NREL Intros ADVISOR 2002 Modeling Tool

July 09, 2002 by Jeff Shepard

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL, Golden, CO) has released the ADVISOR 2002, a flexible modeling tool that rapidly assesses the performance and fuel economy of conventional, electric, fuel cell and hybrid vehicles. The user can change component and vehicle specifications such as electric motors, batteries, engines and fuel cells, and ADVISOR simulates the vehicle’s response under different driving conditions.

"NREL is excited about the involvement of the automotive industry and complementary software applications," said Keith Wipke, senior engineer in NREL's advanced vehicle and systems group. "ADVISOR 2002 highlights our linkage with these partners."