Why another Modelica open source project?

JModelica.org offers unique features and design choices based on well known technology such as Java and Python. JModelica.org is based on recognized open source licenses. Already the fundamental architecture of JModelica is designed to support state-of-the-art optimization methods and solvers and offers flexible scripting APIs in Python. The compiler design is extensible with an easy to use Java compiler interface. The Optimica extension offers powerful formulation of optimization problems in Modelica. JModelica.org is compliant with the Modelica standard library.