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Dear Colleagues, We live in times of extremely rapid technological progress, as evidenced by, among others, the emergence of the fourth industrial revolution (Industry 4.0). Energy consumption and deliveries are currently some of the greatest challenges of civilization. Society is becoming more and more aware of the scarcity of natural resources,...
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Electrochemical conversion of abundant resources, such as carbon dioxide, water, nitrogen, and nitrate, is a remarkable strategy for replacing fossil fuel-based processes and achieving a sustainable energy future. Designing an efficient and selective electrocatalysis system for electrochemical conversion reactions remains a challenge due to a lack...
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The controllable synthesis of oxygen evolution reaction (OER) electrocatalyst is an urgent need to advance the development of sustainable energy conversion and storage. However, the OER efficiency in acidic media is seriously hindered by slow reaction kinetics. The traditional acidic OER electrocatalysts are more prone to be oxidized and corroded a...
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Electrochemical and photoelectrochemical water splitting offers a scalable approach to producing hydrogen from renewable sources for sustainable energy storage. Depending on the applications, oxygen evolution catalysts (OECs) may perform water splitting under a variety of conditions. However, low stability and/or activity present challenges to the...
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The total annual emission due to fossil fuel and agro waste stubble burning is 36.73 teragrams CO2 equivalent. Many international organizations focus on alternative energy sources such as biofuel production. In the recent past, biofuel production has gathered pace and increased dramatically, with the USA and Brazil topping the list for bioethanol p...
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Estimating wind energy plays an important role in energy science as it can be considered a crucial source of renewable and sustainable energy. In this study, five types of soft computing approaches were implemented to estimate the long-term mean monthly wind speed (W) at 50 weather stations in Iran. The applied models were artificial neural network...
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In order to progress towards a more sustainable energy future, Malaysia should reduce its reliance on fossil-based energy sources and shifting to green and renewable energy. Therefore, focus on energy education awareness programmes emphasising sustainable behaviours and frameworks are required. These programmes connect with Sustainable Development...
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A numerical study on transient heat transfer of shell and tube type ice thermal storage system is carried out based on the concept of a single u-tube borehole thermal network. Two tubes are arranged in the thermal storage tank in which glycol solution flows in one of the tubes, while a refrigerant flows in the other tube. In this study a boiling he...
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Bioenergy is a renewable energy source that saves from fossil fuel dependence. Therefore, it is important to increase the efficiency of bioenergy investments to create an environmentally sustainable energy supply. This paper aims to identify economic indicators significant in forecasting the supply of bioenergy. Considering this goal, an integrated...
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Ghana's prevailing power issues have incited the government's interest in integrating renewable energy sources into the country's present energy mix for sustainable energy supply and to minimise carbon emissions. Hybridising renewable energy resources has recently gained attention due to the intermittent nature of some resources. The objective of t...
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Providing reliable, safe, and affordable energy to support human activities is a significant challenge now and in the future. With the growing global population and increase industrialization in developing nations, need for energy of humanity has reached record levels. Significant amount of energy comes from fossil fuels to drive our cars, fuel our...
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This Special Issue seeks the contribution of high-quality theoretical papers, methodological studies, and empirical research (or combination thereof) concerning the application of the Industry 4.0 paradigm to foster the sustainability of energy performance. Deadline: 15 October 2022
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Production and management of clean energy in a sustainable manner is a global need. Several methods of energy production have been explored but some of them are accompanied with environmental hazards and toxic materials. One of those several means of sustainable energy production is a perovskite solar cell. Perovskite solar cells have received inte...
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Bioenergy can contribute to the development of a more sustainable environmental friendly alternative in rural areas in China. The perceptions, preferences and awareness concerning bioenergy among farmers are assessed in a systematic study of 594 Chinese farmers in 33 towns in the province of Shaanxi, using a generalized mixed model approach. In add...
