Solvo™ for process analysis and heat demand calculation

Fortum Solvo™ Family is a versatile simulator for energy and heat balances. Fortum Solvo™ includes a very wide range of components, allowing the possibility to model practically any power plant process.

Build process model and optimise processes

Identify the best suitable operating mode

Optimise regional heat production at hourly level

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Designed power plant solutions

Solvo™ is a versatile simulator for heat balances. It is intended for designing power plant processes, carrying out process modifications and optimisation. It is an independent offline tool for designers and a online process simulator as part of the TOPi® energy management system.

Solvo™ version 5.1 is released (6 June 2014),  Solvo™ 5.1 new features

Fully Windows 7 compatible but still supports Windows XP. Runs parallel to Solvo™ versions 4.0 and 5.0 and has new components: SolarPanel, WindTurbine, HeatPump and GasCondStage. New mediums: ethylene and propylene glycol. Component macro. Improved OLE-interface with Excel. Main value dialog. Reference temperature can be given (previously constant 0°C). Completely new manual. Several other improvements and bug fixes.

Main features of Solvo™

  • Graphical, illustrative, fast and easy to use
  • Large component library including renewable production
  • Only a little data is needed to start modelling
  • Very efficient two-way link with Excel to further analyse the results
  • Support and training are available as required
  • Continuous development of the tool (in use since year 1991)

Solvo™ Family applications

Online for performance monitoring, analysis and optimisation
- Integrated into the power plant process’ information system

Offline for process design and analysis
- Licenses for Design, DesignPlus, O&M and Education

Optimum for quick and easy process analysis (offline tool)
- Tool for plant’s daily performance and operational economy analyses

Portfolio for regional or company’s assets development and analyses
- Large-scale power and heat balance calculations and analyses

Check out Solvo Optimum video on YouTube

Contact us

Ilkka Salmensaari
Product Manager
Tel: +358 50 453 4876
[email protected]