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BayWa r.e. purchased PSAT
June 2021 – BayWa r.e. Australia Pty Ltd purchased the PSAT software. BayWa r.e. is a leading global renewable energy developer, service provider, distributor and energy solutions provider, and is actively shaping the future of energy.

Siemens Gamesa purchased PSAT/TSAT
June 2021 – Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. Siemens Gamesa is a leading supplier of wind power solutions to customers all over the globe. A key player and innovative pioneer in the renewable energy sector, Siemens Gamesa has installed over 107 GW in 75 countries.

2021 DSATools™ On-line Training Sessions
June 2021 – Powertech offered three free DSATools™ training sesssions. More than 150 engineers attended these trainings.

Manitoba Hydro upgraded DSATools™ license to Enterprise License
May 2021 – Manitoba Hydro, a long time DSATools™ user, upgraded its PSAT/TSAT/VSAT license to Enterprise License to support the extensive use of the software in both operation and system planning. Manitoba Hydro is a Crown Corporation and the major energy utility in the province of Manitoba, Canada.

Southern Company On-line VSAT goes live in control rooms
MonitorApril 2021 – Southern Company’s on-line VSAT went live in their EMS. The on-line VSAT is integrated with Sourthern Company’s alarming system. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with executive offices also located in Birmingham, Alabama, Southern Company is currently the second largest utility company in the U.S. in terms of customer base. Through its subsidiaries it serves 9 million gas and electric utility customers in 6 states.


Enerzinx purchased PSAT/TSAT
March 2021 – Enerzinx LLC purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. Enerzinx was established in February 2014 with offices in Sacramento, CA and Irving, TX. The company provides expert consulting services for electrical design and development of renewable energy projects and their grid integration.

En Engineering purchased PSAT/TSAT
March 2021 – En Engineering purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. En Engineering, with headquater in Warrenville, Illinois, is an engineering firm which has more than 1,800 employees and 29 locations.

DTE Energy purchased PSAT/TSAT/VSAT
January 2021 – DTE Energy purchased the PSAT/TSAT/VSAT software. DTE Energy is a Detroit-based diversified energy company involved in the development and management of energy-related businesses and services in the United States and Canada. Its operating units include an electric utility serving 2.2 million customers and a natural gas utility serving 1.3 million customers in Michigan.

FPL purchased SSAT
December 2020 – Florida Power & Light purchased the SSAT software for use in tunning its generator controllers. FPL, based in Juno Beach, Florida, is a power utility company serving roughly 4.9 million accounts and 10 million people in Florida.

EirGrid LSAT goes live in control rooms
MonitorDecember 2020 – The Look-Ahead Security Assessment Tool (LSAT), based on Powertech’s TSAT/VSAT/DSA Manager software, is in use by the Grid Controllers in both Belfast and Dublin control rooms as the primary decision-support tool for real-time stability analysis in EirGrid Group. EirGrid operates the wholesale power market on the island of Ireland.


2020 DSATools™ User Group Meeting successfully held
November 2020 – The 2020 DSATools™ User Group Meeting was held online. Engineers from 52 companies across 14 countries attended this meeting. The recently-released DSATools™ version 20 was demoed at the meeting, followed by presentations and discussions focused on various application areas of DSATools.

Energynautics leased PSAT/TSAT
October 2020 – Energynautics GmbH leased the PSAT/TSAT software. Energynautics GmbH is a renewables & environment company based out of Darmstadt, Germany.

Sargent & Lundy purchased PSAT/TSAT
October 2020 – Sargent & Lundy, LLC purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. Sargent & Lundy, with headquater in Chicago, is an engineering consulting firm which has a comprehensive catalog of services available domestically and internationally.

GridSME purchased PSAT/TSAT
October 2020 – Grid Subject Matter Experts, LLC purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. GridSME is an engineering consulting firm with headquater in Folsom, California.

Taiyuan University of Technology purchased PSAT/TSAT/TRI
October 2020 – Taiyuan University of Technology, China, purchased the PSAT/TSAT/TRI modules to perform Co-Simulation using TSAT and RTDS®

Ulteig Engineers purchased PSAT/TSAT
August 2020 – Ulteig Engineers Inc. purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. Ulteig is an employee-owned engineering consulting firm with locations in 13 states in the US.

