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Title: Hierarchical Engine for Large-scale Infrastructure Co-Simulation

Abstract

HELICS is designed to support very-large-scale (100,000+ federates) cosimulations with off-the-shelf power-system, communication, market, and end-use tools. Other key features include cross platform operating system support, the integration of both event driven (e.g., packetized communication) and time-series (e.g., power flow) simulations, and the ability to co-iterate among federates to ensure physical model convergence at each time step.

Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States); National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States); Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
Contributing Org.:
Battelle Memorial Institute, Pacific Northwest Division (PNNL), in conjuction with NREL and LLNL.
OSTI Identifier:
1352903
Report Number(s):
HELICS; 005239MLTPL00
Battelle IPID 31104-E
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Software
Software Revision:
00
Software Package Number:
005239
Software CPU:
MLTPL
Open Source:
Yes
Source Code Available:
Yes
Other Software Info:
Developed in conjunction with NREL and LLNL staff.
Related Software:
interfaces for C, Java, MATLAB, and Python. The FNCS API features an intentionally small set of functions for data exchange and time synchronization. GridLAB-D ns-3 GridDyn MATLAB, FESTIV
Country of Publication:
United States

Citation Formats

. Hierarchical Engine for Large-scale Infrastructure Co-Simulation. Computer software. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1352903. Vers. 00. USDOE. 24 Apr. 2017. Web.
. (2017, April 24). Hierarchical Engine for Large-scale Infrastructure Co-Simulation (Version 00) [Computer software]. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1352903.
. Hierarchical Engine for Large-scale Infrastructure Co-Simulation. Computer software. Version 00. April 24, 2017. https://www.osti.gov//servlets/purl/1352903.
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year = {Mon Apr 24 00:00:00 EDT 2017},
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