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With increased focus on elimination of overdesign, system validation using digital twins, safety and emission compliance, as well as realized savings through virtual readiness and preparation, utilization of Operator Training Simulators has become
a key factor in better
design and improved operation of power systems.
ETAP eOTS - Model-Driven
Power System Training Simulator helps to develop and improve operator competency through real-world simulated
From simulation to operation, eOTS utilizes the ETAP Digital Twin foundation
to provide operators and engineers with an effective learning environment to improve and augment their knowledge of the actual system. eOTS can save hundreds, thousands or millions of dollars by minimizing capital
cost expenditures (CAPEX) on new design or upgrades, startup time reductions to reduced overall operating cost (OPEX) from improved system efficiency, reliability, safety, and availability resulting from improved operator skills.
Risks Reduction Associated with Operator Missteps
Real-Time Operation Simulator using ETAP Digital Twin Model eOTS allows operators to learn about and gain knowledge of the behavior of the power system and associated processes before facing real-world situations.
Avoid Mistakes by Wrong Switching Actions
Approved Switching Sequence of Operations to Guide OperatorsOperators can follow tested and approved switching orders for various contingencies; normal operations as well as emergency and abnormal conditions, through virtual simulation.
Safer Operation while Improving Performance and Productivity
Predictive Simulations to Verify Proper Switching Actions
Knowing how the system will respond to the operator actions in simulation mode, before implementation, provides invaluable insights and reliability during actual operations.
Emulated & Validated Control Actions prior to Deployment to Avoid Costly Interruptions
High-Fidelity Digital Twin with Dynamic Simulation
A model-driven OTS allows for design verification, control, and operability studies using the dynamic simulation digital twin model to minimize capital expenditure. eOTS high-fidelity simulator enables operations staff to safely evaluate new control strategies, optimize alarm management, emulate control actions such as load shedding, interlocks, generator controls, etc., pre-tune controls, and optimize operational procedures.
Ensure Smooth and Successful Startup / Shutdown
Simulate & Track the Sequence-of-Operation A model-driven power system training simulator to mimic the sequence-of-operation scenarios using real-time data to perform and validate actions, such as configuration switching, generator synchronization, load shedding, motor startup, black start sequences, and more.
Predict System Response Before Action Implementation
Model-Driven Software-in-the-Loop Technology Using real-time operation data, OTS provides actual system-operator interfaces with realistic learning simulations that match the operation of the power management system, including its protection and control systems to verify and validate the impact of actions taken by the operator in a simulated environment.
Preparing Operators to Respond to Malfunctions and Emergencies
Pre-defined Scenarios for Operator Coaching and Self-Training
The training simulator provides the capability to inject events, messages, and disturbances under various operational situations that allows the operator to self-train and get immediate feedback on the potential risks associated with the decisions and actions taken.
Prepare Operators for Unexpected Situations and Contingencies
Replicate Real-World Steady-State and Dynamic Scenarios Operator Training Simulator allows trainees to evaluate contingency responses to both, steady-state and dynamic scenarios using actual system-operator interfaces with realistic learning simulations and logic schemes validation.
Effectively Certify and Confirm Operator Readiness
Ad Hoc & Pre-defined Scenarios Evaluation
Trainers can create preconfigured scenarios to simulate realistic situations on the electrical system while allowing the operator to respond to the disturbances.
Certification and Re-Certification of Operators
Trainer-to-Trainees Learning Evaluation Environment
Utilizing on-screen playback of trainee’s actions, step-by-step logs, alarms & control logs, and responses, trainers can fully evaluate the steps taken by the operators in real-time as well as after the fact in order to certify their readiness.
ETAP Operator Training Simulator reflects the realistic operations and control responses of the actual plant. eOTS ties together steady-state and dynamic simulation of the power system to emulate automatic controls, including relay characteristics, interlocks, exciter/AVR & speed governor, and generator capability for an array of applications including:
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