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Referred publications in scientific peer-review journals

  1. T.D. Tsoutsos and E.G. Koukios, "Modeling and comparison of major types of dilute acid hydrolysis reactors for cellulose saccharification", Cellulose Chemistry and Technology, Vol 24, pp 713-725, 1990
  2. T.D. Tsoutsos and E.G. Koukios, "Selection of a reaction system for cellulose saccharification: A global approach", Chem. & Biochem. Eng. Quart, No 3, pp 151-156, 1991
  3. E.G. Koukios, L.A. Pyrgiotis, T.D. Tsoutsos, and M.N. Christensen, "The role of bioenergy in the energy system of Aperathou village", Energy, Vol 16, No 9, pp 1213-1214, 1991
  4. E.G. Koukios, L.A. Pyrgiotis, T.D. Tsoutsos, and M.N. Christensen, "Local level action plan for biomass. Approach on a Greek island village", Interciencia, Vol 16, No 5, pp 261-265, 1991
  5. Christos Agrafiotis and Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Energy saving technologies in the European ceramic sector. A Systematic overview”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Vol 21, No 12, pp 1231-1249, 2001
  6. M. Karagiorgas, A. Botzios, T. Tsoutsos, “Industrial solar thermal applications in Greece. Economic evaluation, quality requirements and case studies”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 5, No 2, pp 157-173, 2001
  7. Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Marketing solar thermal technologies: strategies in Europe", experience in Greece”, Renewable Energy, Vol 26, No 1, pp 33-46, 2002
  8. Konstantinos Venetsanos, Penelope Angelopoulou and Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Renewable energy sources project appraisal under uncertainty: the case of wind energy exploitation within a changing energy market environment”, Energy Policy, Vol 30, No 4, pp 293-307, 2002
  9. Despina Vamvuka, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Energy exploitation of biomass residues in the island of Crete”, Energy Exploration and Exploitation, Multi Science Publishing, Vol 20, No 1, pp 113-120, 2002
  10. M. Karagiorgas, T. Tsoutsos, R. Berkmann, “The PHILOSOL project: a strategic market development of the solar thermal sector in Southern Europe”, Energy Conversion and Management, Pergamon, Vol 44, No 11, pp 1885-1901, 2003
  11. T. Tsoutsos, K. Marketaki and V. Gekas, “Technical and economical evaluation of solar thermal power generation”, Renewable Energy,  Vol 28, No 6, pp 873-886, May 2003
  12. Marina Papadaki, Emmanuel Andonidakis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Efpraxia Maria, "A multicriteria decision making methodology for sustainable energy development", Fresenius Environmental Bulletin,Vol 12, No 3, pp 426-430, 2003
  13. T. Tsoutsos, J. Anagnostou, C. Pritchard, M. Karagiorgas, D. Agoris, “Solar Cooling Technologies in Greece”, Applied Thermal Engineering,Vol 23, No 11, pp 1427-1439, 2003
  14. T.D. Tsoutsos, E.I. Zoulias, N. Lymberopoulos, R. Glöckner, “H-SAPS Market potential analysis for the introduction of hydrogen energy technology in standalone power systems”, Wind Engineering, Vol 28, No 5, 615-619, 2004
  15. Efpraxia Maria, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “The sustainable development management of RES installations. Legal aspects of the environmental impact in small Greek island systems”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol 45, No 5, pp 631-638, 2004
  16. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Nicholas Karapanagiotis, Ioannis Mavrogiannis, Stathis Tselepis, Dimosthenis Agoris, "An analysis of the Greek photovoltaic market", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 8, No 1, pp 49-72, 2004
  17. T. Tsoutsos, N. Frantzeskaki, V. Gekas, “Environmental impacts from the solar energy technologies”, Energy Policy, Vol 33, No 3, pp 289-296, 2005
