SUNNYVALE, CA -- Trimble is partnering with DIgSILENT GmbH of Germany, a developer of highly specialized power system analysis software and services, to enhance its energy solutions for electric utilities.
With DIgSILENT add-on capabilities integrated with Trimble Energy software solutions, electric utility customers will be able to perform a wide range of DIgSILENT PowerFactory® network calculation functionalities directly from Trimble Network Information System (NIS) and Distribution Management System (DMS) solutions and use the calculation results in utility network planning and operations.
Additional DIgSILENT PowerFactory functionality with Trimble Energy solutions include optional modules for load-flow, short-circuit analysis, and power quality and reliability assessment, which also supports U.S. standards for asymmetric networks.
"We are excited to work with DIgSILENT to integrate its high-end power system analysis capabilities with our Network Information and Distribution Management solutions," said Kai Lehtinen, general manager of Trimble Energy & Public Administration. "We can now provide our customers with fluent and streamlined planning workflows from long-range planning and investment management to technical and construction planning. The integration enables fast and efficient supply restoration workflows for the utilities' dispatch personnel using the Trimble DMS outage management tools."
"As a leading provider of power system analysis engine solutions, we look forward to the new Trimble integrated product suite," said Martin Schmieg, CEO and president of DIgSILENT GmbH. "Our long-term dedication in providing world-class power system analysis solutions to the global electric utilities market has enabled success and installations in over 130 countries. PowerFactory capabilities combined with Trimble leading-edge NIS and DMS solutions will now enable a unique set of planning and outage management tools for electric utilities in the North America market as well."