News

Simulator v21 Released

July 30, 2019

We are pleased to announce the release of PowerWorld Simulator version 21. Customers with current maintenance agreements are able to download it immediately. Simulator 21 installs exclusively as a 64-bit version. For a complete list of what’s new in version 21, please see: https://www.powerworld.com/products/simulator/whats-new

Two New Short Courses Utilizing PowerWorld for Fall 2019

July 29, 2019

If any of you are looking for a short course focused on electric grid dynamics and stability utilizing PowerWorld, we wanted to let you know that one will be offered by Texas A&M in College Station Texas on September 24-26, 2019.  The instructors for this course are PowerWorld co-founder Tom Overbye, PowerWorld superuser Tracy Rolstad, […]

New Electric Transmission System Planning Short Course Utilizing PowerWorld Software

February 18, 2019

If any of you are looking for a short course focused on transmission system planning utilizing PowerWorld software, we wanted to let you know that one will be offered by Texas A&M in College Station Texas on March 19 to 21. The instructors for this course are PowerWorld co-founder Tom Overbye, PowerWorld superuser Tracy Rolstad […]

Synthetic Grid Papers

August 30, 2018

Tom Overbye has recently published two papers regarding synthetic grids, both available online. “Educational Applications of Large Synthetic Power Grids” This paper describes the use of large electric grids in university electric power systems courses. Since much actual power system information is not publicly available, the application of public domain synthetic grids developed by the […]