The IECM software runs in the following environments:
  • Windows XP (32 bit only)
  • Windows Vista, 7, and 8
  • MacOS X (Intel) and Linux under Wine

(The use of the IECM under Wine is not officially supported, however we will try to avoid doing anything that would cause it to stop working.)

Contact us to be notified of new updates.

Download the Current Beta Version (9.0.1) now.

MacOS X and Linux users: you will need to install the IECM under Wine. See the readme file for more details.

You may view the license here.

This version includes several new technology options and updates, plus major enhancements to the user interface that we think you’ll like.

Change Log:
Changes Since Public Version 8.0.2:
Software Enhancements:
  • A new collapsible menu for navigation instead of the previous upper and lower "tabs"
  • A new "Configure Session" step at the top of the menu, where unit conversion options are now located
  • A new analytical option in the interface called "Analysis Tools" (with some cool stuff)
  • Addition of process diagrams to the Set Parameters screens
  • Various adjustments to user interface screens for better readability and consistency.
Technology Additions and Updates:
  • A new site-specific CO2 storage cost model and geological reservoir database
  • A new post-combustion calcium looping-based CO2 capture system for PC plants
  • A new option for IGCC plants to specify custom fuels and resulting syngas composition
  • Update to default process and project contingency factors for all IECM technologies in the Set Parameters screens (to reflect their current level of maturity and cost estimating basis)
  • Updates to the oxyfuel performance and cost models for PC plants, including the air separation unit, compression & purification unit, and direct contact cooler
  • Update to cost model of pre-combustion chemical looping option for IGCC plants
  • Update to direct capital costs of IGCC plants
  • Bug fixes related to certain performance and cost parameters.

Download the Current Public Version (8.0.2) now.

Download a conversion utility to allow you to use old session and fuel databases in this version of the IECM. (This utility only runs under Windows.)

MacOS X and Linux users: you will need to install the IECM under Wine. See the readme file for more details.

You may view the license here.

This version fixes some bugs found in Beta Version 8.0.1. Details are in the readme file.

Change Log:
Changes Since Version 7.0.0:
The following changes were made between version 7.0.0 and beta version 8.0.1:
  • A new pre-combustion chemical looping-based CO2 capture technology for IGCC plants
  • Several widely-used cost metrics for carbon capture and storage
  • Separate escalation rates for fuel and other O&M costs
  • A new database format that allows the IECM to run on MacOS X (Intel) and Linux under Wine
  • Updated default values for selected parameters
  • Various adjustments to user interface screens for better readability and consistency
  • Bug fixes related to certain performance and cost parameters (nothing major)