Contingency Analysis

The Contingency Analysis tool in DIgSILENT PowerFactory has been designed to offer a high degree of flexibility in configuration, calculation methods and reporting options. Single- and multiple- time-phase contingency analyses are available, both of which offer automatic or user-defined contingency creation based on events, and the consideration of controller time constants and thermal (short-term) ratings.

  • AC or DC and combined AC/DC load flow analysis
  • Fast contingency screening, including regional assessment
  • Single and multiple time phase consideration
  • Event-based post-fault actions
  • Substation automation via switching schemes
  • Automatic time sweep contingency analysis of a 24 hour time period incl. parallelisation
  • Generator effectiveness and quad booster effectiveness
  • Enhanced Fault Case management
  • Comprehensive spreadsheet reporting features incl. graphical visualisation of critical cases
  • Tracing of individual contingency cases
  • Contingency comparison mode
  • Support of parallelised Contingency Analysis for multiprocessor hardware