China-EPRI Electric Power Engineering Co. Ltd. purchases PSAT/TSAT/TPI/TRI
August 2020 – China-EPRI Electric Power Engineering Co. Ltd., a major manufaturer for power electronic equipment, with office in Beijing, China, purchased the PSAT/TSAT/TPI/TRI modules to perform Co-Simulation using TSAT, PSCAD® and RTDS®

Power Electronics purchases PSAT/TSAT
August 2020 – Power Electronics, with office in Valencia, Spain, purchased the PSAT/TSAT software. Power Electronics is a major supplier of technology to strategic sectors with a range that includes solar inverters, electronic starters, variable-speed drives and converters designed for the grid connection of battery-based energy storage systems.

MEPPI purchases PSAT
August 2020 – Mitsubishi Electric Power Products, Inc. (MEPPI), a major OEM for power equipment with office in Warrendale, Pennsylvania, USA, added the PSAT module to its DSATools package.

Hitachi ABB Power Grids purchases SSAT
August 2020 – Hitachi ABB Power Grids purchased SSAT module of the DSATools package to perform small signal satbility studies.

GE Renewable Energy purchases PSAT/TSAT
July 2020 – GE Renewable Energy purchased PSAT/TSAT modules. GE Renewable Energy is a division of General Electric focusing on production of energy from renewable sources. Its portfolio of products includes wind, hydroelectric and solar power generating solutions.

NREL purchases PSAT/TSAT
July 2020 – National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) purchased PSAT/TSAT modules of the DSATools package. NREL is the only US federal laboratory dedicated to research, development, commercialization, and deployment of renewable energy and energy efficiency technologies.

IPTC purchases PSAT/SSAT/CDT
June 2020 – International Power Technology co., ltd. (IPTC), an engineering company located in Daejeon, Korea, purchased the PSAT/SSAT/CDT modules. IPTC’s main business areas include thermal performance test, generator, characteristic test of generator and control system, commissioning and others associated with power plant busines.

UTK purchases TRI
May 2020 – The University of Tennessee, Knoxville purchased TRI of the DSATools package to perform Co-Simulation using TSAT and RTDS®.

SaskPower purchases PSAT/VSAT
May 2020 – SaskPower purchased PSAT/VSAT of the DSATools package for the voltage stability analysis of its power system. SaskPower is the principal electric utility in Saskatchewan, Canada. Established in 1929 by the provincial government, it serves more than 538,000 customers and manages over $11.8 billion in assets.

Leidos leases TSAT
May 2020 – Leidos leased the TSAT module of the DSATools package. Leidos is an American defense, aviation, information technology, and biomedical research company headquartered in Reston, Virginia, that provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services.

TransGrid purchases SSAT/CDT
April 2020 – TransGrid purchased SSAT/CDT of the DSATools package for the small signal stability analysis of its power system. TransGrid operates and manages the high voltage electricity transmission network in New South Weles and the Australian Capital Territory, connecting generators, distributors and major end users.

ElectraNet purchases SSAT/CDT
April 2020 – ElectraNet purchased SSAT/CDT of the DSATools package for the small signal stability analysis of its power system. ElectraNet, with headquater in Adelaide, Australia, is an electricity transmission company in South Australia. It operates 5,591 km of high-voltage electricity transmission lines in South Australia.

PowerLink purchases SSAT/CDT
April 2020 – PowerLink Queensland purchased SSAT/CDT of the DSATools package for the small signal stability analysis of its power system. Powerlink, with headquater in Brisbane, Australia, is a State Government Owned Corporation which owns, operates and maintains the transmission network that extends 1,700km from north of Cairns to the New South Wales border, and comprises 15,337 circuit kilometres of transmission lines and 140 substations.

Electric Power Engineers purchases PSAT/SSAT/TSAT/VSAT
April 2020 – Electric Power Engineers Inc., a consulting firm based in Texas USA, purchased the PSAT/SSAT/TSAT/VSAT modules of the DSATools package for its consulting business.

EPRI purchases SSAT
April 2020 – Electric Power Research Institute purchased SSAT of the DSATools package.

