AURORAxmp is a comprehensive power forecasting tool used in the energy industry. With their new v11.4 release, they have added Gurobi as an available solver.

Gurobi is pleased to announce the inclusion of the Gurobi Optimizer as an available solver in EPIS’ latest release of AURORAxmp.

Houston, Texas – May 20th, 2014
AURORAxmp is a comprehensive power forecasting tool used in the energy industry. With their new v11.4 release, they have added Gurobi as an available solver.

Morgan Dennis, Lead Developer from EPIS, shared, “We are excited to have Gurobi as an option for solving optimizations in our software because of its clearly superior speed. From LP to QP to MIP models, Gurobi showed a significant speed advantage over our default solver, thus providing our end-users the ability to do more rigorous analysis and have faster solution times.”

“We are very pleased that EPIS has chosen to offer Gurobi as an available option to their users,” said Tracy Pesanelli, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Gurobi. “This continues the trend of leading ISVs choosing Gurobi not only for the performance our solvers deliver to their end-users, but also for the support we provide ISVs and our long-term commitment to the continued enhancement of our solvers.”


About Gurobi Optimization, Inc.

Gurobi is in the business of helping companies solve their hardest problems. In addition to providing the best optimization solver, the company is known for its outstanding support and no-surprises pricing. The Gurobi Optimizer is a state-of-the-art solver for linear programming (LP), quadratic programming (QP), quadratically constrained programming (QCP), mixed-integer linear programming (MILP), mixed-integer quadratic programming (MIQP), and mixed-integer quadratically constrained programming (MIQCP). Gurobi was designed from the ground up to exploit modern architectures and multi-core processors, using the most advanced implementations of the latest algorithms. Founded in 2008, Gurobi Optimization is based in Houston, TX (+1 713 871 9341).


About EPIS

Headquartered in Sandpoint, Idaho with offices in Oregon, Florida, and Utah, EPIS, Inc. is the developer of the AURORAxmp® Electric Market Model, the industry’s most trusted software package for reliable electric-market price forecasting, resource valuation and market-risk analysis. AURORAxmp is a power market simulation tool designed to forecast power prices over both the short-and long-term. First introduced in 1997, AURORAxmp is now the modeling tool of choice for power marketers, resource planners, regulatory agencies, financial analysts and energy consultants throughout the North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia. Visit

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