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Call for Papers - Energy Informatics Review: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities

Guest Editors:
Professor Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen: PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Professor Zheng Grace Ma: PhD, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark

Submission Status: Open   |   Submission Deadline: 15 June 2024

Energy Informatics is calling for submissions to our Collection on Energy Informatics Review: Trends, Challenges, and Opportunities. In alignment with the Journal of Energy Informatics' mission, this Special Issue aims to provide a unique platform for researchers and practitioners to present interdisciplinary review articles on the theories, methods, and applications of energy informatics to facilitate the global sustainable and resilient energy transition. 

About the collection

We welcome comprehensive review articles that cover, but are not limited to, the following topics:

• Overview of data-driven energy services and business models
• State-of-the-art in smart Energy Management
• Systems and Big Data applications
• Management of data and information flow in
• Digital Energy System 4.0Data analytics for energy-cost efficient system operation
• Privacy and cybersecurity in energy data management
• Digitalization of energy production, delivery, and consumption: policy and strategy
• Contextual computing for supporting human and energy system interactions
• Energy-efficient Cloud Computing and data centers
• Role of social media in the transition towards sustainable energy
• AI and Agent-based technology applications in smart energy systems
• Model-based and data-driven energy forecasting
• Procurement and adoption of digital energy technologies
• Sociotechnical aspects of smart energy systems design and implementation
• Innovation management and digital entrepreneurship in emerging energy markets
• Communication architectures, protocols, and demand-side management in smart grids

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  1. The primary objective of this research is to explore the elements that shape the progression of digital technology in Sub-Saharan African nations. The study employs data obtained from 16 countries, covering th...

    Authors: Elfenesh Beyene, Amsalu Bedemo and Atnafu Gebremeskel
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:21
  2. Modern power systems, referred to as cyber-physical energy systems (CPESs), are complex systems with strong interdependencies between power and information and communication technology (ICT) systems. CPESs als...

    Authors: Anand Narayan, Michael Brand, Nils Huxoll, Batoul Hage Hassan and Sebastian Lehnhoff
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:20
  3. Software-in-the-Loop (SIL) testing is an approach used for verification and validation in the energy sector. However, there is no comprehensive overview of the application, potential, and challenges of SIL wit...

    Authors: Christian Skafte Beck Clausen, Bo Nørregaard Jørgensen and Zheng Grace Ma
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:12
  4. This paper presents an innovative approach to decentralized data management in the German energy market, focusing on the use of decentralized data management with the help of Data Spaces to facilitate the auto...

    Authors: Linda Rülicke, Florian Fehrle, Arne Martin, Antonello Monti, Volker Berkhout, Oliver Warweg and Sven Möller
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:8
  5. This study provides a detailed exploration of how innovation management and digital entrepreneurship models can help transform technical use cases in smart grid contexts into viable business cases, thereby bri...

    Authors: Elena Malakhatka, Manuel Pitz, Marwa Maghnie, Mohammadreza Mazidi, Radu Plamanescu, Christof Sumereder, Thomas Prüfer, Holger Wallbaum, Dirk Müller and Antonello Monti
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:7
  6. Big climate change data have become a pressing issue that organizations face with methods to analyze data generated from various data types. Moreover, storage, processing, and analysis of data generated from c...

    Authors: Anayo Chukwu Ikegwu, Henry Friday Nweke, Emmanuel Mkpojiogu, Chioma Virginia Anikwe, Sylvester Agbo Igwe and Uzoma Rita Alo
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2024 7:6
  7. Air cooling is the traditional solution to chill servers in data centers. However, the continuous increase in global data center energy consumption combined with the increase of the racks’ power dissipation ca...

    Authors: Kawsar Haghshenas, Brian Setz, Yannis Blosch and Marco Aiello
    Citation: Energy Informatics 2023 6:14

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This Collection welcomes submission of Research Articles. Before submitting your manuscript, please ensure you have read our submission guidelines. Articles for this Collection should be submitted via our submission system. During the submission process, under the section additional information, you will be asked whether you are submitting to a Collection, please select "Emerging quantum phenomena in van der Waals materials" from the dropdown menu.

Articles will undergo the journal’s standard peer-review process and are subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. Articles will be added to the Collection as they are published.

The Guest Editors have no competing interests with the submissions which they handle through the peer review process. The peer review of any submissions for which the Guest Editors have competing interests is handled by another Editorial Board Member who has no competing interests.