Publications 2019

Allan, J.; Georges, G.; Heer, P.; Budiman, D.; Croce, L. Characterization of heat-pump, PV and battery demonstrator technologies using a coherent energy assessment. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012105 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012105
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Allan, J.; Boegli, M.; Bollinger, A.; Alet, P. J.; Wiget, M. Speed-optimized simulation models for rapid performance evaluation of heating and energy management systems. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th conference of IBPSA (BS 2019), Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the international building performance simulation association; International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA): Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 3668-3675. https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2019.210997
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Andrew Bollinger, L.; Marquant, J.; Sulzer, M. Optimization-based planning of local energy systems - bridging the research-practice gap. In SBE19 Graz. Sustainable built environment D-A-CH conference 2019. Transition towards a net zero carbon built environment, presented at the Sustainable built environment D-A-CH conference 2019 (SBE19 Graz), Graz, Austria, September 11–14, 2019; Passer, A., Lützkendorf, T., Habert, G., Kromp-Kolb, H., Monsberger, M., Eds.; IOP conference series: earth and environmental science; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 323, p 012077 (10 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1755-1315/323/1/012077
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Bach, C.; Beuse, M.; Georges, G.; Held, M.; Heselhaus, S.; Korba, P.; Küng, L.; Malhotra, A.; Moebus, S.; Parra, D.; et al. Perspectives of power-to-X technologies in Switzerland. A white paper, 2nd ed.; Kober, T., Bauer, C., Eds.; Paul Scherrer Institut (PSI); Empa: Villigen PSI, Switzerland; sine loco, 2019; 39 p. https://doi.org/10.3929/ethz-b-000352294
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Bünning, F.; Bollinger, A.; Heer, P.; Smith, R. S.; Lygeros, J. Empirical validation of a data-driven heating demand simulation with error correction methods. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th international conference of the international building Performance simulation association, building simulation 2019, Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the international building performance simulation association; International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA): Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 1428-1435. https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2019.210673
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Bünning, F.; Heer, P.; Smith, R. S.; Lygeros, J. Sensitivity analysis of data-driven building energy demand forecasts. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012062 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012062
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Chambers, J.; Narula, K.; Sulzer, M.; Patel, M. K. Mapping district heating potential under evolving thermal demand scenarios and technologies: a case study for Switzerland. Energy 2019, 176, 682-692. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2019.04.044
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Dominguez, C.; Orehounig, K.; Carmeliet, J. Modelling of rural electrical appliances ownership in developing countries to project their electricity demand: a case study of sub-Saharan Africa. Int. J. Sustain. Energy Plan. Manag. 2019, 22, 5-16. https://doi.org/10.5278/ijsepm.2564
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Fumey, B.; Weber, R.; Baldini, L. Sorption based long-term thermal energy storage – process classification and analysis of performance limitations: a review. Renew. Sustain. Energy Rev. 2019, 111, 57-74. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.05.006
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Gabrielli, P.; Fürer, F.; Mavromatidis, G.; Mazzotti, M. Robust and optimal design of multi-energy systems with seasonal storage through uncertainty analysis. Appl. Energy 2019, 238, 1192-1210. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.01.064
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Hohmann, M.; Warrington, J.; Lygeros, J. A two-stage polynomial approach to stochastic optimization of district heating networks. Sustain. Energy Grids Netw. 2019, 17, 100177 (13 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.segan.2018.11.003
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Hohmann, M.; Warrington, J.; Lygeros, J. Optimal linearizations of power systems with uncertain supply and demand. IEEE Trans. Power Syst. 2019, 34 (2), 1504-1512. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPWRS.2018.2878009
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Hänggi, S.; Elbert, P.; Bütler, T.; Cabalzar, U.; Teske, S.; Bach, C.; Onder, C. A review of synthetic fuels for passenger vehicles. Energy Rep. 2019, 5, 555-569. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egyr.2019.04.007
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Khosravi, M.; Eichler, A.; Schmid, N.; Heer, P.; Smith, R. S. Controller tuning by Bayesian optimization. An application to a heat pump. In 2019 18th European control conference (ECC), presented at the 18th European control conference (ECC 2019), Napoli, Italy, June 25-28, 2019; IEEE: sine loco, 2019; pp 1467-1472. https://doi.org/10.23919/ECC.2019.8795801
