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 not only original research and review articles, but also various other types of articles from experts in these fields, such as Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, and more, 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

Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 11.6 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

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Special Issue

Towards Sustainable Energy: Exploring Recent Advances in Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling and Future Prospects for Clean Energy Transition

Submission Deadline: August 31, 2025 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Ario Fahimi, PhD

Department of Mining and Metallurgical Engineering, Mackay School of Earth Sciences and Engineering, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

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Research interests: Material characterization; pyrometallurgy; hydrometallurgy; critical materials; life cycle assessment; techno-economic analysis; carbon footprint; embodied energy; waste science and valorization; circular economy

About This Topic

The research will focus on recent advancements in the recycling of lithium-ion batteries and the development of next-generation battery technologies to facilitate the transition towards clean energy sources. It will explore various methods and technologies employed in the recycling process, including mechanical, pyrometallurgical, and hydrometallurgical techniques, assessing their effectiveness, efficiency, and environmental impact. Furthermore, the study will delve into the challenges and opportunities associated with lithium-ion battery recycling, such as resource recovery, cost-effectiveness, and scalability.

In addition to recycling, the research will investigate emerging battery technologies poised to revolutionize the clean energy landscape. This will encompass advancements in materials science, such as solid-state electrolytes, sodium-ion batteries, and lithium-sulfur batteries, as well as breakthroughs in design and manufacturing processes to enhance battery performance, lifespan, and sustainability. Furthermore, the study will examine the potential implications of these innovations on energy storage systems, electric vehicles, grid integration, and overall decarbonization efforts.


Lithium-ion battery recycling; clean energy transition; battery materials; resource recovery; environmental impact; next-generation batteries; solid-state electrolytes; sodium-ion batteries; lithium-sulfur batteries; energy storage systems

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted through the LIDSEN Submission System. Detailed information on manuscript preparation and submission is available in the Instructions for Authors. All submitted articles will be thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process and will be processed following the Editorial Process and Quality Control policy. Upon acceptance, the article will be immediately published in a regular issue of the journal and will be listed together on the special issue website, with a label that the article belongs to the Special Issue. LIDSEN distributes articles under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) License in an open-access model. The authors own the copyright to the article, and the article can be free to access, distribute, and reuse provided that the original work is correctly cited.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). Research articles and review articles are highly invited. Authors are encouraged to send the tentative title and abstract of the planned paper to the Editorial Office ( for record. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Editorial Office.

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