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  1. Content type: Review

    This review highlights recent developments and future perspectives on CO2 capture from power plants and energy-intensive industries to reduce CO2 emissions. Different types of membrane materials for CO2 capture w...

    Authors: Xuezhong He

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:34

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  2. Content type: Original article

    There are several studies associating the construction of power plants to the increase in deforestation rates. However, there are no case studies analyzing deforestation near power plants, seeking to find a lo...

    Authors: Orleno Marques da Silva Junior, Marco Aurélio dos Santos, Claudio Fabian Szlafsztein, Jose Manoel Antelo Gomez and Juliana Pinto Pereira

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:33

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  3. Content type: Review

    The transformation of the energy system to a renewable one is crucial to enable sustainable development for mankind. The integration of high shares of renewable energy sources (RES) in the energy matrix is, ho...

    Authors: Luis Ramirez Camargo and Gernot Stoeglehner

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:32

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  4. Content type: Original article

    Sociotechnical transitions require pressure to be exerted from inside or outside of the prevailing ‘regime’, without which various path dependencies combine to maintain the status quo. Change agents including ...

    Authors: Eduardo Noboa, Paul Upham and Harald Heinrichs

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:31

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  5. Content type: Original article

    Solid biomass-based energy is expected to retain its position as a sole fuel source for households in the rural part of Ethiopia unless alternative energy sources are introduced. Synthesizing small-scale renew...

    Authors: Haftu Etsay Kelebe

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:30

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  6. Content type: Original article

    The anaerobic digestion process is well studied and developed since the last 50 years, notably for farming implementation. Furthermore, the international energy agenda has shifted in favor of renewable resourc...

    Authors: J. R. Bautista Angeli, A. Morales, T. LeFloc’h, A. Lakel and Y. Andres

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:29

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  7. Content type: Original article

    When renewable policies are in place, the mismatch between policy targets and lack of technology diffusion indicates a gap between codifying a policy and implementing it. In Switzerland, photovoltaic (PV) elec...

    Authors: Paula Díaz and Oscar van Vliet

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:28

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  8. Content type: Original article

    Smart grid tools (e.g., individualized disaggregated data, goal setting, and behavioural suggestions/feedback) increase opportunities to reduce or shift residential electricity consumption, but can they shape ...

    Authors: Bronwyn Lazowski, Paul Parker and Ian H. Rowlands

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:27

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  9. Content type: Short communication

    The energy sector in Pakistan is facing several challenges resulting from insufficient production. The major objective of this study is to identify and forecast commercial energy consumption and supply from di...

    Authors: Abdul Rehman and Zhang Deyuan

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:26

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  10. Content type: Original article

    While there are plenty of studies investigating the market penetration of new technologies, phase-out processes of a predominant technology are rarely analyzed. The present study explores the case of a declini...

    Authors: Stefan Vögele, Paul Kunz, Dirk Rübbelke and Theresa Stahlke

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:25

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  11. Content type: Original article

    During the period of the “12th Five-Year Plan,” energy demand exhibited a rigorous growth trend along with the acceleration of industrialization and urbanization and the constant upgrading of consumption struc...

    Authors: Qibo Liu and Juan Ren

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:24

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  12. Content type: Original article

    The energy requirements are globally on a rapid escalation, as technology advances, which is also true for a developing country like Nigeria, which is dependent on fossil fuels and its derivatives. Apart from ...

    Authors: T. F. Adepoju, B. E. Olatunbosun, O. M. Olatunji and M. A. Ibeh

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:23

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  13. Content type: Original article

    Scenario design is currently not a standardised process. The formulation of storylines representing different dimensions (for example economic or societal developments) demands an investigation of assumption c...

    Authors: Monika Culka

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:22

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  14. Content type: Original article

    Landscape maintenance in Germany today requires regular and extensive de-weeding of waterways, mostly to ensure water runoff and provide flood protection. The costs for this maintenance are high, and the harve...

    Authors: Carsten Herbes, Vasco Brummer, Sandra Roth and Markus Röhl

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:21

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  15. Content type: Original article

    The Swedish district heating sector is successfully transitioning to a low-carbon energy system. The industry has expanded since the 1950s and currently meets more than half the Swedish heat demand. The heat m...

    Authors: Kristina Lygnerud

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:20

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  16. Content type: Original article

    Science popularization resources development is an important means to improve public scientific literacy and has a crucial influence on the formation of public consumption habits, patterns and concepts, and ul...

    Authors: Gang Ding, Yu Ding and Pingping Weng

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:19

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  17. Content type: Original article

    Media coverage can play an important part in energy transitions. It creates awareness of landscape-level megatrends affecting energy systems. It influences and is influenced by public and policy agendas on a r...

