International Journal Papers

G. Tsaousoglou, K. Steriotis, N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris and E. Varvarigos, "Truthful, Practical and Privacy-Aware Demand Response in the Smart Grid via a Distributed and Optimal Mechanism", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 3119-3130, July 2020, doi: 10.1109/TSG.2020.2965221., Available online:,%20Practical%20and%20Privacy-aware%20Demand%20Response%20in%20the%20Smart%20Grid%20via%20a%20Distributed%20and%20Optimal%20Mechanism.pdf.
K. Steriotis, K. Smpoukis, N. Efthymiopoulos, G. Tsaousoglou, P. Makris, E. Varvarigos, "Strategic and Network-Aware Bidding Policy for Electric Utilities through the Optimal Orchestration of a Virtual and Heterogeneous Flexibility Assets’ Portfolio", Elsevier Electric Power Systems Research (EPSR) Journal, vol. 184, July 2020, Available online:
K. Smpoukis, K. Steriotis, N. Efthymiopoulos, G. Tsaousoglou, P. Makris and E. Varvarigos, "Network and Market-Aware Bidding to Maximize Local RES Usage and Minimize Cost in Energy Islands with Weak Grid Connections", MDPI Energies, Special Issue on “Integration of Electric Vehicles and Battery Storage Systems”, vol. 13 (16), 4043, August 2020, doi: 10.3390/en13164043, Available online:
M. Miletić, H. Pandžić, "Energy Storage Integration in European Markets", Springer Current Sustainable Renewable Energy Rep 7, 160–164, December 2020, doi: 10.1007/s40518-020-00156-2, Available online:
K. Pandžić, I. Pavić, I. Andročec, H. Pandžić, "Optimal Battery Storage Participation in European Energy and Reserves Markets", Energies 2020, 13, 6629, doi: 10.3390/en13246629, Available online:
K. Pandzic, K. Bruninx and H. Pandzic, "Managing Risks Faced by Strategic Battery Storage in Joint Energy-Reserve Markets", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, February 2021, doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2021.3058936, Available online:
L. Bobo, A. Venzke, S. Chatzivasileiadis, ""Second-Order Cone Relaxations of the Optimal Power Flow for Active Distribution Grids: Comparison of Methods"", International Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems, vol. 127, 106625, May 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.ijepes.2020.106625, Available online:
A. Khaksary, G. Tsaousoglou, P. Makris, K. Steriotis, N. Efthymiopoulos, E. Varvarigos, "Planning of Electric Vehicle Charging Stations with Smart Charging Capabilities and Quality of Service Requirements", Elsevier Sustainable Cities and Society, March 2021, doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2021.102872, Available online:
M. Vidan, F. D’Andreagiovanni and H. Pandžić, "Individual Thermal Generator and Battery Storage Bidding Strategies Based on Robust Optimization", IEEE Access, vol. 9, pp. 66829-66838, 2021, doi: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3076872, Available online:
G. Tsaousoglou, K. Mitropoulou, K. Steriotis, N. G. Paterakis, P. Pinson and E. Varvarigos, "Managing Distributed Flexibility Under Uncertainty by Combining Deep Learning With Duality", IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 12, no. 4, pp. 2195-2204, Oct. 2021, doi: 10.1109/TSTE.2021.3086846, Available online:
G. Tsaousoglou, I. Sartzetakis, N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris, E. Varvarigos, N. Paterakis, "A Model-Free Method for Flexibility Aggregation and DER Bidding in Real Time Balancing Markets Using Machine Learning", IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, December 2021, Available online:
K. Steriotis, K. Sepetanc, K. Smpoukis, N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris, E. Varvarigos, H. Pandzic, "Stacked Revenues Maximization of Distributed Battery Storage Units via Emerging Flexibility Markets", IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 464-478, Jan. 2022, Available online: ttps://
G. Tsaousoglou, P. Soumplis, N. Efthymiopoulos, K. Steriotis, A. Kretsis, P. Makris, P. Kokkinos, E. Varvarigos, "Demand Response as a Service: Clearing Multiple Distribution-Level Markets", IEEE Transactions on Cloud Computing, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 82-96, 1 Jan.-March 2022, doi: 10.1109/TCC.2021.3117598, Available online:
N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris, G. Tsaousoglou, K. Steriotis, V. Lacort, R. Gehrcke, M. Bagherpour, G. Milzer, B. Pellerin, F. Farrukh, M. Thoma, T. Tadin, M. I. Baka, C. Papadimitriou, A. Kyprianou, G. Georghiou, H. Pandzic, D. Badanjak, S. Chatzivasileiadis, E. M. Prat, M. Calin, T. Esterl, E. Varvarigos, "FLEXGRID - A novel smart grid architecture that facilitates high RES penetration through innovative markets towards efficient interaction between advanced electricity grid management and intelligent stakeholders", Open Research Europe Journal, October 2021, Available online:
G. Tsaousoglou, N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris, E. Varvarigos, "Multi-stage Energy Management of Coordinated Smart Buildings: A Multiagent Markov Decision Process Approach", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grid, April 2022, doi: 10.1109/TSG.2022.3162915, Available online:
L. Herre, P. Pinson, S. Chatzivasileiadis, "Reliability-aware probabilistic reserve procurement", Elsevier Electric Power Systems Research, Vol. 212, Nov. 2022, Available online:
K. Steriotis, P. Makris, G. Tsaousoglou, N. Efthymiopoulos, E. Varvarigos, "Co-Optimization of Distributed Renewable Energy and Storage Investment Decisions in a TSO-DSO Coordination Framework", IEEE Transactions on Smart Grids, under review, April 2022, Available online:
D. Badanjak, H. Pandzic, "Distribution-Level Flexibility Markets – A Review of Trends, Research Projects, Key Stakeholders and Open Questions", Energies 14(20), 6622, September 2022, Available online:
E. Prat and S. Chatzivasileiadis,, "Learning Active Constraints to Efficiently Solve Linear Bilevel Problems: Application to the Generator Strategic Bidding Problem", IEEE Transactions on Power Systems, 2022, doi: 10.1109/TPWRS.2022.3188432, Available online:

