Institute for the Design of Advanced Energy Systems (IDAES)

The Institute for Design of Advanced Energy Systems (IDAES) was originated to bring the most advanced modeling and optimization capabilities to the challenges of transforming and decarbonizing the world’s energy systems to make them environmentally sustainable while maintaining high reliability and low cost. For more information about the project, see the IDAES website. See also IDAES concepts in this documentation.

Getting Started
How-To Guides
Reference Guides

Collaborating institutions

The IDAES team is comprised of collaborators from the following institutions:

  • National Energy Technology Laboratory (Lead)

  • Sandia National Laboratories

  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

  • Carnegie-Mellon University

  • West Virginia University

  • University of Notre Dame

  • Georgia Tech

Contact us

General, background and overview information is available at the IDAES website. Framework development happens at our GitHub repo where you can report issues/bugs or make contributions. For further enquiries, send an email to: <>

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