. The platform sets the event status to Test and the equipment status displays the number of active equipment
  5. Once the initiating ATS has transferred to emergency power then send commands to the remaining ATS(s) to transfer to emergency power
  6. By this time the generator(s) should be running
  7. In the equipment details the platform displays the equipment in the test with an Active equipment status
  8. Once all the ATS(s) have transferred then the platform will pause and wait a configured period before starting the event timer
  9. When the event time remaining reaches 00:00:00 then the platform will display a message “The system is waiting a manual command.”                                                                                                                                                                                                       EPMS 
  10. From the equipment send a command to each ATS to re-transfer to normal power
  11. The ATS(s) will re-transfer and the generator(s) will stop
  12. Once all the ATS(s) have re-transferred and the generator(s) cooldown has completed then the platform will end the event

Note:  the event can be cancelled at any time by clicking on the Cancel Event button.

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