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The European Union is accelerating its rollout of sustainable energy production and promotion of a circular economy. Electricity from biogas has synergy with energy-policy and rural-development goals yet its economic value is often convoluted. This study assessed the economic potential of biogas electricity using a representative rural case and qua...
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High-temperature thermal energy storage is recognized to be a key technology to ensure future sustainable energy generation. Packed bed thermal energy storage is a cost-competitive large-scale energy storage solution. The present work introduces the experimental investigation of an innovative 49.7 kWhth radial-flow type high-temperature packed bed...
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Stakeholders see great potential in PEDs for energy poverty reduction. • Energy poverty mitigation needs to be included in PEDs from the onset. • PED replication can synergistically address both decarbonization and energy poverty mitigation. • Increasing levels of energy poverty makes PEDs more financially viable as mitigation tools. • More conside...
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The transition towards more sustainable energy systems poses new requirements on energy system models. New challenges include representing more uncertainties, including short-term detail in long-term planning models, allowing for more integration across energy sectors, and dealing with increased model complexities. SpineOpt is a flexible, open-sour...
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Wearable and mobile devices, such as smartphones, smartwatches, wearable medical devices, etc., have become an important part of our daily life. Most of these devices are powered by electrochemical batteries, which have limited energy capacity, need periodic replacement or recharging, and lead to environmental concerns. On the one hand, there is a...
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Clustering and routing processes in underwater wireless sensor networks (UWSNs) are challenging tasks in the underwater environment due to the multiplicity of sensor nodes, transmission bandwidth, and limited energy resources. In order to address the shortcomings mentioned above, this paper proposes a novel hybrid Chimp Optimization and Hunger Game...
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There is increasing scientific evidence of anthropic climate change. The need to shift to more sustainable energy systems is therefore compelling. Individuals are becoming key actors in the energy transition, as producers and sellers of the renewable energy they produce on-site. However, the practice of self-consumption requires to be underpinned b...
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Switched‐capacitor multilevel inverters are suitable topologies for renewable and sustainable energy due to a low number of dc‐link voltages. This article presents two extendable configurations for switched‐capacitor multilevel inverters to be applied to solar photovoltaic systems. The first extendable configuration applies only to two DC supplies,...
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This article offers three instruments to effectively mitigate climate change in the context of COP26 and beyond. The first is the interaction between the climate and trade regimes. To that end, this article presents a thought-provoking premise-that mega-regional trade agreements (RTAs) can take a significant role in climate change mitigation. It ar...
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Sustainable energy development (SED) has attracted the attention of the whole world. It has a wide range of concepts and rich connotations, which is difficult to be described with a single indicator. Therefore, scholars usually use multiple indicators to evaluate SED in multiple dimensions. Existing studies mostly took countries as the research obj...
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Carbon aerogel (CA) based materials have multiple advantages, including high porosity, tunable molecular structures, and environmental compatibility. Increasing interest, which has focused on CAs as electrocatalysts for sustainable applications including oxygen reduction reaction (ORR), oxygen evolution reaction (OER), hydrogen evolution reaction (...
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Climate problems and the need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are driving researchers to find less polluting ways of generating electricity. One of the commonly used renewable energy sources is the sun, which is the basis for the use of photovoltaic (PV) energy to produce electricity through PV panels. In this context, based on the annual electr...
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Solar energy is the future of green and sustainable energy that will not only ensure replacement of fossil fuel driven energy sector but would also aid in achievement of Paris Climate Targets towards a clean and green environment. At present, solar panels are usually oriented in a horizontal manner either at roof tops or grounds. However, such hori...
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Efficient use of water and energy resources are significant requirements for increasing irrigated rice productivity. However, the ever increasingly complex interplay between energy and agriculture in feeding both machinery and people, respectively, plus the added impact on climate change, have significant implications on the management of our natur...
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Since energy consumption in developing countries has increased significantly, motivating energysaving habits among citizens is an important issue both from the academic and industrial perspectives. Climate change is one of the major environmental concerns on the planet, broadly discussed in international forums and conferences. In the 1990s, ozone...
