June 1 to June 4


Join your peers for Beginners training sessions presented by expert PLEXOS developers and analysts. Attendees will learn how to maximize the value of the software, gain an understanding of the latest innovations and developments, and leave with insights for immediate application in shaping important decisions. All sessions use highly-requested real-world examples and offer hands-on experience. Attendees can select sessions that fit their needs, interests, and schedules.

Energy Exemplar is committed to the health and safety of its employees and customers. Due to the risks and travel restrictions surrounding COVID-19, Energy Exemplar will host virtual training sessions this spring. We are pleased to offer these at no additional cost. We hope this allows maximum flexibility for everyone while ensuring continued customer safety and success.

1 June

Getting Started

09:00 – 09:15AM (GMT)

Training Registration

09:15 – 10:45AM (GMT)

Introduction to PLEXOS

– Introduction to PLEXOS Applications
– Requirements, installation and upgrade
– PLEXOS Workflow

10:45 – 11.00AM (GMT)

Morning break

11:00 – 12:00PM (GMT)

PLEXOS interface and data model(I)

– PLEXOS interface and data structure
– Data entry, import and export
– Modelling Network topology

2 June

09:00 – 10:45AM (GMT)

PLEXOS interface and data model(II)

– Dynamic data specification
– Data file formats
– Solution viewer-output interface

10:45 – 11:00AM (GMT)

Morning break

11:00 – 12:00PM (GMT)

PLEXOS interface and data model(III)

– Scenario-based analysis
– Fuels and emissions 
– Renewable resources optimization

3 June

Understanding the core

9:00 – 10:45AM (GMT)

PLEXOS modelling framework

– Core problem formulation and extension
– Solution algorithms and strategies

10:45 – 11:00AM (GMT)

Morning break

11:00 – 12:PM (GMT)

Dispatch and resource allocation

– Simulation phases overview
– MT Schedule
– Constraint modelling and decomposition

4 June

 9:00 – 10:45AM (GMT)

Extended capabilities (I)

– Stochastic overview
– Pricing overview
– Ancilliary Services

10:45AM – 11:00AM (GMT)

Morning break

11:00 – 12:00 (GMT)

Extended capabilities (II)

– Outages modelling
– Overview of course
– PLEXOS Roadmap
– Open Questions