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Enhanced End-to-End Real-Time SILHIL Workflows with ETAP and ePHASORSIM

Enhanced End-to-End Real-Time SILHIL Workflows with ETAP and ePHASORSIM

The ETAP/ePHASORSIM hybrid power system solution is ideally suited for installing and certifying any new device on the grid for protection, monitoring and control, thus reducing risk and costly commissioning time—as well as validation of reliability and security of any transmission, distribution and generation grid before implementation. Users can simulate SIL and HIL scenarios in real time, greatly reducing time-to-market. We will demonstrate the time-savings and value of this solution by exporting an ETAP model to ePHASORsim and controlling it in closed-loop with ETAP’s controller hardware.  To fine-tune the response, we will change the ETAP model, export again, the re-start the simulation—a cycle commonly observed in testing environments.

Microgrid Design & Analysis

Microgrid Design & Analysis

Microgrid Analysis & Design is an essential step for Microgrid Implementation. Upfront design and analysis of the target microgrid system, whether for brownfield or green-field Microgrid implementation, can help drive both technical and financial benefits, including determining optimized generation assets required to meet the microgrid objectives as well as a projection of return on investments. Analysis & design from safety, reliability, and financial perspective are critical for successful microgrid implementation to minimize the impact and rework during the installation phase. This presentation will provide recommendations on best practices for Microgrid Analysis & Design.

etapAPP - Effectively Collect & Synchronize Field Data - ETAP Project Management Webinar Series Part 1

etapAPP - Effectively Collect & Synchronize Field Data - ETAP Project Management Webinar Series Part 1

The etapAPP is a  tablet application to streamline field data collection as well as model, verify, and visualize electrical systems using logical and geospatial asset location and connectivity. 

Unit Capability Validation, an Analytical Approach for MOD-25 Compliance

Unit Capability Validation, an Analytical Approach for MOD-25 Compliance

It is crucial to define the reactive power limits to evaluate the voltage support available under normal, abnormal and emergency operations with the unit's safe functioning. Published generator thermal capabilities curves, produced by the manufacturer, define the limits for safe operation based on the generator design's thermal limitations. Practically, the available reactive capability differs from the published equipment curves due to plant specific design and operating constraints. This presentation discusses a theoretical approach utilizing a simplified electrical distribution system and an ETAP model to identify and validate the plant-specific unit capability. 

Planning, Design, and Validation of a Microgrid using ETAP Digital Twin Platform

Planning, Design, and Validation of a Microgrid using ETAP Digital Twin Platform

The implementation of a Microgrid involve several stages, in which the engineer has to deal with the interaction of different processes and dynamics, taking into account the different modes, topologies and scenarios that the system could possibly have. This is the case of an ongoing project for an important Grid operator in Colombia, in which PTI S.A and OTI are working together to deliver a comprehensive Monitoring and Control system for an entire Microgrid, comprised of different energy resources as Diesel, Solar, Batteries and a connection to the Public Grid. Project stages involve Planning, Design, Validation, In site Deployment and Testings, and for that purposes, Etap PS/RT and Opal RT solutions will be used, on a Digital Twin Platform environment.

Avaliação automática de arco elétrico

Avaliação automática de arco elétrico

ETAP Arc Flash Auto-Evaluation allows you to quickly evaluate arc flash incident energy with automated protective device coordination study to significantly reduce costly modifications and mitigation equipment. The webinar demonstrates the automatic evaluation of C-area plots and equipment damage points.

HV Arc Flash Studies for one of the Largest Utilities in South America

HV Arc Flash Studies for one of the Largest Utilities in South America

This presentation focuses on HV arc flash hazard analysis, as part of a multi-voltage AF study (115, 34.5, 13.8, and 0.22 kV) for one of the three largest utilities in South America with hydro and renewables generation and T&D. It demonstrates the versatility of the ETAP ArcFault™ to assist in the calculations and estimates of electric arc currents and incident energy level for HV substation equipment. The presentation discusses how ArcFault study results were used to select engineering and administrative control strategies, personal protective equipment (PPE), changes in protection schemes and adjustments to reduce electrical risks in operation & maintenance of electrical T&D systems.

AC Arc Flash using IEEE 1584 - University Campus Case Study

AC Arc Flash using IEEE 1584 - University Campus Case Study

Since the release of IEEE 1584-2018, the industry has been challenged to reach a consensus on applying the new standard. The most significant application “pain” so far has been identifying actual equipment data for input to the study, including bus gap and electrode configurations in the equipment. A case study of an arc flash analysis for a large university campus with MV and LV power distribution equipment of different types, vintages, and manufacturers is presented. The presentation highlights selection of electrode configuration(s) for various equipment types and voltage levels and correct application of arc current and enclosure size correction factors to significantly reduce the data entry time and effort. The presentation will cover upcoming IEEE P1584.1 revisions to apply IEEE 1584 for arc-flash hazard calculations directly from the revision subgroup chair.

Data Center Power System Expansion: DC Arc Flash Case Study

Data Center Power System Expansion: DC Arc Flash Case Study

Case study of a a power system study, which involved the replacement of an extensive UPS system at a data center. The studies included short-circuit, protective device coordination, and arc-flash hazard analysis for both the AC and DC systems consistent with the NFPA 70E 2018 and IEEE 1584 2018 Standards. The DC equipment as installed required mitigation efforts due to high incident energies. This presentation details the analysis, findings, and recommended mitigation for anyone embarking on similar retrofit or expansion studies.

