Avaldatud artiklid


Lepiksaar, Kertu; Mašatin, Vladislav; Krupenski, Igor; Volkova, Anna (2023). Effects of Coupling Combined Heat and Power Production with District Cooling. Energies, 16 (12), #4552. DOI: 10.3390/en16124552.
Volkova, Anna; Krupenski, Igor; Kovtunova, Natalja; Hlebnikov, Aleksandr; Mašatin, Vladislav; Ledvanov, Aleksandr (2023). Converting Tallinn’s historic centre’s (Old Town) heating system to a district heating system. Energy, 275, #127429. DOI: 10.1016/
Pakere, I.; Kacare, M.; Murauskaite, L.; Huang, P.; Volkova, A. (2023). Comparison of Suitable Business Models for the 5th Generation District Heating System Implementation through Game Theory Approach. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 27 (1), 1−15. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2023-0001.
Ruseljuk, P.; Dedov, A.; Hlebnikov, A.; Lepiksaar, K.; Volkova, A. (2023). Comparison of District Heating Supply Options for Different CHP Configurations. Energies, 16 (2), #603. DOI: 10.3390/en16020603.


Latõšov, Eduard; Umbleja, Siim; Volkova, Anna (2022). Promoting efficient district heating in Estonia. Utilities Policy, 75, 101332. DOI: 10.1016/j.jup.2021.101332.
Volkova, A.; Reuter, S.; Puschnigg, S.; Kauko, H.; Schmidt, R.-R.; Leitner, B.; Moser, S. (2022). Cascade sub-low temperature district heating networks in existing district heating systems. Smart Energy, 5, #100064. DOI: 10.1016/j.segy.2022.100064.
Volkova, A.; Hlebnikov, A.; Ledvanov, A.; Kirs, T.; Raudsepp, U.; Krupenski, I.;
Latõšov, E. (2022). District Cooling Network Planning. A Case Study of Tallinn. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management. DOI: 10.54337/ijsepm.7011.
Pieper, H.; Lepiksaar, K.; Volkova, A. (2022). GIS-based approach to identifying potential heat sources for heat pumps and chillers providing district heating and cooling. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management. DOI: 10.54337/ijsepm.7021.
Latõšov, E.; Umbleja, S.; Volkova, A. (2022). CO2 emission intensity of the Estonian DH sector. Smart Energy, 6, #100070. DOI: 10.1016/j.segy.2022.100070.
Volkova, A.; Koduvere, H.; Pieper, H. (2022). Large-scale heat pumps for district heating systems in the Baltics: Potential and impact. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 167, #112749. DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2022.112749.
Hiltunen, P.; Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E.; Lepiksaar, K.; Syri, S. (2022). Transition towards university campus carbon neutrality by connecting to city district heating network. Energy Reports, 8, 9493−9505. DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2022.07.055.
Volkova, A.; Pakere, I.; Murauskaite, L.; Huang, P.; Lepiksaar, K.; Zhang, X. (2022). 5th generation district heating and cooling (5GDHC) implementation potential in urban areas with existing district heating systems. Energy Reports, 8, 10037−10047. DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2022.07.162.


Volkova, A.; Pieper, H.; Koduvere, H.; Lepiksaar, K. (2021). Heat pump potential in the Baltic States. Nordic Energy Research.
Pieper, H.; Krupenski, I.; Markussen, W. B.; Ommen, T.; Siirde, A; Volkova, A. (2021). Method of linear approximation of COP for heat pumps and chillers based on thermodynamic modelling and off-design operation. Energy, 230, ARTN 120743. DOI: 10.1016/
Lepiksaar, K.; Mašatin, V.; Latõšov, E.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A. (2021). Improving CHP flexibility by integrating thermal energy storage and power-to-heat technologies into the energy system. Smart Energy, 2, #100022. DOI: 10.1016/j.segy.2021.100022.
Laktuka, K.; Pakere, I.; Lauka, D.; Blumberga, D.; Volkova, A. (2021). Long-Term Policy Recommendations for Improving the Efficiency of Heating and Cooling. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 25 (1), 382−391. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2021-0029.
Rušeljuk, P.; Lepiksaar, K.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A. (2021). Economic Dispatch of CHP Units through District Heating Network’s Demand-Side Management. Energies, 14 (15), 4553. DOI: 10.3390/en14154553.
Puschnigg, S.; Jauschnik, G.; Moser, S.; Volkova, A.; Linhart, M. (2021). A review of low-temperature sub-networks in existing district heating networks: examples, conditions, replicability. Energy Reports. DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2021.09.044.
Rušeljuk, P.; Volkova, A.; Lukić, N.; Lepiksaar, K.; Nikolić, N.; Nešović, A.; Siirde, A. (2021). Factors Affecting the Improvement of District Heating. Case Studies of Estonia and Serbia. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 24 (3), 521−533. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2020-0121.
Pieper, H.; Kirs, T.; Krupenski, I.; Ledvanov, A.; Lepiksaar, K.; Volkova, A. (2021). Efficient use of heat from CHP distributed by district heating system in district cooling networks. Energy Reports, 7, 47−54. DOI: 10.1016/j.egyr.2021.09.041.
Lepiksaar, K.; Kalme, K.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A. (2021). Heat Pump Use in Rural District Heating Networks in Estonia. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 25 (1), 786−802. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2021-0059.
Latošov, E.; Pakere, I.; Murauskaite, L.; Volkova, A. (2021). Impact of Grid Gas Requirements on Hydrogen Blending Levels. Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 25 (1), 688−699. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2021-0052.


Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E.; Lepiksaar, K.; Siirde, A. (2020). Planning of district heating regions in Estonia. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 27, 5−16. DOI: 10.5278/ijsepm.3490.
Volkova, A.; Krupenski, I.; Ledvanov, A.; Hlebnikov, A.; Lepiksaar, K.; Latõšov, E.; Mašatin, V. (2020). Energy cascade connection of a low-temperature district heating network to the return line of a high-temperature district heating network. Energy, 198, #117304. DOI: 10.1016/
Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E.; Siirde, A. (2020). Heat storage combined with biomass CHP under the national support policy. A case study of Estonia. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 171−184. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2020-0011.
Pieper, H.; Ommen, T.; Elmegaard, B.; Volkova, A.; Brix Markussen, W. (2020). Optimal Design and Dispatch of Electrically Driven Heat Pumps and Chillers for a New Development Area. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 24 (3), 470−482. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2020-0117.
Lepiksaar, K.; Volkova, A.; Rušeljuk, P.; Siirde, A. (2020). The effect of the District Heating Return Temperature Reduction on Flue Gas Condenser Efficiency. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 24 (3), 23−38. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2020-0083.
Chicherin, S.; Mašatin, V.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A. (2020). Method for assessing heat loss in a district heating network with a focus on the state of insulation and actual demand for useful energy. Energies, 13 (17), #4505. DOI: 10.3390/en13174505.


Latõšov, E.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A.; Thaldfeldt, M.; Kurnitski, J. (2019). The impact of parallel energy consumption on the district heating networks. Scientific Journal of Riga Technical University. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 23, 1−13. DOI: 10.2478/rtuect-2019-0001.
Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E.; Mašatin, V.; Siirde, A. (2019). Development of a user-friendly mobile app for the national level promotion of the 4th generation district heating. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 19, 21−35. DOI: 10.5278/ijsepm.2019.20.3.
Pieper, H.; Mašatin, V.; Volkova, A.; Ommen, T.; Elmegaard, B.; Markussen, W. B. (2019). Modelling framework for integration of large-scale heat pumps in district heating using low-temperature heat source. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management, 67−86. DOI: 10.5278/ijsepm.2019.20.6.
Lukic, N.; Nešović, A.; Nikolić, N.; Siirde, A.; Volkova, A.; Latosov, E. (2019). Energy performance of the Serbian and Estonian family house with a selective absorption facade. IOP Conference Series Materials Science and Engineering, 659 (1), 012047. DOI: 10.1088/1757-899X/659/1/012047.
Volkova, A.; Krupenski, I.; Pieper, H.; Ledvanov, A.; Latosov, E.; Siirde, A. (2019). Small low-temperature district heating network development prospects. Energy, 178, 714−722. DOI: 10.1016/


Latõšov, E.; Volkova, A.; Hlebnikov, A.; Siirde, A. (2018). Technical improvement potential of large district heating network: application to the Case of Tallinn, Estonia. Energy Procedia, 149, 337−344. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2018.08.197.
Chicherin, S.; Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E. (2018). GIS-based optimisation for district heating network planning. Energy Procedia, 149, 635−641. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2018.08.228.
Volkova, A.; Latõšov, E.; Andrijaškin, M.; Siirde, A. (2018). Feasibility of Thermal Energy Storage Integration into Biomass CHP-Based District Heating System. Chemical Engineering Transactions, 70, 499−504. DOI: 10.3303/CET1870084.
Volkova, A.; Siirde, A.; Mašatin, V. (2018). Methodology for evaluating the transition process dynamics towards 4th generation district heating systems. Energy, 150, 253−261. DOI: 10.1016/


Latõšov, E.; Volkova, A.; Siirde, A.; Kurnitski, J.; Thalfeldt, M. (2017). Methodological approach to determining the effect of parallel energy consumption on district heating system. Environmental and Climate Technologies, 19, 5−14. DOI: 10.1515/rtuect-2017-0001.
Latõšov, E.; Volkova, A.; Siirde, A.; Kurnitski, J.; Thalfeldt, M. (2017). Primary energy factor for district heating networks in European Union Member States. Energy Procedia, 116: The 15th International Symposium on District Heating and Cooling. Elsevier, 69−77. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.05.056.
Latõšov, E.; Maaten, B.; Loorits, M.; Volkova, A.; Soosaar, S. (2017). Corrosive effects of H2S and NH3 on natural gas piping systems manufactured of carbon steel. Energy Procedia. (316−323). 10.10.2017 Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.08.319.
Mašatin V.; Volkova A.; Hlebnikov A.; Latõšov E. Improvement of district heating network energy efficiency by pipe insulation renovation with PUR foam shells. S. Valtere, J. Gušča (Ed.). Energy Procedia. (265−269). International Scientific Conference “Environmental and Climate Technologies – CONECT 2016”. Elsevier. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2017.04.064.


Latõšov, E.; Kurnitski, J.; Thalfeldt, M.; Volkova, A. (2016). Primary Energy Factors for
Different District Heating Networks: An Estonian Example. Energy Procedia, 96, 674−684. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.09.126.
Mašatin, V.; Latõšov, E.; Volkova, A. (2016). Evaluation factor for district
heating network heat loss with respect to network geometry. Energy Procedia, 95: International Conference of Environmental and Climate Technologies – CONECT 2015. Elsevier, 279−285. DOI: 10.1016/j.egypro.2016.09.069.