Journal of Energy and Power Technology (JEPT) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is dedicated to providing a unique, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary platform for researchers, scientists and engineers in academia, research institutions, government agencies and industry. The journal is also of interest to technology developers, planners, policy makers and technical, economic and policy advisers to present their research results and findings.

Journal of Energy and Power Technology focuses on all aspects of energy and power. It publishes original research and review articles and also publishes Survey, Comments, Perspectives, Reviews, News & Views, Tutorial and Discussion Papers from experts in these fields to promote intuitive understanding of the state-of-the-art and technology trends. 

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Renewable energies (e.g. geothermal, solar, wind, hydro, tidal, wave, biomass) and grid connection impact
Energy harvesting devices
Energy storage
Hybrid/combined/integrated energy systems for multi-generation
Hydrogen energy 
Fuel cells
Nuclear energy
Energy economics and finance
Energy policy
Energy and environment
Energy conversion, conservation and management
Smart energy system

Power Generation - Conventional and Renewable
Power System Management
Power Transmission and Distribution
Smart Grid Technologies
Micro- and nano-energy systems and technologies
Power electronic
Biofuels and alternatives
High voltage and pulse power
Organic and inorganic photovoltaics
Batteries and supercapacitors

Archiving: full-text archived in CLOCKSS.

Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 4.3 weeks after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first half of 2020, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).

Current Issue: 2021  Archive: 2020 2019

Special Issue

Decarbonisation of Heating and Cooling

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2021 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editors

Zhiwei Ma, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Durham University, UK.

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Research Interests: Low grade heat recovery; Thermal driven heating, cooling and power generation; Adsorption heat pump, energy storage and carbon capture; Thermal energy storage; Passive PCM thermal management; Solid-liquid two phase flow and heat transfer

Huashan Bao, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Engineering, Durham University, UK

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Research Interests: Thermochemical sorption for heat pump, storage and power generation; Solar PV/T; Seasonal solar thermal energy storage; Low grade heat utilisation; Multi vector energy system

About This Topic

As the rapid development of the economy and human society, the energy and environmental issues have become more and more critical. One of the heavy energy consumers is heating and cooling for satisfying human’s living comfort and industrial processing. While the share of renewable energy sources like wind and solar for power generation is satisfied increasing, decarbonising heating and cooling still remains as a global challenge, which is now considered as an acute concern since the target of zero-carbon future can only be achieved by decarbonising all sectors.

This Special Issue provides a platform for publishing and sharing novel, inspiring and promising researches on decarbonizing heating and cooling technologies. This special issue will include the state of the art reviews, new researches, case studies, and conceptual works. The suitable topics include but are not limited to the following.

Ø New heating and/or cooling technologies
Ø New methods and significant deployment of heat and/or cold storage
Ø Solar and other renewable heating technologies
Ø Reduction of demand of heating and/or cooling
Ø District heating and/or cooling networks
Ø Whole and/or multi-vector heating and/or cooling systems
Ø Improvement of existing technologies in terms of cost or efficiency
Ø Interactions of heating and/or cooling solutions with energy network

Keywords

Heating and cooling; Decarbonisation; Thermal energy storage; Solar heating; Geothermal; Renewable heating/cooling; Long-term heat/cold storage; Industrial process heating/cooling; Demand reduction; Heat pump; Adsorption; Absorption; Thermochemical; Heating/cooling network; multi-vector energy system; Cost and efficiency.

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