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  1. Local energy markets (LEMs) are well suited to address the challenges of the European energy transition movement. They incite investments in renewable energy sources (RES), can improve the integration of RES i...

    Authors: Samrat Bose, Enrique Kremers, Esther Marie Mengelkamp, Jan Eberbach and Christof Weinhardt

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:7

    Content type: Research

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  2. With the advent of the smart grid era, the electrical grid is becoming a complex network in which different technologies coexist to bring benefits to both customers and operators. This paper presents a methodo...

    Authors: Pedro Faria, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale and Mahsa Khorram

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:6

    Content type: Methodology

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  3. Distributed generators (D.G.’s) enable us to generate, supply and be self-reliant on power while also allows us to supply power to meet the demand through virtual power plants. The virtual power plants also he...

    Authors: Sampath Kumar Venkatachary, Annamalai Alagappan and Leo John Baptist Andrews

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:5

    Content type: Research

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  4. In recent years, it has become increasingly feasible to achieve important improvements of sustainability by integrating sustainable urbanism with smart urbanism thanks to the proven role and synergic potential...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:4

    Content type: Research

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  5. Prudent and meaningful performance evaluation of algorithms is essential for the progression of any research field. In the field of Non-Intrusive Load Monitoring (NILM), performance evaluation can be conducted...

    Authors: Christoph Klemenjak, Stephen Makonin and Wilfried Elmenreich

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:3

    Content type: Short communication

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  6. A building management system (BMS) is generally defined as the ‘Brain’ of the building. Building management systems aid in improving occupant comfort and productivity and, enhance the operational efficiency of...

    Authors: Muhyiddine Jradi, Niels Boel, Bo Eskerod Madsen, Jonas Jacobsen, Julie Strandesen Hooge and Lars Kildelund

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:2

    Content type: Project report

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  7. Non-urgent high energy-consuming residential appliances, such as pool pumps, may significantly affect the peak to average ratio (PAR) of energy demand in smart grids. Effective load monitoring is an important ...

    Authors: Luyao Ma, Qingyu Meng, Shirui Pan and Ariel Liebman

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2021 4:1

    Content type: Research

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  8. Originally proposed as an alternative to traditional energy planning methodology in the 1970s, backcasting is increasingly applied in futures studies related to sustainability, as it is viewed as a natural ste...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:31

    Content type: Methodology

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  9. The IoT and big data technologies have become essential to the functioning of both smart cities and sustainable cities, and thus, urban operational functioning and planning are becoming highly responsive to a ...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri and John Krogstie

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:29

    Content type: Research

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  10. Power system operation increasingly relies on numerous day-ahead forecasts of local, disaggregated loads such as single buildings, microgrids and small distribution system areas. Various data-driven models can...

    Authors: Oleg Valgaev, Friederich Kupzog and Hartmut Schmeck

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:28

    Content type: Research

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  11. Unlocking and managing flexibility is an important contribution to the integration of renewable energy and an efficient and resilient operation of the power system. In this paper, we discuss how the potential ...

    Authors: Stefanie Holly, Astrid Nieße, Martin Tröschel, Lasse Hammer, Christoph Franzius, Viktor Dmitriyev, Johannes Dorfner, Eric MSP Veith, Christine Harnischmacher, Maike Greve, Kristin Masuch, Lutz Kolbe, Boris Wulff and Julian Kretz

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):26

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  12. In the context of a pilot project, the Lugaggia Innovation Community (LIC), we address the problem of non-intrusive load monitoring for the purpose of demand side management on low voltage grids in presence of...

    Authors: Matteo Salani, Marco Derboni, Davide Rivola, Vasco Medici, Lorenzo Nespoli, Federico Rosato and Andrea E. Rizzoli

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):25

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  13. The transition of the power grid requires new technologies and methodologies, which can only be developed and tested in simulations. Especially larger simulation setups with many levels of detail can become qu...