Hyperloop Propulsion System from Design to Operate

Hyperloop Propulsion System from Design to Operate

HyperloopTT focuses on systems that moves people and goods safely, efficiently and sustainably; bringing airplane speeds to the ground by using passive levitation and electric linear propulsion in a low-pressure tube. This presentation discusses the complex power system challenges and collaboration with ETAP for conceptual design and detailed engineering of the 1st commercial prototype. The companies will then thereafter collaborate with ETAP and migrate the digital twin into operations to validate and improve the prototype design and extend to upcoming long-distance commercial & freight systems.

Sustainable Transportation - SCADA & Maintenance Planning

Sustainable Transportation - SCADA & Maintenance Planning

This case study for Mumbai Metro Rail covers Operator Training Simulator (OTS), where the customer is specifically looking for a simulation environment to test their operations in a real-time environment for the following reasons: avoid errors, enhance communication & management of new crews, train inexperienced operators, certification and competency for operators, situational awareness & workload management. ETAP OTS helped Schneider Electric, India, to give the right solution for Metro Mumbai. ETAP OTS utilizes a model-driven power network that enables the customer to approve switching procedures, perform predictive simulations to verify correct switching actions with software-in-the-loop, replicate real-world situations with unlimited scenarios for knowledge transfer via a trainer-to-trainees learning environment.

Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Electrified Railroad Operations and Traction Power Systems

Integrated Modeling and Analysis of Electrified Railroad Operations and Traction Power Systems

The presentation covers: physical modeling of rail systems, techniques to speed modeling development, eTraX modular integration in ETAP, railroad & power system model validation, railroad & power system model calibration, integrating railroad operations & power system analysis. Practical lessons learned that address project challenges and solutions are discussed. The value of modeling and analysis, engineering deliverables, why they have value, and creating value streams are presented.

The Crucial Role of ADMS for Smart Cities

The Crucial Role of ADMS for Smart Cities

Smart City's objective is to develop resilient, safe, sustainable, and healthy living. The advent of DERs and ICT infrastructure in Smart City presents challenges and many significant opportunities for novel technologies together with distribution utility control room operation powered by ADMS. This presentation will describe how Smart Cities functions, ranging from city planning to operational resilience and sustainable urban growth, which can leverage and assist the utility control room ADMS application.

The Role Of ADMS For Improved Power Distribution Operation​

The Role Of ADMS For Improved Power Distribution Operation​

Noida Power Company Limited implemented ETAP ADMS to improve its distribution network's operation, outage response, and increase revenue. This presentation introduces ETAP ADMS and demonstrates how NPCL has leveraged the solution to maximize revenue, enhance reliability, and improve customer satisfaction.

ETAP Digital Twin Solution for Data Centers

ETAP Digital Twin Solution for Data Centers

Smart Data Center Solutions for integrated power system modeling, analysis, and simulation have become critical in design and operation of Data Centers. Making proper design decisions early on during the system planning stages is paramount for energy efficiency strategies, reducing the total cost of ownership and improving the reliability of engineering and facility operations. In this webinar, we will present ETAP's Digital Twin solution for integrated design, analysis, real-time predictive simulation, and operation of Data Centers.

Continuous Intelligence - Design & Operation

Continuous Intelligence - Design & Operation

ETAP Digital Twin represents virtual models of a real-world power system under various physical and operational conditions. ETAP offers an integrated Electrical Digital Twin platform enriched with intelligent solutions. ETAP Electrical Digital Twin is built on a multi-dimensional foundation, enabling efficient design, analysis, management, operations, and a complete digital transformation of projects while adapting to evolving system changes.

Apprendre ETAP en 5 Minutes

Apprendre ETAP en 5 Minutes

Cette vidéo vous présentera comment facilement et rapidement réaliser vos premières analyses en 5 minutes avec le logiciel ETAP. Nous commencerons par la création d’un modèle simple composé d’une source de puissance, de charges, de câbles, d’un transformateur de puissance et d’un relais de protection. Puis nous réaliserons quelques études électriques classiques : analyse de répartition de puissance et plan de tension, calculs de courants de court-circuit,  étude de sélectivité et enfin détermination de niveau de risque Arc Flash de l’installation. Pour une formation approfondie, une présentation des modules de calculs avancées, une introduction au portefeuille complet de solutions numériques ETAP depuis le dimensionnement d’une installation jusqu’à son exploitation et ou contactez-nous directement à europe@etap.com.

ETAP 21 Release Highlights Part 2 - Monitoring, Control, Automation & Management

ETAP 21 Release Highlights Part 2 - Monitoring, Control, Automation & Management

In this webinar, we will introduce new features & solutions for Power System Monitoring, Control, Training Simulator, Situational Intelligence, Advanced Protection, Automation Analysis & Asset Management and Digital-Twin Driven Automation & Renewable Energy Power Management.

Design & Operate - Continuous Digital Twin Journey

Design & Operate - Continuous Digital Twin Journey

ETAP Digital Twin is an integral building block in all stages of an electrical system’s life cycle. Join & learn how you can leverage it for shortened design time, validation & transition of digital twin model to operations, early decision support, identification of operation problems & their cause, accelerated engineer & operator training, asset performance monitoring & optimization.

Short Circuit & Dynamic Modelling of Inverter-based Resources

Short Circuit & Dynamic Modelling of Inverter-based Resources

Today’s power systems depend on renewable energy resources to meet their load demand and are typically interconnected through inverters. This webinar demonstrates how inverter-based resources are modeled for short circuit studies. It will also review various dynamic modeling approaches offered by ETAP and discuss merits and limitations of each approach.