Publication list

5th Generation District Heating and Cooling Networks

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Quantifying Demand Balancing in Bidirectional Low Temperature Networks M. Wirtz, L. Kivilip, P. Remmen, D. Müller Energy and Buildings, 224, 110245, 2020.
5th Generation District Heating: A novel design approach based on mathematical optimization M. Wirtz, L. Kivilip, P. Remmen, D. Müller Applied Energy, 260, 114158, 2020.
Bidirectional low temperature networks in urban districts: A novel design methodology based on mathematical optimization M. Wirtz, L. Kivilip, P. Remmen, D. Müller CISBAT 2019 – International Scientific Conference, Lausanne, Switzerland, September 4th – 6th, 2019.
Published in Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 1343, 1.

Mathematical Optimization of Energy Supply Systems

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EHDO: A free and open-source webtool for designing and optimizing multi-energy systems based on MILP M. Wirtz, P. Remmen, D. Müller Computer Applications in Engineering Education, 2020. DOI: 10.1002/cae.22352. [Open Access]
EHDO
Optimal design and operation of large-scale heat pumps in district heating and cooling systems M. Wirtz, L. Kivilip, P. Remmen, D. Müller 32nd International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2019), Wrocław, Poland, June 23rd – 28th, 2019.
Robust multi-objective optimization for sustainable design of distributed energy supply systems D. E. Majewski, M. Wirtz, M. Lampe, A. Bardow Computers & Chemical Engineering, 102, pp. 26-39, 2017.
Two-stage Robustness Trade-off: TRusT in the design of energy systems D. E. Majewski, M. Wirtz, M. Lampe, A. Bardow International Conference on Operations Research 2016 (OR 2016), Hamburg, Germany, August 30th – September 2nd, 2016.
Robust multi-objective optimization of energy supply systems Marco Wirtz Bachelor thesis, RWTH Aachen University, 2015.

Forecasting of Solar Radiation

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Benchmarking three low-cost, low-maintenance cloud height measurement systems and ECMWF cloud heights against a ceilometer P. Kuhn, M. Wirtz, N. Killius, S. Wilbert, J. L. Bosch, N. Hanrieder, B. Nouri, J. Kleissl, L. Ramirez, M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, D. Heinemann, A. Kazantzidis, P. Blanc, R. Pitz-Paal Solar Energy, 168, pp. 140-152, 2018.
Field validation and benchmarking of a cloud shadow speed sensor P. Kuhn, M. Wirtz, S. Wilbert, J. L. Bosch, G. Wang, L. Ramirez, D. Heinemann, R. Pitz-Paal Solar Energy, 173, pp. 229-245, 2018.
Benchmarking cloud height and cloud motion measurements P. Kuhn, M. Wirtz, S. Wilbert, N. Killius, J. L. Bosch, G. Wang, N. Hanrieder, B. Nouri, J. Kleissl, L. Ramirez, L. Zarzalejo, D. Heinemann, M. Schroedter-Homscheidt, D. Heinemann, A. Kazantzidis, P. Blanc, R. Pitz-Paal European Conference for Applied Meteorology and Climatology 2018, September 6, 2018.
Cloud height determination supporting short-term forecasting of solar irradiance for solar power plants Marco Wirtz Master thesis, RWTH Aachen University, 2017.


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