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The Benefits of Local Cross-Sector Consumer Ownership Models for the Transition to a Renewable Smart Energy System in Denmark. An Exploratory Study
Gorroño-Albizu, L. Energies 2020, 13, 1508 

Cost-Effectiveness of Carbon Emission Abatement Strategies for a Local Multi-Energy System—A Case Study of Chalmers University of Technology Campus
Mirzaei Alavijeh, N.; Steen, D.; Norwood, Z.; Anh Tuan, L.; Agathokleous, C. Cost-Effectiveness of Carbon Emission Abatement Strategies for a Local Multi-Energy System—A Case Study of Chalmers University of Technology Campus. Energies 2020, 13, 1626.

Vehicle-To-Grid for Peak Shaving to Unlock the Integration of Distributed Heat Pumps in a Swedish Neighborhood
Arnaudo, M.; Topel, M.; Laumert, B. Energies 2020, 13, 1705.

Bioenergy plants’ potential for contributing to heat generation in Germany
Steubing, M., Dotzauer, M., Zakaluk, T. et al.  Energ Sustain Soc 10, 14 (2020).

A Systematic Approach to Predict the Economic and Environmental Effects of the Cost-Optimal Energy Renovation of a Historic Building District on the District Heating System
Milić, V.; Amiri, S.; Moshfegh, B. Energies 2020, 13, 276.

5th Generation District Heating: A novel design approach based on mathematical optimization
Marco Wirtz, Lukas Kivilip, Peter Remmen, Dirk Müller, Applied Energy, Volume 260, 2020.

Simulation method for assessing hourly energy flows in district heating system with seasonal thermal energy storage
Kapil Narula, Fleury de Oliveira Filho, Willy Villasmil, Martin K. Patel, Renewable Energy, Volume 151, 2020, p. 1250-1268.

A study on the viability of an on-site combined heat- and power supply system with and without electricity storage for office building
Maher Azaza, Douglas Eriksson, Fredrik Wallin, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 213, 2020, 112807.

Potential of power-to-heat from excess wind energy on the city level
Kay Bareiß (2020). Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy, 15:1, 26-43.

Modeling of combined heat and power generation in the context of increasing renewable energy penetration
Andreas Bloess, Applied Energy, Volume 267, 2020, 114727.

Energy- and exergy-based optimal designs of a low-temperature industrial waste heat recovery system in district heating
Jaume Fitó, Sacha Hodencq, Julien Ramousse, Frédéric Wurtz, Benoit Stutz, François Debray, Benjamin Vincent, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 211, 2020.

Local heating concepts for upgrading district heating networks, a real world case study

Dynamic simulation and optimal operation of district cooling networks via 2D orthogonal collocation

Arley Nova-Rincon, Sabine Sochard, Sylvain Serra, Jean-Michel Reneaume, Volume 207, 2020.

Techno-economic planning and construction of cost-effective large-scale hot water thermal energy storage for Renewable District heating systems
Fabian Ochs, Abdulrahman Dahash, Alice Tosatto, Michele Bianchi Janetti, Renewable Energy, Volume 150, 2020

Potential of power-to-heat from excess wind energy on the city level
Kay Bareiß (2020) Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, and Policy, 15:1, 26-43.

Energy, exergy and exergoeconomic analysis of an ultra low-grade heat-driven ammonia-water combined absorption power-cooling cycle for district space cooling, sub-zero refrigeration, power and LNG regasification
Dereje S. Ayou, Valerie Eveloy, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 213, 2020, 112790.

Demonstration and optimization of a solar district heating system with ground source heat pumps
Junpeng Huang, Jianhua Fan, Simon Furbo, Solar Energy, Volume 202, 2020, Pages 171-189.


Local Heating Networks with Waste Heat Utilization: Low or Medium Temperature Supply?
Kauko, H.; Rohde, D.; Hafner, A. Local Heating Networks with Waste Heat Utilization: Low or Medium Temperature Supply? Energies 2020, 13, 954.

Reviewing Municipal Energy System Planning in a Bibliometric Analysis: Evolution of the Research Field between 1991 and 2019
Weinand, J.M. Energies 2020, 13, 1367.