  18. Τ. D. Tsoutsos, Y. Stamboulis, “The sustainable diffusion of Renewable Energy technologies as an example of an Innovation-Focused Policy”, Technovation, Vol 25, No 7. pp 753-761, 2005
  19. S. D. Kaminaris, T.D. Tsoutsos, D. Agoris, A.V. Machias, “Assessing renewables-to-electricity systems: a fuzzy expert system model”, Energy Policy, Vol 34, No 12, pp 1357-1366, 2006
  20. M. Karagiorgas, T. Tsoutsos, V. Drosou, S. Pouffary, T. Pagano, G. Lopez Lara, J. M. Melim Mendes, "ΗOTRES: Renewable energies in the hotels. An extensive technical support for the hotel industry", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 10, No 3. pp 198-224, 2006
  21. E.I. Zoulias, R. Glockner, N. Lymberopoulos, T. Tsoutsos, I. Vosseler, O. Gavalda, HJ Mydske, P. Taylor, “Integration of Hydrogen Energy Technologies in Stand-Alone Power Systems. Analysis of the Current Potential for Applications”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 10, No 5, pp 432-462, October 2006
  22. Michaelis Karagiorgas, Theocharis Tsoutsos, A.Moiá-Pol, “A simulation of the energy consumption monitoring in Mediterranean hotels: Application in Greece”, Energy and Buildings, Vol 39, No 4, pp 416-426, April 2007
  23. T. Tsoutsos, E. Maria,  V. Mathioudakis , “Sustainable siting procedure of small hydroelectric plants, The Greek Experience”, Energy Policy, Vol 35, No 5, pp 2946-2959, May 2007
  24. T. Tsoutsos, V. Kouloumpis, A. Kalogerakis, “Thermal use of biofuels in buildings. Economic and environmental evaluation”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Vol 16, No 7, pp 735-744, 2007
  25. T. Tsoutsos, E. Papadopoulou, A. Katsiri, A. Papadopoulos, “Supporting Schemes for Renewable Sources Energy and their impact on Reducing the Emissions of Greenhouse Gases in Greece”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 12, No 7, pp 1767-1788, September 2008
  26. Sarantopoulos Ioannis, Che Franklin, Tsoutsos Theocharis, Bakirtzoglou Vagios, Azangue Willy, Donatien Bienvenue, Ndipen Frankline Mulluh, “An evaluation of a small-scale al biodiesel production tecnology: Case study: Mango’o Village, Center Province, Cameroon”, Physics and Chemistry of the Earth, Vol 34, No 1-2, pp 55–58, 2009
  27. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Androniki Tsouchlaraki, Manolis Tsiropoulos, Michalis Serpetsidakis, “Visual Impact Evaluation of a wind park in a Greek island”, Applied Energy, Vol 86, No 4, pp 546-553, April 2009
  28. Ioannis Vallios, Theocharis Tsoutsos and George Papadakis, “Design of Biomass District Heating Systems”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol 33, No 4, pp 659-678, April 2009
  29. George Giatrakos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Nikos Zografakis, “Sustainable Power Planning for the island of Crete”, Energy Policy, Vol 37, No 4, pp 1222-1238, April 2009
  30. T. Tsoutsos, M. Drandaki, N. Frantzeskaki, E. Iosifidis, I. Kiosses, “Sustainable energy planning by using Multicriteria Analysis. Application in the island of Crete”, Energy Policy, Vol 37, No 5, pp 1587-1600, May 2009
  31. T. Tsoutsos, M. Karagiorgas, G. Zidianakis, V. Drosou, A. Aidonis,  Z. Gouskos, C. Moeses, “Development of the applications of solar thermal cooling systems in Greece and Cyprus”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin 2009, Vol 18, No 7b, 2009
  32. G. P. Giatrakos, P. G. Mouchtaropoulos, G. D. Naxakis, T. D. Tsoutsos, G. Stavrakakis, “Sustainable energy planning on a Renewable energy –hydrogen stand alone power system. Application in Karpathos island, Greece’, Renewable Energy, Vol 34, No 12, pp 2562-2570, December 2009
