This page contains our recent publications. Older publications are still available in our Archive section. Our framework design documents are freely downloadable under the Framework section. Since the release of the Framework we have written a number of whitepapers, articles and brochures as add-ons and enrichments. Most of these have also been published by the National Library of the Netherlands.

USEF White Paper: Flexibility Deployment in Europe

Aurora Sáez Armenteros, Hans de Heer, Marten van der Laan

This paper maps the range of current flexibility products, markets and regulations deployed across Europe. Download

Case study: Practical deployment of electric vehicle flexibility

Jedlix and USEF Foundation

This paper explains how smart charging is used in practice to valorize electric vehicle flexibility. Download

Energy & Flexibility Services for Citizens Energy Communities

Elke Klaassen and Marten van der Laan

This paper aims to support the development and harmonization of the CEC role within the energy system. Download

Flexibility Platforms

Hans de Heer and Willem van den Reek.

A detailed introduction to various existing and emerging flexibility platforms. Download

Flexibility Value Chain - update 2018

A. van der Veen, M. van der Laan, H. de Heer, E. Klaassen and W. van den Reek.

A revised paper on USEF’s flexibility value chain. Download

Flexibility Value Stacking

E. Klaassen, M. van der Laan, H. de Heer, A. van der Veen, W. van den Reek

An introduction to the design principles behind the market model. Download

DSO Workstream - Market-based congestion management models

John Hodemaekers, Herman Bontius (USEF)

An assessment of 11 models that existed in 2017 Download

Workstream on Aggregator implementation models

Hans de Heer, Marten van der Laan (USEF)

Now includes Residential segment as well as Commerce & Industrial. Download