Bentley Substation CONNECT Edition Available

Bentley Systems announces the early access of Bentley Substation CONNECT Edition – substation design software that unifies electrical and physical design. The new release supports improved project collaboration and coordination and provides visibility into the project’s progress and the quality of construction deliverables.

Increase productivity with improved and unified workflows. Image courtesy of Bentley Systems

Bentley Substation CONNECT Edition provides users with the ability to:

  • Increase productivity through a unified, more efficient, and consistent user interface and workflow
  • Improve consistency and standards adherence across all participating disciplines and all project stakeholders through common worksets
  • Quickly perform highly accurate lightning protection calculations

Riaan Dippenaar, project engineer, Aurecon Cape Town, said, “Bentley Substation’s design capabilities allow us to be proactive, accurate, innovative, and collaborative in a connected environment with our offices in South Africa and Australia.”

Lightning protection improvements for faster performance.
Image courtesy of Bentley Systems

Slavica Bozic, senior product manager, Bentley Systems, said, “Bentley Substation CONNECT Edition enables seamless, interdisciplinary collaboration, and information standardization and reuse. The redesigned user interface ensures seamless transition between 2D and 3D workflows and improves the user experience. The addition of CONNECT Advisor provides direct access to extensive training content from different sources and tailors it to specific learning objectives, ensuring rapid onboarding of new users and helping existing users use the software to its fullest potential.”

The CONNECT Edition of Bentley Substation allows users to receive personalized support and learning recommendations directly within the design environment. Users gain better insights into product features, workflows, and best practices. The CONNECT Edition also provides users the ability to interact with product experts and discover live events.

About Bentley Substation

Bentley Substation, an integrated software application for intelligent electrical and physical substation design, empowers project teams to design substations at least 40 percent faster, increasing productivity, while also reducing errors and minimizing rework. Bentley Substation can be complemented with other Bentley design and simulation applications as well as collaboration and asset performance services to deliver a comprehensive lifecycle solution that accelerates delivery, increases reliability, and reduces operating costs of electric substations.

About the CONNECT Edition

With the SELECT CONNECT Edition, Bentley is introducing SELECTCONNECTservices, new Azure-based services that provide comprehensive learning, mobility, and collaboration benefits to every Bentley application subscriber. Adaptive Learning Services help users master use of Bentley applications through CONNECT Advisor, a new in-application service that provides contextual and personalized learning. Personal Mobility Services provide unlimited access to Bentley apps, ensuring users have access to the right project information when and where they need it. ProjectWise Connection Services allow users to securely share application and project information, to manage and resolve issues, and to create, send, and receive transmittals, submittals, and RFIs.

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