    Authors: Stephan Balduin, Tom Westermann and Erika Puiutta

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):24

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  14. In this paper, a thorough analysis of quantification of the heating appliances’ flexibility provided by 200 households located in the Sion area (Switzerland) is presented. An extended evaluation of the availab...

    Authors: Yousra Sidqi, Pierre Ferrez, Dominique Gabioud and Pierre Roduit

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  15. To face the challenges of climate change, the integration of renewable energy sources in the energy-intensive heating sector is a crucial aspect of emission reduction. For an efficient operation of coupling de...

    Authors: Armin Golla, Julian Geis, Timon Loy, Philipp Staudt and Christof Weinhardt

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):22

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  16. Heat pumps embody solutions that heat or cool buildings effectively and sustainably, with zero emissions at the place of installation. As they pose significant load on the power grid, knowledge on their existe...

    Authors: Andreas Weigert, Konstantin Hopf, Nicolai Weinig and Thorsten Staake

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  17. The development of efficient electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure requires modelling of consumer demand at an appropriate level of detail. Since only limited information about real customers is availa...

    Authors: Khoa Nguyen and René Schumann

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):20

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  18. This paper introduces a framework for agent based autonomous charging and discharging of Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) at local energy communities. Agents are programmed to control the bidirectional charging ...

    Authors: Arne Surmann, Rohit Walia and Robert Kohrs

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):19

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  19. Modern power systems are cyber-physical systems with increasing relevance and influence of information and communication technology. This influence comprises all processes, functional, and non-functional aspec...

    Authors: Michael Brand, Davood Babazadeh, Carsten Krüger, Björn Siemers and Sebastian Lehnhoff

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):18

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  20. Increasing interdependencies between power and ICT systems amplify the possibility of cascading failures. Resilience against such failures is an essential property of modern and sustainable power systems and n...

    Authors: Amit Dilip Patil, Jonas Haack, Martin Braun and Hermann de Meer

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):17

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  21. The integration of ICT into power systems has increased the interdependencies between the two systems. The operation of power system depends on several ICT-enabled grid services which manifest the interdepende...

    Authors: Marcel Klaes, Anand Narayan, Amit Dilip Patil, Jonas Haack, Martin Lindner, Christian Rehtanz, Martin Braun, Sebastian Lehnhoff and Hermann de Meer

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):16

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  22. Electrical networks of transmission system operators are mostly built up as isolated networks without access to the Internet. With the increasing popularity of smart grids, securing the communication network h...

    Authors: Michael Egger, Günther Eibl and Dominik Engel

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):15

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  23. In the battle against climate change, electrification plays an increasingly large role in our society. The growing use of electricity networks requires advanced coordination mechanisms to avoid the tragedy of ...

    Authors: Philipp Artur Kienscherf, John Collins, Carlee Joe-Wong, Wolfgang Ketter and Soumya Sen

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):14

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  24. In this work, we study the performance of a distributed optimal power flow control algorithm with respect to realistic communication quality of service. By making use of a communication network simulator, name...

    Authors: Clemens Korner, Catalin Gavriluta, Filip Pröstl Andrén, Marcus Meisel and Thilo Sauter

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):13

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  25. Both rising and more volatile energy prices are strong incentives for manufacturing companies to become more energy-efficient and flexible. A promising approach is the intelligent control of Industrial Energy ...

    Authors: Thomas Kohne, Heiko Ranzau, Niklas Panten and Matthias Weigold

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3(Suppl 1):12

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 3 Supplement 1

  26. With the increased penetration of distributed renewable energy sources (DRES) in the grid, new pathways are required to keep the electricity distribution system stable. The provision of ancillary services (AS)...

    Authors: Anish Jindal, Jakob Kronawitter, Ramona Kühn, Martin Bor, Hermann de Meer, Antonios Gouglidis, David Hutchison, Angelos K. Marnerides, Andrew Scott and Andreas Mauthe

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:6

    Content type: Project report

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  27. The big data revolution is heralding an era where instrumentation, datafication, and computation are increasingly pervading the very fabric of cities. Big data technologies have become essential to the functio...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri and John Krogstie

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:5

    Content type: Research

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  28. Ecological urbanism is seen today as one of the keys towards unlocking the quest for a low-carbon or fossil fuel–free society. Global and local policies promote and advocate the eco–city as the most environmen...