High temperature heat pump integration into district heating network
Carlos Mateu-Royo, Samer Sawalha, Adrián Mota-Babiloni, Joaquín Navarro-Esbrí. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 210, 2020, 112719.

New configurations of district heating and cooling system based on absorption and compression chillers driven by waste heat of flue gas from coke ovens
Fangtian Sun, Junlong Li, Lin Fu, Yonghong Li, Ruixiang Wang, Shigang Zhang. Energy, Volume 193, 2020, 16707.

A solar PTC powered absorption chiller design for Co-supply of district heating and cooling systems in Denmark
A. Arabkoohsar, M. Said. Energy, Volume 193, 2020, 116789.

Economic benefits of fourth generation district heating
Helge Averfalk, Sven Werner. Energy, Volume 193, 2020, 116727

An integrated model of coupled heat and power sectors for large-scale energy system analyses
Björn Felten. Applied Energy, Volume 266, 2020, 114521.

The pricing methods on the monopoly district heating market
Valery Stennikov, Andrey Penkovskii, Energy Reports, Volume 6, Supplement 2, 2020, p. 187-193.

A new generation of district heating system with neighborhood-scale heat pumps and advanced pipes, a solution for future renewable-based energy systems
Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Ali Sulaiman Alsagri. Energy, Volume 193, 2020, 116781.

Large-scale living laboratory of seasonal borehole thermal energy storage system for urban district heating
Fang Guo, Xiaoyue Zhu, Junyue Zhang, Xudong Yang, Applied Energy, Volume 264, 2020, 114763.

Potential for waste heat utilization of hot‐water‐cooled data centers: A case study
Oltmanns J, Sauerwein D, Dammel F, Stephan P, Kuhn C. Energy Sci Eng. 2020;00:1–18.

Determining the optimum low-temperature district heating network design for a secondary network supplying a low-energy-use apartment block in Ireland
Patrick Harney, Donna Gartland, Fionnuala Murphy. Energy, Volume 192, 2020, 116595.

Hot transformations: Governing rapid and deep household heating transitions in China, Denmark, Finland and the United Kingdom
Benjamin K. Sovacool, Mari Martiskainen, Energy Policy, Volume 139, 2020, 111330.

Decentralized heating grid operation: A comparison of centralized and agent-based optimization
Klaus Lichtenegger, Andreas Leitner, Thomas Märzinger, Christine Mair, Andreas Moser, David Wöss, Christoph Schmidl, Tobias Pröll, Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks, Volume 21, 2020, 100300.

Optimization of design and operation of solar assisted district cooling systems
Dana M. Alghool, Tarek Y. Elmekkawy, Mohamed Haouari, Adel Elomri, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 6, 2020, 100028.

Increasing the Economic Efficiency of a Cogeneration Plant through Heat Storage and Trigeneration
E. MINCIUC, R. PATRASCU, G. DARIE, S. LIGDA, C. MANDREAN, A. ADAM, 2019 International Conference on ENERGY and ENVIRONMENT (CIEM), Timisoara, Romania, 2019, p. 44-48.

Potential role of renewable gas in the transition of electricity and district heating systems
Ida Græsted Jensen, Frauke Wiese, Rasmus Bramstoft, Marie Münster. Energy Strategy Reviews, Volume 27, 2020, 100446.

Recovery and Transport of Industrial Waste Heat for Their Use in Urban District Heating and Cooling Networks Using Absorption Systems
Atienza-Márquez, A.; Bruno, J.C.; Coronas, A. Appl. Sci. 2020, 10, 291.

Holistic methodological framework for assessing the benefits of delivering industrial excess heat to a district heating network
Karin Pettersson, Erik Axelsson, Lina Eriksson, Elin Svensson, Thore Berntsson, Simon Harvey. Int J Energy Res. 2020;44: 2634–2651.

Numerical and experimental study of an underground water pit for seasonal heat storage
Yakai Bai, Zhifeng Wang, Jianhua Fan, Ming Yang, Xiaoxia Li, Longfei Chen, Guofeng Yuan, Junfeng Yang, Renewable Energy, Volume 150, 2020, p. 487-508.