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In a secure analytics platform, data sources consent to the exclusive use of their data for a pre-defined set of analytics queries performed by a specific group of analysts, and for a limited period. If the platform is secure under a sufficiently strong threat model, it can provide the missing link to enabling powerful analytics of sensitive person...
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The dynamics of power consumption constitutes an essential building block for planning and operating sustainable energy systems. Whereas variations in the dynamics of renewable energy generation are reasonably well studied, a deeper understanding of the variations in consumption dynamics is still missing. Here, we analyse highly resolved residentia...
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Critical disparities threaten health care in developing countries and hinder progress towards global development commitments. Almost a billion people and thousands of public services are not yet connected to electricity - a majority in sub-Saharan Africa. In economically fragile settings, clinics and health services struggle to gain and maintain th...
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The increasing production of municipal solid waste (MSW) and its improper disposal affect environmental issues. As a way of dealing with landfill overload and still encompassing the growing demand for energy in cities, new technologies called Waste-to-Energy (WtE) are gaining more attention. Therefore, urban woody residues and MSW have become attra...
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Currently, national bodies and international congregations, such as that of the Stock‐ holm, Rio, and Johannesburg conferences, jointly identified that sustainable energy devel‐ opment has proven to be a very challenging factor in global development. Indicative sus‐ tainability challenges facing humanity include greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) and...
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Insulin stores lipid in adipocytes and prevents lipolysis and the release of non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA). Excessive release of NEFA during sustained energy supply and increase in abdominal adiposity trigger systemic insulin resistance, including in the liver, a major site of insulin clearance. This causes a reduction in insulin clearance as a...
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Determination of structural carbohydrates content of a lignocellulosic biomass is a preliminary step for the predictive analysis of its bioethanol potential. In this study, the annual agriculture crop residues like rice straw, wheat straw, corn stover, and sugarcane bagasse have been selected as lignocellulosic biomass, which contains about 59.6–61...
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Investment in sustainable energy sources is one of the climate mitigation strategies that can significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the energy sector. However, in developing countries, investment is challenged by high capital expenditures and several uncertainties. This paper aims to provide decision support for investment in sustainable...
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The deployment of wind turbines in a photovoltaic field resulted in a reduced land footprint and CO2 emissions while increasing power production per unit area. When land is limited, the model optimizes the placement of wind turbines in the PV field while accounting for energy losses owing to the shadow produced by wind turbines on PV modules. The t...
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There is currently an urgent need to study the application of solar energy to photovoltaic systems due to the need to produce electricity; indeed, maximizing the performance of solar energy promotes efficient and sustainable energy systems. The objective of this study was to determine the photovoltaic performance of a dual-axis solar tracker based...
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The rapid cost reduction of solar and wind power generation since 2007 has made the transition toward clean energy more feasible for countries working to drastically contain greenhouse gas emissions to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement. While there are still technical challenges of large-scale grid integration, owing to the high cost of energ...
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During the last decades, wind energy has been developed from an emerging technique of yielding sustainable energy into a robustly established technology due to its renewable, sustainable, and clean features [...]
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Solar energy is the fastest-growing clean and sustainable energy source, outperforming other forms of energy generation. Usually, solar panels are low maintenance and do not require permanent service. However, plenty of problems can result in a production loss of up to ~20% since a failed panel will impact the generation of a whole array. High-qual...
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Exploring sustainable energy and chemical sources based on biomass has increased global interest. This study was focused on produce second-generation bioethanol using a new pretreatment process. The effectiveness of sodium hydroxide (NaOH) pretreatment on oil palm empty fruit bunch (OPEFB) for lignin removal, reducing sugar, and bioethanol producti...
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This study evaluates the technical, economic and environmental benefits of renewable energy resources (RER) for electricity supply to large size buildings in an educational institution. The cost of energy generation coupled with the epileptic power supply has led to the demand for an alternative source of energy supply to an education institution i...
