Design, Operation, & Automation

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Design, Operation, & Automation

ETAP Digital Twin is a unified engineering and real-time platform to accelerate productivity, increase efficiency, and enable digitization of power systems at every stage of the electrical installation life cycle, from design and build,
to operate and maintain.




  • Automated Modeling
  • Smart Visualization
  • Rule-Based Design
  • Integrated Network Analysis
  • Collaborative Engineering
  • Project Management



  • Model-Driven Monitoring
  • Operational Awareness
  • Predictive Simulation
  • Real-Time Analytics
  • Optimization Solutions
  • Operator Training System



  • Proactive Control
  • Rule-Based Control
  • Model-Based Control
  • Situational Awareness
  • Intelligent Optimizations

ETAP Digital Twin is a unified engineering platform used design and provide insight on power systems performance 


Intelligent Controllers

  • Microgrid
  • Nanogrid
  • Power Plant
  • Substation Automation
  • Remedial Action Schemes
  • Load Shedding & Restoration


Proactive Actions

  • N-n Situational Intelligence
  • Volt / Var Optimization
  • Economic Dispatch
  • Switching Optimization
  • Automatic Generation Control
  • Fault Isolation & Service Restoration

Predict & Control

Predictive Simulation

  • AC & DC Network Analysis
  • Grid Code Compliance
  • Failure Mode Analysis
  • Reliability Centered Maintenance
  • Short & Long-Term Load Forecasting

Simulate & Analyze

AC & DC Network Analysis

  • Unified Multi-Systems
  • Arc Flash & Safety Systems
  • Protection & Coordination
  • Dynamics & Transients
  • Design & Optimization
  • Auto-Run Study Wizard


Model-Driven Monitoring

  • Power Management System
  • Intelligent Electrical SCADA
  • State Estimation & Load Allocation
  • Energy Tracking & Accounting
  • Sequence of Events Playback
  • Cloud & Mobile Interfaces

Operate & Manage

Operational Awareness

  • Distribution Management
  • Switching Management
  • Outage Management
  • Load Management
  • Operator Training Simulator
  • Protection & Asset Management


Intelligent Visualizations

  • Field Data Collection & Smart Data Entry
  • Wide Area Network Modeling Management
  • Multi-Dimensional Platform for Planning
  • Line & Cable Sizing, Capacity & Constants
  • Equipment Sizing & Capacity
  • Verified & Validated Manufacturer Libraries
  • Rulebooks & Warehouse

ETAP Digital Twin Journey

Harnessing the power of ETAP Digital Twin throughout the digital transformation process helps engineers, operators, and managers increase their awareness and understanding of systems, in a cost-effective and repeatable environment, by offering:

  • Early decision support
  • Improved productivity
  • Shortened design time
  • Increased safety
  • Asset performance monitoring & optimization
  • Reduced cost of operations
  • Determine under-utilization of system resources
  • Identify the cause of operation problems
  • Eliminate inadvertent outages caused by human error
  • Accelerate engineer & operator training
  • Virtual test of operator actions
  • Validate system settings

By connected ETAP Digital Twin platform to a larger ecosystem of complimentary and collaborative solutions, we are enabling a transformative role for our customer to design, operate, and connected on multi-disciplinary scale.

Model-Driven Platform

ETAP Digital Twin serves an active blueprint of the electrical system built-on a continuous intelligent platform from original concept through specification, design, integration, test, commission, and in-service support.

  • A single platform with integrated applications
  • Advanced power system analytics
  • Design & operational insights
  • Probe alternative actions - What-if analysis
  • On-going learning & training simulator for operators
  • Root-cause identification of operating problems

Multi-Dimension Platform

Unique to ETAP Digital Twin is the transformation from a flat database into a multi-dimensional database that allows for unlimited graphical presentations, status configurations, base & revision data, and operational parameters within the same project database.




ETAP Digital Twin

Design, Operation & Automation Digital Twin
35:12 Webinar

Digital Twin models and workflows have evolved to become increasingly important in power systems short-term asset and network-wide optimization applications. Watch this video to learn why ETAP Digital Twin is an important building blocks in all stages of an electrical system’s life cycle.

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