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ETAP Digital Twin Platform

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 foundationenabling efficient design, analysis, management, operations, and a complete digital transformation of projects while adapting to evolving system changes.


Total Engineering & Operation Solution

ETAP Digital Twin platform for electrical power systems supports All Sectors, Across All Time!


Archive the Past

  • Revisions​
  • Models​
  • Studies​
  • Visuals​
  • Reports​
  • Archive​
  • Playback

Understand the Present​

  • Analyze​
  • Validate​
  • Protect
  • ​Monitor
  • ​Educate​
  • Maintain
  • Collaborate

Predict the Future

  • Optimize​
  • Automate
  • ​Operate
  • ​Control
  • Forecast
  • ​Simulate​
  • Manage

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
ETAP Digital Twin Journey 

By connecting ETAP Electrical 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 connect on multi-disciplinary scale.

Model-Driven Platform

ETAP Digital Twin serves as 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
Model-Driven Digital Twin

Design, Operation & Automation

ETAP Electrical 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.

ETAP Electrical Digital Twin Solution 


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

Design & Operation of Power Systems with a Digital Twin Foundation

37:30 Webinars  
This webinar introduces an integrated model-driven approach for engineers and managers to design and operate power systems. ETAP’s Digital Twin Platform combines electrical, mechanical, and thermal properties with intelligent visualization for modeling, design, automation, and real-time predictive analysis. Learn how ETAP’s unique multi-dimensional database eliminates the need for hundreds of copies of the project file, by providing unlimited graphical presentations, configurations, data revisions, loadings, generations and operational values within the same project database. Moreover, ETAP unified platform allows simultaneous analysis of the network under various conditions.

Design & Operate - Continuous Digital Twin Journey

56:04 Webinars  
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. 

ETAP Digital Twin: Design, Operation & Automation

35:12 Webinars  
An orchestration of model-driven design, real-time operation, and intelligent controls to achieve fast, proactive decision-making.

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