Dr. Jean-Nicolas Louis

Research doctor, D.Sc.(Tech.)


  • Energy systems
  • Environmental impact
  • Smart grids
  • Smart houses
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Computational modelling


Faculty of Technology
Energy and Environmental Engineering,
PO Box 47300, FI90014 University of Oulu

Room number:
TF 305

Phone number:
+358 294 487607



Current Project:
Smart Energy Networks 2050 (Academy of Finland)


Key publications:

  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas (2016) Dynamic environmental indicators for smart homes. Assessing the role of home energy management systems in achieving decarbonisation goals in the residential sector. Doctoral dissertation. University of Oulu, Acta Universitatis Ouluensis.
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Caló, Antonio; Leiviskä, Kauko; Pongrácz, Eva (2016) Modelling home electricity management for sustainability: the impact of response levels, technological deployment & occupancy. Energy & Building, Volume 119, p.218-232 doi:10.1016/j.enbuild.2016.03.012.
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Caló, Antonio; Leiviskä, Kauko; Pongrácz, Eva (2016) Life cycle impact assessment of Home Energy Management System for future energy sustainable home, Proceedings of the 2nd South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water, and Environment Systems, SDEWES.SEE2016-0222, 1-12.
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Pongracz, Eva; Leiviska, Kauko (2015) "The trade-off between technology deployment and enviro-economic benefits in smart buildings," in European Energy Market (EEM), 2015 12th International Conference on the , pp.1-5, 19-22 May 2015 doi:10.1109/EEM.2015.7216691
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Leiviskä, Kauko; Pongrácz, Eva (2015) Environmental Impacts and Benefits of Smart Home Automation: Life Cycle Assessment of Home Energy Management System. - 8th Vienna International Conference on Mathematical Modelling (2015). Breitenecker, Felix; Kugi, Andreas; Troch, Inge. Mathematical Modelling 8, Vienna, International Federation of Automatic Control. 880-885. doi:10.1016/j.ifacol.2015.05.158
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Caló, Antonio; Leiviskä, Kauko; Pongrácz, Eva (2014) A Methodology for Accounting the CO2 Emissions of Electricity Generation in Finland - The contribution of home automation to decarbonisation in the residential sector. - International Journal on Advances in Intelligent Systems 8 (3&4), 560-571. Available Online
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Calo, Antonio; Pongracz, Eva (2014) "Smart Houses for Energy Efficiency and Carbon Dioxide Emission Reduction." - ENERGY 2014, Chamonix, France. Fries, Steffen; Dini, Petre. ENERGY, International Conference on Smart Grids, Green Communications and IT Energy-aware Technologies. Chamonix, France, Iaria xps press. 44-50, Available Online
  • Louis, Jean-Nicolas; Calo, Antonio; Leiviskä, Kauko; Pongracz, Eva (2013) "Home Automation for a sustainable living : Modelling a detached house in Northern Finland." - 7th International Conference on Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting (EEDAL’13), 11-13 September 2013, Coimbra, Portugal. Joint Research Centre. Energy Efficiency in Domestic Appliances and Lighting. pp. 561-571, 098. doi:10.2790/2313



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Last updated: 1.2.2017