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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Spring fever (learning how to test properly)

There was a little difference that made the examples run in the last release if you installed oemof locally but not if you installed it from pypi. Thus, they did not work with version 0.1.2.

Now we learned how to test them properly, applied a hotfix and released two versions again, due to superstitions (1.3 is almost a 13). The actual version is now v.0.1.4. It is not true but a nice story and due to the open philosophy errors like these fortunately show up really quick :smirk:

Have a look at the 0.1.2 release to see the real changes and stay tuned!