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Auxiliary Files

PowerWorld has combined a script language with auxiliary data formats to automate routine tasks.  To help you get started writing scripts for PowerWorld Simulator, we have provided several short examples: Creating an Equivalent System Contingency Analysis and Changing Data with Filters New Generation Study Adding Multiple Generators and Performing Contingency Analysis Moving and Combining Generators […]

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June 28, 2012

Simulator Tip: Automated Diagram Creation and Modification Tools

Simulator provides a number of tools to aid you in creating and modifying system diagrams rapidly and efficiently: You can specify default drawing values for display objects based on object type and nominal kV.  These values can also be saved to or loaded from auxiliary files providing continuity when creating multiple diagrams. Insert palettes for […]

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April 16, 2012

Creating and Modifying System Diagrams

Simulator provides a number of tools to aid you in creating and modifying system diagrams rapidly and efficiently: You can specify default drawing values for display objects based on object type and nominal kV.  These values can also be saved to or loaded from auxiliary files providing continuity when creating multiple diagrams. Insert palettes for […]

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October 4, 2011

Competition Requires Transmission Capacity: The Case of the U.S. Northeast

The following cases were used to generate their respective figures in the July 2000 article in Regulation magazine entitled: “Competition Requires Transmission Capacity:  The Case of the U.S. Northeast”.  All files in the below list are *.zip files containing PowerWorld Binary (*.pwb) and PowerWorld Display (*.pwd) files.  These cases may be viewed using PowerWorld Viewer, which is available here for free download.  […]

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July 1, 2000