23 December 2010

PowerFactory Version 14.1 Beta now available

DIgSILENT is pleased to announce the release of the first Beta version of PowerFactory 14.1. As can be expected with a new release, there are several exciting new enhancements including
  • Generation adequacy assessment using Monte Carlo analysis
  • Improved graphical handling and model symbols
  • Temperature dependency consideration for line/cable conductors
  • Harmonic Analysis according to IEC 61000-3-6 (including the second summation law)
  • Flicker Assessment according to IEC 61400-21
  • The Flickermeter Tool (IEC 61000-4-15)
  • Reporting and calculation enhancements to the Contigency Analysis Tool
  • Parallel processing for Contingency Analysis (multi-core utilisation); and
  • 64 bit implementation
Release notes including details of these changes (and many more) are also available through the support link.

DIgSILENT Pacific will be running a 'Focus on V14' series of website articles in the new year explaining each of these new features in additional detail along with application examples.

Thanks to all our existing and new clients for providing valuable feedback that has enabled us to continue to improve the software.