Applied Energy provides a forum for information on innovation, research, development and demonstration in the areas of energy conversion and conservation, the optimal use of energy resources, analysis and optimization of energy processes, mitigation of environmental pollutants, and sustainable energy systems. The journal publishes original papers, review articles, technical notes, and letters to the editor. Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts which bridge the gaps between research, development and implementation. The breadth of coverage ranges from innovative technologies and systems of both fossil and renewable energy to the economic industrial and domestic use of energy with no or minor impact on the environment. Applied Energy is also concerned with the attendant problems of modeling and forecasting, conservation strategies, and the environmental, social and economic impacts of energy policies and usage, including climate change mitigation and other environmental pollution reduction.

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Editorial board


  • Jinyue Yan
    KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, and Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden


  • Siaw-Kiang Chou
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Umberto Desideri
    Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Associate Editors

  • Ashwani Gupta
    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
  • Hongguang Jin
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Beijing, China
  • Markus Kraft
    University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, UK
  • Anthony Roskilly
    Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK
  • Shan-Tung Tu
    East China University of Science and Technology, Shanghai, China
  • Yi-Ming Wei
    Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • Hong-xing Yang
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Kunio Yoshikawa
    Tokyo Institute of Technology, Yokohama, Japan

Subject Editors

  • Luisa F. Cabeza
    Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Spain
  • Dabo Guan
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK
  • Praveen Linga
    National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Chris Marnay
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Tariq Shamim
    University of Michigan-Flint, Flint, Michigan, USA
  • Ottorino Veneri
    Istituto Motori - CNR, Naples, Italy
  • Joann Whalen
    McGill University, Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
  • Jianzhong Wu
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Hongming Xu
    University of Birmingham, Birmingham, England, UK

Editorial Board

  • Janos Beer
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  • Stefano Campanari
    Politecnico di Milano, Milano, Italy
  • Bin Chen
    Beijing Normal University, Beijing, China
  • Wei-Hsin Chen
    National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
  • David Chiaramonti
    Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
  • Antonio J. Conejo
    The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, USA
  • Stefano Cordiner
    Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", Roma, Italy
  • Erik Dahlquist
    Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
  • Pieter de Wilde
    Plymouth University, Drake Circus, Plymouth, UK
  • Shiming Deng
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  • Neven Duić
    Sveučilišta u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Suresh Garimella
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA
  • José Goldemberg
    Universidade de São Paulo (USP), Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Giorgio Graditi
    ENEA, Naples, Italy
  • Geoffrey Hammond
    University of Bath, Claverton Down, Bath, UK
  • Yaling He
    Xi'an Jiaotong University, Shaanxi, China
  • Niklas Hedin
    Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Jens Hetland
    SINTEF, Trondheim, Norway
  • Tianzhen Hong
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Klaus Hubacek
    University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
  • Nick Jenkins
    Cardiff University, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  • Thomas B. Johansson
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  • John K. Kaldellis
    Technological Education Institute of Piraeus, Egaleo, Greece
  • Soteris Kalogirou
    Cyprus University of Technology, Lemesos, Cyprus
  • Lawrence Kazmerski
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado, USA
  • Antonio Lecuona Neumann
    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • Duu-Jong Lee
    National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Michael Leung
    City University of Hong Kong, Kowloon, China
  • Yiu Cheong Leung
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, China
  • Xianguo Li
    University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • Peter Lund
    Aalto University, Espoo, Finland
  • Zhongyang Luo
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China
  • Reinhard Madlener
    RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, Germany
  • Aristide Massardo
    Università degli Studi di Genova, Genova, Italy
  • Alan Meier
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA
  • Jaroslaw Milewski
    Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland
  • Luis Mundaca
    Lund University, Lund, Sweden
  • Michael Obersteiner
    International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), Laxenburg, Austria
  • Constantine D. Rakopoulos
    National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Athens, Greece
  • Joop Schoonman
    Delft University of Technology, Delft, Netherlands
  • Marco Sorrentino
    Università degli Studi di Salerno, Fisciano (SA), Italy
  • Roland Span
    Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Bochum, Germany
  • Bjorn Stigson
    Stigson & Partners AB, Saltsjo Duvnas, Sweden
  • Goran Strbac
    Imperial College London, London, England, UK
  • Fengchun Sun
    Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China
  • Hongbin Sun
    Tsinghua University
  • Chengshan Wang
    Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
  • Chi-Hwa Wang
    National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
  • Xiaohua Xia
    University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Yoshiki Yamagata
    National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
  • Dongke Zhang
    University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
  • Nan Zhou
    Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA

Assistant Editors

  • Pietro Elia Campana
    Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
  • Hailong Li
    Mälardalen University, Västerås, Sweden
  • Raza Naqvi
    Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden

Subject Assistant Editors

  • Marco J. Castaldi
    City University of New York (CUNY), New York, New York, USA
  • Alvaro de Gracia
    Universitat de Lleida, Lleida, Spain
  • Yi Ding
    Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
  • Jingchun Feng
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Guangzhou, China
  • Zhu Liu
    University of East Anglia, Norwich, England, UK
  • Tao Ma
    Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai, China
  • Jinqing Peng
    Hunan University, Changsha, China
  • Kentaro Umeki
    Luleå University of Technology, Luleå, Sweden
  • Rui Xiong
    Beijing Institute of Technology, Beijing, China

Emeritus Editor

  • S.D. Probert
    Cranfield University, Cranfield, Bedford, UK