PSCAD is a fast, detailed and easy-to-use electrical power system simulation software, useful for the design, analysis, optimization and verification of the operation of electrical networks and the control of power electronic devices. Leveraging dedicated code for EMTDC transient simulations, PSCAD offers a variety of tools and models of fundamental importance for conducting comprehensive and accurate power system analyses.
Manitoba Hydro International (MHI), based on decades of experience in the energy sector, is a world leader in the field of numerical analysis involving electrical power systems. Users of PSCAD – EMTDC have the opportunity to take advantage of the highest-performance simulation technology available on the market today, which enables the analysis of complex and geographically extensive (national and continental scale) power grids.
Main advantages of PSCAD – EMTDC
- Best-in-class simulation technology
- Simplified graphical interface
- Reliability, speed and accuracy for a variety of applications
Functionality and areas of use
The PSCAD – EMTDC software is appreciated by users for its functionalities such as the realization of advanced control systems, blackboxing function, internal optimization algorithm, simulation parallelization, integration with MATLAB / Simulink and an extensive model library.