We are happy to announce oemof.solph v0.5.0 (codename “Rigorous refactoring”) . This release brings an extreme shift towards more user focused design:
- Clean definition of time indexes: You need N+1 points in time do define N time spans.
- Parts of the energy system graph are now clearly structured into
flows. This adds some extra words to imports but makes the underlying logic more transparent.
- Public and private API are be more distinguished now. (‘_’ signifies private, public API is defined in init files.)
- Experimental code is now sitting in sub-modules called
- The flow arguments
summed_maxnow have the more descriptive names
- Keyword arguments are now explicit. This will make it easier to find the correct arguments and will also catch typos. Custom attributes can be added using the argument
custom_attributes. Those will be passed down the class hierarchy and can (possibly) be handled in parent classes.
inactivity_costsas an option for
Flows. Inactivity costs is a cost for times where a Flow is not operated.
- Examples are added to the documentation. (The format of the examples could be improved, though.)
Besides these changes, there is one big thing that has happened “under the hood”. It is now possible to combine
NonConvex and Investment optimisation in the same
Thanks to all the contributors, namely (in alphabetical order) Sarah Berendes, Pierre-François Duc, David Fuhrländer, Hendrik Huyskens, Johannes Kochems, Uwe Krien, Jan Launner, Johannes Röder, Saeed Sayadi, Patrik Schönfeldt, Lennart Schürmann, Francesco Witte, and Ekaterina Zolotarevskaia.