oemof evaluated in scientific article

The article “A qualitative evaluation approach for energy system modelling frameworks” is published in Energy, Sustainability and Society.

The authors identified ‘complexity’, ‘scientific standards’, ‘utilisation’, ‘interdisciplinary modelling’ and ‘uncertainty’ as the current main challenges of energy system modelling. By means of a case study, oemof’s contribution to tackle these challenges is analysed.

Scientific article about oemof published

Our oemof article has been finally published in Energy Strategy Reviews.

Some key points that are covered in the article:

* Comparison of oemof and other open models
* Concept, architecture and implementation
* Usage concept
* Mathematical description

If you do not have access to the sciencedirect network you can download the paper for free until the beginning of September using this link.

If you are interested in obtaining the original version of the paper after the  free phase until the beginning of September you can contact us to get your personal copy. Alternatively, you can download an e-print of the last version on arXiv.

Gambling Generator – v0.2.1

This late winter/early spring release comprises some new features like minimum up- and downtime constraints and some new functions for the processing of results. Some bug fixes and improvements keep oemof functional and up-to-date.

Checkout the ‘What’s new’ section of the actual documentation for more detailed information.

With this release the pyomo issue is fixed. Please upgrade oemof to bring everything in line (see below for v0.1.x and v0.2.x). Continue reading “Gambling Generator – v0.2.1”

Toddle Turbine – v0.2.0

Let us start the new year with a new major release.

Unlike the release title this version will be more stable due to an improved testing environment.

With more than 700 commits, 100 issues and pull requests from 14 contributors this has been the release with the highest contribution of the oemof community. We improved the structure and the documentation to make it even easier to contribute in the future. Join our community and become a contributor of the next release. Continue reading “Toddle Turbine – v0.2.0”

6th developer and organisation meeting – 4-6 December in Flensburg

After the oemof User Meeting in May 2017 at RLI in Berlin the focus of the upcoming meeting lies on the organisation of collaborative programming as well as the more in-depth development and expansion of oemof functions and the release of v0.2.0. Continue reading “6th developer and organisation meeting – 4-6 December in Flensburg”