38Simona-Vasilica Oprea, Adela Bâra, Vlad Diaconita. „A motivational local trading framework with 2-round auctioning and settlement rules embedded in smart contracts for a small citizen energy communityRenewable Energy, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2022.04.149.Elsevier 2022
37Simona-Vasilica Oprea, Adela Bâra, Cristian-Eugen Ciurea, and Laura F. Stoica. 2022. „Smart Cities and Awareness of Sustainable Communities Related to Demand Response Programs: Data Processing with First-Order and Hierarchical Confirmatory Factor AnalysesElectronics 11, no. 7: 1157. https://doi.org/10.3390/electronics11071157MDPI 2022
36SV Oprea, A Bara, Feature engineering solution with structured query language analytic functions in detecting electricity frauds using machine learning. Sci Rep 12, 3257. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-022-07337-7 Nature
Research
2022
35SV Oprea, A Bara, V Diaconita, C Ceaparu, AA Ducman, Big Data Processing for Commercial Buildings and Assessing Flexibility in the Context of Citizen Energy Communities. IEEE Access, vol. 9, pages 168715 – 168730, 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3137352IEEE
2021
34Oprea S-V, Bâra A, Puican FC, Radu IC. Anomaly Detection with Machine Learning Algorithms and Big Data in Electricity Consumption. Sustainability. 2021; 13(19):10963. https://doi.org/10.3390/su131910963MDPI
2021
33Oprea, SV., Bâra, A. Machine learning classification algorithms and anomaly detection in conventional meters and Tunisian electricity consumption large datasets, Computers and Electrical Engineering, Volume 94, September 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compeleceng.2021.107329Elsevier 2021
32Oprea, SV., Bâra, A. Edge and fog computing using IoT for direct load optimization and control with flexibility services for citizen energy communities, Knowledge-Based Systems
Volume 228, 27 September 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.knosys.2021.107293
Elsevier 2021
31Oprea, SV., Bâra, A. & Ifrim, G.A. Optimizing the Electricity Consumption with a High Degree of Flexibility Using a Dynamic Tariff and Stackelberg Game. Journal of Optimization Theory and Application (2021), 190, pages 151–182, https://doi.org/10.1007/s10957-021-01876-1Springer 2021
30C. Bucur, BG Tudorică, SV Oprea, D Nancu, DM Dușmănescu, Insights into Energy Indicators Analytics Towards European Green Energy Transition using Statistics and Self-Organizing Maps, IEEE Access, 2021, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3075175IEEE 2021
29S.V. Oprea, A. Bara, Devising a trading mechanism with a joint price adjustment for local electricity markets using blockchain. Insights for policy makers, Energy Policy, Volume 152, May 2021, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2021.112237Elsevier 2021
28Simona Oprea, Adela Bara, Bogdan George Tudorica, Maria Irene Calinoiu, Mihai Alexandru Botezatu, Insights into Demand Side Management with Big Data Analytics in Electricity Consumers’ Behavior, Computers and Electric Engineering, Volume 89, January 2021, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0045790620307540Elsevier
2021
27SV Oprea; Bâra, Adela; Marales, Răzvan C.; Florescu, Margareta-Stela. 2021. Data Model for Residential and Commercial Buildings. Load Flexibility Assessment in Smart Cities Sustainability 13, no. 4: 1736. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13041736MDPI
2021
26SV OPREA, A BÂRA, AI Andreescu, Two Novel Blockchain-Based Market Settlement Mechanisms Embedded into Smart Contracts for Securely Trading Renewable Energy, IEEE Access, November 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3040764,  https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/stamp/stamp.jsp?tp=&arnumber=9272276 IEEE
2020
