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Book Chapters

  1. Fernando Lopes, “From Wholesale Energy Markets to Local Flexibility Markets: Structure and Operation”, Local electricity market, (3), 1st Edition, Book Chapter, Academic Press, 37-61, 16-07-2021. DOI
  2. Ana Estanqueiro, António Couto,  “New electricity markets. The challenges of variable renewable energy”, Local Electricity Markets (1), 1st Edition, Book Chapter, Academic Press, 3-20, 16-07-2021. DOI


  1. Algarvio, Hugo and Lopes, Fernando and Santana, João, “Strategic Operation of Hydroelectric Power Plants in Energy Markets: A Model and a Study on the Hydro-Wind Balance”, Fluids 2020, 5 (4), 209. DOI | Bulletin
  2. Helistö, Niina, Juha Kiviluoma, Germán Morales-España, Ciara O’Dwyer, “Impact of Operational Details and Temporal Representations on Investment Planning in Energy Systems Dominated by Wind and Solar.” Applied Energy 290, 116712, May 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  3. Hugo Algarvio, “The Role of Local Citizen Energy Communities in the Road to Carbon-Neutral Power Systems: Outcomes from a Case Study in Portugal.” Smart CitiesMDPI AG, 4(2), 840–863, May 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  4. Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, “Ontologies to enable Interoperability of Multi-Agent Electricity  Markets Simulation and Decision Support”, Electronics 2021, 10(11), 26 May 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  5. Ricardo Faia, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, Juan Corchado, “Prosumer Community Portfolio Optimization via Aggregator: The case of the Iberian Electricity Market and Portuguese Retail Market”, Energies, 14(13), 22 June 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  6. Md. Nasimul Islam Maruf, German Morales-Espana, Jos Sijm, Niina Helistö, Juha Kiviluoma, ”Classification, Potential Role, and Modeling of Power-to-Heat and Thermal Energy Storage in Energy Systems”,  ArXiv Preprint ArXiv:2107.03960, July 2021. Link
  7. Hugo Algarvio, Fernado Lopes, “Agent-based retail competition and portfolio optimization in liberalized electricity markets: A study involving real-world consumers”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, Volume 137, 2022. DOI Bulletin
  8. Hugo Algarvio, “Management of Local Citizen Energy Communities and Bilateral Contracting in Multi-Agent Electricity Markets”, Smart Cities, MDPI AG, 4(4), 1437–1453, November 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  9. Meysam Khojasteh, Pedro Faria, Zita Vale, “Energy-Constrained Model for Scheduling of Battery Storage Systems in Joint Energy and Ancillary Service Markets based on the Energy Throughput Concept”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 133, December 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  10. Laurens de Vries, Ingrid Sanchez Jimenez, “Market signals as adequacy indicators for future flexible power systems”, Oxford Open Energy, Volume 1, Issue 1, January 2022. DOI
  11. Silke Johanndeiter, André Lust und Clemens Cremer, “Ist das europäische Strommarktdesign geeignet für ein 100% erneuerbares Energiesystem?”, Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, April 2022. Link
  12. Ana Rita Silva, Ana Estanqueiro, “Hybrid Power Plants: Technical-Economic Evaluation and Contributions for Optimal Design”, Energies, 15, no. 7: 2560, April 2022. DOI
  13. Dawei Qiu, Tianyi Chen, Goran Strbac, Shengrong Bu, “Coordination for Multi-Energy Microgrids Using Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning”, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, April 2022. DOI
  14. Ana Rita Silva, Hugo M. I. Pousinho, Ana Estanqueiro, “A Multistage Stochastic Approach for the Optimal Bidding of Variable Renewable Energy in the Day-Ahead, Intraday and Balancing Markets”, Energy (Elsevier), May 2022. DOI
  15. Hugo Algarvio, “Multi-step optimization of the purchasing options of power retailers to feed their portfolios of consumers”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 142, May 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  16. Dharmesh Dabhi, Kartik Pandya, Joao Soares, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, “Cross Entropy Covariance Matrix Adaptation Evolution Strategy for Solving the Bi-Level Bidding Optimization Problem in Local Energy Markets”, Energies, June 2022 | DOI
  17. Meysam Khojasteh, Pedro Faria, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, “Optimal strategy of electricity and natural gas aggregators in the energy and balance markets”, Energy, 257, July 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  18. Hugo Algarvio, “Agent-Based Model of Citizen Energy Communities Used to Negotiate Bilateral Contracts in Electricity Markets”, Smart Cities, 5, August 2022. DOI Bulletin
  19. Hugo Algarvio, “Risk-Sharing Contracts and risk management of bilateral contracting in electricity markets”, International Journal of Electrical Power & Energy Systems, 144, 2022. DOI


