Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews publishes review articles designed to bring together under one cover, current advances in the ever broadening field of renewable and sustainable energy. The coverage of the journal includes the following areas:

Energy Resources
• Bioenergy
• Geothermal
• Hydrogen
• Hydropower
• Ocean
• Solar
• Wind

Applications and Services
• Buildings
• Industry and Electricity
• Transport

• Economic aspects
• Environmental impact, emissions
• Political aspects
• Energy planning
• Social aspects
• Trends: past, present, future

Environmental Impact and Sustainability

Regional Focused Coverage of Renewable Energy

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Editorial board


  • Lawrence Kazmerski
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado, USA

Co Editor-in-Chief

  • Aoife M. Foley
    Queen's University Belfast, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK



  • Sonia Diniz
    Pontifical Catholic University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Associate Editors


  • Lise Appels
    KU Leuven, Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium
  • Suani Teixeira Coelho
    University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Kai Zhang
    North China Electric Power University, Beijing, China

Concentrating Solar Power (Solar Thermal and PV)

  • Ellen B. Stechel
    Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Energy Economics and Financing

  • Sotirios Karellas
    National Technical University of Athens (NTUA), Zografou, Greece
  • Ilhan Ozturk
    Cag University, Mersin, Turkey


  • Peter Bayer
    Technische Hochschule Ingolstadt, Germany

Hydrogen Energy

  • Faik Bilgili
    Erciyes University, Kayseri, Turkey
  • Kamaruzzaman Sopian
    Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia

Marine Energy

  • Barbara Zanuttigh
    University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy


  • Richard Corkish
    UNSW Australia, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Policy and Assessment

  • Douglas J. Arent
    Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis, Golden, Colorado, USA
  • Mark F. Jentsch
    Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Weimar, Germany
  • Costa Samaras
    Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Reliability and Standards

  • Bibek Bandyopadhyay
    Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah, India
  • Mani Govindasamy Tamizhmani
    Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, USA

Renewable Energy: Developing Countries

  • Abubakar Sambo
    Energy Commission of Nigeria, Garki, Abuja., Nigeria

Renewable Energy Education

  • Lars Broman
    Strömstad Academy, Strömstad, Sweden

Renewable Energy Infrastructure

  • Sanaz Ghazi
    Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran
  • Leyla Ozgener
    Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey

Solar Thermal

  • Brian Norton
    Dublin Institute of Technology, Dublin, Ireland


  • Baha M. Al-Alawi
    Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
  • Barbara Goodman
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado, USA


  • Robert W. Thresher
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado, USA

Editorial Board Members

Concentrating Solar Power (Solar Thermal and PV)

  • Andreas Bett

Energy Efficiency and Architecture

  • Marco Sala
    Università degli Studi di Firenze, Firenze, Italy
  • Cecile Warner
    National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado, USA

Fuel Cells

  • John Appleby
    Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA


  • Arthur Williams
    Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

Markets, Applications and Industry

  • Paula Mints
    Navigant, Palo Alto, California, USA

Marine Energy

  • AbuBakr S. Bahaj
    Head, Energy and Climate Change Division, University of Southampton, UK<br />Chief Scientific Adviser, Southampton City


  • Ning Dai
    Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai, China
  • Michael Grätzel
    École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, Switzerland


  • Chetan Singh Solanki
    IIT Bombay, Mumbai, India
  • Masafumi Yamaguchi
    Toyota Technological Institute, Tempaku, Nagoya, Japan

Policy and Assessment

  • Noam Lior
    University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Renewable Energy: Developing Countries

  • A.A.M. Sayigh
    World Renewable Energy Network, Brighton, UK

Renewable Energy Education

  • Christiana Honsberg
    Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, USA

Renewable Energy Infrastructure

  • Habib Abualhamayel
    King Fahd University of Petroleum & Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Resource Assessment

  • David Renne
    Dave Renné Renewables, Boulder, Colorado, USA

Solar Thermal

  • Gouri Datta
    University of Delhi, New Delhi, India


  • Guihua Wang
    California Air Resources Board, Sacramento, California, USA