Sustainable energy without the hot air

This is still one of my favorite overviews of sustainable energy. David MacKay really did a great job explaining the major challenges.

Posted in Energiewende, Energy Efficient Buildings, Renewable Energy, Research Community, Uncategorized

Bill Gates on Energy Storage

Here’s a recent blog post by Bill Gates, who seems to be very interested in energy storage.

Posted in Energy Storage, Renewable Energy, Research Community

New work in progress on battery energy storage

I have updated the “work in progress” page providing two paper drafts on battery energy storage, one of my favorite topics in the past year…

Posted in Energy Informatics, Energy Storage, Research Community, Uncategorized

Jose’s talk on OpenGridMap at Energy Informatics 2015

Have fun watching… I think Jose did a great job explaining what the project is all about.


Posted in Digital Maps, Energy Informatics, OpenGridMap, Research Community

Check out OpenGridMap – a tool for mapping grid infrastructure

Here is our first paper describing the prototype:

J. Rivera, C. Goebel, D. Sardari, H.-A. Jacobsen. OpenGridMap: An Open Platform for Inferring Power Grids with Crowdsourced Data. 6th Conference on Energy Informatics (EI2015), Karlsruhe, Germany. (2015) Link. Preprint PDF

Posted in Digital Maps, Energy Informatics, OpenGridMap, Research Community

We have published several new papers…

C. Goebel, H.-A. Jacobsen. Aggregator-Controlled EV Charging in Pay-as-Bid Reserve Markets with Strict Delivery Constraints. Forthcoming in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. (2016). Preprint PDF

J. Rivera, C. Goebel, H.-A. Jacobsen. Distributed Convex Optimization for Electric Vehicle Aggregators. Forthcoming in IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid. (2016) Link. Preprint PDF

V. del Razo, C. Goebel, H.-A. Jacobsen. Electric Vehicle Real-Time Charging Control with Vehicle-Originated-Signals. IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology (1:2): 150-167. (2015) Link

Posted in Electric Mobility, Electric Vehicles, Energy Informatics, Research Community

Submit a paper to ACM e-Energy 2016! Deadline is approaching…

Posted in Research Community