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PowerWorld's wide range of products provide the tools needed by transmission planners, power marketers, system operators and trainers, educators, and anyone else desiring access to power system information and analysis in a user-friendly format.

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Simulator

Our interactive power systems simulation package for high voltage power systems operation on a time frame ranging from several minutes to several days.

Retriever

PowerWorld’s system visualization tools combined with real-time data.

Retriever Substation Diagram
Trainer

A new flexible multi-user operations training platform.

OPS-X Trainer

Utilizes the new time-step simulation feature of Simulator on a simplified PowerWorld platform.

TransLineCalc

A tool designed to compute characteristic line parameters given the type of conductor and the tower configuration of a three-phase overhead transmission line.

Viewer

A freeware program designed to make it easy to exchange power flow cases. You can view a solved power flow case graphically using animated one-lines.

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Synthetic Cases Including System Dynamics

May 24, 2017

Researchers at Texas A&M have released the following video showing the frequency of a synthetic power system oscillating over time.  The video was created using PowerWorld Simulator and a synthetic power system case, including synthetic transient models.  The case contains no CEII data and may be used by industry participants and researchers to model system […]

New Synthetic Power Flow Cases

May 3, 2017

A new website has been added by Texas A&M providing a repository of a repository of publicly available, non-confidential synthetic power system test cases, including cases with up to 2000 buses. Electric Grid Test Cases This repository includes cases in a number of formats; you can also download a synthetic 2000 bus PWB here (and its corresponding […]

Synthetic Power Flow Cases

June 21, 2016

The Illinois Center for a Smarter Electric Grid (ICSEG), part of the Information Trust Institute (ITI) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is developing synthetic power system models based entirely on publicly available information. These can be used for research and testing without violating confidentiality agreements or Critical Energy Infrastructure Information (CEII) regulations. Models […]

High-Altitude Electromagnetic Pulse (HEMP) Analysis

June 6, 2016

PowerWorld is developing tools for incorporating HEMP into power flow and transient stability analysis. Professor Tom Overbye of the University of Illinois and PowerWorld co-founder, recently delivered this presentation to the PSERC Industry Advisory Board. Interested customers are encouraged to contact us about beta-testing these tools. (Contact information is listed below.) Visualization The following contour graphics […]

Tom Overbye to Move to Texas A&M

February 23, 2016

PowerWorld is pleased to announce that Tom Overbye, the original developer of the PowerWorld software and a co-founder of the company, has accepted a position at Texas A&M University as a TEES Distinguished Research Professor in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.   This appointment is anticipated to start on or before January of 2017. Dr. […]

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