  33. D. Zafirakis, E. Kondili, T. Tsoutsos, J. Kaldellis, “Environmental Non-Governmental Organizations and public awareness concerning the environment in Greece”, Fresenius Environmental Bulletin, Vol 18, No 7b, 2009
  34. T.D. Tsoutsos, A. Tsouchlaraki, M. Tsiropoulos, J. Kaldellis, “Visual impact evaluation methods of wind parks: Application for a Greek island”, Wind Engineering, Vol 33, No 1, pp 83-92, 2009
  35. M. Karagiorgas, K. Galatis, M. Tsagouri,  T. Tsoutsos, A. Botzios-Valaskakis, “Solar Assisted Heat Pump on Air Collectors. A Simulation Tool”, Solar Energy, Vol 84, No 1, pp 66-78, January 2010
  36. T. Tsoutsos, E. Aloumpi, Z. Gkouskos and M. Karagiorgas, “Design of a Solar Absorption Cooling System in a Greek Hospital”, Energy and Buildings, Vol 42, No 2, pp 265-272, February 2010
  37. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Victor Kouloumpis, Thodoris Zafiris, Spyros Foteinis, “Life Cycle Assessment for biodiesel production under Greek climate conditions”, Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol 18, No 4,  pp 328-335, March 2010
  38. C. Karkanias, S.N. Boemi, A.M. Papadopoulos, T.D.Tsoutsos and A. Karagiannidis, "Energy efficiency in the Hellenic building sector: An assessment of the restrictions and perspectives of the market", Energy Policy, Vol 38, No 6, pp 2776-2784, June 2010
  39. Artemisia Spanaki, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Dionysia Kolokotsa, “On the selection and design of the proper roof pond variant for passive cooling purposes”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 15, No 8, pp 3523– 3533, 2011
  40. Spyros Foteinis, Victor Kouloumpis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Life cycle analysis for bioethanol production from sugar beet crops in Greece”, Energy Policy, Vol 39, No 9, pp 4834-4841, September 2011
  41. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Dimitris Bethanis, “Optimization of a dilute acid hydrolyzator for cellulose saccharification-to-bioethanol”, Energies,  Vol 4, No 10, pp 1601-1623, 2011
  42. Franklin Che, Ioannis Sarantopoulos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Vasileios Gekas, "Exploring a promising feedstock for biodiesel production in Mediterranean countries: A study on free fatty acid esterification of olive pomace oil", Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol 36, pp 427-431, January 2012
  43. Maria Frangou, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Nikos Sakellariou, “Sustainable assessment of a solar thermal power project in Mediterranean. Application in the island of Crete”, Ecological Indicators, Vol. 18, pp 379-386, July 2012
  44. Haris Doukas, Alexandra Papadopoulou, Nikolaos Savvakis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, John Psarras, “Assessing Energy Sustainability of Rural Communities using Principal Component Analysis”, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol 16, No 4, pp 1949–1957,2012
  45. Dionysia Kolokotsa, Theocharis Tsoutsos and Sotiris Papantoniou, “Energy Conservation Techniques for Hospital Buildings”, Advances in Building Energy Research, Taylor & Francis, Vol 6, No 1, pp 159-172, June 2012
  46. M. Mandalaki , K. Zervas, T. Tsoutsos, A. Vazakas, “Assessment of shading devices with integrated PV for efficient energy use”, Solar Energy, Vol 86, No 9, pp 2561-2575, September 2012
  47. Natasa Ouachab, Theocharis Tsoutsos, "Study of the acid pretreatment and biodiesel production from olive pomace oil", Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, Vol 88, No 6, pp 1175-1181, June 2013
  48. A.Spanaki, D. Kolokotsa, T. Tsoutsos, “Theoretical and experimental analysis of a novel low emissivity water pond in summer“, Solar Energy, Vol 86, No 11, pp 3331–3344, November 2012
