Journal of Energy and Power Technology (JEPT) is an international peer-reviewed Open Access journal published quarterly online by LIDSEN Publishing Inc. This periodical is dedicated to providing a unique, peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary platform for researchers, scientists and engineers in academia, research institutions, government agencies and industry. The journal is also of interest to technology developers, planners, policy makers and technical, economic and policy advisers to present their research results and findings.

Journal of Energy and Power Technology focuses on all aspects of energy and power. It publishes not only original research and review articles, but also various other types of articles from experts in these fields, such as Communication, Opinion, Comment, Conference Report, Technical Note, Book Review, and more, to promote intuitive understanding of the state-of-the-art and technology trends.

Main research areas include (but are not limited to):
Renewable energies (e.g. geothermal, solar, wind, hydro, tidal, wave, biomass) and grid connection impact
Energy harvesting devices
Energy storage
Hybrid/combined/integrated energy systems for multi-generation
Hydrogen energy 
Fuel cells
Nuclear energy
Energy economics and finance
Energy policy
Energy and environment
Energy conversion, conservation and management
Smart energy system

Power Generation - Conventional and Renewable
Power System Management
Power Transmission and Distribution
Smart Grid Technologies
Micro- and nano-energy systems and technologies
Power electronic
Biofuels and alternatives
High voltage and pulse power
Organic and inorganic photovoltaics
Batteries and supercapacitors

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Publication Speed (median values for papers published in 2023): Submission to First Decision: 5.1 weeks; Submission to Acceptance: 11.6 weeks; Acceptance to Publication: 7 days (1-2 days of FREE language polishing included)

Open Access Review

A Review of North American Prospects for Power and Hot-Water Generation with Thermal Energy

Received: 20 November 2023;  Published: 21 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401007

Abstract

This article outlines an innovative approach to explore thermal energy extraction for power generation or industrial hot water applications. Unlike traditional steady-state models, this approach embraces time-variant scenarios, explicitly incorporating a cyclical fluid circulation strategy to maintain a stable surface fluid temperature or power output [...]

Open Access Original Research

Nonlinear Optimal Control for a PMLSG-VSC Wave Energy Conversion Unit

Received: 16 September 2023;  Published: 21 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401006

Abstract

This article aims to treat the nonlinear control problem for the complex dynamics of a wave energy unit (WEC) that consists of a Permanent Magnet Linear Synchronous Generator (PMLSG) and a Voltage Source Converter (VSC). The article has developed a globally stable nonlinear optimal control method for this wave power generation unit. The new method avoid [...]

Open Access Review

Floating Oscillating Water Column Wave Energy Converters: A Review of Developments

Received: 09 December 2023;  Published: 07 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401005

Abstract

The main challenge in designing offshore renewable energy structures is to ensure their structural integrity on a life cycle basis while operating in harsh environments and, in parallel, being financially competitive and environmentally friendly concerning other types of energy systems. The Oscillating Water Column (OWC) converters are among the first [...]

Open Access Research Article

Monitoring Energy-Loss-Driven-Cost by Using Earned Value Simulation in Complex Systems

Received: 24 July 2023;  Published: 06 February 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401004

Abstract

The economic impact of energy loss stemming from end-user electricity consumption is a significant concern, with historical trends revealing escalating costs. Effectively managing both peak and off-peak demands remains a formidable challenge due to the unpredictable nature of consumer behaviors, leading to energy wastage. This study delves into the [...]

Open Access Original Research

LFO Damping Enhancement in Multimachine Network Using African Vulture Optimization Algorithm

Received: 20 June 2023;  Published: 30 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401003

Abstract

The prolonged presence of low-frequency oscillation (LFO) in power system networks (PSN) poses a significant threat to their stability. Hence, engineers and researchers have continuously developed effective strategies to mitigate the issue and enhance the stability of the PSN. This article proposes a new approach using the African Vultures Optimization [...]

