G-PST’s Pillar 5 and LF Energy convened a group of developers from Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) France, the Fraunhofer Institute, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the University of Edinburgh, and Artelys to compare open-source tools available for analyzing power systems. This webinar provides a short introduction to four open-source packages and compares workflows for a common and equivalent load flow calculation.


  • Clayton Barrows, NREL
  • Benoit Jeanson, RTE France
  • Dheepak Krishnamurthy, NREL
  • Maximilian Parzen, Director of PyPSA meets Earth Initiative
  • Nicolas Omont, PhD, Vice President of Operations at Artelys
  • Roman Bolgaryn, Fraunhofer Institute
  • Moderator: Juha Kiviluoma, VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland

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