International Conference papers

K. Seklos, G. Tsaousoglou, K. Steriotis, N. Efthymiopoulos, P. Makris and E. Varvarigos, "Designing a Distribution Level Flexibility Market using Mechanism Design and Optimal Power Flow", International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST), Istanbul, Turkey, 2020, pp. 1-6, doi: 10.1109/SEST48500.2020.9203564, Available online:
N. Efthymiopoulos, K. Steriotis, P. Makris, G. Tsaousoglou, K. Seklos, K. Smpoukis, M. Efthymiopoulou, D. Vergados, E. Varvarigos, "FLEXGRID: Development and Comparison of Distribution Network Flexibility Market Architectures", CIRED 2021, Geneva, Switzerland, 20-23 September 2021.
E. Prat, L. Herre, J. Kazempour, S. Chatzivasileiadis, "Design of a Continuous Local Flexibility Market with Network Constraints", IEEE PowerTech, Madrid, Spain, June 2021, doi: 10.1109/PowerTech46648.2021.9494978, Available online:
B. Pellerin, F. Farrukh, I. Ilieva, P. Makris, E. Varvarigos, N. Efthymiopoulos, M. Calin, M. Thoma, "Integrated ICT Tools to Support Flexibility Management in Future Distribution Networks", CIRED 2021, 26th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution, pp. 3060-3064, Geneva, Switzerland, 20-23 September 2021, Available online:
L. Herre, P. Pinson, S. Chatzivasileiadis, "Reliability-Aware Probabilistic Reserve Procurement", PSCC, Porto, Portugal, June 2022, Available online:
F. Farrukh, B. Pellerin, "Business ecosystem of local flexibility platforms with corresponding business models in a digital energy system", IEEE ENERGYCON 2022, Riga, Latvia, Available online:
D. Badanjak, H. Pandžić, "Interaction between the Distribution System Operator and the Battery Storage Operator for Flexibility Procurement Services", ICNERA 2022, Shanghai, China 27-29 June 2022, Available online:
P .Plana Ollé, B. Pellerin, O. H. Skonnord, S. Ø. Ottesen, "A Business Case for Flexibility Market Operators Using Algorithms for Improved Market Efficiency", EEM 2022, Ljubljana, Slovenia 13-15 September 2022.
Eléa Prat, Irena Dukovska, Lars Herre, Rahul Nellikkath, Malte Thoma, Spyros Chatzivasileiadis, "Network-Aware Flexibility Requests for Distribution-Level Flexibility Markets", arXiv preprint arXiv:2110.05983 (2021)., Available online:
Alicia Alarcón Cobacho, Eléa Prat, Daniel Vázquez Pombo, Spyros Chatzivasileiadis, "Auction-Based vs Continuous Clearing in Local Flexibility Markets with Block Bids", arXiv preprint arXiv:2110.06028 (2021), Available online:

Special Session Workshops

Prof. Hrvoje Pandzic (UNIZG-FER), "Integration of Electric Vehicles and Battery Storage Systems", Special Issue on MDPI Energies, Available online:
FLEXGRID consortium, "​​Efficient interaction between energy markets and grid management systems under high RES penetration scenarios", 5th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies (SEST 2022), Eindhoven, Netherlands, 5-7 September 2022, Available online: