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

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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).

Current Issue: 2023  Archive: 2022 2021 2020 2019

Special Issue

Sustainable and Safe Mobility

Submission Deadline: March 31, 2023 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Mariano Alarcón, PhD, Professor

Electromagnetism and Electronics Department, International Campus of Excellence in the European context (CEIR) Campus Mare Nostrum, University of Murcia, Spain 

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Research Interests: solar thermal energy; energy efficiency (industrial and buildings); heat transfer enhancement; sustainable and safe mobility; teaching of energy engineering; other renewable energies development.

About This Topic

Mobility is undergoing an extraordinary and exciting period of change. Closely linked to abundant and relatively cheap oil, reciprocating engines especially, are regarded as at least partially, responsible for climate change, and as a consequence, receive much of the blame. However, after the undisputed reign of the internal combustion engines lasting more than a century, many things are changing in the field of mobility.

Not only is climate change driving these changes, but also atmospheric pollution, the depletion of fossil fuels, the emergence of new modes of mobility, among others. Other, not necessarily new, propulsion systems may occupy the place of reciprocating combustion engines, and new clean fuels (e-fuels, hydrogen, electricity) will be needed.

However, there is increasing concern about the environmental impact of the mining activities required to provide the chemical elements necessary for batteries or the latest generation electric motors or the consequences of the production of vast quantities of biofuels and renewable electricity in order to satisfy the increasing demands of society.

Topics in this Special Issue cover:

  • - Electric cars, buses and trucks
  • - Electric micromobility
  • - Air, maritime and rail transportation
  • - Electric motors for mobility applications
  • - Fuel cells
  • - Hybrid and new thermal engines
  • - Hydrogen, biofuels and e-fuels for mobility applications
  • - Technology of electric batteries
  • - Battery charge facilities and car autonomy
  • - Car batteries as a mean of energy storage
  • - Dangers and fears associated with the new mobility
  • - Public vs. private mobility
  • - Logistic and traffic management
  • - Safety and security of transport
  • - New transport regulations
  • - Mobility policies

Publication

Open Access Original Research

Co-development of Low-speed Electric Community Buses for Local Area Revitalization

Received: 10 October 2022;  Published: 02 February 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2301005

Abstract

This paper describes the development of low-speed electric community buses (LSECBs) designed by the author's group and their spread situation in Japan. LSECBs are electric vehicles that can travel on public roads at speeds of less than 5.56 m/s (20 km/h [...]
Open Access Original Research

Comparing Environmental Impacts Arising from the Use of Electric Two-Wheeler vis-a-vis Gasoline Two-Wheeler in India

Received: 26 July 2022;  Published: 09 November 2022;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2204035

Abstract

Electric vehicles are becoming popular among consumers while BS-VI norms have been introduced and mandated for conventional vehicles in India. In the present study, the environmental impacts from the use phase of electric two-wheeler (EV) and gasoline two-wheeler (GV) have been evaluated and compared using the life cycle assessment [...]
Open Access Technical Note

From Food to Foot: The Energy and Carbon Flows of the Human Body at Walking and Cycling

Received: 10 March 2022;  Published: 18 July 2022;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2203025

Abstract

The carbon footprint of motorized transport modes per unit length traveled encompasses the unit share of the vehicle lifetime emissions, that of the transport infrastructure, and those of the motor energy, considered both from “well to tank” and from “tank to wheel”. In the active modes of transport, i.e., walking and cycling, the [...]
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