25S. Teimourzadeh;O. B. Tör;M.E. Cebeci;A. Bara;S. V. Oprea;S. M. Kısakürek, Enlightening Customers on Merits of Demand-Side Load Control: A Simple-But-Efficient-Platform, IEEE Access, October 2020, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3032745, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9234487IEEE
2020
24Oprea, S.-V.; Bâra, A.; Bologa, R.A.; Preotescu, D.; Coroianu, L.; A Trading Simulator Model for the Wholesale Electricity Market, IEEE Access, October 2020, https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/9215970, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.3029291, (Volume: 8) Page(s): 184210 – 184230IEEE
2020
23S.V. Oprea, Bara, A,  Ultra-short-term forecasting for photovoltaic power plants and real-time key performance indicators analysis with big data solutions. Two case studies – PV Agigea and PV Giurgiu located in Romania, Computers in Industry, Volume: 120, Article Number: 103230, DOI: 10.1016/j.compind.2020.103230, Published: September 2020, WOS:000538762600005Elsevier
2020
22S.V. Oprea, Bara, A, Preda, S, Tor, OB, A Smart Adaptive Switching Module Architecture Using Fuzzy Logic for an Efficient Integration of Renewable Energy Sources. A Case Study of a RES System Located in Hulubesti, Romania, Sustainability, Volume: 12, Issue: 15, Article Number: 6084, DOI: 10.3390/su12156084, Published: August 2020, WOS:000559515100001MDPI
2020
21S.V. Oprea, Bara, A, Tudorica, BG, Dobrita, G, Sustainable Development with Smart Meter Data Analytics Using NoSQL and Self-Organizing Maps, Sustainability, Volume: 12, Issue: 8, Article Number: 3442, DOI: 10.3390/su12083442, Published: April 2020, WOS:000535598700375MDPI
2020
20Tor, OB, Cebeci, ME, Koc, M, Teimourzadeh, S,  Atli, D, S.V. Oprea, Bara, A, Peak shaving and technical loss minimization in distribution grids: a time-of-use-based pricing approach for distribution service tariffs, Turkish Journal of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, Volume: 28, Issue: 3, Pages: 1386-1404, DOI: 10.3906/elk-1907-30, Published: 2020, WOS:000532359500014TUBITAK
2020
19S.V. Oprea, Bara, A, Setting the Time-of-Use Tariff Rates With NoSQL and Machine Learning to a Sustainable Environment, IEEE ACCESS, Volume: 8, Pages: 25521-25530, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2020.2969728, Published: 2020, WOS:000524658400002IEEE
2020
18Cebeci, ME, Tor, OB, Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Consecutive Market and Network Simulations to Optimize Investment and Operational Decisions Under Different RES Penetration Scenarios, IEEE Transactions on Sustainable Energy, Volume: 10, Issue: 4, Pages: 2152-2162, DOI: 10.1109/TSTE.2018.2881036, Published: October 2019, WOS:000487199700050IEEE
2019
17Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Ifrim, GA, Coroianu, L, Day-ahead electricity consumption optimization algorithms for smart homes, Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume: 135, Pages: 382-401, DOI: 10.1016/j.cie.2019.06.023, Published: September 2019, WOS:000482244100030Elsevier
2019
16Teimourzadeh, S, Tor, OB, Cebeci, ME, Bara, A, Oprea, SV, A three-stage approach for resilience-constrained scheduling of networked microgrids, Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy, Volume: 7, Issue: 4, Pages: 705-715, DOI: 10.1007/s40565-019-0555-0, Published: July 2019, WOS:000477895600005Springer
2019
15Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Machine Learning Algorithms for Short-Term Load Forecast in Residential Buildings Using Smart Meters, Sensors and Big Data Solutions, IEEE Access, Volume: 7, Pages: 177874-177889, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2958383, Published: 2019, WOS:000509483800046MDPI
2019
14Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Preotescu, D, Elefterescu, L , Photovoltaic Power Plants (PV-PP) Reliability Indicators for Improving Operation and Maintenance Activities. A Case Study of PV-PP Agigea Located in Romania, IEEE Access, Volume: 7, Pages: 39142-39157, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2907098, Published: 2019, WOS:000464212600001IEEE
