ETAP & Manitoba HVDC Research Centre Technology Partnership

The interface between ETAP and PSCAD™ software is expected to be commercially available with the forthcoming software release of ETAP 14.

IRVINE, Calif. - November 18, 2014 — ETAP® and Manitoba HVDC Research Centre (MHRC), a division of Manitoba Hydro International Ltd. today announced that the interface between ETAP and PSCAD™ software is expected to be commercially available with the forthcoming software release of ETAP 14.

With this interface, engineering professionals can use ETAP for design and analysis and then exchange the system data into PSCAD to perform electromagnetic transient analyses, such as switching transients, insulation coordination, lightning surges, resonance and ferro resonance, etc.

“The interface provides the tool needed for the engineers to easily exchange data from ETAP to PSCAD to perform specialty studies,” said Tanuj Khandelwal, Chief Product Officer of ETAP. “ we are looking forward to a strong technology collaboration with MHRC and the PSCAD team.”

"We're excited to be working alongside ETAP on this technology partnership and we look forward to providing additional capabilities to the industry and fostering a new collaborative relationship" said Dharshana Muthumuni, Managing Director, MHRC.

About Manitoba HVDC Research Centre (MHRC)
As the world leader of power system simulation innovation and applied services, we create advanced technologies and applied solutions for the power systems industry. Our expertise in power systems provides a comprehensive array of engineering solutions and services. MHRC believes it's important to contribute to the industry, and continue the tradition of fostering new ideas and technologies through collaborative partnerships globally.

About ETAP
Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Irvine, Calif., ETAP is the global market and technology leader in electrical power system modeling, design, analysis, optimization, and predictive real-time solutions. The Company’s software technologies ensure that power systems are designed for optimal reliability, safety, and energy efficiency; when deployed in real-time mode, they enable organizations to manage energy as a strategic asset, maximize system utilization, lower costs, and achieve higher levels of financial stability. To date, tens of thousands of licenses of the Company’s ETAP and ETAP Real-Time products have been used in demanding generation, transmission, distribution, and industrial power system projects around the world. Visit for more information.

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