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Renewable Generators: Voltage Droop Control with Deadband in Power Flow Solution

This article discusses a new feature that will be available in PowerWorld Simulator 21 when it released in 2019.  If you are a customer of PowerWorld Simulator who is interested in testing the feature before Simulator 21 is released, please contact PowerWorld Corporation at Presentation on Voltage Droop Control with Deadband White Paper on […]

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October 24, 2018

Improved Synchronous Machine Model GENTPW

Presentation on GENTPW Model White Paper on GENTPW Model PowerWorld Corporation has developed a new synchronous machine model named GENTPW.  This model has been implemented in PowerWorld Simulator Version 20 and is available now. This model extends enhancements made in the GENTPF/GENTPJ which more accurately represents the effect of saturation on the machine during steady […]

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October 24, 2018

New Feature: Data Check

A new feature was added to PowerWorld Simulator in the April 9, 2018 patch of Simulator 20 called “Data Checks”. Data checks grew out of work that PowerWorld customers Jonathan Young (Columbia Grid) and John Gross (Avista Utilities) performed building on PowerWorld Simulator’s features of Advanced Filters, Calculated Fields, Dynamic Formatting, Expression and String Expressions. […]

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August 3, 2018

Play-in time series measurement data with PlayInGen model for Power Plant Model Validation (PPMV)

PlayIn models can be found in the Transient Stability add-on of Simulator. Many dynamic models comprise of differential-algebraic equations that respond to perturbations in a simulation. In contrast, these PlayIn models are used to input time-series data into a transient run at specified time points. In Simulator, a PlayIn Configuration object can be used to store […]

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February 8, 2017

WECC RAS and Contingency Workshop Materials

PowerWorld Corporation staff led a RAS Modeling Workshop at WECC offices on May 27 – 29, 2015 in Salt Lake City.  This workshop consisted generally of the following material. 3 hours of pure presentations 4 hours of basic software training on PowerWorld Simulator 7 hours of hands-on workshop with engineers from throughout WECC sitting down to model […]

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June 2, 2015

Interactive Tutorial

This tutorial features a fictitious power system the size of a medium-sized city. The simulations explore several facets of power system planning and operations, including: addition or removal of transmission facilities addition, de-rating, or removal of generating resources demand response and use of customer-owned generation, such as rooftop solar physical or cyber attack on a […]

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December 3, 2014

Efficient ATC Using Linear Methods

The presentation summarizes the methods used in Simulator ATC for calculating ATC values.  Follow this link to see the PowerPoint slides used for most of the presentation. At the end of the presentation, Simulator ATC was demonstrated.  Several screen shots are shown below which show the progression of what was covered.

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June 29, 2012

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

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