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

Nanostructured Materials for Clean & Sustainable Energy Storage & Efficiency for Wellness & Green Buildings

Submission Deadline: September 15, 2020 (Open) Submit Now

Guest Editor

Kwok Wei Shah, PhD

Assistant Professor, Department of Building, School of Design and Environment, National University of Singapore, Singapore

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Research Interests: nanotechnology and nanomaterials for green building applications and energy efficiency, green building

About This Topic

The rapid increase in building energy consumption is one of the most pressing problems we face at the moment. Recent advances in various fields of nanomaterials are making them up-and-coming candidates for achieving energy efficiency and sustainable operation in building sector. There are numerous mechanisms by which the integration of nanomaterials can improve building energy performance. These include, for example, facilitation of improved energy harvesting and conversion efficiencies, enhanced energy storage rates, and improved building envelope properties. We invite authors to contribute original research articles or comprehensive review articles covering the most recent progress and new developments in the utilization of nanomaterials for highly efficient, novel devices relevant to applications in renewable energy and green building applications. This special issue aims to cover a broad range of subjects, from nanosynthesis to the design and characterization of energy systems and technologies with nanomaterial integration. Potential topics include, but are not limited to:

  1. Nanomaterials development, synthesis, and fabrication for renewable energy and green building applications;
  2. Novel nanotechnologies for efficient energy harvesting, conversion and storage systems;
  3. Design and preparation of novel nanostructures, nanocomposites, nanocoatings and nanostructured surfaces for improved energy harvesting and conversion efficiencies;
  4. Environmentally friendly and easy-to-apply techniques for energy-related nanomaterials processing;
  5. Nanomaterial-based technologies for energy efficiency and green buildings.

Submission

Manuscripts should be submitted online at http://www.lidsen.com/account-login by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website. Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. Guidelines for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts are available on the Instructions for Authors page. Journal of Energy and Power Technology is an international peer-reviewed Open Access monthly journal published by LIDSEN. Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript.

Keywords

Nanostructures; Nanocoatings; Nanocomposites; Nanosynthesis and characterization; Energy conversion; Energy storage; Energy efficiency; Green building applications

Publication

Open Access Original Research

A Comparative Study of Structural, Optical and Electrical Properties of Fe-ZnO Nanoparticles Synthesized by Precipitation and Microwave Method for Photovoltaic Applications

Received: 12 May 2021;  Published: 04 August 2021;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2103035

Abstract

Iron doped ZnO (Fe-ZnO) nanoparticles were synthesized using two techniques that are economical as well as scalable to yield tunable properties of nanoparticles for facilitating down conversion in an absorbing layer of a solar cell. To evaluate the suitability of Fe-ZnO nanoparticles pre [...]
Open Access Original Research

Damage Mechanics of Carbon Nanotubes

Received: 27 October 2020;  Published: 10 May 2021;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2102021

Abstract

A robust mathematical method for the characterization of damage in carbon nanotubes is presented the presentation here is limited to elasticity. In this regard, the second and third order elastic stiffnesses are employed. All this is based on damage mechanics. The hypotheses of elastic strain equiva [...]
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