Why is my PF reporting as negative?

The Series 7000 meter utilizes ANSI or IEEE conventions for reporting the power factor value. As such, it may report as a negative value. The following outlines what to anticipate when the power factor is indicated as either positive or negative:

PF Convention SettingQ1 (Import, Inductive)Q2 (Export, Capacitive)Q3 (Export, Inductive)Q4 (Import, Capacitive)
ANSI (default setting)+-+-