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 (Aalborg Universitetsforlag).

Vol. 36 (2022)

Published: 14-12-2022

Editorial - International Journal of Sustainable Energy Planning and Management Vol 36

Poul Alberg Østergaard (Journal manager); Rasmus Magni Johannsen


Water-energy-emissions nexus – an integrated analysis applied to a case study

Leonardo Barrouin Melo, Antonella Lombardi Costa, Fidellis Estanislau, Carlos Eduardo Velasquez, Angela Fortini, Gustavo Nikolaus Pinto Moura


A review of social aspects integration in system dynamics energy systems models

Alaize Dall-Orsoletta, Mauricio Uriona-Maldonado , Géremi Dranka, Paula Ferreira


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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.