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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 | Bulletin


  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”,  Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 53, July 2021. DOI
  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 | Bulletin
  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 Silva, Ana Estanqueiro, “From Wind to Hybrid: A Contribution to the Optimal Design of Utility-Scale Hybrid Power Plants”,  Energies, 15, 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 | Bulletin
  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 | Bulletin
  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, September 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  20. Dawei Qiu; Jianhong Wang; Zihang Dong; Yi Wang; Goran Strbac, “Mean-Field Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning for Peer-to-Peer Multi-Energy Trading,” in IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, October 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  21. António Couto, Ana Estanqueiro, “Enhancing wind power forecast accuracy using the weather research and forecasting numerical model-based features and artificial neuronal networks”, Renewable Energy, 201, November 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  22. Hugo Algarvio, “Strategic Participation of Active Citizen Energy Communities in Spot Electricity Markets Using Hybrid Forecast Methodologies”, Eng, 4, December 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  23. Meysam Khojasteh, Pedro Faria, Fernando Lezama, Zita Vale, A hierarchy model to use local resources by DSO and TSO in the balancing market, Energy, December 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  24. Hugo Algarvio, Fernando Lopes, “Bilateral Contracting and Price-Based Demand Response in Multi-Agent Electricity Markets: A Study on Time-of-Use Tariffs”, Energies 16, January 2023. DOI | Bulletin
  25. Hugo Algarvio, Fernando Lopes, “Strategic Bidding of Retailers in Wholesale Markets: Continuous Intraday Markets and Hybrid Forecast Methods”, Sensors 23, January 2023. DOI | Bulletin
  26. Hugo Algarvio, “The Economic Sustainability of Variable Renewable Energy Considering the Negotiation of Different Support Schemes”, Sustainability 15, March 2023. DOI | Bulletin
  27. Bruno Veiga, Gabriel Santos, Tiago Pinto, Ricardo Faia, Carlos Ramos, Zita Vale, “Simulation tools for electricity markets considering power flow analysis”, Energy, April 2023. DOI | Bulletin 


  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, November 03-05, 2020. Link (without peer review) | Bulletin
  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, November 25-27, 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, November 25-27, 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), June14-17, 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, September 7-10, 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  6. Fernando Lezama, João Soares, Ricardo Faia, Pedro Faria, Zita Vale, “Bidding in Local Energy Markets Considering Uncertainty from Renewables and Demand”, EEEIC 2021 International Conference on Environment and Electrical Engineering, Bari, Italy, September 07-10, 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, September 13–16, 2021. Link Bulletin
  8. Johannes Kochems, Christoph Schimeczek, “Agentenbasierte Modellierung von Lastmanagement im deutschen Stromsektor”, IEWT – Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung, Wien, Österreich, September 08-10, 2021. Link | Bulletin
  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), September 06-08, 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, September 13–17, 2021. DOI | Bulletin
  11. Johannes Kochems, Christoph Schimeczek, “Der Einfluss von Stromtarifmodellen auf Lastmanagementpotenziale”, Symposium Energieinnovation, February 16-18, 2022. Provisory link | Bulletin
  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, April 25-28, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  13. Hugo Algarvio, Fernando Lopes, “Strategic Bidding of Retailers in Wholesale Energy Markets: A Model Using Hybrid Forecast Methods.” Highlights in Practical Applications of Agents, Multi-Agent Systems, and Complex Systems Simulation. The PAAMS Collection: International Workshops of PAAMS 2022, L’Aquila, Italy,  July 13-15, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  14. 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),  July 17–21, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  15. Rui Carvalho, Gabriel Santos, Zita Vale, “Open-access Tools for the Modelling and Simulation of Electricity Markets”, Energy Informatics.Academy Conference (EI.A 2022), August 24-25, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  16. Gabriel Santos, Ricardo Faia, Helder Pereira, Tiago Pinto, Zita Vale, “Blockchain-based Local Electricity Market Solution”, 18th European Energy Market Conference, Ljubljana, September 13-15, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  17. Fernando Lezama, Ricardo Faia, Zita Vale, “Bidding in Local Electricity Markets Considering Low Voltage Grid Constraints”, 18th European Energy Market Conference, Ljubljana, September 13-15, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  18. Silke Johanndeiter, “The impact of variable renewables’ heterogeneity on their market values in the Iberian wholesale electricity market”, 18th European Energy Market Conference, Ljubljana, September 13-15, 2022. DOI | Bulletin
  19. Nikolaos Chrysanthopoulos, Dimitrios Papadaskalopoulos, Goran Strbac, “Non-Mutually Exclusive Business Models for LES: A Quantitative Assessment”, 13th Mediterranean Conference on Power Generation, Transmission and Distribution and Energy Conversion (MEDPOWER 2022), Malta, November 07-09, 2022. Link soon


  1. Silke Johanndeiter, Juha Kiviluoma, Niina Helistö, “Wholesale electricity prices in European power systems with high shares of renewables – the impact of market designs”, Internationale Energiewirtschaftstagung an der TU Wien (IEWT 2023), Vienna, Austria, February 15-17, 2023 | Link soon


  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
  2. Ana Estanqueiro, António Couto, Dawei Qiu, Goran Strbac, Evelyn Sperber, Gabriel Santos, Joannes Kochems, Jos Sijm, Nikos Chrysanthopoulos, Zita Vale, “New Markets Design & Models f o r 100% Renewable Power Systems”, European Energy Innovation Magazine (winter edition), pp. 26, 2022. Link
  3. Juha Kiviluoma, Niina Helistö, Nelli Putkonen, Charlie Smith, Matti Koivisto, Magnus Korpås, Damian Flynn, Lennart Söder, Emanuele Taibi, Andrej Guminski, “Flexibility From the Electrification of Energy: How Heating, Transport, and Industries Can Support a 100% Sustainable Energy System,” in IEEE Power and Energy Magazine, 20, no. 4, July 2022. DOI