April 15, 2021
Version 10.9.0 (64bit)
DOWNLOAD as portable ZIP-File (recommended)
DOWNLOAD only the simulation engine for Windows as ZIP-File
DOWNLOAD only the simulation engine for Linux as ZIP-File
The entire source code of the LPG is available on Github:
The source code is licensed under the MIT-License. Pull-Requests are very welcome.
For automating large calculations we developed the pyLPG:
This will enable you to run the LPG from Python. This should work both under Windows and Linux.
How to cite
Pflugradt et al., (2022). LoadProfileGenerator: An Agent-Based Behavior Simulation for Generating Residential Load Profiles. Journal of Open Source Software, 7(71), 3574, https://doi.org/10.21105/joss.03574
For using the GUI
- .NET 6.0
- 2+ GB of RAM
For using the Linux calculation engine
- Some version of Linux. We are testing on Debian.
SetupHow to use the zip file:
- Unpack to any directory you like
- Start "Loadprofilegenerator.exe"
- If you run into problems with the program, please email me. I'm trying to get it as stable and reliable as possible, so every error report helps!
- There is a manual available at https://nbn-resolving.org/urn:nbn:de:bsz:ch1-qucosa-209036.
- This program is provided free of charge, without any warranties explicit or implied whatsoever. Feel free to use it. Please don't redistribute it though without providing a link to this webpage to enable users to get the current version.
- If you use the program for a research article or a thesis, I'd be delighted if you could send me a copy.
- If Windows 10 warns you about untrusted code: That is simply because I haven't bothered to pay for a certificate to sign the program. If you want to be sure that the code is virus-free, use VirusTotal or another virus scanner.
- If there are strange error messages concerning Sqlite and the program won't start, then try installing this: http://system.data.sqlite.org/downloads/188.8.131.52/sqlite-netFx40-setup-x64-2010-184.108.40.206.exe Or whatever the current version for .Net is on this page: http://system.data.sqlite.org/index.html/doc/trunk/www/downloads.wiki
Previous versions as ZIP files:Version 10.8.0 Last version for .NET 5.0
Version 9.5.0 (Last Version for .NET 4.7.2.)
Version 5.2.0 (last version for .NET 4.5)
Version 4.5.0 (last version for .NET 4.0)
Version 3.4.0 (not recommended due to bugs)