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Khosravi, M.; Schmid, N.; Eichler, A.; Heer, P.; Smith, R. S. Machine learning-based modeling and controller tuning of a heat pump. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012065 (6 p.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012065
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Mavromatidis, G.; Orehounig, K.; Bollinger, L. A.; Hohmann, M.; Marquant, J. F.; Miglani, S.; Morvaj, B.; Murray, P.; Waibel, C.; Wang, D.; et al. Ten questions concerning modeling of distributed multi-energy systems. Build. Environ. 2019, 165, 106372 (22 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.buildenv.2019.106372
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Mazourenko, E.; Heer, P.; Niederhaeuser, E. L.; Torregrossa, D. Disruptive business models enabling large battery energy storage system deployment. In Proceedings of the 8th DACH+ conference on energy informatics, presented at the Energy informatics 2019. The 8th DACH+ conference on energy informatics, Salzburg, Austria, 26-27 September, 2019; Unterweger, A., Engel, D., Eds.; Energy informatics; Springer: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 2, pp 21-24.
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Murray, P.; Orehounig, K.; Carmeliet, J. Optimal design of multi-energy systems at different degrees of decentralization. In Innovative solutions for energy transitions, presented at the 10th international conference on applied energy (ICAE2018), Hong Kong, China, August 22-25, 2018; Yan, J., Yang, Hxing, Li, H., Chen, X., Eds.; Energy procedia; Elsevier: s.l., 2019; Vol. 158, pp 4204-4209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2019.01.808
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Murray, P.; Niffeler, M.; Mavromatidis, G.; Orehounig, K. Optimal retrofitting measures for residential buildings at large scale: a multi-objective approach. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th conference of IBPSA (BS 2019), Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA; International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA): Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 3742-3748. https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2019.211233
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Murray, P.; Orehounig, K.; Carmeliet, J. Optimal vehicle selection in the design of urban energy systems: an integration of the private transport and building energy sectors. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th conference of IBPSA (BS 2019), Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the international building performance simulation association; International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA): Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 3094-3102.
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Rohrbach, B.; von Euw, L.; Bollinger, A.; Pacheco, C.; Perera, A. T. D. Linking business model innovation with energy system optimization. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012112 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012115
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Rüdisüli, M.; Teske, S. L.; Elber, U. Impacts of an increased substitution of fossil energy carriers with electricity-based technologies on the Swiss electricity system. Energies 2019, 12 (12), 2399 (38 pp.). https://doi.org/10.3390/en12122399
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Saelens, D.; De Jaeger, I.; Bünning, F.; Mans, M.; Vandermeulen, A.; van der Heijde, B.; Garreau, E.; Maccarini, A.; Rønneseth, Ø.; Sartori, I.; et al. Towards a DESTEST: a district energy simulation test developed in IBPSA project 1. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th conference of IBPSA (BS 2019), Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the international building performance simulation association; International Building Performance Simulation Association: Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 3569-3576. https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2019.210806
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Sommer, T.; Sotnikov, A.; Sandmeier, E.; Stettler, C.; Mennel, S.; Sulzer, M. Optimization of low-temperature networks by new hydraulic concepts. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012112 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012112
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Sotnikov, A.; Sandmeier, E.; Sulzer, M.; Sergi, T.; Mennel, S.; Sommer, T. Thermal stability and heat transfer in the reservoir low-temperature network. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012113 (6 pp.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012113
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Stettler, C.; Schluck, T.; Sulzer, M.; Mennel, S.; Sommer, T. Electricity consumption of heat pumps in thermal networks depends on network topology. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th IBPSA conference, Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the International Building Performance Simulation Association; International Building Performance Simulation Association: Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 1794-1801. https://doi.org/10.26868/25222708.2019.210362
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Sulzer, M.; Orehounig, K.; Carp, V.; Gadola, R.; Knoeri, C.; Marquant, J.; Mavromatidis, G.; Mennel, S.; Murray, P.; Nakhle, C.; et al. Concept for next generation of technical energy regulations in buildings. Energy turnaround - Technical - Regulations EnTeR - final report phase 1; Empa; ETH Zürich: Dübendorf; Zürich, 2019; 40 p.
