A new version of Artelys Knitro is now available! This update comes with clear improvements on derivative-free optimization problems, including for our users connecting Knitro to black-box simulators. These improvements manifest themselves with particular clarity when using finite-differences to approximate first order derivatives thanks to a new termination criterion.
Artelys is a sponsor of the OR2018 annual conference, which will be held from September 12th to 14th, 2018 in Brussels, Belgium.
Artelys Knitro 11 release comes with many new features including a specialized algorithm for Second-Order Cone Programming (SOCP).
Artelys has been commissioned by ENTSOG and ENTSO-E to deliver a study aiming at assessing and characterising the interlinkages between gas and electricity systems and projects.
The TERRE members have selected a consortium composed of Artelys, JV EPEX-Soops and Soops to provide the clearing engine for the European Replacement Reserve cross-border Platform.
Artelys and its partners Castalia, EY and Fraunhofer ISI have been selected by the “Sustainable Electricity Trade Roadmap” to assess the benefits of a deeper integration of electricity markets between France, Germany, Morocco, Portugal and Spain.
Visit our booth and meet with our optimization experts at the INFORMS Annual Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference in Baltimore, April 15th - 17th, 2018!
Nonlinear optimization problems are usually complex to model and to solve. During this two-day training session we will introduce the principles of nonlinear optimization theory, and teach you how to solve efficiently various categories of problems with our solver Artelys Knitro. Mark your calendars for May 16th and 17th, 2018!
Following a two-year study with Artelys involving all of its territory’s actors, the Metropolis of Grenoble Alpes publishes its roadmap to reach the objectives of the very ambitious Air Energy Climate Plan.
2018 Training Program
Artelys will present the solution Artelys Crystal adopted by Brookfield Renewable during the annual conference of the Quebec Association for the Production of Renewable Energy (AQPER), in Québec City on February 8th, 2018.
To what extent can renewables contribute to Europe’s 2030 power supply considering the latest decline in renewable investment costs? And which policy levers are required to fully tap the related potential? The European Climate Foundation (ECF) commissioned Artelys to answer these questions. The resulting report was publicly launched on 21 November 2017 in Brussels.
Artelys is pleased to announce the publication by the ADEME of a follow-up study on a 100% RES power mix by 2050. This new study assesses how the gas and heat systems can be decarbonised in systems with high shares of renewable electricity generation.
Artelys is pleased to announce the new release 10.3 of the optimization modeling software AMPL. It includes the new API to use AMPL from Python, Java, C++ and Matlab.
Artelys will participate in the INFORMS Annual Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference in Houston, October 22nd - 25th, 2017.
Artelys has recently installed METIS, a software application developed for the European Commission, on the Federal Planning Bureau (FPB, Belgium) system, enabling the FPB analysts to undertake highly detailed studies of the Belgian power system, while taking into account the interactions with neighbouring countries. The analysis carried out with METIS will contribute to the understanding and quantification of the challenges faced by the Belgian power system and provide valuable inputs for the Belgian integrated National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP).
The latest release of Xpress is now available! It includes the new IDE Xpress Workbench for development of standalone Mosel models and Insight applications. Xpress Workbench also handles Python, Matlab and BCL development.
Artelys is pleased to announce the publication of the study « Mainstreaming RES – Flexibility portfolios » by the Directorate-General for Energy of the European Commission (DG ENER). This study introduces a methodological framework to define flexibility portfolios and presents the results of applying this framework at the European level based on the Artelys Crystal Super Grid and METIS models.
A new version of Artelys Knitro is now available! This update brings support for Python 3 and significant improvements of the R interface.
With project NEXT, Artelys wins Ademe’s call for projects “Smart electrical systems”.
Join us for a free workshop presented during the Knitro Week to meet Artelys Optimization Experts and learn new strategies to meet your nonlinear optimization challenges.
The release 8.1 of the Optimization Suite FICO Xpress unveils the first final version of the Xpress-Python API. This API enables to model problems directly in Python (versions 2.7 or 3+) and to interact with the solver Xpress-Optimizer (handles LP, SOCP, convex QCQP, and their mixed integer version).
