23 November 2012

PowerFactory Version 15 beta released

DIgSILENT Pacific is pleased to announce that the highly anticipated Version 15 (beta) of the PowerFactory software was released overnight by DIgSILENT GmbH. Some of the highlights of the new release include:

- New Geographical diagrams based on GPS coordinates;

- Arc Flash hazard assessment ;

- Optimal Power Supply Restoration Functions;

- Voltage profile optimisation for bi-directional power flow

- Static motor starting simulation

- Techno-economic evaluation of grid expansion strategies (NPV analysis)

- New models such as MV load model, secondary substations and single phase static generator, capacitive voltage transformer and improved cable parameter calculation

- Database offline mode

- A new dialog box structure and improvements to the overall graphical user interface.

The new version is available for all PowerFactory users with a valid maintenance agreement and can be downloaded from the DIgSILENT GmbH customer support portal.