Articles and reports about the oemof software

Martins F., Patrão C., Moura P., De Almeida A.T. (2021).
A Review of Energy Modeling Tools for Energy Efficiency in Smart Cities.
Smart Cities, 4(4). 1420-1436. DOI:

Hilpert S., Günther S., Söthe M. (2021).
oemof.tabular – Introducing Data Packages for Reproducible Workflows in Energy System Modeling.
Journal of Open Research Software, 9: 6. DOI:

Krien U., Schönfeld P., Lauer J., Hilpert S., Kaledemeyer C, Plessmann G. (2020)
oemof.tabular – oemof.solph—A model generator for linear and mixed-integer linear optimisation of energy systems.
Software Impacts, 100028. DOI:

Witte F., Tuschy I. (2020).
TESPy: Thermal Engineering Systems in Python.
The Open Journal 5 (49), 2178. Available online: / DOI:

Maruf, M.N.I. (2019).
Sector Coupling in the North Sea Region — A Review on the Energy System Modelling Perspective.
Energies 2019, 12, 4298. Available Online:

Hilpert S., Kaldemeyer C., Krien U., Günther S., Wingenbach C.,  Plessmann G. (2018).
The Open Energy Modelling Framework (oemof) – A new approach to facilitate open science in energy system modelling.
Energy Strategy Reviews 22, (16-25). DOI:

Articles and reports of research and case studies using oemof

Haas S., Steinbach I., Gering M.C., Möller C. (2021).
The influence of innovative photovoltaic technologies on urban energy systems – An energy system analysis with concentrator PV, perovskite-silicon PV and PV-powered heat pumps in comparison with state-of-the-art technologies.
Working Paper. Available online:

Kersten M., Bachmann M., Guo T., Kriegel M. (2021).
Methodology to design district heating systems with respect to local energy potentials, CO2-emission restrictions, and federal subsidies using oemof.
International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management. DOI:

Casalicchio V., Manzolini G., Prina M. G., Moser D. (2021).
Optimal Allocation Method for a Fair Distribution of the Benefits in an Energy Community.
Sol. RRL 2100473. DOI:

Mezzera F., Fattori F., Dénarié A., Motta M. (2021).
Waste-heat utilization potential in a hydrogen-based energy system – An exploratory focus on Italy.
International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 31 (2021). DOI:

Maruf, M.N.I. (2021).
Open model-based analysis of a 100% renewable and sector-coupled energy system–The case of Germany in 2050.
Applied Energy, 288 (116618). Available online:

Maruf, M.N.I. (2021).
A Novel Method for Analyzing Highly Renewable and Sector-Coupled Subnational Energy Systems—Case Study of Schleswig-Holstein.
Sustainability, 13 (3852). Available online:

Röder J., Beier D., Meyer B., Nettelstroth J., Stührmann T., Zondervan E. (2020).
Design of Renewable and System-Beneficial District Heating Systems Using a Dynamic Emission Factor for Grid-Sourced Electricity.
Energies. 13(3). DOI:

Juanperaab M., Blechingerd P., Ferrer-Martíac L., Hoffmannd M.M., Pastorab R.

Multicriteria-based methodology for the design of rural electrification systems. A case study in Nigeria.
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. 133. 110243. DOI:

Hilpert S., Dettner F., Al-Salaymeh A. (2020).
Analysis of Cost-Optimal Renewable Energy Expansion for the Near-Term Jordanian Electricity System.
Sustainability. 12(22). DOI:

Wehkamp S., Schmeling L., Vorspel L., Roelcke F., Windmeier K.L. (2020).
District Energy Systems: Challenges and New Tools for Planning and Evaluation.
Energies 2020. 13(11). 2967. DOI:

Hilpert S. (2020).
Effects of Decentral Heat Pump Operation on Electricity Storage Requirements in Germany.
Energies 2020, 13(11), 2878; DOI:

Schmeling L., Schönfeldt P., Klement P., Wehkamp
S., Hanke B., Agert C.(2020).

Development of a Decision-Making Framework for Distributed Energy Systems in a German District.
Energies. 13(3). 552. DOI:

Boysen C., Kaldemeyer C., Hilpert S., Tuschyd I. (2019).
Integration of Flow Temperatures in Unit Commitment Models of Future District Heating Systems.
Energies. 12(6). 1061. DOI:

Gaudchau E., Müller B., Twele J. (2017).
Untersuchungen zur Energiestrategie Brandenburgs., Berlin, 2017 Available online: (german)

Boysen, C., Grotlüschen, H., Großer, H., Kaldemeyer, C., Tuschy, I. (2017).
Druckluftspeicherkraftwerk Schleswig-Holstein – Untersuchung zur Eignung Schleswig-Holsteins als Modellstandort für die Energiewende.
ZNES Forschungsergebnisse 5, 2017, ISSN: 2195-4925 (german)

Kaldemeyer, C., Boysen, C., Tuschy, I. (2016).
Compressed Air Energy Storage in the German Energy System – Status Quo & Perspectives.
Energy Procedia. 99. 298-313, ISSN: 1876-6102. DOI:

Möller C., Faulstich M., Rosenberger S. (2016).
Storage demand in interconnected central and residential electricity systems.
10th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference. March 2016, Düsseldorf

Möller C., Kuhnke K., Reckzügel M., Pfisterer H.-J., Rosenberger S. (2016).
Energy storage potential in the Northern German region Osnabrück-Steinfurt.
Energy and Sustainability Conference (IESC), 2016 International; Available online: / DOI:

Möller C., Rosenberger S., Faulstich M. (2015). Speicherbedarf in Energieregionen unter Berücksichtigung verschiedener Autarkiegrade.
9. Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung an der TU Wien, Februar 2015, Wien, Available online:


Uwe Krien (2017). Strom, Wärme und Mobilität mit oemof. Strommarktreffen. 4. Mai 2017, Available online: (german)

Caroline Möller (2017). Integrating storages in energy regions and local communities – a range of storage capacities. 11th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference. March 2017, Düsseldorf, Available online:

Cord Kaldemeyer (2017). Research activities at the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (ZNES) Flensburg, Germany. Burabay Forum: Cooperation between bordering regions of Kazakhstan and Russia. Astana, Kazakhstan, 15th of August, 2017. Available online: Research activities at the Center for Sustainable Energy Systems (ZNES) Flensburg, Germany

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Webinar (10 January 2018)

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User Meeting (08/09 May 2018)

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