Fernando Andres Penaherrera Vaca, M.Sc. Senior Researcher

M.Sc. Fernando Andres Penaherrera Vaca

Position at OFFIS

Senior Researcher

Research and Developement Division

Energie / Energieeffiziente Smart Cities

Position at the University


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+49 441 9722-720




of Fernando Andres Penaherrera Vaca, M.Sc.


An Open Digital Platform to Support Interdisciplinary Energy Research and Practice—Conceptualization

Ferenz, Stephan and Ofenloch, Annika and Penaherrera Vaca, Fernando and Wagner, Henrik and Werth, Oliver and Breitner, Michael H. and Engel, Bernd and Lehnhoff, Sebastian and Nieße, Astrid; Energies; 2022

An Open Source Grid Observer for the Analysis of Power Flexibilities in Low Voltage Distribution Grid Simulations

Fayed, S. and Penaherrera, Fernando and Wagner, Henrik and Rolink, Johannes; 2022 (10th) International Conference on Smart Grid and Clean Energy Technologies; 2022

Co-Simulation-Based Analysis of the Grid Capacity for Electric Vehicles in Districts: The Case of Ölper Bergein Lower Saxony

Wagner, Henrik and Penaherrera, Fernando and Eckhoff, S. and Breitner, Michael H.; E-Mobility Power System Integration Symposium; 2022

Local Energy Markets in Action: Smart Integration of National Markets, Distributed Energy Resources and Incentivisation to Promote Citizen Participation

Peter Klement, Tobias Brandt, Lucas Schmeling, Antonieta Alcorta de Bronstein, Steffen Wehkamp, Fernando Andres Penaherrera Vaca, Mathias Lanezki, Patrik Schönfeldt, Alexander Hill and Nemanja Katic; MDPI energies; März / 2022

Quantifying the Environmental Impacts of Battery Electric Vehicles from a Criticality Perspective

Penaherrera, Fernando; Davila, Maria; Pehlken, Alexandra; Koch, Björn; Juni / 2022



Analysis of the Grid Capacity for Electric Vehicles in Districts with a Major Need for Sustainable Energy Refurbishment: The Case of a District in Lower Saxony

Henrik Wagner, Sarah Eckhoff, Sarah Fayed, Fernando Peñaherrera V.,Annika Ofenloch, Oliver Werth, Bernd Engel, Michael H. Breitner,Sebastian Lehnhoff, and Johannes Rolink; ENVIROINFO 2021; September / 2021

Development of Scenarios for Modelling of Districts’ Energy Supply and Analysis of Interdependencies between Energy and ICT

Fernando Peñaherrera V., Henrik Wagner, Sarah Fayed, Oliver Werth, Stephan Ferenz, Jana Gerlach, Tobias Lege, Annika Ofenloch, Thomas Poppinga, Catharina Siemer, Michael Breitner, Bernd Engel, Lars Kühl, Sebastian Lehnhoff1, Astrid Nieße, Johannes Rolink, Sven Rosinger, and Frank Schuldt; Energy Informatics and Electro Mobility ICT; March / 2021

How to Measure Criticality in Environmental Impact Assessments?

Peñaherrera, F., Pehlken, A. & Koch, B.; -ProMETS- Workshop 2021; März / 2021

Softwarearchitektur für die Bewertung des Ressourcenbedarfes in Rechenzentren durch ganzheitliche Ressourceneffizienz

Fernando Penaherrera, Alexandra Pehlken, Ralph Hintemann, Simon Hinterholzer, Björn Koch; Informatik 2021; September / 2021

What do we really know about critical raw material impact?

Peñaherrera, F. & Pehlken, A. ; LCM2021; September / 2021