SEI provides customized education on clean energy technology, enabiling policy,

sustainable business models and analytical methods.

Training topics, include:

  • Least cost generation expansion planning --using WASP.
  • Evaluation of energy options as NDCs for climate change mitigation -- using MESSAGE.
  • Evaluation of cross-border power trade and optimization of hydro cascades -- using GTMax.

Educational videos and training material from past courses on GTMax and WASP are available on the SEI training page.

Empowering people, companies and nations in pursuit of sustainable development


Smart Energy Institute is a nonprofit scientific and educational organization with the charter to advance science and promote sustainable energy concepts.

SEI conducts research, advises government and industry, educates energy professionals, distributes analytical software, and develops online networking platforms to increase understanding and empower individuals, companies and nations in pursuit of sustainable development.



The electricity system of the future has to produce and deliver electricity that is reliable, affordable and clean.

To accomplish these goals, there is a need for sound analytics to assess electricity generation options and create a resilient path toward sustainable development. 

SEI transfers knowledge and advanced analytics for use by energy professionals around the world.

Recent capacity building efforts include transfer of the following popular software tools:

Networking & Communication

Develop and transfer platforms

for information sharing and professional networking.


Primary Activities

About SEI


Power System Analytics

Licensing advanced power system analytics developed by Argonne National Laboratory.

Thought Leadership

Innovative technology research, sustainable business models, and enabling policy.

Workforce Education

Tools, information and know-how for power system planning and climate change mitigation.