Our international development team of the optimization solver Artelys Knitro will be gathered in Paris for an intensive research seminar. The team has decided to take this opportunity to offer a two days (May 31st – June 1st) training on nonlinear optimization with Artelys Knitro.
Visit our booth at the INFORMS Annual Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference in Las Vegas, April 2nd - 4th, 2017!
Artelys will take part in the second seminar organized by the Métropole de Lyon about its energy masterplan initiative. This event will take place at the Université de Lyon on the 9th of February 2017.
Artelys presents, at the “European Assises of Energy Transition” on January 24th in Bordeaux, the methodology for territorial strategic scenario elaboration, used in the future sustainable energy action plan of Rennes Metropole.
Artelys is pleased to announce the publication of the first set of METIS studies, which support the Commission in its evidence-based policy-making process.
Artelys publishes today its training program for 2017. For more information: www.artelys.com/training.
Artelys won the MINO challenge, highlighting once again the expertise of its consultants and the efficiency of its optimization solvers.
Artelys is at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Nashville (Nov 13-16, 2016) to present the release 10.2 of its nonlinear solver Artelys Knitro. This release introduced a new implementation for solving nonlinear least-squares making Knitro the most powerful and versatile solver for this type of problem.
During the “Energy Storage Days” organized by the ATEE (Association Technique Energie Environment, the first energy and environment association in France) on November 15th and 16th, Artelys presents the main results of the study on the value of heat storage and power to heat.
Artelys participates at the European Commission - US Department of Energy workshop on September 28-29, 2016, at the DG Joint Research Centre's Laboratories, Ispra, Italy. The topic of the workshop is “Understanding the Water-Energy Nexus: Integrated Water and Power System Modelling”.
For the second year in row, Artelys Knitro wins the GECCO Black Box optimization challenge (expensive single-objective track). This accomplishment highlights Artelys Knitro excellent performance and robustness in the field of Derivative-Free Optimization (DFO).
A new release of Artelys Crystal Super Grid is out, including energy capacity expansion planning for hundreds of production / transmission / storage, over dozens of climate variations at an hourly granularity!
As part of the recent Franco-German economic conference on June 14th in Berlin, the prize for Franco-German innovation in renewable energies was awarded to REstable project, of which Artelys is a member.
To support its growth, the Paris team moves to its new premises at 81 rue Saint-Lazare (9th district).
The version 10.1 of Artelys Knitro released today offers a new algorithm for mixed-integer nonlinear optimization. It also includes a new R interface and many functional enhancements.
The release 8.0 of the FICO Xpress Optimization Suite includes new features in all its components. In particular the parallel MIP algorithm of Xpress-Optimizer has been completely rewritten to improve performance and scalability.
Artelys participates to the 69th National Conference of the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA), from May 25th to May 27th 2016.
Artelys will participate in the INFORMS Annual Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference in Orlando, April 10th - 12th, 2016.
Artelys is developing a new software tool for the European Commission (DG Energy) dedicated to the simulation of energy systems and markets, based on the Artelys Crystal platform.
Artelys has recently launched in Brussels the report on its latest work on European power and gas infrastructure, in front of a panel of high-level experts.
Artelys will be holding a workshop on energy storage during the Québec renewable energy producers’ symposium, AQPER, February 10-11, 2016, in the City of Québec, Canada.
After the successful launch of Artelys Canada, Artelys establishes a new office in London and continues its international expansion.
The Energy team at the Belgian Federal Planning Bureau in Brussels recently purchased the energy planning tool Artelys Crystal Super Grid.
Artelys participates in European Utility Week, to be held November 3 to 5, 2015, in Vienna, dedicated to the energy business.
The lead developer Richard Waltz will present Artelys Knitro 10.0 at the INFORMS Annual Meeting in Philadelphia (Nov 1-4, 2015). This major release of our nonlinear solver offers new Object Oriented interfaces (C++, Java and C#), significant speedups compare to KNITRO 9.1 and many other new features.
This accomplishment highlights KNITRO’s excellent performance in the field of Derivative-Free Optimization (DFO).
This new release comes with plenty ofnew features, including an integrated database which incorporates automatic verification tools for your data, and an even handier geographical view.