2019
13Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Diaconita, V, Sliding Time Window Electricity Consumption Optimization Algorithm for Communities in the Context of Big Data Processing, IEEE Access, Volume: 7, Pages: 13050-13067, DOI: 10.1109/ACCESS.2019.2892902, Published: 2019,  WOS:000458177800075IEEE
2019
12Preda, S, Oprea, SV, Bara, A, Belciu, A, PV Forecasting Using Support Vector Machine Learning in a Big Data Analytics Context, Symmetry-Basel, Volume: 10, Issue: 12, Article Number: 748, DOI: 10.3390/sym10120748, Published: December 2018, WOS:000454725100086MDPI
2018
11S.V. Oprea, A.Bâra, A.Uță, A. Pîrjan, G. Căruțașu, Analyses of Distributed Generation and Storage Effect on the Electricity Consumption Curve in the Smart Grid Context, Sustainability 2018, 10, 2264; doi:10.3390/su10072264, MDPI, 2017, WOS:000440947600155MDPI
2018
10S.V. Oprea, A. Bâra, G.Ifrim, Flattening the electricity consumption peak and reducing the electricity payment for residential consumers in the context of smart grid by means of shifting optimization algorithm, Elsevier Computers & Industrial Engineering, Volume 122, August 2018, Pages 125-139, Elsevier, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cie.2018.05.053, WOS:000438478700008Elsevier
2018
9S.V. Oprea, A.Bâra, G. Majstrovic, Aspects Referring Wind Energy Integration from the Power System Point of View in the Region of Southeast Europe. Study Case of Romania, Energies, 2018, 11, 251; doi:10.3390/en11010251, 2018, WOS:000424397600250MDPI
2018
8S.V. Oprea, A. Pîrjan, G. Căruțașu, D.M. Petroșanu, A. Bâra, J.L. Stănică, C. Coculescu, Developing a Mixed Neural Network Approach to Forecast the Residential Electricity Consumption Based on Sensor Recorded Data, Sensors, 2018, 18, 1443; doi:10.3390/s18051443, 2018, WOS:000435580300142MDPI
2018
7S.V. Oprea, A.Bâra, A. Reveiu, Informatics Solution for Energy Efficiency Improvement and Consumption Management of Householders, Energies, 2018, 11, 138; doi:10.3390/en11010138, 2018, WOS:000424397600138MDPI
2018
6S.V. Oprea, A.Bâra, Analyses of Wind and Photovoltaic Energy Integration from the Promoting Scheme Point of View: Study Case of Romania, Energies, 2017, 10, 2101; doi:10.3390/en10122101, 2017,  WOS:000423156900172MDPI
2017
5A. Pîrjan, S.V. Oprea, G. Căruțașu, D.M. Petroșanu, A. Bâra, C. Coculescu, Devising Hourly Forecasting Solutions Regarding Electricity Consumption in the Case of Commercial Center Type Consumers, Energies, 2017, 10(11), 1727; (doi:10.3390/en10111727); ISSN: 1996-1073, WOS:000417046500046MDPI
2017
4S.V. Oprea, A.Bâra, M. Cebeci, O.B. Tor, Promoting peak shaving while minimizing electricity consumption payment for residential consumers by using storage devices, TURKISH JOURNAL OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING & COMPUTER SCIENCES, Turk J Elec Eng & Comp Sci, E-ISSN: 1303-6203 ISSN: 1300-0632, DOI: 10.3906/elk-1606-152, 2017, WOS:000412571400019TUBITAK
2017
3I.Lungu, A.Bâra, G.Căruțașu, A.Pîrjan, S.V. Oprea, Prediction intelligent system in the field of renewable energies through neural networks, Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research, nr.1/2016, ISSN 0424-267X; WOS:000372478800005EcoCyb
2016
2I. Lungu, G. Căruţaşu, A. Pîrjan, S.V. Oprea, A. Bâra, A two-step forecasting solution and upscaling technique for small size wind farms located on hilly terrain in Romania, Studies in Informatics and Control Journal, vol 25/issue 1, 2016, ISSN 1220-1766; WOS:000372945700009SIC-ICI
2016
1A. Bâra, I. Lungu, S.V. Oprea, I. Botha, A. Chinie, Model assumptions for efficiency of wind power plants’ operation, Economic Computation and Economic Cybernetics Studies and Research, nr. 4/2014, ISSN 0424-267X; WOS:000346684700007EcoCyb
2014