Open Access Original Research

Proposal for the Sustainable Electrification of a Primary Healthcare Centre (PHC) Facility in Nigeria

Received: 06 August 2023;  Published: 24 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401002

Abstract

Energy is a prerequisite to running health facilities and is, therefore, key to the success of the service. Karshi primary healthcare centre (PHC) facility is confronted with an unreliable power supply that leads to a high cost of generating power from diesel to operate its equipment. This facility needs a sustainable and reliable electricity suppl [...]

Open Access Editorial

Acknowledgment to Reviewers of Journal of Energy and Power Technology in 2023

Received: 04 January 2024;  Published: 05 January 2024;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2401001

Abstract

The editors of Journal of Energy and Power Technology would like to express their sincere gratitude to the following reviewers for assessing manuscripts in 2023. We greatly appreciate the contribution of expert reviewers, which is crucial to the journal's editorial process. We aim to recognize reviewer contributions through several mechanisms, of which [...]

Open Access Original Research

Stability Analysis of Autonomous Microgrid Operated at Constant-Frequency with the Consideration of Reactive Power Balance

Received: 01 September 2023;  Published: 29 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304039

Abstract

Large-scale autonomous microgrids have potential application values as they can increase renewable energy penetration level without compromising the stability of the existing large power systems. Before their widespread implementation, critical issues like stability analysis etc need to be solved. This paper analyses the stability in an autonomous micro [...]

Open Access Original Research

Array Formation Testing with Multiple Azimuthal and Axial Pressure Transducers

Received: 12 April 2023;  Published: 27 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304038

Abstract

An early formation tester operating a “sink probe” that extracts fluids from the borehole, also measures pressures at its location; pressures are additionally collected at two passive sensors, one situated 180 deg away and the second about meter axially. These positions are not conducive to accurate permeability predictions, since pressure transient [...]

Open Access Research Article

Saving is Losing: Pumping Cost vs. GHG Emissions in Water Distribution Systems

Received: 26 May 2023;  Published: 21 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304037

Abstract

Global climate change has necessitated the reduction of GHG emissions. Water distribution system (WDS) pumping adds to these emissions and, therefore, should be reduced. Under electricity hourly cost tariffs, utilities are incentivized to pump during the nighttime hours. This can have a deleterious effect, however, on GHG emissions. To quantify this [...]

Open Access Concept Paper

Net Zero Corridors: A Case Study Approach from Perth, Australia to Decarbonize Urban Power and Transport

Received: 27 February 2023;  Published: 17 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304036

Abstract

The transition to net zero cities is a pivotal challenge in the face of climate change. This research introduces a novel methodology termed "Net Zero Corridors," which emphasizes a bottom-up approach to decarbonize urban power and transport systems. By focusing on urban corridors, this method integrates distributed power systems with urban transport [...]

Open Access Original Research

Efficient Industrial Wastewater and Leachate Evaporation Utilizing Heat Localization in Porous Media

Received: 31 August 2023;  Published: 16 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304035

Abstract

In this paper, an efficient industrial wastewater and leachate evaporation method is proposed and tested experimentally. The goal of this study is to investigate whether the addition of a carbon foam (CF) porous layer can lead to energy savings by evaporating more water mass per unit of energy input. The standard boiling evaporator layout was redesigned [...]

Open Access Original Research

An Adsorption-Desorption Heat Engine for Power Generation from Waste Heat

Received: 17 October 2023;  Published: 14 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304034

Abstract

According to the United States Department of Energy, waste heat recovery would allow up to a 20% reduction in greenhouse gases (GHG) emission. Most of the waste energy is discharged as a low-grade heat at temperatures less than 250°C. Therefore, the development of new technologies and the enhancement of existing ones to convert low-grade heat into [...]