Individual ground source heat pumps: Can district heating compete with real estate owners’ return expectations?
Kaisa Kontu, Jussi Vimpari, Petri Penttinen, Seppo Junnila. Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 53,  2020, 101982

Economic feasibility of ultra-low temperature district heating systems in newly built areas supplied by renewable energy
Wiebke Meesenburg, Torben Ommen, Jan Eric Thorsen, Brian Elmegaard, Energy, Volume 191, 2020, 116496

Report on a Plus-Energy District with Low-Temperature DHC Network, Novel Agrothermal Heat Source, and Applied Demand Response
Brennenstuhl, M.; Zeh, R.; Otto, R.; Pesch, R.; Stockinger, V.; Pietruschka, D. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 5059

Energy, cost, and environmental analysis of individuals and district cooling systems for a new residential city
Ali Alajmi, Mohamed Zedan, Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 54, 2020, 101976.

Efficient and cost-effective district heating system with decentralized heat storage units, and triple-pipes
Ali Sulaiman Alsagri, Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Milad Khosravi, Abdulrahman A. Alrobaian. Energy, Volume 188, 2019, 116035.

District heating systems: An analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats of the 4GDH
Schweiger, G.; Kuttin, F.; Posch, A. Energies 2019, 12, 4748.

Key issues and novel optimization approaches of industrial waste heat recovery in district heating systems
Jingyi Wang, Zhe Wang, Ding Zhou, Kaiyu Sun. Energy, Volume 188, 2019, 116005.

Development of a topology analysis tool for fifth-generation district heating and cooling networks
Justus von Rhein, Gregor P. Henze, Nicholas Long, Yangyang Fu. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 196, 2019, p. 705-716.

Impact of Domestic Hot Water Systems on District Heating Temperatures
Lidberg, T.; Olofsson, T.; Ödlund, L. Energies 2019, 12, 4694.

Challenges and Barriers by Transition Towards 4th Generation District Heating System: A Strategy to Establish a Pricing Mechanism

Power to Hydrogen Through Polygeneration Systems Based on Solid Oxide Cell Systems
Rokni, M.M. Energies 2019, 12, 4793.

Thermal energy storage in district heating and cooling systems: A review
Elisa Guelpa, Vittorio Verda. Applied Energy, Volume 252, 2019, 113474

Design of a local energy market with multiple energy carriers
Magnus Brolin, Hjalmar Pihl. International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Volume 118, 2020, 105739.

5th Generation District Heating: A novel design approach based on mathematical optimization
Marco Wirtz, Lukas Kivilip, Peter Remmen, Dirk Müller. Applied Energy, Volume 260, 2020, 114158.

Life Cycle Assessment of Different Low-Temperature District Heating Development Scenarios: A Case Study of Municipality in Latvia
Feofilovs, M., Pakere, I. & Romagnoli, F. (2019). Environmental and Climate Technologies, 23(2), p. 272-290.

Spatiotemporal analysis of industrial excess heat supply for district heat networks in Switzerland
Jonathan Chambers, S. Zuberi, M. Jibran, Kapil Narula, Martin K. Patel. Energy, Volume 192, 2020, 116705.

Significance of Cogeneration for Germany's Future Energy Supply
C. Thommessen, N. Witte, F. Nigbur, J. Roes, A. Heinzel and O. M. Verheyen, 2019 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT-Europe), Bucharest, Romania, 2019, p. 1-5.

Experimental investigations of an absorption heat pump prototype with intermediate process for residential district heating
Ding Lu, Yin Bai, Yanxing Zhao, Xueqiang Dong, Maoqiong Gong, Ercang Luo, Gaofei Chen, Qingyu Xu, Jun Shen, Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 204, 2020, 112323.

A method and analysis of aquifer thermal energy storage (ATES) system for district heating and cooling: A case study in Finland
Oleg Todorov, Kari Alanne, Markku Virtanen, Risto Kosonen. Sustainable Cities and Society, Volume 53, 2020, 101977.

Low temperature district heating networks for complete energy needs fulfillment
Maria Alessandra Ancona, Michele Bianchi, Lisa Branchini, Andrea De Pascale, Francesco, Melino, Antonio Peretto. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management Vol. 24 2019 33–42.

Modelling the future low-carbon energy systems - case study of Greater Copenhagen, Denmark
Sara Ben Amer, Rasmus Bramstoft, Olexandr Balyk and Per Sieverts Nielsen. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management Vol. 24 2019 21-32.

