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Energy for Sustainable Development and Circular Economy—2nd Edition

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "A: Sustainable Energy".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 25 June 2024 | Viewed by 132

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School of Chemical and Energy Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kuala Lumpur 54100, Malaysia
Interests: process system engineering; renewable energy; sustainable development; low carbon society; energy economics; applied optimization
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Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering (ChEE), Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology (MJIIT), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra, Kuala Lumpur 54100, Malaysia
Interests: process integration; industrial energy system; energy system optimization; process system engineering; sustainable process design; life cycle assessment; circular economy
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Movement toward a sustainable future is imminent. Energy is a key resource that is needed for many daily operations, yet the energy that we are currently consuming is not sustainable, as it is depleting and pollutes the environment. Many green and sustainable concepts have previously been discovered to combat this issue, from the micro to macro level, covering energy studies from processes to inter-processes, urban industrial symbiosis, and on a larger scale, national energy planning. This Special Issue aims to cover state-of-the-art green energy advancement as well as futuristic and sustainable concepts, such as, but not limited to:

  • Smart microgrid development with advanced artificial intelligence for demand-side energy management and planning;
  • The Net Zero Emission concept for use in reducing and neutralising carbon emission from energy sectors;
  • Water Waste and Energy Nexus or Circular Economy for the integration and minimization of resources;
  • Energy efficiency in industrial practices, including thermal energy optimization;
  • Advancement in renewable energy sources such as solar, wind, bio-energy, geothermal, hydro, and many more;
  • The progress and development of hydrogen economy from production, storage, distribution, and utilization;
  • Techno-economy analysis, Life Cycle Assessment, Environment Impact Assessment on energy-related activities;
  • Urban sustainability and development toward Low Carbon energy consumption and utilization, including Green Buildings and Green Transportation;
  • Energy resource optimization and power system design.

Prof. Dr. Ho Wai Shin
Dr. Peng Yen Liew
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Manuscript Submission Information

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Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Energies is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2600 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Keywords

  • sustainable development
  • circular economy
  • renewable energy
  • microgrid
  • demand-side response
  • energy management system
  • energy nexus
  • hydrogen economy

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