Open Access Original Research

Technical Analysis of Sawdust-to-Power: A Paradigm Shift in Waste Management in a Typical Developing Economy

Received: 01 August 2023;  Published: 08 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304033

Abstract

The proper management of sawdust is critical to socioeconomic development. In this research, waste-to-energy has been proposed to utilize sawdust in selected timber markets in Port Harcourt, namely, Illoabuchi Timber Market, Marine Base Timber Market, and Mile 3 Timber Market. A quantitative approach has been taken to estimate the sawdust generation [...]

Open Access Research Article

Na+ Mobility in PEO-Based Composite Solid-State Electrolytes by NMR

Received: 04 August 2023;  Published: 02 November 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304032

Abstract

Charge transfer and mobility are essential for electrochemical processes in batteries, which need to be understood in detail for optimization, especially in the case of all-solid-state batteries. Wide line NMR is well-known in solid-state NMR and allows the quantification of ion mobility in ordered crystalline and amorphous structures. Temperature-depen [...]

Open Access Review

Enhancement Techniques for the Reduction of Heating and Cooling Loads in Buildings: A Review

Received: 12 June 2023;  Published: 19 October 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2304031

Abstract

The building sector is rated as a big consumer of electric energy and emissions, responsible for about 40% of final electric energy consumption. As a result, the Paris Agreement 2015 set a goal for buildings and the construction sector to reach a nearly zero-carbon stage by 2050. This urged most countries to create regulations for the construction secto [...]

Open Access Original Research

Generalized Normal Distribution Optimization Algorithm for Economic Dispatch with Renewable Resources Integration

Received: 18 June 2023;  Published: 28 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303030

Abstract

In an electric power system operation, the main goal of economic dispatch (ED) is to schedule the power outputs of committed generating units efficiently. This involves consideration of relevant system equality and inequality constraints to meet the required power demand at the lowest possible operational cost. This is a challenging optimization problem [...]

Open Access Original Research

A Comparative Study of R134a and Propane (R290) as Refrigerants in Heat Pump Water Heaters

Received: 26 March 2023;  Published: 18 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303029

Abstract

In the context of decarbonization efforts, heat pump water heaters (HPWHs) offer an attractive solution over conventional electric resistance type hot water systems due to their 2-3 times higher efficiency. However, the high manufacturing costs and taxes associated with using hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) refrigerant make HPWHs expensive. As a means to tackle [...]

Open Access Original Research

Overall Reaction Rate Study of Thermal Methane Cracking in Non-Isothermal Conditions

Received: 10 April 2023;  Published: 13 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303028

Abstract

The thermal cracking of methane (TMC) is a significant reaction occurring above 850°C, which proceeds in two stages: non-isothermally and isothermally. However, most existing studies have focused on obtaining reaction rates under isothermal conditions [1], limiting their applicability to practical industrial reactor conditions. This novel research [...]

Open Access Original Research

Exploring the Potential of Phase Change Material for Thermal Energy Storage in Building Envelopes

Received: 16 June 2023;  Published: 08 September 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303027

Abstract

Buildings, with their significant energy consumption, pose a pressing concern for the future. Inadequate heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems further exacerbate thermal management difficulties and energy requirements. To address these challenges, Phase Change Materials (PCMs) offer valuable potential for sustainable energy reduction [...]

Open Access Original Research

Volt-Var Control for Utility-Scale Solar PV Plants to Downsize SVCs and Curtailment Effects

Received: 09 March 2023;  Published: 03 August 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303026

Abstract

One way to increase solar photovoltaic penetration in the grid is the management of voltage fluctuations. This is because a photovoltaic plant cannot be interconnected to the grid if it causes voltage violations. Voltage violation is where voltage exceeds the acceptable range. Often, grid operators request photovoltaic plant owners to regulate voltage [...]

Open Access Original Research

Study and Characterization of a Spherical Solar Collector. Part II: Comparative Analysis with Flat-Plate Devices

Received: 18 May 2023;  Published: 27 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303025

Abstract

The paper analyses the performance of a spherical solar collector compared to the efficiency of a flat-plate solar collector, which is the type of solar collector that does not use a tracking system in collecting solar radiation for energy conversion. Spherical solar collector benefits from a constant value of the angle of incidence, which optimizes [...]