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Sulzer, M.; Bollinger, A.; Orehounig, K. Energy Hubs - Ein Beitrag zur Energiewende. Am Beispiel "Masterplan Energie Brig-Glis". Aqua Gas 2019, 99 (3), 14-20.
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Sulzer, M.; Orehounig, K.; Carp, V.; Gadola, R.; Knoeri, C.; Marquant, J.; Mavromatidis, G.; Mennel, S.; Murray, P.; Nakhle, C.; et al. Konzepte für die nächste Generation von technischen Regulierungen im Bereich Gebäude und Energie. Energiewende und Technische Regulierung EnTeR - Schlussbericht Phase 1; Empa; ETH Zürich: Dübendorf; Zürich, 2019; 42 p.
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Teske, S. L.; Rüdisüli, M.; Bach, C.; Schildhauer, T. Potentialanalyse Power-to-Gas in der Schweiz. Betrachtungen zu Technologien, CO2, Standorten, Elektrizität, Wirtschaftlichkeit und Einsatz in der Mobilität; Empa: Dübendorf, 2019; 193 p. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.2649817
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Waibel, C.; Mavromatidis, G.; Evins, R.; Carmeliet, J. A comparison of building energy optimization problems and mathematical test functions using static fitness landscape analysis. J. Build. Perform. Simul. 2019, 12 (6), 789-811. https://doi.org/10.1080/19401493.2019.1671897
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Waibel, C.; Wortmann, T.; Evins, R.; Carmeliet, J. Building energy optimization: an extensive benchmark of global search algorithms. Energy Build. 2019, 187, 218-240. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enbuild.2019.01.048
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Waibel, C.; Evins, R.; Carmeliet, J. Clustering and ranking based methods for selecting tuned search heuristic parameters. In 2019 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (CEC), presented at the 2019 IEEE congress on evolutionary computation (CEC), Wellington, New Zealand, June 10-13, 2019; Congress on evolutionary computation; IEEE: Danvers, 2019; pp 2931-2940. https://doi.org/10.1109/CEC.2019.8790261
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Waibel, C.; Evins, R.; Carmeliet, J. Co-simulation and optimization of building geometry and multi-energy systems: interdependencies in energy supply, energy demand and solar potentials. Appl. Energy 2019, 242, 1661-1682. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.03.177
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Waibel, C.; Wortmann, T.; Mavromatidis, G.; Evins, R.; Carmeliet, J. Why we need a testbed for black-box optimization algorithms in building simulation. In Proceedings of building simulation 2019: 16th conference of IBPSA, presented at the 16th conference of IBPSA (BS 2019), Rome, Italy, September 2-4, 2019; Corrado, V., Fabrizio, E., Gasparella, A., Patuzzi, F., Eds.; Proceedings of the international building performance simulation association; International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA): Rome, 2019; Vol. 16, pp 2909-2917.
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Weber, R. R.; Baldini, L. "Solar fitness and wellness" - a unique design for sustainable wellness technologies. In CISBAT 2019 international conference on climate resilient cities - energy efficiency & renewables in the digital era, presented at the CISBAT 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4-6, 2019; Scartezzini, J. L., Smith, B., Eds.; Journal of physics: conference series; IOP Publishing: sine loco, 2019; Vol. 1343, p 012097 (6 p.). https://doi.org/10.1088/1742-6596/1343/1/012097
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