  1. António Couto, Hugo Algarvio, Fernando Lopes, Ana Estanqueiro, “Impacto da integração em larga escala de capacidade solar fotovoltaica nos preços do mibel: análise da remuneração das centrais fotovoltaicas em ambiente de mercado, CIES2020 – XVII Congresso Ibérico e XIII Congresso Ibero-americano de Energia Solar, Lisboa, Portugal, 3-5 November, 2020. Link (without peer review)
  2. Ricardo Faia, Tiago Pinto, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, Juan Manuel Corchado, “Optimisation for Coalitions Formation Considering the Fairness in Flexibility Market Participation”, 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2020), Montrouge, France, 25-27 of November, 2020. DOI | Bulletin
  3. Tiago Pinto, Nathalia Boeno, Zita Vale, Everthon Sica, “Multiagent Simulation of Demand Flexibility Integration in Local Energy Markets”, 3rd International Conference on Renewable Energy (ICREN 2020), Montrouge, France, 25-27 of November, 2020. DOI | Bulletin
  4. Germán Morales, Elis Nycander, Jos Sijm, “Too Much of a Good Thing: Reducing Emissions by Curtailing Renewables in Power Systems Operation”, to the 39th International Energy Workshop (IEW, 14-17 June), 2021. Link 
  5. Nuno Teixeira, Luis Gomes, Zita Vale, “Data Access Mechanism to Allow Multiple Level Permissions in Energy Management Solutions Supported by IoT devices”, EEEIC 2021 International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Bari, Italy, 7-10 September, 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  6. Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, “Bidding in Local Energy Markets Considering Uncertainty from Renewables and Demand”, EEEIC 2021 International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Bari, Italy, 7-10 September, 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  7. Bruno Veiga, Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Ricardo Faia, Carlos Ramos, Zita Vale, “Electricity market and power flow services for dynamic market simulations”, SEEP 2021 – 13th International Conference on Sustainable Energy & Environmental Protection, Vienna, Austria, 13–16 September 2021. Link Bulletin
  8. Johannes Kochems, Christoph Schimeczek, “Agentenbasierte Modellierung von Lastmanagement im deutschen Stromsektor”, IEWT – Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung, Wien, Österreich, 08-10 September, 2021. Link
  9. Meysam Khojasteh, Pedro Faria, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, “Optimal Strategy of Energy Storage Aggregators in Ancillary Service Markets: Stochastic Programming Approach”, 2021 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), 6-8 September 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  10. Catarina Ribeiro, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, José Baptista, “Dynamic Remuneration of Electricity Consumers Flexibility”, ICEER 2021 – The 8th International Conference on Energy and Environment Research, 13–17 September 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  11. Johannes Kochems, Christoph Schimeczek, “Der Einfluss von Stromtarifmodellen auf Lastmanagementpotenziale”, Symposium Energieinnovation, 16-18 February 2022 | Provisory link
  12. Hugo Algarvio, António Couto, Joaquim Duque, Ana Estanqueiro, Rui Pestana, João Esteves, Cao Yang, “Increase cross-border capacity to reduce market splitting of day-ahead electricity markets – A dynamic line rating approach”, 2022 IEEE/PES Transmission and Distribution Conference and Exposition (T&D), New Orleans, USA, 25-28 April, 2022. DOI | Bulletin

Coming soon

  1. Vitor Silveira, Bruno Canizes, Zita Vale, “Demand Response and Electric Vehicles as Services to Provide Support to the Distribution Network Operation”, IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PES-GM), 17 – 21 July, 2022.
  2. Rui Carvalho, Gabriel Santos, Zita Vale, “Open-access Tools for the Modelling and Simulation of Electricity Markets”, Energy Informatics.Academy Conference (EI.A 2022), 24-25 August, 2022.
  3. Gabriel Santos, Ricardo Faia, Helder Pereira, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, “Blockchain-based Local Electricity Market Solution”, 18th European Energy Market Conference, Ljubljana, 13-15 September, 2022.
  4. Fernando Lezama, Ricardo Faia, Zita vale, “The impact of variable renewables’ heterogeneity on their market values in the Iberian wholesale electricity market”, 18th European Energy Market Conference, Ljubljana, 13-15 September, 2022.


  1. IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, organized by Imperial College in collaboration with LNEG, TU Delft, TNO and VTT. Goran Strbac, et al., “Decarbonization of Electricity Systems in Europe: Market Design Challenges,” in IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 53-63, January – February. 2021. DOI | Open Access Version