  49. Theocharis D.Tsoutsos, Stavroula K. Tournaki and Zacharias K. Gkouskos, “Training and Certification of PV Installers in Europe”, Renewable Energy, Vol 49, pp 222-226, January 2013
  50. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Stavroula Tournaki, Zacharias Gkouskos, Gaetan Masson, John Holden, Ana Huidobro, Evelina Stoykova,  Camelia Rata, Andro Bacan, Christos Maxoulis,  Anthi Charalambous, "Training and Certification of PV installers in Europe. A transnational need for PV industry’s competitive growth", Energy Policy, Vol 55, pp 593–601, April 2013
  51. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Ioannis Sarantopoulos, Athanasios Nicoloyannis, Michael Chatzakis, “Effect of wastewater irrigation on biodiesel quality and productivity from castor and sunflower oil seeds”, Renewable Energy, Vol 57, pp 211-215, May 2013
  52. Efthalia Chatzisymeon, Spyros Foteinis, Dionissios Mantzavinos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, "Life Cycle Assessment of Advanced Oxidation Processes for Olive Mill Wastewater Treatment", Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol 54, pp 229-234, 1 September 2013
  53. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Stavroula Tournaki, Carmen Avellaner de Santos, Roberto Vercellotti, "Nearly Zero Energy Buildings. Application in Mediterranean hotels", Energy Procedia, Vol 42, pp 230-238, November 2013
  54. M. Mandalaki, S. Papantoniou, T.Tsoutsos, “A method of assessing energy production from photovoltaic modules integrated in typical shading devices”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Elsevier, Vol 10, pp 222-231, February 2014
  55. T. Tsoutsos, S. Tournaki, I. Weiss, S. Caneva, S. Arancón, G. Masson, M.Latour, H. Auer, G. Lettner,W. Sinke, C. Olson, A.C. Veltkamp, F. Pause, F. De Mango,  L. Bastone, M. Raganella, C. Dalla Chiesa, G. Strbac, D. Pudjianto, C. Montoya, R. Vázquez, S. Guilmard, "Photovoltaics competitiveness in MENA Countries. The European project PV PARITY", International Journal of Sustainable Energy, Taylor-Francis, publised online 9 December 2013
  56. I. Vallios, T.Tsoutsos, G. Papadakis, “A software for technical and economical assessment of biomass district heating systems”, International Journal of Sustainable Energy, publised online 14 March 2014
  57. A. Spanaki, D. Kolokotsa, T. Tsoutsos, “Assessing the passive cooling effect of the ventilated pond protected with a low emissivity reflecting layer”, Applied Energy, Vol 123, pp 273-280, 15 June 2014
  58. M. Mandalaki, T. Tsoutsos , N. Papamanolis, "Integrated PV in shading systems for Mediterranean countries: balance between energy production and visual comfort", Energy and Buildings, Vol 77, pp 445-456, July 2014
  59. Kokologos D., Tsitoura I., Kouloumpis V., Tsoutsos T., "Visual Impact Assessment Method for Wind Parks A case Study in Crete", Land Use Policy, Vol 39, 110-120, July 2014
  60. M. Tsitoura, T.Tsoutsos, T. Daras, “Evaluation of comfort conditions in urban open spaces. Application in the island of Crete”, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol 86, pp 250-258, October 2014
  61. P. Gikas, T. Tsoutsos, "Near zero energy wastewater treatment plants for the Greek islands", Desalination and Water Management, 53 ( 12 ) pp. 3328 – 3334, 2015
  62. I. Sarantopoulos, E. Chatzisymeon, S. Foteinis, T. Tsoutsos, "Optimization of biodiesel production from waste lard by a two-step transesterification process under mild conditions", Energy for Sustainable Development, 23, 110-114,  December 2014
  63. T. Tsoutsos, I. Tsitoura, D. Kokologos, K. Kalaitzakis, "Sustainable siting process in Large Wind Farms. Case study in Crete", Renewable Energy, 75, March 2015, 474-480
  64. Nikolaos Savvakis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, "Assessment of the energy performance of a PV system vs temperature under Mediterranean conditions", Energy, 90 (2) 1435–1455, October 2015
