Change Log

[1.3.0] - 2017-05-10

  • [ADDED] ZIP loads integrated in power flow
  • [ADDED] numba implementation of dissolving switch buses
  • [ADDED] Current source representation of full converter elements in short circuit calculations
  • [ADDED] Method C for calculation of factor kappa in short circuit calculation
  • [CHANGED] Speedup for calculation of branch short circuit currents
  • [CHANGED] Branch results for minimum short circuit calculations are calculated as minimal currents
  • [ADDED] Interactive plots with plotly
  • [CHANGED] included pypower files for power flow and index files
  • [FIXED] compatibility with numpy 1.12
  • [CHANGED] -1 is a valid value for net.bus_geodata.x
  • [CHANGED] allow transformers with negative xk to provide large scale IEEE cases (RTE, PEGASE, Polish)
  • [ADDED] large scale IEEE cases (RTE, PEGASE, Polish)
  • [ADDED] rated voltage and step variable for shunts
  • [ADDED] lagrange multiplier included in bus results after OPF

[1.2.2] - 2017-03-22

  • [CHANGED] Minor refactoring in pd2ppc
  • [ADDED] Technical Report

[1.2.1] - 2017-03-21

  • [FIXED] Readme for PyPi

[1.2.0] - 2017-03-21

  • [CHANGED] net.line.imax_ka to net.line.max_i_ka for consistency reasons
  • [ADDED] net.line.tp_st_degree for phase shift in trafo tap changers
  • [ADDED] sn_kva parameter in create_empty network for per unit system reference power
  • [ADDED] parameter parallel for trafo element
  • [ADDED] connectivity check for power flow to deal with disconnected network areas
  • [ADDED] backward/forward sweep power flow algorithm specially suited for radial and weakly-meshed networks
  • [ADDED] linear piece wise and polynomial OPF cost functions
  • [ADDED] possibility to make loads controllable in OPF
  • [ADDED] to_json and from_json functions to save/load networks with a JSON format
  • [ADDED] generator lookup to allow multiple generators at one bus
  • [CHANGED] Initialization of calculate_voltage_angles and init for high voltage networks
  • [ADDED] bad data detection for state estimation
  • [CHANGED] from_ppc: no detect_trafo anymore, several gen at each node possible
  • [CHANGED] validate_from_ppc: improved validation behaviour by means of duplicated gen and branch rearangement
  • [ADDED] networks: case33bw, case118, case300, case1354pegase, case2869pegase, case9241pegase, GBreducednetwork, GBnetwork, iceland, cigre_network_mv with_der=’all’ der
  • [ADDED] possibility to add fault impedance for short-circuit current calculation
  • [ADDED] branch results for short circuits
  • [ADDED] static generator model for short circuits
  • [ADDED] three winding transformer model for short circuits
  • [FIXED] correctly neglecting shunts and tap changer position for short-circuits
  • [ADDED] two phase short-circuit current calculation
  • [ADDED] tests for short circuit currents with validation against DIgSILENT PowerFactory

[1.1.1] - 2017-01-12

  • [ADDED] installation description and pypi files from github
  • [ADDED] automatic inversion of active power limits in convert format to account for convention change in version 1.1.0
  • [CHANGED] install_requires in setup.py

[1.1.0] - 2017-01-11

  • [ADDED] impedance element can now be used with unsymetric impedances zij != zji
  • [ADDED] dcline element that allows modelling DC lines in PF and OPF
  • [ADDED] simple plotting function: call pp.simple_plot(net) to directly plot the network
  • [ADDED] measurement table for networks. Enables the definition of measurements for real-time simulations.
  • [ADDED] estimation module, which provides state estimation functionality with weighted least squares algorithm
  • [ADDED] shortcircuit module in beta version for short-circuit calculation according to IEC-60909
  • [ADDED] documentation of model validation and tests
  • [ADDED] case14, case24_ieee_rts, case39, case57 networks
  • [ADDED] mpc and ppc converter
  • [CHANGED] convention for active power limits of generators. Generator with max. feed in of 50kW before: p_min_kw=0, p_max_kw=-50. Now p_max_kw=0, p_min_kw=50
  • [ADDED] DC power flow function pp.rundcopp
  • [FIXED] bug in create_transformer function for tp_pos parameter
  • [FIXED] bug in voltage ratio for low voltage side tap changers
  • [FIXED] bug in rated voltage calculation for opf line constraints

[1.0.2] - 2016-11-30

  • [CHANGED] changed in_service dtype from f8 to bool for shunt, ward, xward
  • [CHANGED] included i_from_ka and i_to_ka in net.res_line
  • [ADDED] recycle parameter added. ppc, Ybus, _is_elements and bus_lookup can be reused between multiple powerflows if recycle[“ppc”] == True, ppc values (P,Q,V) only get updated.
  • [FIXED] OPF bugfixes: cost scaling, correct calculation of res_bus.p_kw for sgens
  • [ADDED] loadcase added as pypower_extension since unnecessary deepcopies were removed
  • [CHANGED] supress warnings parameter removed from loadflow, casting warnings are automatically supressed

[1.0.1] - 2016-11-09

  • [CHANGED] update short introduction example to include transformer
  • [CHANGED] included pypower in setup.py requirements (only pypower, not numpy, scipy etc.)
  • [CHANGED] mpc / ppc renamed to ppci / ppc
  • [FIXED] MANIFEST.ini includes all relevant doc files and exclude report
  • [FIXED] handling of tp_pos parameter in create_trafo and create_trafo3w
  • [FIXED] init=”result” for open bus-line switches