Geothermal power based ULTDH for cooling and heating purposes
Bartłomiej Ciapała, Mirosław Janowski. E3S Web Conf. Volume 100, 2019. 11th Conference on Interdisciplinary Problems in Environmental Protection and Engineering EKO-DOK 2019

Analysis of district cooling system with chilled water thermal storage in hot summer and cold winter area of China
Zhang, L., Jing, J., Duan, M. et al. Build. Simul. 13, 349–361 (2020).

Combining PVT Generation and Air Conditioning: A Cost Analysis of Surplus Heat Utilization
Golla, P. Staudt and C. Weinhardt. 2019 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), Porto, Portugal, 2019, pp. 1-6.

Thermodynamic and sustainability analysis of a municipal waste-driven combined cooling, heating and power (CCHP) plant
Hossein Nami, Ahmad Arabkoohsar, Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam. Energy Conversion and Management, Volume 201, 2019, 112158.

Low Temperature District Heating for Future Energy Systems
Dietrich Schmidt, Anna Kallert, Markus Blesl, Svend Svendsen, Hongwei Li, Natase Nord, Kari Sipilä.  (2017).  Energy Procedia, 116, 26-38

Performance evaluation of an industrial borehole thermal energy storage (BTES) project – Experiences from the first seven years of operation
Emil Nilsson, Patrik Rohdin, Renewable Energy, Volume 143, 2019, p. 1022-1034.

Integrated Optimal Design and Control of Fourth Generation District Heating Networks with Thermal Energy Storage
van der Heijde, B.; Vandermeulen, A.; Salenbien, R.; Helsen, L. Energies 2019, 12, 2766.

Ground-source energy systems for building heating and cooling — A case study
Victor P. Sanmamed, Nídia S. Caetano, Carlos Felgueiras, Energy Reports, Volume 6, Supplement 1, 2020, p. 353-357.

Operation strategies to achieve low supply and return temperature in district heating system
Li, HaoranNord, Natasa. E3S Web of Conferences. 2019, 111 (050022)  

Third party access to district heating systems - Challenges for the practical implementation
Veit Bürger, Jan Steinbach, Lukas Kranzl, Andreas Müller. Energy Policy, Volume 132, 2019, p. 881-892.

Transition to the 4th generation district heating - possibilities, bottlenecks, and challenges
Haoran Li, Natasa Nord, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, Pages 483-498.

Heat pumps with district heating for the UK’s domestic heating: individual versus district level
Zhikun Wang, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 354-362.

Impact of Different Design Guidelines on the Total Distribution Costs of 4th Generation District Heating Networks
Isabelle Best, Janybek Orozaliev, Klaus Vajen, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 151-160.

Assessment methodology for urban excess heat recovery solutions in energy-efficient District Heating Networks
Manuel Andrés, María Regidor, Andrés Macía, Ali Vasallo, Kristina Lygnerud, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 39-48,

Risks and opportunities for bottleneck measures in Swedish district heating networks
Lisa Brange, Marcus Thern, Kerstin Sernhed, Risks and opportunities for bottleneck measures in Swedish district heating networks, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 380-389.

Optimal conditions for accelerated thermal ageing of district heating pipes
A. Vega, N. Yarahmadi, I. Jakubowicz, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 79-83.

Techno-economic Analysis Of Integrated Energy Systems At Urban District Level – A Swedish Case Study
Monica Arnaudo, Osama Ali Zaalouk, Monika Topel, Björn Laumert, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, Pages 286-296.

Transformation of an existing into a Fourth Generation Heating Network
Britta Kleinertz, Götz Brühl, Frank Veitengruber, Christoph Pellinger, Serafin von Roon, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, Pages 473-482.

Improving district heat sustainability and competitiveness with heat pumps in the future Nordic energy system
Kristo Helin, Sanna Syri, Behnam Zakeri, Energy Procedia, Volume 149, 2018, p. 455-464.

Contracts, Business Models and Barriers to Investing in Low Temperature District Heating Projects
Lygnerud, K.; Wheatcroft, E.; Wynn, H. Appl. Sci. 2019, 9, 3142.