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

Sustainable and Safe Mobility

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2022 (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.

Solar Thermal Energy

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
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