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Aims and scope

Aims and scope

This journal aims to provide a unique platform for researchers and practitioners of energy informatics in various scientific, technological, engineering and social fields to disseminate original research on the application of digital technology and information management theory and practice to facilitate the global transition towards sustainable and resilient energy systems.

The journal publishes essential, peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary research addressing scientific, engineering and business topics related to energy, including but not limited to:

  • Innovation in data-driven energy services and business models
  • Big Data-driven smart Energy Management Systems
  • Management of data and information flow in the Digital Energy System 4.0
  • Data analytics for energy-cost efficient system operation
  • Privacy issues in energy data management
  • Digitalization of energy production, delivery and consumption, including policy and strategy
  • Digital technologies for enabling energy-aware user behavior
  • Contextual computing for supporting human and energy system interactions
  • Energy-efficient Cloud Computing and data centers
  • Cyber security issues for safe and reliable Smart grid operation
  • Social media’s role in the transition towards sustainable energy
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence and Agent-based technology in smart energy systems
  • Model-based and data-driven energy forecasting, including energy production and use
  • Management of public and private procurement of digital energy technology
  • Socioeconomic opportunities and barriers for adoption of digital energy technologies
  • Sociotechnical aspects related to design and implementation of smart energy systems
  • Innovation management in smart energy business eco-systems
  • Digital entrepreneurship in emerging energy markets
  • Smart grid communication architectures and protocols for improving grid resiliency, including graceful degradation and self-healing
  • Demand-side management, including demand response, dynamic pricing and incentive design
  • Microgrid and distributed generation management and control
  • Monitoring and control of Smart Buildings, including Smart Grid interoperability

Annual Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact 2023
    Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 0.761
    SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.568

    Speed 2023
    Submission to first editorial decision (median days): 10
    Submission to acceptance (median days): 52

    Usage 2023
    Downloads: 394,833
    Altmetric mentions: 17