  65. T.D. Tsoutsos, S. Tournaki, O. Paraíba, S.D. Kaminaris, "The Used Cooking Oil-to-biodiesel chain. Assessment of Best Practices and Environmental Performance", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 54(1), 1 February 2016, 74-83
  66. Alex Papadopoulos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Maria Frangou, Kostas Kalaitzakis, Nikos Stefanakis, Andreas G. Boudouvis, “Innovative optics for Concentrating Photovoltaic/Thermal (CPVT) systems. The case of PROTEAS Solar Polygeneration System”, International Journal of Sustainable Energy accepted to be published, September 2015
  67. S. N. Kamenopoulos, T. Tsoutsos, "Assessment of the safe operation and maintenance of photovoltaic systems”, Energy, 93(2), December 2015, 1633-1638
  68. Alexandra Saranti, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Maria Mandalaki. “Sustainable energy planning. Design shading devices with integrated photovoltaic systems for residential housing units”. Procedia Engineering 123 (2015) 479 – 487
  69. A. Stamatakis, M. Mandalaki, T. Tsoutsos, "Μulti-criteria analysis for PV integrated in Shading Devices for Mediterranean Region", Energy and Buildings, 117 (2016) 128–137
  70. Marianna Tsitoura, Marina Michailidou, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Achieving sustainability through the management of microclimate parameters in Mediterranean urban environments during summer”, Sustainable Cities and Society, Vol 26, pp 48-64, 2016
  71. T. Tsoutsos, S. Tournaki, M. Frangou, R. Morell, I. Guerrero Hernandez, A. Derjanecz, “Cooling in Mediterranean hotels during summertime. Experience from the neZEH (Nearly Zero Energy Hotels) project”, Refrigeration Science and Technology, Volume 2016, January 2016, Pages 224-231
  72. Haris Doukas, Eleftherios Siskos, John Psarras, Charalampos Malamatenios, Stavroula Tournaki, Theocharis Tsoutsos, "Qualification roadmap empowering the Greek building sector workforce in the field of energy", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 65, November 2016, Pages 992-1004
  73. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Stavroula Tournaki, Eleni Farmaki, Paolo Sonvilla, Paul Lensing, Jakub Bartnicki, Alejandro Cobos, Marko Biscan “Benchmarking framework to encourage energy efficiency investments in South Europe. The Trust EPC South approach”, Environmental Sciences Procedia, International Conference on Sustainable Synergies from Buildings to the Urban Scale, SBE16
  74. S. Foteinis and T. Tsoutsos, “Strategies to improve sustainability and offset the initial high capital expenditure of wave energy converters (WECs)", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 70, April 2017, Pages 775-785
  75. Dimitrios Hasapis, Nikolaos Savvakis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Konstantinos Kalaitzakis, Spyridon Psychis, Nikolaos P. Nikolaidis, “Design of large scale prosuming in Universities. The solar energy vision for the TUC campus”, Energy and Buildings, Volume 141, 15 April 2017, Pages 39-55
  76. Papadaki D., Foteinis S., Mhlongo G. H., Tsoutsos T., Kiriakidis G., “Life Cycle Assessment of facile microwave-assisted Zinc oxide (ZnO) nanostructures”, Science of the total environment, Volume 586, 15 May 2017, Pages 566-575
  77. Mary Christoforaki, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Sustainable siting of an offshore wind park. A case in Chania, Crete”, Renewable Energy, Volume 109, August 2017, Pages 624–633
  78. S. Foteinis, J. Hancock, N. Mazarakis, T. Tsoutsos, C.E. Synolakis, “A comparative analysis of wave power in the nearshore by WAM estimates and in-situ (AWAC) measurements. The case study of Varkiza”, Athens, Greece, Energy, Volume 138, 1 November 2017, pp. 500–508
