Tools

Browse select computational codes, data sets, models, software, tools, and toolkits from Sandia National Laboratories’ energy programs

Arctic Science & Security

For software developed at Sandia that covers a variety of applications related to research in the Arctic, please visit the Arctic Software page.

Electric Grid

For tools developed at Sandia that cover a variety of applications related to electric grid research, security, and modernization, please visit the Electric Grid pages.

Energy & Water

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed decision support tools to address the complex challenges that face water infrastructure. Browse Water Security Decision Support Tools.

Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have developed data, models, and analytical tools to identify current energy system vulnerabilities and adaptive pathways toward a resilient food-energy-water future. Browse Water Data Modeling & Analysis Tools.

Energy Storage

The ES-Select™ Tool: The ES-Select™ Tool aims to improve the understanding of different electrical energy storage technologies and their feasibility for intended applications in a simple, visually comparative form.

The DOE Global Energy Storage Database provides research-grade information on grid-connected energy storage projects and relevant state and federal policies.

QuESt is an open source, Python-based software application suite for energy storage simulation and analysis. It is designed to give users access to models and analysis for energy storage used and developed by Sandia National Laboratories. Open QuEST.

Nuclear Energy

MELCOR is a fully integrated, engineering-level computer code that models the progression of severe accidents in light-water reactor nuclear power plants.

Renewable Energy

Wind Energy Research

The Wind & Water Materials and Structures Database Download

Large Offshore Rotor Model: Sandia has developed a series of detailed 100-meter blade reference models that are available to designers and researchers for design studies and cost analysis.

CACTUS (Code for Axial and Cross-flow TUrbine Simulation) is a turbine performance simulation code, based on a free wake vortex method, to study wind turbines and marine hydrokinetic (MHK) devices.

The Numerical Manufacturing And Design Tool (NuMAD) is an open-source software tool written in Matlab which simplifies the process of creating a three-dimensional model of a wind turbine blade.

Solar Energy

Concentrating Solar Power

The Concentrating Solar Power group has a large suite of tools for research, testing, and analysis of concentrating solar power. View concentrating solar power tools.

PV Value

DELSOL

SOLERGY

Solar Glare Hazards Analysis Tool (SGHAT)

Sustainable Transportation

Technical Reference for Hydrogen Compatibility of Materials

HyRAM toolkit: The HyRAM toolkit is the first-ever software toolkit that integrates deterministic and probabilistic models for quantifying accident scenarios, predicting physical effects, and characterizing hydrogen hazards’ impact on people and structures.