Selected Publications

Scientific publications


Mehmood, F., Umar, M., Dominguez, C., Kazmi, H. 2022. The role of residential distributed energy resources in Pakistan's energy transition. Energy Policy. 167, 113054. doi: 10.1016/j.enpol.2022.113054

Dominguez, C. Estimating the electricity demand of rural households to improve energy access planning in developing countries. Doctoral Thesis, ETH Zurich. doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000533773



Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., & Carmeliet, J. 2021. Estimating hourly lighting load profiles of rural households in East Africa applying a data-driven characterization of occupant behavior and lighting devices ownership. Development Engineering. 6, 100073. doi: 10.1016/j.deveng.2021.100073

Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., & Carmeliet, J. 2021. Understanding the path towards a clean energy transition and post-​electrification patterns of rural households. Energy for Sustainable Development. 61, 46-​64. doi: 10.1016/j.esd.2021.01.002


Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., Carmeliet, J. 2019. Modelling of rural electrical appliances saturation in developing countries to project their electricity demand: A case study of sub-​Saharan Africa. International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management. 22, 5–16. doi: 10.5278/ijsepm.2564


Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., & Carmeliet, J. 2018. One step further for electrifying rural households in Africa: A novel electricity demand modelling approach. Building Simulation and Optimization Conference (BSO), Cambridge, United Kingdom. Link to publication.

Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., & Carmeliet, J. 2018. Facilitating solar-​based rural electrification projects in South Africa by applying a bottom-​up energy demand modelling approach. Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC), Durban, South Africa. Link to publication.

Anees, M., Bussa, M., Dominguez, C., Duran, M., Kadam, M., Rojas-Solórzano, L. 2018. Solar Water Heating for Aquaculture Applications in Cold Climates: A Case Study of Finland. The Role of Exergy in Energy and the Environment. Green Energy and Technology. 573-587. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-89845-2_40



Dominguez, C., Orehounig, K., Carmeliet, J. 2020. Energy consumption patterns of rural households in Guatemala. doi: 10.3929/ethz-b-000550907