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
Hybrid/combined/integrated energy systems for multi-generation
Energy economics and finance
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
Biofuels and alternatives
High voltage and pulse power
Organic and inorganic photovoltaics
Batteries and supercapacitors
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Rapid publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 6.1 weeks after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021, 1-2 days of FREE language polishing time is also included in this period).
Sustainable Energy Supply for the Developing Communities
Submission Deadline: November 30, 2021 (Open) Submit Now
Wahidul K. Biswas, PhD
Associate Professor, Sustainable Engineering Group, Curtin University, Australia
Research Interests: Sustainable engineering; Life cycle assessment; Waste management; Sustainable energy; Renewable energy technologies; Energy conservation and management
About This Topic
Energy is an indispensable commodity for human survival. Affordable, accessible and secure energy supply options are required for empowering developing communities across the globe to fulfil the social, economic and environmental objectives of sustainability and to achieve the seventh goal of Sustainable Development as proposed by UNEP in 2015. As we approach the 21st century, this resource will become increasingly scarce due to the rapid growth in human population and consumption. The population of developing countries is growing at an incredible rate, so resource scarcity is currently a problem, especially when we are on the lookout for any available non-renewable resources which can be easily and quickly used to meet the immediate demand. Instead, we need to have a long term vision for achieving sustainable energy futures for these communities. This special issue thus aims to cover the following topics, which are relevant for achieving sustainable energy supply for developing communities.
· Deployment of renewable energy technologies
· Remote area power supply options
· Energy conservation and management
· Rural energy modelling
· Barrier to sustainable energy supply
· Rural energy planning and policy
Received: 29 August 2021; Published: 21 January 2022; doi: 10.21926/jept.2201006
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