  79. Marianna Tsitoura, Marina Michailidou, Theocharis Tsoutsos, “A bioclimatic outdoor design tool in urban open space design”, Energy and Buildings, Energy & Buildings, 153C (2017) pp. 368-381
  80. T. Tsoutsos, S. Tournaki, M. Frangou, M. Tsitoura "Creating paradigms for nearly zero energy hotels in south Europe”, AIMS-Energy, 6(1): 1-19, 2018
  81. S. Foteinis, A.G. Antoniadis, T. Tsoutsos, Life cycle assessment of algae-to-biodiesel shallow pond production systems in the Mediterranean: influence of species, pond type, by-product valorisation and electricity mix, Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining, accepted to be published, 2018
  82. Maria Frangou, Maria Aryblia, Stavroula Tournaki, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Renewable energy Performance Contracting in the tertiary sector. Standardization to overcome barriers in Greece, Renewable Energy, 125:829-839, September 2018
  83. Ioannis Petidis, Maria Aryblia, Tryfon Daras, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Energy saving and thermal comfort interventions based on occupants’ needs. A students’ residence building case, Energy and Buildings, Volume 174, 1 September 2018, Pages 347-364
  84. Theocharis Tsoutsos, “Sustainable Energy and Mobility as Drivers for the Economic Growth in the Mediterranean Islands”, Journal of Renewable Energy and Sustainable Development (RESD), Volume 4, Issue 2, December 2018 - ISSN 2356-8569
  85. Spyros Foteinis, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Costas Synolakis, Numerical Modelling for Coastal Structures Design and Planning. A Case Study of the Venetian Harbour of Chania, Greece, International Journal of Geoengineering Case Histories, Vol. 4, Issue 4, p.232, 2018
  86. Maria Hatzisymeon, Sotiris Kamenopoulos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Risk Assessment of the life-cycle of the Used Cooking Oil-to-biodiesel supply chainJournal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 217, pp 836-843, April 2019
  87. Theocharis Tsoutsos, Stavroula Tournaki, Zacharias Gkouskos, Orlando Paraíba, Filippo Giglio, Pablo Quero García, João Braga, Haris Adrianos, Monica Filice, Quality characteristics of biodiesel produced from Used Cooking Oil in Southern Europe, ChemEngineering, 2019, 3(1), 19;
  88. Nikolaos Sifakis, Nikolaos Savvakis, Tryfon Daras and Theocharis Tsoutsos, Analysis of the energy consumption behavior of European RES cooperatives membersEnergies 2019 12, 970;
  89. Marina Giamalaki, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Sustainable siting of solar power installations in Mediterranean using a GIS/AHP approachRenewable Energy, Vol. 141, pp 64-75, October 2019.

  90. Dimitra Papadaki, Spyros Foteinis, Vassilios Binas, Margarita-Niki Assimakopoulos, Theocharis Tsoutsos, George Kiriakidis, A life cycle assessment of PCM and VIP in warm Mediterranean climates and their introduction as a strategy to promote energy savings and mitigate carbon emissions, AIMS – Materials Science, 2019, 6(6), pp 944-959 (open). doi: 10.3934/matersci.2019.6.944
  91. N. Sifakis and T. Tsoutsos, Nearly Zero Energy Ports: A necessity or a green upgrade?, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 410 (2020) 012037 (open). doi:10.1088/1755-1315/410/1/012037
  92. Spyros Foteinis, Efthalia Chatzisymeon, Alexandros Litinas, Theocharis Tsoutsos, Used-cooking-oil biodiesel: Life cycle assessment and comparison with first- and third- generation biofuel, Renewable Energy, Vol. 153, Pp 588-600, June 2020.
  93. Nikolaos Sifakis, Tryfon Daras and Theocharis Tsoutsos, How much energy efficient are Renewable Energy Sources cooperatives’ initiatives?, Energies, 2020, 13, 1136 (open). doi:10.3390/en13051136