Articles and reports about the oemof software

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.
The Open Energy Modelling Framework (oemof) – A new approach to facilitate open science in energy system modelling. Energy Strategy Reviews 22, (16-25). Available online:  DOI:

Articles and reports of research and case studies using oemof

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 2021, 13 (3852). Available online:

Simon Hilpert, Franziska Dettner and Ahmed Al-Salaymeh (2020). Analysis of Cost-Optimal Renewable Energy Expansion for the Near-Term Jordanian Electricity System. Sustainability 2020, 12 (22), Available online:

Steffen Wehkamp, Lucas Schmeling, Lena Vorspel, Fabian Roelcke, Kai-Lukas Windmeier (2020). District Energy Systems: Challenges and New Tools for Planning and Evaluation. Energies 2020, 13(11), 2967, Available online:

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

Lucas Schmeling, Patrik Schönfeldt, Peter Klement, Steffen Wehkamp, Benedikt Hanke, Carsten Agert (2020). Development of a Decision-Making Framework for Distributed Energy Systems in a German District. Energies 2020, 13(3), 552; Available online:

Cynthia Boysen, Cord Kaldemeyer, Simon Hilpert and Ilja Tuschyd (2019). Integration of Flow Temperatures in Unit Commitment Models of Future District Heating Systems. Energies 2019, 12(6), 1061; Available online:

Elisa Gaudchau, Berit Müller, Jochen Twele (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, Volume 99, November 2016, Pages 298-313, ISSN: 1876-6102; Available online:

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

C. Möller, K. Kuhnke, M. Reckzügel, H.-J. Pfisterer, S. Rosenberger (2016). Energy storage potential in the Northern German region Osnabrück-Steinfurt. In: Energy and Sustainability Conference (IESC), 2016 International; Available online: , URL: / DOI: 10.1109/IESC.2016.7569497

Caroline Möller, Sandra Rosenberger, Martin Faulstich (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

Webinar, developer & user meetings

oemof developer meeting (04 – 06 December 2019)

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Webinar (10 January 2018)

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User Meeting (08/09 May 2018)

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User Meeting (09/10 May 2017)

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