Calls for papers - Appels à contributions

Call for Papers - Topical Issue on "Decarbonizing Energy Systems: Smart Grid and Renewable Technologies"

As traditional energy sources dwindle, the world is turning towards renewable energy sources (RES) to address climate change and promote social and economic development. Decarbonizing energy systems is crucial to mitigate the impacts of climate change. Smart grid and renewable technologies are critical in the transition towards a low-carbon future by enabling the integration of RES into the grid and enhancing energy efficiency. This special issue aims to highlight the latest developments in smart grid and renewable technologies, providing a comprehensive overview of their potential and future prospects in decarbonizing energy systems.

This special issue of the journal of Science and Technology for Energy Transition (STET) focuses on:

  1. Renewable energy integration into smart grids
  2. Advanced renewable energy technologies and their impact on decarbonization
  3. Energy storage solutions for renewable energy systems
  4. Smart grid modeling, control, and optimization
  5. Energy policy, regulations, and market design for decarbonization
  6. Decentralized energy systems and microgrids
  7. Electric vehicles and their role in decarbonizing energy systems

Guest Editors

Prof. Fang Rui-ming
Huaqiao University, China

Prof. Qiangqiang Liao
Shanghai University of Electric Power, China

Open for submission: July 2023
Deadline for full submission: February 2024
Final decisions: June 2024

Call for Papers - Topical Issue on "Power Components For Electric Vehicles"

This topical issue of the journal STET gathers a selection of articles extended following their publication, in October 2022, at the International Conference on Electrical Sciences and Technologies in the Maghreb (CISTEM:
The treated topics concern, particularly, two types of power components embedded in electric vehicles.
Concerning the first theme, several aspects are treated in this issue. The design and optimization of the electromagnetic structure of the electric machine by an approach of type "topological optimization" where the authors apply this method to the rotor of a flux-commutated machine. The authors deal with the optimization of electric machines by approaching the method of topological optimization or L the optimization of their power supply of the machine is also addressed in the presence of magnetic saturations. In terms of methodology, a contribution deals with the contribution of meta-models in the optimization of the operating cycle of a machine. In the case of optimization on a road cycle, by the approach of metamodels. Other authors present methods to take into account uncertainties in the context of geometrical optimizations or high frequency behavior of electrical machines.Concerning the second theme, the authors cover the electric recharging of vehicles by modeling the behavior of Li-ion batteries or that of the charger or finally by treating the technique of contactless charging.

More information are available here.

Guest Editors

Dr. Hamid Ben Ahmed
ENS Rennes, Bruz, France

Dr. Yacine Amara
Université Le Havre Normandie, Rouen, France

Dr. Mohamed Gabsi
ENS Paris Saclay, Gif-sur-Yvette, France

Open for submission: May 15th, 2023
Deadline for full submission: September 15th, 2023

Call for Papers - Topical Issue on the "First European Conference on Gas Hydrates – ECGH 2022"

The First European Conference on Gas Hydrates – ECGH 2022 is proud to announce that participants from ECGH 2022 will be invited to submit their papers to acquire research visibility for a special issue organized by the international peer-reviewed open access journal Science and Technology for Energy Transition (STET). ECGH 2022 encompasses wide range of topics regarding hydrates including, but not limited to the following: the optimal use of energy resources; fundamental aspects; crystallization and flow modeling; geosciences; hydrate based and energy efficient technologies; hydrates and astrophysics.

Guest Editors

Dr. Bertrand Chazallon
Université de Lille

Dr. Anh Minh Tang
Ecole des Ponts ParisTech

Open for submission: May 2022
Deadline for full submission: August 1st, 2023

Call for Papers - Topical Issue on "Synthesis and characterisation of porous materials for clean energy applications"

Materials with tunable porosity are essential in science and technology. Many current applications such purification or catalysis require the use of nanostructured porous materials with specific pore shape (volume, cage aperture…). Nowadays, environmental concern is a top priority for many countries and the production of clean energy will become mandatory. New challenges and new needs arise from this ecological transition and porous materials will play an important role to decarbonize our energy production.
This special issue of the journal of Science and Technology for Energy Transition (STET) focuses on the synthesis and characterisation of porous materials and on their applications in the field of “clean energies” (depollution, CO2 capture, hydrogen purification/storage, energy storage/production…). Research papers, reviews and short communications are welcome until May 2023.
More information are available here.

Guest Editors

Dr. Nathalie Schildknecht

Dr. David Peralta

Open for submission: July 2022
Deadline for full submission: August 2023
Final decisions: December 2023

Call for Papers - Topical Issue on "Characterization and modeling of the subsurface in the context of ecological transition"

The subsurface fulfills specific functions within the framework of the ecological transition. It is a storage space at different time horizons (CO2, H2, biogas, etc.), it is a source of geothermal energy and metals from hydrothermalism, it is also a strategic area because it contains a large part of drinking water reserves. Its sustainable exploitation requires an adaptation of methods, methodologies and skills in subsurface sciences. This STET special issue brings together a set of articles presenting research work devoted to methods and tools for characterizing and modeling the subsurface in the context of a sustainable use of this strategic area.

Guest Editors

Dr. Yannick Peysson
IFPEN, Rueil-Malmaison, France

Dr. Jacques Pironon
Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France