Power System Studies

Our clients need to know that their systems and technology are reliable and efficient.

VPS' team of consultants and senior engineers are experienced in conducting power system studies across a wide range of areas including, but not exclusively, protection.

We are the UK and Ireland regional representative for the industry‑leading DIgSILENT products, including their PowerFactory software. For more information on DIgSILENT please go to Our Representation page.

DIgSILENT’s state-of-the-art software is an important tool for VPS and one of the reasons clients value our work. VPS has a high level of experience and training in its use, for a wide variety of study types.

Its fast and robust algorithms support advanced simulation, analysis and modelling. This is essential for engineers in an era of increasing complexity for the industry where increasing demand, evolving technologies and the development of renewable energy systems, are posing big challenges.

In the UK and around the world, DIgSILENT software and systems are used by power transmission and distribution utilities, industrial plants, power generators, all major consulting engineers and many small consultancy groups.

With the aid of DIgSILENT, VPS carries out studies in the following categories:

  • Load flow

  • Fault level

  • Protection settings and coordination

  • Transient stability and Load‑shedding

  • RMS time simulation

  • EMT

  • Harmonic studies