HPAC Magazine

Upgrade to the RETScreen software released

June 19, 2012   HPAC Magazine

An upgrade to the RETScreen Software, RETScreen Suite, was released recently. RETScreen Suite integrates the RETScreen 4 clean energy project analysis software and the RETScreen Plus energy management software. RETScreen 4 is an Excel-based clean energy project analysis software tool that helps decision makers determine the technical and financial viability of potential renewable energy, energy efficiency and cogeneration projects. RETScreen Plus is a Windows-based energy management software tool that allows project owners to verify the ongoing energy performance of their facilities.
Some of the key features and advances of RETScreen Suite include:

– Global benchmark database
– Clean Energy Policy Toolkit
– Interactive Bing Map for climate database
– 13 new energy resource maps
– 875 new products added to product database
– Multivariable regression analysis option
– Reference temperature optimization tool
– More flexible targeting tool
– Measurement & Verification (M&V) charting capability
– Detailed statistical analysis information
– Monitored data update form
– Enhanced reporting capabilities
RETScreen Suite was developed in collaboration with the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and the NASA Langley Research Center. Click here to download RETScreen Suite