New developers inspired by the 6th oemof developer meeting

Our 6th oemof developer and organisation meeting took place at the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems at the Europa-Universität Flensburg from 4th to 6th December. We were very happy to welcome a lot of new people to the community! Thereby it became the biggest oemof developer meeting ever.

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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”

New project oemof_heat has started

At October 19th 2017, the research project oemof_heat started with a kick-off workshop in the facilities of the Reiner Lemoine Institute. The project’s goal is to investigate the potential of coupling electricity and heat sector. Therefore, the open energy modelling framework (oemof) will be expanded, based on existing work on heat system modelling within oemof, and corresponding scenarios will be developed. In the next three years we focus on district heating systems, heat storage and process heat applications.

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Open energy modelling in Central Asia

Within a scientific exchange between the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (ZNES) in Flensburg, Germany, and National Laboratory Astana at Nazarbayev University in Astana, Kazakhstan, oemof and the relevance of open modelling and data has been highlighted on a scientific cross-border forum between Kazakhstan and Russia. The forum was organized by Young Researchers Association at First President Foundation of Republic Kazakhstan and held over several days in Astana and Burabay.

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