One of the main tools to limit global warming is is the energy transition, i.e., the shift from an energy mix based on fossil fuels to one that produces very limited, if not zero, carbon emissions, based on renewable energy sources. 

We invite you to explore a specially curated selection of recent research on the topic of Energy Transition.

Energy Transition - Highlighted OA Books

Energy Transition - Highlighted Books

Highlighted Chapters

Energy Poverty and Just Transformation in Greece

from Vulnerable Households in the Energy Transition

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation in the MENA Region

from The Energy Sector and Energy Geopolitics in the MENA Region at a Crossroad

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

China Mainland’s Energy Transition: How to Overcome Financial, Societal, and Institutional Challenges in the Long Term

from Energy Transition and Energy Democracy in East Asia

Springer 20 px © Springer Nature 2020

Energy Transition - Highlighted Journals


- Shaping a new energy sustainability for the European Society after 2022: analysis, challenges and perspectives (Energy, Sustainability and Society) - Deadline: Ongoing

- The Governance of Sustainable Energy Transitions in the Global South (Energy, Sustainability and Society) - Deadline: Ongoing

- Energy harvesting technologies (Scientific Reports) - Deadline: 30 Sept. 2023

- Carbon nanomaterials for energy storage (Scientific Reports) - Deadline: 18 Oct. 2023

- Energy Management System (SN Applied Sciences) - Deadline: 31 Dec. 2023

- Advances in solar energy conversion and its applications (Scientific Reports) - Deadline: 31 Jan. 2024

- Renewable and Sustainable Energy for Sustainable Development (SN Applied Sciences) - Deadline: 1 March. 2024

- Integration of renewable energy sources and energy infrastructure (Sustainable Energy Research) - Deadline: 31 March. 2024

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