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  1. Original article

    Scenario-based stochastic optimal operation of wind/PV/FC/CHP/boiler/tidal/energy storage system considering DR programs and uncertainties

    Micro-grid (MG) can be described as a group of controllable loads and distributed energy resources that can be connected and disconnected from the main grid and utilized in grid-connected or islanded modes con...

    Ehsan Jafari, Soodabeh Soleymani, Babak Mozafari and Touraj Amraee

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:2

    Published on: 15 January 2018

  2. Original article

    Impacts of wind power development on Oklahoma’s public schools

    The development of wind energy in western Oklahoma has expanded dramatically in recent years, as the amount of installed capacity has gone from 0 in 2002 to enough turbines to generate approximately 20% of Okl...

    Becca Castleberry and J. Scott Greene

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:34

    Published on: 13 November 2017

  3. Original article

    Alternative energy supply system to a rural village in Ethiopia

    Most households in rural developing countries do not have access to modern energy supply. Household level biogas energy was considered as an option but failed due to lack of sufficient resources for its instal...

    Gudina Terefe Tucho and Sanderine Nonhebel

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:33

    Published on: 1 November 2017

  4. Review

    Energy consulting services in the information age - literature review

    The institution of energy consulting services is one of the several government instruments for improving the efficiency of energy usage in many European countries. Various forms of advice on energy issues are ...

    Are E. Kjeang, G. Venkatesh, Magnus Ståhl and Jenny Palm

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:30

    Published on: 2 October 2017

  5. Original article

    In gov we trust: the less we pay for improved electricity supply in Ghana

    Ghana is bedeviled with the lack of 24-h supply of electricity. This holds back economic growth and sustainable development prospects. Several studies have investigated varied factors that account for househol...

    Anthony Amoah, Davis Adu Larbi, Daniel Offei and Anthony Panin

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:29

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  6. Original article

    Opportunities for lignin valorization: an exploratory process

    For decades, the pulp industry has struggled to create sustainable value-added opportunities for lignin, and the issue is now at the forefront of second-generation biorefinery research and development efforts....

    Stephen P. Cline and Paul M. Smith

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:26

    Published on: 28 August 2017

  7. Forum article

    Legal governance of smart heat infrastructure development under modes of liberalization; how to analyze and overcome deadlocks in heat projects

    The background of this article is how the challenge to accomplish a sustainable energy transition—in service of various objectives, such as environmental and geopolitical concerns—has recently brought the develop...

    Michiel A. Heldeweg, Maurits Ph.Th. Sanders and Anne V. Brunnekreef

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:24

    Published on: 14 August 2017

  8. Original article

    Performance assessment of an improved cook stove (Esperanza) in a typical domestic setting: implications for energy saving

    Much of the Malawi’s energy source, which is biomass, is consumed using traditional household technologies. These technologies contribute to over consumption of biomass leading to increased forest degradation,...

    Mapereka Francis Chagunda, Caspah Kamunda, Justice Mlatho, Chomora Mikeka and Lobina Palamuleni

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:19

    Published on: 3 July 2017

  9. Original article

    The impact and challenges of sustainable biogas implementation: moving towards a bio-based economy

    Engineers face increasing pressure to manage and utilize waste (whether of animal, human or municipal origin) in a sustainable way. We suggest that a solution to the problem of organic waste in rural communiti...

    Ralph Muvhiiwa, Diane Hildebrandt, Ngonidzashe Chimwani, Lwazi Ngubevana and Tonderayi Matambo

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:20

    Published on: 29 June 2017

  10. Original article

    Potential water requirements of increased ethanol fuel in the USA

    To mitigate climate impacts associated with energy consumption, renewable fuel policies have been established in the USA that encourage production and use of corn ethanol. Current fuel usage of corn ethanol is...

    Xiaowei (Vivian) Liu, S. Kent Hoekman and Amber Broch

    Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:18

    Published on: 21 June 2017

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