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Continuous Intelligence
Digital Twin Solution to Plan, Design, Automate,
Operate, and Optimize Electrical Power Systems
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Plan, Design, Automate, Operate & Optimize

Built upon a Continuous Intelligence Digital Twin Platform

ETAP 20 series offers an impressive set of innovative, time-saving electrical safety capabilities, advanced renewable energy modeling & simulation tools, leading-edge co-simulation technology, and model-driven real-time network management solutions.


Design Solutions


Quickly evaluate arc flash incident energy during protection & coordination study with time-saving features that significantly reduce costly modifications and mitigation equipment.

  • Automated arc flash energy evaluation
    • Constant Energy Boundary Area – C-area plots
    • Arc Energy Damage Point – Arc-Resistant Switchgear (C37.20.7)
  • Risk analysis based on multiple operating conditions and current variation
  • Arc Flash Evaluation Rulebook
  • Automatically evaluate Line, Bus, and Load-side faults
  • Global filters for new IEEE 1584-2018 rules and special conditions

High accuracy arc flash analysis to calculate the incident energy for direct current applications

  • Incident Energy Subtraction Method
  • DC Arc Flash Calculator batch analysis
  • Update ‘worst-case’ scenario from Result Analyzer to DataBlocks
  • DC arc current reference TCC plot

Dedicated EMT software for analysis of power system transients.

  • Switching transient
  • Insulation coordination
  • Lightning surges
  • Renewable energy generation
  • Sub-synchronous oscillations
  • FACTS and electronic converters

Perform accurate and detailed multi-domain Phasor (RMS) and Electromagnetic transients (EMT) studies with ETAP Transient Stability and eMT.

  • Single-domain or multiple-domain co-simulation
  • Watch your transient simulations in action with Live Charts for multiple components & variables
  • Simulate large networks in high-fidelity

Get a live insight into the study results using PlotView, including user-configurable visualization and export capabilities

  • Live Plots overlay with previous study results
  • Embedded Live Plots on One-Line Diagram
  • Utilize with all major ETAP modules
  • Individual or Subplot views
  • Export to Excel, Zoom, Pan, Hairline Based Value Tracking and more

Feature-rich ETAP-Python API and IDE for creating and executing python scripts

  • Integration of ETAP and Python scripting language
  • API to batch run studies and generate output data reports
  • Run studies remotely and in parallel across machines
  • Built-in Python Script IDE or Editor

Dynamic Models

Dynamic Models using UDM or Manufacturer Black Box Modeling

Renewable Energy & Battery Storage Dynamic Models using User-Defined Dynamic Models (UDM) or Manufacturer Black Box Models (DLL)

  • WECC distributed and small PV plants generic model (PVD1)
  • WECC Energy Storage System Phase II Models – REGC_A, REEC_C, REPC_A
  • WECC 2nd Generation Type 3 & 4 Wind Turbine Models – WTGT_A, WTGAR_A, WTGPT_A, WTGTRQ_A
  • Generic Energy Storage System (ESS) model
  • CIGRE Gas Turbine and Steam Turbine in Combined Cycle Power Plants (Report 238)
  • User API to incorporate DLL based Dynamic Models
Renewable - DC Load Flow

Battery Energy Management

Battery Charging & Discharging

Lithium-Ion Storage and Battery Management System for Renewables, Microgrids, Railways, and more.

  • Lithium-Ion battery modeling
  • Battery charge & discharge control modes
  • Multiple battery State of Charge (SoC) categories
  • Battery operating mode based on voltage or power Generation
  • Utilize in Load Flow (AC, DC, Unified, Time Series) and eTraX modules

    Battery Parameter Estimation

    Estimate Battery Charge & Discharge Parameters

    Identify battery charging and discharging parameters, verify the maximum capability, validate performance, and select the most appropriate battery bank.

    • Lead-Acid and Lithium-Ion (multiple chemistries) battery types
    • Auto-update model parameters into battery library
    • Automatically recalculate battery characteristics
        Cable Sizing & Shock Protection

        Fast and accurate sizing and protection evaluation per the French standard for high voltage power cables.

        • Complete current carrying capacity calculation
        • Under-ground and Above-ground cable sizing
        • Display Correction Factors applied per cable using Cable Manager

          Short Circuit 

          Faster Result Analysis & Project Deliverables

          Take the guesswork out of short circuit studies by automating the analysis of multiple simulation results and plots.