On July 1st, 2015, Artelys finalized the purchase of Ziena Optimization, publisher of KNITRO, the world’s leading nonlinear optimization solver.
To meet the needs of engineers and economists who want to learn R, Artelys has organized a training session on “Forecasting Demand with R”, to be held on September 8 and 9, 2015 in Paris.
This conference will bring together experts from various backgrounds and experiences, including electric system operators, software developers, governments, research centers and academics in order to debate on “increasing real-time and day-ahead market efficiency through improved software”.
Artelys has been established in Canada for 2 years now and will be presenting two applications of the Artelys Crystal Suite at the CORS/INFORMS International Conference in Montreal, Quebec. The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Hotel from June 14 to 17 2015.
Artelys is presenting the POST Project at the French SMART GRIDS trade show, Paris La Défense, from May 27 to 29, 2015.
On may 11, 2015, Artelys will participate in the first Inria-Industry Meeting on Smart City to be held in the USA.
Artelys will participate in the INFORMS Annual Business Analytics & Operations Research Conference in Huntington Beach April 12th - 14th, 2015.
To meet the needs of manufacturers who deal with energy markets, Artelys has organized a “Risk Management and Energy Systems” training session on March 31 and April 1, 2015 in Paris.
Artelys attends the 16th ROADEF Conference, February 25-27 2015, in Marseille.
Artelys will present its Artelys Crystal Super Grid Software at Middle East Electricity 2015, in Dubai.
The European Commission’s Directorate-General for Energy (DG ENER) has awarded Artelys and its partners a contract for energy modeling software and services based on Artelys Crystal technology.
Artelys is attending the 2nd “Rendez-vous on Energy” at the European Parliament on January 6th, 2015.
KNITRO 9.1 is a major release of our nonlinear optimization package that comes with a fourth new algorithm, an SQP method especially efficient for Derivative-Free Optimization (DFO).
Discover this new version of our software, Artelys Crystal Super Grid, in a brand-new video!
Artelys will participate in the California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies, November 19–20, 2014.
Artelys will participate in the INFORMS Annual Meeting in San Francisco, USA, November 9–12, 2014.
Artelys will participate in this year’s European Utility Week from November 46, 2014 in Amsterdam.
Artelys will hold a booth at the workshop organized jointly by the Canadian Water Resources Association (CWRA) and Rio Tinto Alcan (RTA), from September 17th to September 19th 2014, entitled: “From operational hydrological forecast to optimal reservoir management”.
Artelys attends the 45th CIGRÉ General Session held in Paris on August 24-29, 2014.
The French Regulatory Commission for Energy (CRE) has announced that Artelys has been selected as its software provider for cost-benefit analysis of electricity interconnections.
Artelys will take part in the Innovative City fair in the South of France, in partnership with the competitiveness cluster Advancity.
Artelys attends the 56th CORS Annual Conference, May 26-28, 2014, in Ottawa, Canada.
Artelys & FICO are pleased to invite you to the FICO Forum: The Decision Management Platform on Thursday 5th June 2014 at “Hôtel du Louvre” in Paris.
Artelys attends the 15th ROADEF Conference, February 26-28 2014, in Bordeaux.
Artelys has been invited to conduct a management training session at the annual meeting of the Québec association of renewable energy producers (AQPER) Feb. 19th-20th 2014, Québec City, Canada.
More than 600 exhibitors from 25 nations will present their innovative products and services in the energy field in February 11-13, 2014 in Essen (Germany). The Artelys booth will be located in Hall 2, stand 2-511. More than 20, 000 experts and decision-makers are expected to attend.
KNITRO 9.0 is a major new release that improves the usability and performance of the solver across the board. Thanks to the new KNITRO-Tuner, you can now determine the optimal parameter settings for your specific problem. The interface to MATLAB has been redesigned in order to offer MATLAB users the same functionalities as other interface users. And finally, KNITRO 9.0 continues improving the support of multi-core architecture by embedding the Intel MKL PARDISO linear solver, which is able to solve linear systems more efficiently using parallel algorithms.
