ETAP Release Version 20.6

Multi-Language Edition in Eight Languages -
Continuous Intelligence Digital-Twin Platform & Solutions to Design, Plan, Operate, Optimize & Automate Power Systems

IRVINE, Calif. – April 29, 2021 - ETAP®, the leading provider of intelligent, model-driven power systems solutions, announces the release of ETAP 20.6.0.

ETAP 20.6 is an innovative expansion of the ETAP 20 series with advanced functionalities  that accelerate electrical compliance & safety studies, improve digital power engineering & design, and reduce project delivery schedules through collaboration in your local language. 

It is essential for organizations across all industries to provide an environment allowing engineers, operators, and managers to work, communicate, and design with confidence, using their native language, industry standards, and measuring systems to boost productivity and enhancing efficiency. 

ETAP continues to invest tens of thousands of research and development hours per release, expanding on its advanced digital engineering design & operation solutions with verified & validated engineering and libraries. ETAP multi-language, multi-standard solutions help engineering teams design new power systems, sustain business continuity, improve productivity with team-wide global collaboration and information sharing, while working remotely.

ETAP 20.6 release supports customers with technology and best practices to design & operate power systems Safely, Reliably, Efficiently and Maintaining Compliance.

Highlighted New Features & Capabilities


ArcSafety™ - DC Arc Flash Calculator per German Std. DGUV 203-07

Cable EMF - Cable ElectroMagnetic Field Calculator

AutoCAD® - Streamline Bi-Directional Data Exchange with AutoCAD® DWG

DataX - Improved Conversion from Legacy SKM, EasyPower® & DigSilent

GridCode™ - Harmonic Grid Code per ENA EREC G5/5

Transient Stability - Transformer Inrush RMS Plots for Grid Compliance Studies

etapPy™ - Extensive Expansion of Scripting & Study Automation with Python™

Eight Languages - Increase Productivity, Reduce Training, Localized Deliverables

Learn more about all new features & capabilities at

ETAP 20.6 is available for download from  ETAP Help Center. New customers and users with lapsed licenses should contact for more information and pricing or request an online quote at 


About ETAP - ETAP is the global market and technology leader in modeling, design, analysis, optimization, monitoring, control, and automation of electrical power systems. The company has been powering success for over 35 years by providing the most comprehensive and widely-used enterprise solutions for generation, transmission, distribution, industrial, transportation, and commercial power systems. Founded in 1986, ETAP is headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, with over 50 offices around the world.

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