          • Update ‘worst-case’ Device Duty evaluation from Result Analyzer to component DataBlocks
          • Compare Device Duty results with equipment ratings in Result Analyzer
          • PlotView for IEC 61363 graphical results

            Identify and analyze high-risk arc flash areas with greater flexibility by simulating and evaluating various mitigation methods.

            • Global & Individual typical data for enclosure editor
            • Arc-Flash Calculator enhancements
            • 1-Phase Arc-Flash “Worst-Case” Pole / Phase Identification

            Improve the reliability of new and existing rail traction power systems from conceptual design to network planning and expansion.

            • Wayside Energy Storage with Battery Management System – BMS
            • Battery charging and discharging simulation
            • Graphical results and plot for STATCOM & BESS
            • PlotView for graphical results visualization

              Easily and automatically convert from legacy software and exchange data between third-party programs and ETAP.

              • Latest built-in GIS import from CYME and Milsoft WindMil Map®
              • Updated built-in import tool from SKM Power*Tools® 9.0
              Engineering Libraries

              Engineering Libraries 

              Verified & Validated Equipment Libraries

              Industry-standard for the most comprehensive V&V engineering equipment libraries. The latest library updates are included with every release & available for download from ETAP HelpDesk.

              • New Lithium-Ion Battery models
              • Expanded Circuit Breaker and Relay models
              • New Protective Device models
              • Updated Reliability Failure Rate data
              • Updated Cable Libraries per cable regulation types

              ETAP Application 

              GIS & One-Line Diagram Foundations

              Time-saving enhancements and new graphical features to increase performance and improve overall application responsiveness.

              • Project & Study Wizard Toolbar
              • AutoComplete Search
              • Full-Screen Mode
              • New Installation Framework
              • Updated SAP Crystal Report (v25), MongoDB 4.2 & SQLCE 4.0
              • Support for MS Windows Server 2019

              Operation Solutions



              Centralized Web-Based Protection & Asset Management

              Solution for relay settings change management to manage location, information, and settings throughout the lifecycle of protective relays and substation assets.

              • Increased data quality and access management
              • Automatic processing and relay settings file generation
              • Protection setting sync between a physical relay and ETAP Star PDC
              • Integrated with Advanced Fault Analysis System, AFAS

              Improve and augment operator / dispatcher training for electrical systems through real-world practical learning and supports decision-making via “what-if” simulations for steady-state and dynamic system conditions.

              • ETAP-in-the-Loop system simulation
              • Training Simulator for SCADA, PMS, EMS, ILS, DMS, and OMS
              • Instructor to multi-trainee environment with Ad hoc and pre-defined scenarios
              • Evaluation of trainee performance and continuous learning environment
              Advanced Fault Analysis System

              Advanced Fault Analysis System 

              Accurate Fault Location & Outage Management

              Operational and decision-support analysis software to accurately simulate fault transients of distribution systems to improve fault location accuracy.

              • Fault information retrieval – COMTRADE
              • Fault type, impedance, and location identification
              • Phasor and Frequency estimation
              • Graphical visualization and reporting or fault location
              • Integrates with eProtect and OMS

              Automation Solutions

              Microgrid Control

              An integrated model-driven design software and control hardware solution to develop, simulate, optimize, validate, and control microgrids.

              • Generation Optimization
              • Generation and Load Forecasting
              • Grid Power Interchange Control
              • Black start and system restoration
              • Islanding Management
              • Optimize, tune, and hot-swap logic
              • Control validation via real-time simulation


              Power Plant Controller

              Model-driven renewable power plant control and management with SCADA visualization, predictive analysis, optimization and forecasting.

              • Design and operate to balance Grid Code Compliance and power plant performance
              • Active power, reactive, and energy storage management
              • Intelligent and centralized renewable farm control
              • Renewable energy SCADA and dashboards

              Cloud & Mobile Solutions

              Network Project Modeling & Management

              Shorten project delivery time, improve design quality, and increase project efficiency using the latest features of the NetPM platform.

              • Collaborative GIS model management
              • Efficient queue management for graphics
              • Data Undo using local queue
              etapAPP 3.0

              Increase accessibility to ETAP projects for data collection and verification with the updated version of etapAPP™, a tablet application made for field engineers.

              • Pin favorite data fields and properties
              • Element disconnect capability
              • Enhanced One-Line Diagram editing
              • Improved Geo-tagging, Zoom, and equipment search tools