    Authors: Simon Elias Bibri

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:4

    Content type: Case Report

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  29. The production of electrical energy has always been a subject of debate to fight against climate change and preserve natural resources. Several countries, including Morocco, have proposed ambitious policies to...

    Authors: Omar Benzohra, Sidi Salah Ech-Charqaouy, Fouzia Fraija and Dennoun Saifaoui

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:3

    Content type: Short communication

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  30. A growing demand in sustainable energy harvested from renewable resources, such as wind or solar power, leads to new challenges in the electricity grid, which in future is also referred to as the smart grid. This...

    Authors: Fabian Knirsch, Clemens Brunner, Andreas Unterweger and Dominik Engel

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2020 3:2

    Content type: Research

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  31. The smart grid achieves bidirectional information and energy flow between energy consumer and utility grid, aiding energy users not only to utilize energy, but also to produce, sell, and share energy with othe...

    Authors: Bokolo Anthony Jr, Sobah Abbas Petersen, Dirk Ahlers, John Krogstie and Klaus Livik

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2:36

    Content type: Research

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  32. Power grids are becoming increasingly intelligent. In this regard, they benefit considerably from the information technology (IT) networks coupled with their underlying operational technology (OT) networks. Wh...

    Authors: Ali Alshawish and Hermann de Meer

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2:34

    Content type: Research

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  33. Smart grids promise a more reliable, efficient, economically viable, and environment-friendly electricity infrastructure for the future. State estimation in smart grids plays a pivotal role in system monitorin...

    Authors: Lakshminarayanan Nandakumar, Gamze Tillem, Zekeriya Erkin and Tamas Keviczky

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):25

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  34. The analysis of electrical load signatures is an enabling technology for many applications, such as ambient assisted living or energy-saving recommendations. Through the digitalization of electricity metering ...

    Authors: Jana Huchtkoetter and Andreas Reinhardt

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):24

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  35. The rising demand for sustainable energy requires to identify the sites for photovoltaic systems with the best performance. This paper tackles the question of feasibility of photovoltaic power plants at high a...

    Authors: Jelenko Karpić, Ekanki Sharma, Tamer Khatib and Wilfried Elmenreich

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):23

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  36. The massive deployment of distributed generators from renewable sources in recent years has led to a fundamental paradigm change in terms of planning and operation of the electric power system. The usage of ad...

    Authors: Filip Pröstl Andrén, Thomas I. Strasser, Jürgen Resch, Bernhard Schuiki, Sebastian Schöndorfer, Georg Panholzer and Christof Brandauer

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):21

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  37. An algorithm for the non-intrusive disaggregation of energy consumption into its end-uses, also known as non-intrusive appliance load monitoring (NIALM), is presented. The algorithm solves an optimisation prob...

    Authors: Cristina Rottondi, Marco Derboni, Dario Piga and Andrea Emilio Rizzoli

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):13

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  38. The nationwide rollout of smart meters in private households raises privacy concerns: Is it possible to extract privacy-sensitive information from a household’s power consumption? For a small sample of 869 Upp...

    Authors: Cornelia Ferner, Günther Eibl, Andreas Unterweger, Sebastian Burkhart and Stefan Wegenkittl

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):10

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

  39. Optimizing energy consumption in local energy communities is one of the key contributions to the so-called smart grid. Such communities are equipped with rooftop photovoltaic power plants or other forms of small ...

    Authors: Fabian Knirsch, Oliver Langthaler and Dominik Engel

    Citation: Energy Informatics 2019 2(Suppl 1):9

    Content type: Research

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    This article is part of a Supplement: Volume 2 Supplement 1

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