Publications

2018 Calliope: a multi-scale energy systems modelling framework
Stefan Pfenninger and Bryn Pickering (2018).
Journal of Open Source Softwaredoi: 10.21105/joss.00825
Impacts of Inter-annual Wind and Solar Variations on the European Power System
Seán Collins, Paul Deane, Brian Ó Gallachóir, Stefan Pfenninger, Iain Staffell (2018).
Jouledoi: 10.1016/j.joule.2018.06.020
Will policies to promote energy efficiency help or hinder achieving a 1.5 °C climate target?
Anthony Patt, Oscar van Vliet, Johan Lilliestam, Stefan Pfenninger (2018).
Energy Efficiencydoi: 10.1007/s12053-018-9715-8
The increasing impact of weather on electricity supply and demand
Iain Staffell and Stefan Pfenninger (2018).
Energydoi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.12.051
Opening the black box of energy modelling: Strategies and lessons learned
Stefan Pfenninger, Lion Hirth, Ingmar Schlecht, ..., Tim Tröndle, Clemens Wingenbach (2018).
Energy Strategy Reviewsdoi: 10.1016/j.esr.2017.12.002
2017 Balancing Europe's wind-power output through spatial deployment informed by weather regimes
Christian M. Grams, Remo Beerli, Stefan Pfenninger, Iain Staffell, Heini Wernli (2017).
Nature Climate Changedoi: 10.1038/nclimate3338
High solar photovoltaic penetration in the absence of substantial wind capacity: Storage requirements and effects on capacity adequacy
Fabrizio Fattori, Norma Anglani, Iain Staffell, Stefan Pfenninger (2017).
Energydoi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.07.007
Empirically observed learning rates for concentrating solar power and their responses to regime change
Johan Lilliestam, Mercè Labordena, Anthony Patt, Stefan Pfenninger (2017).
Nature Energydoi: 10.1038/nenergy.2017.94
Dealing with multiple decades of hourly wind and PV time series in energy models: A comparison of methods to reduce time resolution and the planning implications of inter-annual variability
Stefan Pfenninger (2017).
Applied Energydoi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2017.03.051
Energy scientists must show their workings
Stefan Pfenninger (2017).
Naturedoi: 10.1038/542393a
The importance of open data and software: is energy research lagging behind?
Stefan Pfenninger, Joseph DeCarolis, Lion Hirth, Sylvain Quoilin, Iain Staffell (2017).
Energy Policydoi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2016.11.046
2016 Using bias-corrected reanalysis to simulate current and future wind power output
Iain Staffell and Stefan Pfenninger (2016).
Energydoi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.068
Long-term patterns of European PV output using 30 years of validated hourly reanalysis and satellite data
Stefan Pfenninger and Iain Staffell (2016).
Energydoi: 10.1016/j.energy.2016.08.060
2015 Turning points in climate change adaptation
Saskia Werners, Erik van Slobbe, Tobias Bölscher, ..., Marco Bindi, Marco Moriondo (2015).
Ecology and Societydoi: 10.5751/ES-07403-200403
Renewables, nuclear, or fossil fuels? Scenarios for Great Britain's power system considering costs, emissions and import dependency
Stefan Pfenninger and James Keirstead (2015).
Applied Energydoi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2015.04.102
Controlling the self-organizing dynamics in a sandpile model on complex networks by failure tolerance
Junjian Qi and Stefan Pfenninger (2015).
EPL (Europhysics Letters)doi: 10.1209/0295-5075/111/38006
Comparing concentrating solar and nuclear power as baseload providers using the example of South Africa
Stefan Pfenninger and James Keirstead (2015).
Energydoi: 10.1016/j.energy.2015.04.077
2014 Potential for concentrating solar power to provide baseload and dispatchable power
Stefan Pfenninger, Paul Gauché, Johan Lilliestam, Kerstin Damerau, Fabian Wagner, Anthony Patt (2014).
Nature Climate Changedoi: 10.1038/nclimate2276
Governance Barriers to Renewable Energy in North Africa
Nadejda Komendantova, Stefan Pfenninger, Anthony Patt (2014).
The International Spectatordoi: 10.1080/03932729.2014.907627
Energy systems modeling for twenty-first century energy challenges
Stefan Pfenninger, Adam Hawkes, James Keirstead (2014).
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviewsdoi: 10.1016/j.rser.2014.02.003
2013 Vulnerability of solar energy infrastructure and output to climate change
Anthony Patt, Stefan Pfenninger, Johan Lilliestam (2013).
Climatic Changedoi: 10.1007/s10584-013-0887-0
Thresholds, tipping and turning points for sustainability under climate change
Saskia E Werners, Stefan Pfenninger, Erik van Slobbe, Marjolijn Haasnoot, Jan H Kwakkel, Rob J Swart (2013).
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainabilitydoi: 10.1016/j.cosust.2013.06.005
Knowledge and information needs of adaptation policy-makers: a European study
Susanne Hanger, Stefan Pfenninger, Magali Dreyfus, Anthony Patt (2013).
Regional Environmental Changedoi: 10.1007/s10113-012-0317-2
2012 Introduction to Systems Analysis: Mathematically Modeling Natural Systems
Dieter M. Imboden and Stefan Pfenninger (2012).
Springer.  ISBN: 978-3-642-30638-9. https://www.systems-analysis.org/