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 former 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 Open Publishing.

Vol. 41 (2024)

Published: 19-06-2024

From PV to EV: Mapping the Potential for Electric Vehicle Charging with Solar Energy in Europe

Noémie Jeannin, Alejandro Pena-Bello, Jérémy Dumoulin, David Wannier, Ballif Christophe, Nicolas Wyrsch


Covering District Heating Demand with Waste Heat from Data Centres

A Feasibility Study in Frankfurt, Germany

Bjarne Jürgens, Johannes Zipplies, Christian Sauer, Oleg Kusyy, Janybek Orozaliev, Ulrike Jordan, Klaus Vajen


Transition towards Positive Energy District: a case study from Latvia

Andra Blumberga, Ieva Pakere, Ģirts Bohvalovs, Dagnija Blumberga


Optimizing the integration of renewable energy sources, energy efficiency, and flexibility solutions in a multi-network pharmaceutical industry

Francesco Ghionda, Alessandro Sartori, Zijie Liu, Md Shahriar Mahbub, Francesco Pilati, Matteo Brunelli, Diego Viesi


A methodology for the determination of future Carbon Management Strategies: A case study of Austria

Susanne Hochmeister, Lisa Kühberger, Jakob Kulich, Holger Ott, Thomas Kienberger


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