Open Access Review

Improving the Performance of Solar Thermal Energy Storage Systems

Received: 29 May 2023;  Published: 18 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303024

Abstract

In recent times, renewable energy resources have been greatly researched because of the increasing concern to minimize global warming and meet energy demands. Energy storage systems have become useful tools for sustainability and meeting energy needs. Solar energy has proven in recent times to be the primary and most prevalent option due to its environm [...]

Open Access Research Article

Permeability, Compressibility and Pressure Prediction in Supercharged Wireline and FTWD Environments

Received: 12 April 2023;  Published: 10 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303023

Abstract

In conventional wireline and LWD/MWD formation testing, downhole predictions for rock and fluid properties are based on simplified Darcy flow models, but only for mathematical expediency. These require initially constant pressures that are uniform throughout the reservoir. This limitation precludes common applications in overbalanced drilling, so that [...]

Open Access Research Article

Study and Characterization of a Spherical Solar Collector. I. Efficiency and Thermal Losses Coefficient

Received: 21 April 2023;  Published: 04 July 2023;  doi: 10.21926/jept.2303022

Abstract

This paper studies and characterizes a solar collector with spherical geometry to produce hot water for sanitary and domestic applications and other facilities. The new geometry enlarges the solar collector surface and allows full sun tracking during the day without needing a solar tracking system. Although this geometry has been in use for some time [...]

21st International Conference of Numerical Analysis and Applied Mathematics

September 11th-17th, 2023
Crete, Greece

Topics to be covered include (but are not limited to):

All the research areas of Numerical Analysis and Computational Mathematics

  • Numerical ODEs
  • Numerical PDEs (inc. BVPs)
  • Scientific Computing and Algorithms
  • Stochastic Differential Equations
  • Approximation
  • Numerical  Linear Algebra
  • Numerical Integral Equations
  • Error Analysis and Interval Analysis
  • Difference Equations and Recurrence Relations
  • Numerical problems in Dynamical Systems
  • Applications to the Sciences (Computational Physics, Computational Statistics, Computational Chemistry, Computational Engineering etc.)
  • Differential Algebraic Equations
  • Numerical methods in Fourier analysis
    etc.

All the research areas of Applied and Industrial Mathematics

  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematical Chemistry
  • Mathematical Biology and Mathematical Medicine
  • Optimization and Operational Research
  • Theoretical Mechanics
  • Discrete Applied  Mathematics
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Algorithms
  • Experimental Mathematics
  • Theoretical Computer Science
  • Applied Analysis
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Decomposition and Reconstruction Algorithms, Subdivision Algorithms
  • Continuous and Discrete Wavelet Transform
  • Time-frequency Localization
  • Phase-Space Analysis
  • Subband Coding
  • Image Compression
  • Real-Time Filtering
  • Radar and Sonar Applications
  • Transient Analysis
  • Medical Imaging
  • Multigrid Methods
  • Frames
  • Bifurcation and Singularity Theory
  • Deterministic Chaos and Fractals
  • Soliton and Coherent Phenomena
  • Formation of Pattern
  • Evolution
  • Complexity Theory and Neural Networks
  • Analytical Approaches and Simulations for more Accurate Descriptions
  • Predictions
  • Experimental Observations and Applications of Nonlinear Phenomena in Science and Engineering
  • Theoretical and Applied aspects of Computational Geometry
  • Control Theory and Automation
  • Fuzzy Sets and Systems and Fuzzy Logic
  • Applied Algebra
  • Quality Theory of Differential Equations
  • Neural Networks
    etc.

For more details, please visit: www.icnaam.org

Journal of Energy and Power Technology welcomes the following types of articles: original research, review, communication, opinion, comment, conference report, technical note, book review, etc. There is no restriction on the length of the papers, color figures, supplementary file types. More details please see Instructions for Authors.

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