The IJSEPM is an international interdisciplinary journal in Sustainable Energy Planning and Management combining engineering and social science within Energy System Analysis, Feasibility Studies and Public Regulation.

The journal focuses on:

- Energy System analysis of the transition to sustainable energy systems. This includes specific scenarios, models and analyses at local, regional, country and global level as well as studies of theories, methodologies, and software tools used in such transition analyses.

- Economics, Socio economics and Feasibility studies including theories and methodologies of institutional economics as well as specific feasibility studies and analyses of the transition to sustainable energy systems.

- Public Regulation including theories and methodologies as well as specific analyses and proposals in the light of the implementation and transition into sustainable energy systems.

IJSEPM is approved by the Finish bibliometric Publication Forum, the Norwegian bibliometric Kanalregister as well as the Danish  BFI

The journal is registered/indexed in/by Scopus (Press link to see all published articles in IJSEPM),  Ulrichs WebDirectory of Open-Access JournalsSherpa/Romeo and DataCite

Published by Aalborg University Press.

Vol. 34 (2022)

Published: 25-05-2022

Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environmental Systems and Smart Energy Systems

Poul Alberg Østergaard; Rasmus Magni Johannsen, Neven Duić, Henrik lund


Participatory Process Protocol to Reinforce Energy Planning on Islands: A Knowledge Transfer in Spain

Felipe Del-Busto, María Dolores Mainar-Toledo, Víctor Ballestín-Trenado


Modeling the Baltic countries’ Green Transition and Desynchronization from the Russian Electricity Grid

Nelli Putkonen, Tomi J. Lindroos, Eimantas Neniškis, Diāna Žalostība, Egidijus Norvaiša, Arvydas Galinis, Jana Teremranova, Juha Kiviluoma


District Cooling Network Planning. A Case Study of Tallinn

Anna Volkova, Aleksandr Hlebnikov, Aleksandr Ledvanov, Tanel Kirs, Urmas Raudsepp, Eduard Latõšov


District heating distribution grid costs: a comparison of two approaches

Mostafa Fallahnejad, Lukas Kranzl, Marcus Hummel


Stakeholder management in PED projects: challenges and management model

Juha-Antti Rankinen, Sara Lakkala, Harri Haapasalo, Sari Hirvonen-Kantola


Indicator-based assessment of sustainable energy performance in the European Union

Tekla Szép, Tamás Pálvölgyi, Éva Kármán-Tamus


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The IJSEPM is sponsor-financed with open access for both readers and authors. This set-up has been designed in order to provide information for free for any reader without having the risk of compromising the editorial process due to financial dependency on payments from the authors. All work carried out by academics in terms of authorship, reviewing and editorial handling are without payment from the journal. The journal does not however compromise on layout and graphical appearance which is outsourced to a professional typesetting company. This is enabled through support from our sponsors.