Knowledge Base

What formats can Simulator read?

Simulator can read text file formats such as PTI PSS/E (*.raw) and GE PSLF (*.epc). These formats are commonly used by ISOs, RTOs, and regulators to publish power flow models for members and other interested parties. Simulator is read and write compatible with raw file versions 23 through 32 and epc versions 17 and earlier. […]

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July 3, 2012

PowerWorld Simulator Help Files

Save these files by right-clicking on the link and selecting “Save Target As …” or “Save Link As …”, saving the zip file to a location you’ll remember, and then extracting Pwrworld.chm into your PowerWorld Simulator directory (C:\Program Files\PowerWorld\Simulator by default). Note: For the PowerWorld Simulator Help Files, right-click on the file after extracting, select Properties, and click […]

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June 29, 2012

TransLineCalc Help Files

PowerWorld TransLineCalc Help Files: Save these files into your PowerWorld Simulator directory (C:\Program Files\PowerWorld\TransCalc by default) by right-clicking on the link and selecting “Save Target As …” or “Save Link As …”. TransLineCalc v2 Help TransLineCalc v1 Help

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June 29, 2012

PowerWorld Simulator User Guides

Simulator 16 User Guide Simulator 14 User Guide Simulator 13 User Guide Simulator 12 User Guide Simulator 11 User Guide Simulator 10 User Guide Simulator 9 User Guide Simulator 8 User Guide Simulator 7 User Guide Simulator 6 User Guide

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June 29, 2012

FirstRate User Guide

Provides a general description of using the FirstRate Generator Cost Model with PowerWorld Simulator. To save the file to your hard drive for easier viewing, right-click on the link and select “Save Target As …” or “Save Link As …”. FirstRate User Guide

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June 29, 2012

Auxiliary File Format

Latest Auxiliary File Format (within WebHelp)  – updated The list below are PDF documents with the format described. To save these files to your hard drive for easier viewing, right-click on the link and select “Save Target As …” or “Save Link As …”. Auxiliary File Format 21 – updated Auxiliary File Format 20 – updated   Auxiliary […]

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June 29, 2012

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

Enabling AGC control of ISO-NE in cases where it spans multiple islands

Auxiliary File: HighgateIsland.aux (Right-click on the above file and select Save Target As to save it to your computer.) In some Eastern Interconnect planning models, the ISO-NE area spans multiple islands that contain multiple areas. Some of its buses, loads, and generators are connected to the rest of the area through the Highgate AC-DC-AC link […]

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June 29, 2012