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International Journal of Sustainable Energy is converting to Open Access from its 2023 volume.

From 23rd June, all manuscripts submitted to the journal will, if accepted, be required to pay an article publishing charge (APC) which can be covered by an author’s funder or institution. 

The International Journal of Sustainable Energy’s move to open access represents our commitment to increasing our impact within the scientific community and accelerating scientific progress. We believe the journal will thrive, continuing our rigorous peer review process, expanding our global readership and enabling our authors to benefit from the greater visibility of open research.

As part of this transition the journal will have a new Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Paris Fokaides. We look forward to receiving your submissions and welcome your support in this exciting new open access chapter for the journal.

A message from the departing Editor-in-Chief, Professor Agis M. Papadopoulos

Ten years are quite a long time, and a lot has happened in the scientific community and in the publishing sector since 2012, when I took over as Editor-in-Chief of this journal. Over the last ten years International Journal of Sustainable Energy has improved its metrics, has covered new research areas, and has given to researchers from all over the world opportunity to publish their work. One thing that remains constant, is the quest for high quality papers, to inform fellow researchers all over the world on issues of sustainability, as we are facing the challenges of climate change, of energy crisis and of a world that seems to be drifting into unchartered waters.

I am fully confident that with Prof. Paris Fokaides as Editor-in-Chief the journal will further progress, meet new challenges and become even more successful.

I would like to thank all the staff from Taylor and Francis for their great support and the excellent cooperation, our reviewers, who provided an invaluable contribution, and of course the members of the Editorial Board, who were companions in this splendid trip.

Professor Agis M. Papadopoulos

Introducing the new Editor, Dr. Paris A. Fokaides

Dr. Paris A. Fokaides is an Associate Professor at the School of Engineering of Frederick University, Cyprus, and a Senior Researcher at Kaunas University of Technology, Lithuania (KTU). He is the new editor-in-chief of the journal, taking over from Professor Agis M. Papadopoulos.

Paris leads the Sustainable Energy Research Group at Frederick University, a self-funded research team, involved in European and national funded R&I activities.

He has actively participated in numerous research projects, related to the promotion of Industry 4.0 practices for the assessment of the energy performance of the built environment, smart buildings, as well as the field of digitization and analysis of energy related processes.

He has published over 200 studies in international journals, conference papers, books, book chapters and patents.

Editor In Chief Paris Fokaides

Why publish open access?

  • Increase the visibility and readership of your research by publishing in a fully open access journal.

  • Make an impact beyond the academy by making your article accessible to anyone, anywhere (including readers in industry and even policy-makers).

  • Freely share your work with no restrictions or paywall.

  • Retain ownership of your research through our unrestrictive publishing agreements.

  • Discounts and waivers for researchers in developing countries are available. The journal will also consider requests for discretionary APC waivers. Find out if your institution or country has an open access agreement to publish with us.

International Journal of Sustainable Energy is particularly interested in receiving manuscripts on:

  • Renewable Energy Sources

  • Sustainable energy efficiency and sustainable energy conservation

  • Economics of sustainable energy systems

  • Security of sustainable energy supply

  • Novel sustainable energy technologies

  • Educational and technological research papers on sustainable Energy

Interested authors should visit the Taylor & Francis  Open Access Members and  Open Access Agreements pages to find out if they are based at an institution that may have funds available to authors wishing to publish in The International Journal of Sustainable Energy.

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