NEPLAN 360 is the first fully browser based power system analysis tool on the market and offers therefore all advantages of cloud computing. The software does not need to be installed on a specific desktop computer or notebook, but is accessible everywhere through Internet. As a result new licensing models are available for the users.
NEPLAN 360 has the same functionality as the desktop version, used all over the world. As this software, it can be used for the planning of Transmission and Distribution networks, Renewable Energy Systems, Smart Grids and Generation/Industrial Plants, but now the network configuration can be laid over a geographic map improving visualization and the efficiency of planning engineers. A wide range of maps can be used for this purpose like detailed street maps, aerial and satellite images and basically any type of map data available for Geographical Information Systems (GIS).
The software can be used on the Internet in the cloud or in a customer's Intranet, depending on their hosting place. As a result the network projects are stored in a
The software includes user administration and can assign different roles to the users.
The calculation modules have the same characteristics as the ones in the desktop version of NEPLAN and canhandle symmetrical and unsymmetrical AC and DC networks in the same manner. The following calculation modules now are available:
The calculation modules can be accessed directly by any external GIS, SCADA or Smart Grid application through the new Web Services.