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NOVEC Continues to Provide Safe and Reliable Methods of Delivery of Electricity Using ETAP

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperation expands its use of the ETAP Grid™ solution to analyze its extensive Transmission & Distribution network

Irvine, Calif. – June 27, 2017 - Northern Virginia Electric Cooperation (NOVEC), among the largest electric distribution cooperatives in the United States, continues to maintain its status as one of the most reliable utilities of its kind. Due to their geographical location, NOVEC’s electrical network is constantly changing and growing with 100s of new customers annually including large data centers. With such a dynamic network, NOVEC’s engineering and planning team relies on the ETAP power system modeling and analysis software solution to perform system studies identify deficiencies, and plan electrical infrastructure needs to be prepared for rapid and future upgrades and changes.

As a leader in high-tech utility, NOVEC only utilizes proven, cost-effective technology to improve productivity and reliability.  For the design, planning, and optimization of their electrical transmission and distribution network, NOVEC has chosen ETAP since 2000 and continues to expand their usage of the software as their network grows.

“ETAP provides our team the technology to support our effort to deliver electricity to our customers with unsurpassed reliability.  ETAP is a powerful, user friendly and easy to use tool with trusted data and calculations. Running and performing complex analysis on our power system, especially our Transmission system, is simple when using ETAP.” stated, NOVEC System Engineering and Planning Department.
“Using ETAP will help NOVEC to achieve their goals of system reliability as wells as effectively identify and evaluate upgrade paths to meet the increased electricity demand in the region.” said John Francis, Director of Technical Sales for ETAP.

About NOVEC 
NOVEC, headquartered in Manassas, Virginia, is a not-for-profit electric utility corporation that supplies and distributes electricity and energy-related services to approximately 160,000 metered customers in Fairfax, Fauquier, Loudoun, Prince William, Stafford, and Clarke counties, the Town of Clifton, and the City of Manassas Park. It is one of the largest electric companies of its kind in the nation.  For more information, visit

About ETAP
ETAP is the global market and technology leader in modeling, design, analysis, optimization, monitoring, control, and automation software for electrical power systems. The company has been powering success for over 30 years by providing the most comprehensive and widely-used enterprise solutions for generation, transmission, distribution, industrial, transportation, and low-voltage power systems. Founded in 1986, ETAP is headquartered in Irvine, California, USA, with over 50 offices around the world.

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