During the “Energy Storage Days” organized by the ATEE (Association Technique Energie Environment, the first energy and environment association in France), Artelys and its partner, Enea Consulting, presented the key results obtained in the Energy Storage National Potential (PEPS) study, financed by the Ministry of Industry, the ATEE and the ADEME (French Environment and Energy Management Agency).
Artelys, as CitInES coordinator, was invited to participate to a seminar in Copenhagen with French Export Minister, Mrs Nicole Bricq, about “Better living in cities”. Arnaud Renaud, CEO, explained how the innovative software Crystal City could be a very useful tool for Danish cities in their sustainable issues.
Artelys is participating in the Demand response workshop organized by CanmetENERGY in Québec, on November 18-19, 2013.
Artelys will participate in the "Solvers: Modeling, Applications, Integration and Standardization” workshop, at the 19th International Conference on constraints programming CP2013, which will take place in Uppsala, Sweden, on Monday, September 16, 2013.
As the European FP7 project CitInES continues, the consortium has started the experimentation stage of its software tool designed to improve industrial energy performance. The Izmit Refinery in Turkey, operated by Tüpraş (involved in this project), is currently running tests to reduce its energy expense and, eventually, resell its surplus electricity.
Artelys attended the conference on advanced numerical methods for electricity markets efficiency, held by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), in Washington, DC, June 24-26, 2013.
The Mobile Networks Evolution for Individual Communication Experience (MEVICO) project received the 2013 Celtic Excellence Award in Silver from Celtic-Plus.
A new nonlinear solver is now available in the latest Xpress release (version 7.5).
Artelys will participate at the 13th INFORMS Analytics Conference at the Grand Hyatt, San Antonio, Texas, USA, April 7–9, 2013.
Artelys will participate to the E-world fair, which will take place in Essen, Germany from February 7th to February 9th. With more than 500 exhibitors from 48 countries, more than 18 000 visitors, this professional event is one of the biggest fair for the Energy and Water industries.
Artelys will attend the 14th French Operational Research and Decision Support Society (ROADEF) Annual Conference, held by the University of Technology of Troyes, February 13 – 15 2013.
A new version of KNITRO (version 8.1) is now available.
Artelys Kalis 2012.2 has been officially released with new parallel algorithms and new interfaces for the Java and Python programming languages.
On October 14-17, 2012, the Institute For Operations Research & Management Sciences (INFORMS) will be holding a professional conference in Phoenix, Arizona. Artelys participates in this event and will be hosting various product and service demonstrations.
Artelys will participate at the California France Forum on Energy Efficiency Technologies 2012: "Smart City: What Is the Added Value?", on November 5 and 6 at CITRIS, Berkeley, California, USA.
A new version of Artelys Risk Manager is now available!
Artelys has opened a new office in Montréal, Québec, on April 2, 2012.
Artelys participated in the INFORMS Conference at the Hyatt Regency, Huntington Beach, California, USA, April 15–17, 2012.
Artelys and its partners from the National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA) presented their latest innovations during the INRIA industries event on March 8, 2012.
Together with ParisTech Fondation, Artelys supports Forecasting workshop 2011/2012. Meetings, organized by Mathieu Cornec, researcher at the Economy and Statistics Research Centre, aim to promote R&D projects around Forecast.
Artelys will participate to the E-World fair, which will take place in Essen, Germany from February 7th to February 9th. With more than 500 exhibitors from 48 countries, more than 18 000 visitors, this professional event is one of the biggest fair for the Energy and Water industries.
The Innovation Day organized in Paris in February 2nd, by Artelys and FICO, will present the latest updates and new features of FICO Xpress and Artelys Kalis.
Through the impetus driven by Artelys, the European research project CitInES was launched October 1, 2011. Artelys is one of the few French SMEs that managed to build up a European FP7 project.
KNITRO 8.0 is officially released. Recent benchmarks demonstrate that KNITRO is by far the best solver in its category.
On August 21, 2011, Artelys signed a partnership agreement, I-lab, with the National Institute for Research in Computer Science and Control (INRIA).
A new version of KNITRO will be released by Ziena Optimization LLC in November, 2011.
A new version of Xpress has been released by FICOTM