TasNetworks purchases SSAT/CDT
April 2020 – TasNetworks purchased SSAT/CDT of the DSATools package for the small signal stability analysis of its power system. TasNetworks owns, operates and maintains the electricity transmission and distribution network in Tasmania, Australia. TasNetworks delivers a safe, cost-effective and reliable electricity supply to more than 285,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Excel Engineering leases PSAT/TSAT
March 2020 – Excel Engineering, a consulting firm based in Minnesota USA, leased the PSAT/TSAT modules of the DSATools package for its consulting business.

ERCOT stakeholders require TSAT dynamic models
March 2020 – As TSAT could be implemented for ERCOT Real-Time operations, ERCOT market participants are required to submit TSAT compatible dynamic models.
For more details refer to http://www.ercot.com/mktrules/issues/RRGRR021#summary

PEACE leases SSAT
February 2020 – PEACE, a consulting firm based in Texas USA, leased the SSAT module of the DSATools package for its consulting business.


EirGrid purchases on-line TSAT/VSAT license
MonitorDecember 2019 – EirGrid, the state-owned electric power transmission operator in Ireland, purchased an on-line TSAT/VSAT license for its Look-ahead Security Assessment Tool (LSAT). EirGrid operates the wholesale power market on the island of Ireland, EirGrid has been using DSAToolsTM for on-line DSA since 2009.


GE Global Research purchaes TRI/PSAT/VSAT/ePMU
December 2019 – GE Global Research purchased PSAT /SSAT/SSR of the DSAToolsTM package. GE Global Research is the research and development division of General Electric.

TVA purchases on-line TSAT/VSAT license
MonitorDecember 2019 – Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased an on-line TSAT/VSAT license. TVA is a federally owned corporation in the United States, its service area covers most of Tennessee, portions of Alabama, Mississippi, and Kentucky, and small slices of Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia.



KEPCO E&C purchases PSAT/SSAT/TSAT/VSAT
December 2019 – KEPCO Engineering & Construction Company (KEPCO E&C) purchased DSAToolsTM software suite. KEPCO E&C is a branch company of Korea Electric Power Corporation, one of the largest utility companies in the world.

GEIRI purchaes TPI
September 2019 – GEIRI North America, Inc., a research institute with office in San Jose CA, purchased the TSAT-PSCAD-Interface tool to perform hybrid simualtion analyses using TSAT and PSCAD®.

Manitoba Hydro purchases on-line TSAT license
MonitorSeptember 2019 – Manitoba Hydro purchased an on-line TSAT license for implementation of an on-line TSA system for its power grid. Manitoba Hydro is a Crown Corporation and the major energy utility in the province of Manitoba, Canada.



2019 DSATools™ User Group Meeting successfully held
September 2019 – The 2019 DSATools™ User Group Meeting was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on September 26 and 27. Engineers from 23 companies across six(6) countries attended this meeting. The recently-released DSATools™ version 19 was demoed at the meeting, followed by presentations and discussions focused on various application areas of DSATools. After the UGM, the attendees toured the control center of Midcontinent Independent System Operator.

Peregrine Engineering Consulting purchases SSAT/CDT
August 2019 – Peregrine Engineering Consulting purchased SSAT/CDT for generator control optimization. Peregrine Engineering Consulting provides consulting services to clients in the energy industry.

Siemens PTI purchases PSAT/TSAT
August 2019 – Siemens PTI, a consulting firm with headquarter in Schenectady, NY, purchaed the PSAT/TSAT modules of the DSATools package for its consulting business.

JUWI purchases PSAT/TSAT
July 2019 – JUWI Inc. purchased PSAT/TSAT. JUWI Inc., with headquarter in Boulder, Colorado, specilies in renewable energy.

AEMO purchases SSAT/CDT
July 2019 – Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) purchased SSAT/CDT. AEMO is responsible for operating Australia’s largest gas and electricity markets and power systems.

Powertech launches TPI
May 2019 – Powertech is proud to announce the release of the TPI module (TSAT-PSCADTM Interface) that enables synchronized hybrid simulations using TSAT (to capture electromechanical transients) and PSCADTM (to capture electromagnetic transients). With TPI, a large scale power grid model can be split into multiple sub-systems, and each sub-system will be simulated by TSAT or PSCAD in parallel. Such hybrid simulation helps reducing cost, effort, and time needed to set up and run the dynamic simulations of large power grid, while taking advantage of rich modeling libraries available in TSAT and PSCADTM. Please click to read more.