DIgSILENT releases the Preview Version of PowerFactory 2024
DIgSILENT has released a Preview Version of PowerFactory 2024.
We are pleased to introduce this Preview Version, which includes further developments to the user interface, as well as new analysis functions and many new and enhanced network models.
Learn more about these functions and many other enhancements in the What’s New in PowerFactory 2024 document, available here:
The significant developments in PowerFactory 2024 include:
- Extended functionality for the Cable Analysis module to meet revised industry standards as well as greater flexibility for cable layout specification
Developments in Modelica modelling for dynamic simulation, both in the model definition and the graphical representation
Enhancement to Co-Simulation, allowing automatic region detection and definition for co-simulation
Support of curative redispatch in the Unit Commitment and Dispatch Optimisation function
State Estimation for unbalanced networks, suitable for low voltage distribution grids
Incorporation of LV Load Flow into the Hosting Capacity and Connection Request functions
Many new and enhanced Power Equipment Models, to support extended calculation features and offer greater flexibility in modelling
Extensions to the Drawing and Diagram Layout Tools to allow easy creation and representation of complex elements such as towers, cable systems or controllers, as well as network groupings
Introduction of user-defined Hotkeys and a customisable Quick Access menu
With the new features in the PowerFactory 2024 Preview Version, we continue the process of enhancement and development which ensures that PowerFactory remains the ideal tool for a wide range of network planning and operational studies, from small micro-grids to large transmission and distribution networks, including HVDC and renewable technologies.
The PowerFactory 2024 Preview Version is available on the DIgSILENT website, to registered users of companies with valid guarantee/maintenance, on the Download Area section for registered users. Please be aware that this preview version is for your interest and feedback only; the official release is expected in January 2024.
We wish you continued success with DIgSILENT PowerFactory.
Support of previous versions:
DIgSILENT will actively continue to support the two previous versions PowerFactory 2023 and 2022. Following the formal release, we will officially discontinue support of the preceding version PowerFactory 2021 and will not provide any further service packs for this former version.