QUICK BASIC ENGINEERING DESIGN OF YOUR STEP-UP SUBSTATION
PV substation engineering and design in a few clicks
You can use our software to easily choose elements such as your facility interconnection type, overhead line type and grid requirements to achieve the highest rated power for your plant while also considering your grid operator, the utility, and the country where it is located.
- Get easy access to all the necessary documents for your plants’ electrical substation
- Choose the most efficient transformer arrangement for your plant’s substation
- Calculate your substation transformer losses for more accurate project estimations
- Select the best configuration for your transmission line designs
- Optimize power generation by defining your substation grid requirements
Utility-scale PV simulation software for quick detailed designs
The software provides comprehensive calculations, component selection, and interconnection facilities while providing adequate sizing of plant equipment based on site-specific conditions
AUTOMATE THE BASIC ENGINEERING OF YOUR SUBSTATION AND REDUCE DEVELOPMENT TIME
Increase the efficiency, power output, and ROI of your plant’s substation in just a few clicks
Generate the best interconnection solution
- Increase power production
- Increase the electricity voltage generated by optimizing the conversion level of your substation, with power transformers.
- Choose the best arrangement type
- Optimize the interconnection flow in your substation using single busbar, double busbar, or line-to-transformer arrangement and ensure your plant design is connected to the grid.
- Include pile length and slopes measurement
- Satisfy load growth and transmission capacity in a fast and easy way by choosing the substations that better suit your plant’s infrastructure.
Customize your substation design
- Meet the requirements of the TSO/DSO
- Manually choose the circuit arrangement and power transformer size required to comply with your manufacturer’s requests relative to the project type and location of the plant.
- Optimize substation computation
- Customize the parameters that affect the computation of your substation to meet the grid requirements at the point of interconnection.
- Refine substation design
- Consider the plant's medium voltage lines, capacity, and the environmental conditions when designing your substation.
Access cost-effective calculations
- Streamline substation calculations
- Easily carry out fast calculations of your substation and obtain the basic engineering of a cost-effective interconnection facility.
- Achieve competitive pricing
- Choose the number of transformer bays and busbars to optimize pricing and increase the attractiveness of your project with off-takers.
- Access detailed documentation
- Evaluate and access the results of your calculations in the documents necessary for a complete and detailed design of your plant.
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