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In the present framework, integrated utilization of sustainable energy options received greater attention due to the concerns of climate change, exponential rise in demand, and limited availability of fossil fuels. In this paper, various issues in the design and development of integrated renewable energy system have been presented. Multi criteria d...
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Renewable resources can help reduce carbon emissions, but their inconsistency causes inconsistent energy generation, mandating the introduction of a battery bank to overcome the demand‐supply gap. The integration of renewables for electrical supply systems in rural regions has received much attention, as has the hybrid energy system with storage fo...
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As the discourse surrounding 100% renewable energy systems has evolved, several energy system modelling tools have been developed to demonstrate the technical feasibility and economic viability of fully sustainable, sector coupled energy systems. While the characteristics of these tools vary among each other, their purpose remains consistent in int...
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Academic and research institutions need to be at the forefront of research and development efforts on sustainable energy transition towards achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goal 7. Thus, the most economically feasible hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) option for meeting the energy demands of Covenant University was investigated in thi...
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Energy efficiency, coupled with distributed renewable generation, is not only relevant to decrease the energy consumption and environmental emissions, but is also a large opportunity in terms of job creation and development of new business areas that stimulate investment (foreign and national). Moreover, energy efficiency and off-grid systems are a...
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Nowadays, tremendous effort has been made in searching clean, high-efficient and sustainable energy, and related energy conversion methods. Oxygen reduction reaction (ORR), as one of the fundamental reactions for energy utilization, has drawn a lot of attention. Understanding the reaction process and exploring the active sites are extremely importa...
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The success of sustainable development heavily depends on successful energy transition toward renewable or carbon-free energy sources. This study attempted to analyze the impact of sustainable development and environmental initiatives on sustainable energy transition in selected OECD economies. For this purpose, the study generated the dataset of e...
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Frequency and voltage deviations are two main problems in microgrids, especially with the increase in the penetration level of renewable energies. This paper presents novel techniques to apply combined the load frequency control and automatic voltage regulation of two interconnected microgrids. The two microgrids are operated by solar energy and bi...
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Renewable and sustainable energy production systems offer promising perspectives for the future, as their production and maintenance prices decrease, and their efficiency and reliability increase, favouring the competitiveness of this industry. Thereby, wind energy is one of the most used and developed as renewable energy, since it is a cost-effect...
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The transition to a future sustainable society will be achieved if thermodynamically stable substances such as O2 and CO2 can be converted into clear power or value-added chemicals efficiently. However, those slow kinetics hampers the practical implementation of the electrocatalytic systems on a large scale, necessitating the development of efficie...
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Renewable energy sources can contribute a lot to deliver reliable/resilient power to isolated communities and the world's sustainable energy future. In this paper, a novel DC microgrid system has been proposed for multipurpose use for isolated communities. The system taps the unused potential of the storage water to generate electricity. The system...
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Integration of hydrogen generation with organic pollutants removal under the irradiation of visible light is a promising conception in solar energy conversion and environmental protection. However, diverse reaction pathway prohibits the synchronous application of hydrogen evolution and pollutants removal. Herein, we construct a unique reaction syst...
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New era heteroatom-doped carbons, relying on different biomass residues, play a rising role in contemporary carbon energy storage technology. Herein, an abundant waste of viticulture industry – vine shoots (VS) was carbonized and examined as electrode material for supercapacitors with non-conventional aqueous electrolyte. Biochar obtained by pre-ca...
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Israel is located within the global solar belt, having high population density, a small share of rural population, while industry makes up a great part of the gross domestic product. As such, Israel is an excellent practice test site for identifying the best approaches to increase photovoltaic (PV) power penetration into the economies of developed...
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Photovoltaic (PV) power generation is one of the remarkable energy types to provide clean and sustainable energy. Therefore, rapid fault detection and classification of PV modules can help to increase the reliability of the PV systems and reduce operating costs. In this study, an efficient PV fault detection method is proposed to classify different...