Project publications

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Journal articles

Peer reviewed

  • Boait, P. J., Ardestani, B.M., Snape, J. R (In press), Accommodating renewable generation through an aggregator-focused method for inducing demand side response from electricity consumers, IET Renewable Power Generation, Vol ? (?), DOI:10.1049/iet-rpg.2012.0229
  • Varga, L (2011), Complexity Tools For Smart Grids: PCT And ABM Join Forces, Emergence: Complexity & Organization;2011, Vol. 13 Issue 1/2, p57

Industrial / newsletter

  • Snape, J.R., Rynickiewicz, C. (2012), Peer effect and social learning in micro-generation adoption and urban smarter grids development?, Network Industries Quarterly, Vol 14 (2&3), Publisher: Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne.

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Conference papers

Peer reviewed

  • Snape JR (2013) Smart Grids, local adoption of distributed generation and the Feed in Tariff policy incentive (Short paper and poster), Rethink, Renew, Restart - Proceedings of eceee 2013 Summer Study, Belambra Presqu'île de Giens, France, pp ??-??, (2013)
  • Snape JR and Boait P.J. (2013), Enhancing energy efficiency through smart control: paths and policies for deployment (Full paper), Rethink, Renew, Restart - Proceedings of eceee 2013 Summer Study, Belambra Presqu'île de Giens, France, pp ??-??, (2013)
  • Boait P.J., Ardestani B.M. and Snape J.R. (2013), Levelling of heating and vehicle demand in distribution networks using randomised device control, paper 140 at CIRED workshop 2013
  • Boait P.J., Pakka V. (2013), Balancing electricity supply with distribution network constraints, paper 289 at CIRED workshop 2013
  • Pakka, V.H., Ardestani, B.M., and Rylatt, R.M. (2012), Agent-based Modelling of the UK Short Term Electricity Market: Effects of Intermittent Wind Power, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM12), Florence, Italy, May 10-12, 2012.     IEEExplore Published version here
  • Boait, Peter, Mary Gillie, and Suyeon Kim (2012) Measurement and prediction of network demand in the presence of renewable distributed generation., In Integration of Renewables into the Distribution Grid, CIRED 2012 Workshop, pp. 1-4. IET, 2012.
  • Snape JR, Irvine KN and Rynikiewicz C (2011), Understanding energy behaviours and transitions through the lens of a smart grid Agent Based Model, Energy efficiency first: The foundation of a low-carbon society - Proceeding of eceee 2011 Summer Study, Belambra Presqu'île de Giens, France, pp 1919-1930, (2011), 978-91-633-4455-8

    Pre-print version for download here
    Published version here (abstract free, membership required for download)

  • Boait, Peter, and Anne Stafford (2011) Electrical load characteristics of domestic heat pumps and scope for demand side management, In 21th International Conference on Electricity Distribution, Paper, vol. 125. 2011.


  • Lemon, M., Snape, R., Mahdavi, B., Pakka, V., Rylatt, M., Rynikiewicz, C., (2011) Old hat? Modelling the effect of age on electricity consumption. Presented at 2011 RGS-IBG International Conference, London, UK.
  • Rynikiewicz, C. & Snape, J.R. (2010) Investigating the peculiarities of sustainable energy policies in islands communities for smart grid development: insights from complexity science and agent based models. In: International Small Islands Study Association (ISISA). Bornholm, Denmark.

    Pre-print version for download here

Book Chapters

  • Rynikiewicz, C. & Snape, J.R. (2012) Islands of hope: seeds for wider energy transitions? In: K. Topsø Larsen ed. FROM ONE ISLAND TO ANOTHER: A Celebration of Island Connections. Bornholm, Denmark, Centre for Regional Tourism (CRT), pp.179–190. Available as a free Ebook from:

    ISBN 978-87916-7729-8 – Price Dkr. 99,00 + postage. To order please send an e-mail to

Working Papers

  • No Working papers available at this time


  • Cascade overview as delivered by Rupert Gammon at our ECCS workshop Download presentation
  • SPRU DPhil day presentation available online here or download direct here
  • RGS-IBG International Conference 2011 presentation here
  • eceee 2011 presentation here
  • IMA seminar at Nottingham University. Available from IMA website here or direct download here

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