Journal articles (peer-reviewed)

  • Plaga, L., Lynch, M., Curtis, J., Bertsch, V. How public acceptance affects power system development - A cross-country analysis for wind power.
  • Aniello, G., Bertsch, V., Ball, C., Kuckshinrichs, W. Subsidies or cost-reflective energy tariffs? Alternative pathways for decarbonizing the residential sector and implications for cost efficiency.
  • Sperber, E., Frey, U., Bertsch, V. Turn down your thermostats – a contribution to overcoming the European gas crisis? The example of Germany.
  • Linsel, O. & Bertsch, V. A flexible approach to GIS based modelling of a global hydrogen transport system. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy. & SharePic
  • Fiebrandt, M., Röder, J., & Wagner, H. J. (2022). Minimum loads of coal‐fired power plants and the potential suitability for energy storage using the example of Germany. International Journal of Energy Research, 46(4), 4975-4993.
  • Russo, M., Kraft, E., Bertsch, V. & Keles, D.(2022). Short-term Risk Management of Electricity Retailers Under Rising Shares of Decentralized Solar Generation. Energy Economics, 109, 105956.
  • Huckebrink, D., & Bertsch, V. (2022). Decarbonising the residential heating sector: A techno-economic assessment of selected technologies. Energy, 257, 124605.
  • Matteo C. Romano, Cristina Antonini, André Bardow, Valentin Bertsch, Nigel P. Brandon, Jack Brouwer, Stefano Campanari, Luigi Crema, Paul E. Dodds, Stefania Gardarsdottir, Matteo Gazzani, Gert Jan Kramer, Peter D. Lund, Niall Mac Dowell, Emanuele Martelli, Luca Mastropasqua, Russell C. McKenna, Juliana Garcia Moretz-Sohn Monteiro, Nicola Paltrinieri, Bruno G. Pollet, Jeffrey G Reed, Thomas J. Schmidt, Jaap Vente, Dianne Wiley (2022). Comment on “How green is blue hydrogen?”. Energy Science & Engineering, 10(7), 1944-1954.
  • Gräf, D., Marschewski, J., Ibing, L., Huckebrink, D., Fiebrandt, M., Hanau, G., & Bertsch, V. (2022). What drives capacity degradation in utility-scale battery energy storage systems? The impact of operating strategy and temperature in different grid applications. Journal of Energy Storage, 47, 103533.
  • Huckebrink, D. & Bertsch, V. (2021) Integrating Behavioural Aspects in Energy System Modelling – A Review. Energies 14. 4579.
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  • Harold, J., Bertsch, V., Fell, H. (2021) Preferences for curtailable electricity contracts: Can curtailment benefit consumers and the electricity system?
    Energy Economics 102. 105454.
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  • Reiners, T., Gross, M., Altieri, L., Wagner, H.-J. & Bertsch, V. (2021) Heat Pump Efficiency in fifth Generation Ultra-Low Temperature District Heating Networks using a Wastewater Heat Source. Energy 236. 121318.
  • Nitsch, F., Deissenroth-Uhrig, M., Schimeczek, C. & Bertsch, V. (2021) Economic evaluation of battery storage systems bidding on day-ahead and automatic frequency restoration reserves markets. Applied Energy 298, 117267.
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  • Gross, M., Karbasi, B., Reiners, T., Altieri, L., Wagner, H.-J. & Bertsch, V. (2021) Implementing prosumers into heating networks. Energy 230, 120844.
  • Spodniak, P., Bertsch, V. & Devine, M. (2021) The profitability of energy storage in European electricity markets. The Energy Journal 42(5), pp. 221-246
  • Harold, J., Bertsch, V., Lawrence, T. & Hall, M. (2021) Drivers of people's preferences for spatial proximity to energy infrastructure technologies: a cross-country analysis. The Energy Journal 42(4), pp. 47-89
  • Russo, M. & Bertsch, V. (2020) A looming revolution: Implications of self-generation for the risk exposure of retailers. Energy Economics 92, 104970.
  • Sarfarazi, S., Deissenroth-Uhrig, M. & Bertsch, V. (2020) Aggregation of Households in Community Energy Systems: An Analysis from Actors’ and Market Perspectives. Energies 13, 5154
  • Micari, M., Cipollina, A., Tamburini, A., Moser, M., Bertsch, V., Micale, M. (2020) Techno-economic Analysis of Integrated Processes for the Treatment and Valorization of Coal Mine Effluents. Journal of Cleaner Production, 122472
  • Sperber, E., Frey, U., & Bertsch, V. (2020) Reduced-order models for assessing Demand Response with heat pumps – insights from the German energy system. Energy & Buildings 223, 110144
  • Fitiwi, D., Lynch, M. & Bertsch, V. (2020) Enhanced network effects and stochastic modelling in Generation Expansion Planning: insights from an insular power system. Socio-Economic Planning Sciences, 100859
  • Fitiwi, D., Lynch, M. & Bertsch, V. (2020) Power system impacts of community acceptance policies for renewable energy deployment under storage cost uncertainty. Renewable Energy 156, pp. 893-912
  • Micari, M., Diamantidou, D., Heijman, S., Moser, M., Hoseen Haidari, A., Spanjers, H., & Bertsch, V. (2020) Experimental and Theoretical Characterization of Commercial Nanofiltration Membranes for the Treatment of Ion Exchange Spent Brine. Journal of Membrane Science 606, 118117
  • Micari, M., Moser, M., Tamburini, A., Cipollina, A., Micale, M., Bertsch, V. (2020) Towards the implementation of circular economic in the water softening industry: a technical, economic and environmental analysis. Journal of Cleaner Production 255, 120291
  • Spodniak, P., Bertsch, V. (2020) Is Flexible and Dispatchable Generation Capacity Rewarded in Electricity Futures Markets? A Multinational Impact Analysis. Energy 196, 117050
  • Kirchem, D., Lynch, M., Bertsch, V. & Casey, E. (2020) Modelling demand response with process models and energy systems models: potential applications for wastewater treatment within the energy-water nexus. Applied Energy 260, 114321
  • S. Flamme, D. Benrath, S. Glanz, F. Hoffart, Ch. Pielow, M. Roos, R. Span, H.-J. Wagner, A.-L. Schönauer ELEGANCY: The Interdisciplinary Appraoch of the German Case Study to Enable a Low Carbon Economy by Hydrogen and CCS Energy Procedia, 158 (2019), p. 3709-3714 Available online: