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Volume 1 Supplement 1

Proceedings of the 7th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics


Publication of this supplement was funded by the Smart Energy Showcases - Digital Agenda for the Energy Transition (SINTEG) programme. The articles have undergone a double blind peer review process. The Supplement Editors declare that they were not involved in the peer review process for any article on which they are an author. DE and WG were responsible for managing the review process for the articles on which DB and SL are authors. DE was not involved in the review process for any article that featured a member of his research group as an author. They declare no other competing interests.

Oldenburg, Germany11-12 October 2018

7th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics​​​​​​​

Edited by Sebastian Lehnhoff, Davood Babazadeh, Michael Brand, Dominik Engel and Wolfgang Gawlik.

Conference website

  1. The paper proposes a demand response scheme controlling many domestic electric water heaters (DEWHs) with a price function to consume electric power according to a target schedule. It discusses at length the d...

    Authors: Tobias Lübkert, Marcus Venzke and Volker Turau
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):31
  2. Residential and commercial buildings are responsible for one third of the total (CO2) emissions in the European Union, which are the main cause of global warming. Although the thermal load has long been considere...

    Authors: Laura Fiorini and Marco Aiello
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):29
  3. Because space heating causes a large fraction of energy consumed in households, occupancy-based heating systems have become more and more popular in recent years. However, there is still no practical method to...

    Authors: Vincent Becker, Wilhelm Kleiminger, Vlad C. Coroamă and Friedemann Mattern
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):52
  4. The flexibility of distributed energy resources (DERs) can be modeled in various ways. Each model that can be used for creating feasible load profiles of a DER represents a potential model for the flexibility ...

    Authors: Kevin Förderer, Mischa Ahrens, Kaibin Bao, Ingo Mauser and Hartmut Schmeck
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):21
  5. There has been a large number of contributions on privacy-preserving smart metering with Differential Privacy, addressing questions from actual enforcement at the smart meter to billing at the energy provider....

    Authors: Günther Eibl, Kaibin Bao, Philip-William Grassal, Daniel Bernau and Hartmut Schmeck
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):48
  6. The electrification of the mobility sector comes with multiple challenges such as the lack of information on when, where, how long and how fast charging processes of electric vehicles will take place. In order...

    Authors: Ammar Alyousef, Dominik Danner, Friederich Kupzog and Hermann de Meer
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):28
  7. In an attempt to channel sales activities, companies often focus on ‘high value targets’ that offer attractive prospective returns. In liberalized electricity markets, commercial customers with high electricit...

    Authors: Carlo Stingl, Konstantin Hopf and Thorsten Staake
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):50
  8. Energy providers face several technical and societal challenges with respect to renewable energies and smart energy systems. As central management units of energy supply systems, control rooms and their operat...

    Authors: Tilo Mentler, Tim Rasim, Marcel Müßiggang and Michael Herczeg
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):26
  9. In the Wind Farm Cabling Problem (WCP) the task is to design the internal cabling of a wind farm such that all power from the turbines can be transmitted to the substations and the costs for the cabling are minim...

    Authors: Sascha Gritzbach, Torsten Ueckerdt, Dorothea Wagner, Franziska Wegner and Matthias Wolf
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):51

    The Publisher Correction to this article has been published in Energy Informatics 2018 1:58

  10. Over the last decade, the Common Information Model (CIM), as specified by IEC 61970 / 61968, has become an important document format for the storage of power grid data. Its object-oriented design makes it easi...

    Authors: Lukas Razik, Jan Dinkelbach, Markus Mirz and Antonello Monti
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):47
  11. Smart energy systems (SES) promote the transformation of the distribution grid towards more sustainable operation and planning strategies, but also impose a set of considerable technological and political chal...

    Authors: Dominik Ascher and Christoph Kondzialka
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):23
  12. Congestion management in distribution grids is an important task for distribution grid operators, both from a financial and a technological perspective. Whereas large generation units and large controllable lo...

    Authors: Astrid Nieße, Norman Ihle, Stephan Balduin, Matthias Postina, Martin Tröschel and Sebastian Lehnhoff
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):22
  13. In this poster paper, we describe our experiences with the Use Case methodology in a funded consortium research project. In our project, more than 50 documented Use Cases evolved during five phases where their...

    Authors: Marie Clausen, Rolf Apel, Marc Dorchain, Matthias Postina and Mathias Uslar
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):19
  14. In addition to renewable energy sources, the transition of the German energy system will increasingly involve the use of decentralized combined heat and power plants (CHP). In order to use this promising techn...

    Authors: Thomas Weber, Nina Strobel, Thomas Kohne, Jakob Wolber and Eberhard Abele
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):27
  15. Interoperability is the key to Smart Grids and thereby to enable the energy transmission towards 100% renewable energy sources. The project Integrating the Energy System (IES) Austria adopted the holistic meth...

    Authors: Marion Gottschalk, Gerald Franzl, Matthias Frohner, Richard Pasteka and Mathias Uslar
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):25
  16. The growing adoption of photovoltaic panels on roof-tops increases the pressure on grid operators for offsetting surplus or deficiency in generation. A multi-carrier energy system allows energy to be converted...

    Authors: Qianchen Yu, Arne Meeuw and Felix Wortmann
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):17
  17. The increasing integration of distributed renewable energy resources into the power grid calls for employment of information and communication technology, transforming the grid into a cyber-physical energy sys...

    Authors: Cornelius Steinbrink, Christian Köhler, Marius Siemonsmeier and Thorsten van Ellen
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):38
  18. Due to the importance of the energy resource management (ERM) in the energy community, several mathematical formulations have been successfully proposed to solve the problem. However, due to the very dynamic e...

    Authors: Fernando Lezama, Joao Soares and Zita Vale
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):35
  19. Electrical power systems are undergoing major transformations as the share of decentralized energy resources increases. One important aspect is that the system is required to cope and adapt to the fluctuating ...

    Authors: Carsten Krüger, Jorge Velasquez, Davood Babazadeh and Sebastian Lehnhoff
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):43
  20. Only a small share of German households make use of the opportunity to regularly switch their electricity supplier in order to fulfill their needs. Besides the relatively low possible monetary savings, another...

    Authors: Michael Hinterstocker, Florian Haberkorn, Andreas Zeiselmair and Serafin von Roon
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2018 1(Suppl 1):42

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