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Energy, Sustainability and Society is an international peer‐reviewed open access journal offering a forum for discourse on systemic challenges at the intersection of energy, sustainability and society for natural scientists, engineers, social and political scientists and industry experts. It is the particular aim of this journal to publish inter‐ and cross‐disciplinary papers that provide a substantial contribution to the holistic innovation of sustainable energy systems.


Energy, Sustainability and Society - A new approach to semantic sustainability assessmentA new approach to semantic sustainability assessment: text mining via network analysis revealing transition patterns in German municipal climate action plans


Various monitoring approaches have shown that urban areas and their energy systems are major contributors to climate change. Corresponding observations have mostly been based on physical data. However, text data is an untapped source of information that can be analyzed by text mining methods...


Manuel W. Bickel



BBiofuel research: perceptions of power and transition - Energy, Sustainability and Societyiofuel research: perceptions of power and transition


Whether biofuels represent a sustainable innovation, a creative alternative, or a gold rush, very much depends on our perception of power and change with regard to sustainability. This article provides an overview of existing understandings of power in the research on biofuels,...


Lena Partzsch



Assessing the energy justice implications of bioenergy development in Nepal - Energy, Sustainability and SocietyAssessing the energy justice implications of bioenergy development in Nepal


The emerging concept of energy justice has focused on the justice implications of conventional energy systems (oil, gas, coal, etc.). Instead, we focus on the meaning of energy justice in the context of unconventional energy systems,...


Caroline Damgaard, Darren McCauley and Jed Long


A review of the trends in Ghana’s power sector - Energy, Sustainability and SocietyA review of the trends in Ghana’s power sector


Power generation in Ghana has gone through a number of phases: starting with diesel generators and stand-alone electricity supply systems owned by industrial mines and factories, to the hydro phase following the construction of the Akosombo dam, and now...


Maame Esi Eshun and Joe Amoako-Tuffour



Renewable energy deployment to combat energy crisis in Pakistan - Energy, Sustainability and SocietyRenewable energy deployment to combat energy crisis in Pakistan


The huge deficiency of electricity due to heavy reliance on imported fuels has become a significant impediment to socio-economic development in Pakistan. This scenario creates an increase in local fuel prices and limits potentials in the establishment of new industrial zones. The current gap...


Abdul Raheem, Sikandar Ali Abbasi, Asif Memon, Saleem R. Samo, Y. H. Taufiq-Yap, Michael K. Danquah and Razif Harun