Request an Academic Discount

XENDEE Academic Pricing

XENDEE was built from peer reviewed research, university publications, and Microgrid best practices developed by our team and our public and private partners. Now, to empower the next generation of Microgrid designers and incentivize further research and development in distributed energy technologies, XENDEE will be supporting academia with FREE academic XENDEE licenses for teachers and students (and a deep discount for researchers). Prepare your students for the workforce with a free XENDEE account allowing them to design Microgrids and explore investment decisions in the safety of their browser. XENDEE includes everything they will need to complete projects including initial viability studies, techno-economic optimization, power flow and one-line diagrams and project management tools.

Academic

Students And Teachers
FREE For Qualified Users*
  • Academic License
  • Custom Reporting
  • GIS Planning Mode
  • One-Line Diagram Planning Mode
  • Snap Shot Power Flow Analysis
  • QSTS 8760+ Power Flow Analysis
  • Impact Load Starting Analysis
  • Short Circuit Analysis
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • X-Mode Auto Balance of System Sizing
  • Add-On Black Start Transient Analysis
  • Add-On Elecromagnetic Transients
  • Interoperability with EPRI OpenDSS
  • Open Standards Support

Researcher

Scientists and Analysts
$ 75
00
Per Month
  • Researcher License
  • Custom Reporting
  • GIS Planning Mode
  • One-Line Diagram Planning Mode
  • Snap Shot Power Flow Analysis
  • QSTS 8760+ Power Flow Analysis
  • Impact Load Starting Analysis
  • Short Circuit Analysis
  • Arc Flash Hazard Analysis
  • X-Mode Auto Balance of System Sizing
  • Add-On Black Start Transient Analysis
  • Add-On Elecromagnetic Transients
  • Interoperability with EPRI OpenDSS
  • Open Standards Support

*Academic Eligibility

To qualify for a student discount, you must be enrolled in a public or private university or college.
 
What is proof of eligibility?
 
If you provide a university-issued email address during your request, you will be quickly and easily verified. (A school email address may include .edu, or other email domains sponsored by educational institutions.)
 
If you do not have a school-issued email address or your email address cannot be verified, additional proof of eligibility may be requested before you are approved.

Proof of eligibility must be a document issued by the institution with your name, institution name, and current date. Types of proof of enrollment include:
 
• School ID card
• Report card
• Transcript
• Tuition bill or statement
 
*Documents dated within the last six months are considered current.

Design Reliable
Resilient Microgrids

XENDEE is an integrated platform for Microgrid design, economic optimization and simulation. Its four stages allow students to systematically move through the design process while safely and accurately creating and optimizing Microgrid designs in the cloud.

Client
Feasibility Study

XENDEE’s Geospatial Information System (GIS) is an immersive user experience that hides complexity and enables new users from business, financial and engineering backgrounds to accurately screen Microgrid investment opportunities in minutes. This also includes a project wizard for rapid setup.

Custom Tailored
Bankability Study

Easily and accurately capture your client’s envisioned benefits from a Microgrid, and confidently deliver the optimal design, financial outcomes and operational solutions that ensure a successful customer journey, and profits from their investment years into the future.
 

Balance of System
Engineering Analysis

Next-generation Microgrid power system analysis technology and cutting-edge One-Line Diagram modeling helps customers ensure safe and reliable operation, and accurately optimize sizes and costs for cabling, wires, transformers and other Balance of System components which can add up to 30% of a project’s cost.

Implementation Management

Manage the entire Microgrid project delivery process in one interface. XENDEE’s secure cloud-based platform helps you track project status, assets and communications with project managers, contractors, consultants, and construction firms to ensure quality on-budget and timely system deliveries.

University Case Study | UCSD

XENDEE recently launched our new Microgrid Fast Charging Station Designer using data from the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) network and Microgrid. This Microgrid provides 85% of campus electrical needs with distributed energy resources, including electricity delivered to 135 ChargePoint EV charging stations. The project itself, in partnership with the University and Idaho National Laboratory, enhanced our platform capabilities to include Microgrid Fast Charging Stations and was another successful on-campus usage of XENDEE. Click here to learn more.

Major Universities & Research Organizations Already Use XENDEE

Many universities already use XENDEE’s platform in their classrooms to teach students Microgrid Design, Economic Optimization and Simulation. Additionally, XENDEE is currently teaching a remote college course using our platform at the University of California, San Diego.

Rapidly Test Project Validity

New users can begin screening Microgrid investment opportunities and business cases in minutes with our easy to use interface. Then, generate and share an initial feasibility study to ensure project viability and excite stakeholders.

Optimize Investments over Multiple Years

Rapidly generate and simulate the economically optimal Microgrid technology investment and sequence of operation control strategies up to 50 years into the future with our patented technology.

Run Advanced Power Flow Simulations

XENDEE’s advanced power flow analysis and one line diagram speed up the enginneering process through the use of catalogs and an easy to use interface for rapidly placing components and analyzing their capabilities.

Recent Research Publications By the XENDEE Team
May 2021

“Advanced Optimal Planning for Microgrid Technologies including Hydrogen and…”

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Volume 46, 28 May 2021, ISSN: 0360-3199                                         

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Mansoor Muhammad, Michael Stadler, Hans Auer, Michael Zellinger                                                             
January 2021

“Optimal Planning of Thermal Energy Systems in a Microgrid with Seasonal Storage and…”

Energy Journal by Elsevier, Volume 215, 15 January 2021, ISSN: 0360-5442


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Mansoor Muhammad, Michael Stadler, Michael Zellinger, Klaus Lichtenegger, Hans Auer, Armin Cosic
December 2020

“The Impact of Project Financing in Optimizing Microgrid Design”

The Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, 12(6), 065301
 

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Zachary Pecenak, Patrick Mathiesen, Kelsey Fahy, Charles Cannon, Ebun Ayandele, T. J. Kirk, Michael Stadler
October 2020

“Robust Design of Microgrids Using a Hybrid Minimum Investment Optimization”

Applied Energy Journal by Elsevier, Volume 276, 15 October 2020, ISSN: 0306-2619         

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Zachary K. Pecenak, Michael Stadler, Patrick Mathiesen, Kelsey Fahy, Jan Kleissl                                     
September 2020

“Performance Comparison between Two Established Microgrid Planning MILP…”

Energies Special Issue on Microgrids: Planning, Protection and Control, 7 September 2020, ISSN: 1996-1073

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Michael Stadler, Zack Pecenak, Patrick Mathiesen, Kelsey Fahy, and Jan Kleissl                                           
December 2019

“Efficient Multi-Year Economic Energy Planning in Microgrids”                             

Applied Energy Journal by Elsevier, Volume 255, 1 December 2019, ISSN: 0306-2619                         

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Pecenak Zachary K., Michael Stadler, Kelsey Fahy                                                                                                                
October 2019

“Input Data Reduction for Microgrid Sizing and Energy Cost Modeling…”

Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, Volume 11, October 2019, ISSN: 1941-7012

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Fahy Kelsey, Michael Stadler, Zachary K. Pecenak, Jan Kleissl
May 2019

“Planning and Implementation of Bankable Microgrids”                

The Electricity Journal, May 2019, ISSN: 10406190                                                              

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Michael Stadler, Adib Naslé