DYESOPT

Software (DYESOPT), module library (SOFTCONTROL) and consulting

Software (DYESOPT), module library (SOFTCONTROL) and consulting

Product Concept:

DYESOPT and SOLVECONTROL are integrated plant performance and economics tools for decision marking and operational optimization of solar power plants.  It can offer:

  • Design optimal layout for new plants at a given location
  • Optimize CAPEX and OPEX of the plant
  • Minimize OPEX and maintenance requirements
  • Design plant operation and control strategies to achieve customized objectives
  • Estimate trade-offs between economic indicators, maintenance requirements and environmental indicators

Customer Needs:

Cost reductions in thermal energy storage systems for CSP plants

Main Milestones:

  • December 2013 – Second version of DYESOPT released
  • August 2014- Final versions of the codes

Unique Selling Proposition:

  • Optimize energy storage operational strategies and control
  • Optimize thermal energy storage system designs according to cost, performance or environmental target functions

Project Coordinantion and Management:

Björn Laumert

bjorn.laumert@energy.kth.se

Partners:

Market/Client:

  • Technology / project developers
  • Engineering / consulting companies
  • Component manufacturing companies
  • EPC companies
  • CSP plant owners and operators
  • Utilities