    Authors: Jari Lyytimäki, Nina A. Nygrén, Anna Pulkka and Salla Rantala

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:15

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  18. Content type: Review

    With wind power and photovoltaics, volatile renewables have emerged as central pillars of the energy transition. This increases the demand for flexibility options to compensate fluctuations in power generation...

    Authors: Alexandra Purkus, Erik Gawel, Nora Szarka, Markus Lauer, Volker Lenz, Andreas Ortwein, Philip Tafarte, Marcus Eichhorn and Daniela Thrän

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:18

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  19. Content type: Original article

    A major problem with farming systems is the deficiencies in phosphorus (P) due to fixation in soils, erosion and run-off, and exports of herbal and animal products. P resources for the compensation of these lo...

    Authors: Nele Stabenau, Andreas Zehnsdorf, Helmut Rönicke, Harald Wedwitschka, Lucie Moeller, Bachar Ibrahim and Walter Stinner

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:16

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  20. Content type: Original article

    The goal of the energy transition in Germany is to achieve a sustainable supply of energy. Providing advice for decision-makers to either continue the current transition pathway or implement strategic adjustme...

    Authors: Christine Rösch, Klaus-Rainer Bräutigam, Jürgen Kopfmüller, Volker Stelzer and Annika Fricke

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:12

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  21. Content type: Original article

    Renewable energy development is a necessary step toward climate change mitigation, so these topics have often been linked. In US public discourse, however, they have somewhat different profiles—climate change ...

    Authors: Lawrence C. Hamilton, Erin Bell, Joel Hartter and Jonathan D. Salerno

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:11

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  22. Content type: Original article

    For a successful transition to a sustainable energy system, not only technical but also social innovations are required. A major challenge to social innovation research is how to translate the social innovatio...

    Authors: Rick Hölsgens, Stephanie Lübke and Marco Hasselkuß

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:8

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  23. Content type: Original article

    Personal transportation in urban areas is characterised by different transportation technologies with significantly varying properties regarding usability, infrastructural requirements and environmental impact...

    Authors: Helmut Brunner, Mario Hirz, Wolfgang Hirschberg and Kurt Fallast

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:9

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  24. Content type: Original article

    Waterweeds (Elodea nuttallii and Elodea canadensis) are invasive neophytes, which have been proliferating at a phenomenal rate during the last decades in German waterways. In case of overgrowth, the strong coveri...

    Authors: Daniela Gallegos, Harald Wedwitschka, Lucie Moeller, Sören Weinrich, Andreas Zehnsdorf, Michael Nelles and Walter Stinner

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:7

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  25. Content type: Correction

    In the publication of this article [1], there is an error in the Figures 4, 5 and 6 which are missing the map design and data source of the copyright owners.

    Authors: Pia Nabielek, Hartmut Dumke and Kurt Weninger

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:10

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    The original article was published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:5

  26. Content type: Original article

    Many rural electrification projects around the world employ micro hydropower plants (MHPs). These installations provide immediate and direct benefits to the local people. However, the sustainability of their o...

    Authors: Ramchandra Bhandari, Lena Ganda Saptalena and Wolfgang Kusch

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:3

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  27. Content type: Short communication

    As part of the maintenance of lakes and rivers, large quantities of aquatic biomass are produced every year. Neophytes, such as Elodea nuttallii, compete with native species and cause a disturbance to the ecosyst...

    Authors: Aline Bauer, Lucie Moeller, Harald Wedwitschka, Walter Stinner and Andreas Zehnsdorf

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:4

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  28. Content type: Original article

    An increasing production of renewable energy requires planning strategies that are able to coordinate the higher-level energy goals with local-level land use interests. While the spatial scope of energy object...

    Authors: Pia Nabielek, Hartmut Dumke and Kurt Weninger

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:5

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:10

  29. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Ehsan Jafari, Soodabeh Soleymani, Babak Mozafari and Touraj Amraee

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2018 8:2

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  30. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Becca Castleberry and J. Scott Greene

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:34

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  31. Content type: Original article

    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...

    Authors: Gudina Terefe Tucho and Sanderine Nonhebel

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:33

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  32. Content type: Original article

    In an ever-changing world where needs increase daily due to economic growth and demographic progression, where prices are unstable, where reserves are running out, where climate change is topical, the energy i...

    Authors: Ndiaga Mbodji and Ali Hajji

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:32

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  33. Content type: 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 ...

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

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:30

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  34. Content type: Original article

    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...

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

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:29

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  35. Content type: Original article

    It is widely accepted that electricity is an important element for improving levels of human development and wealth creation in rural areas. Yet, little research has explored the conditions under which electri...

    Authors: Diego Ponce de Leon Barido, Simone Fobi Nsutezo and Jay Taneja

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:28

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  36. Content type: Original article

    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....

    Authors: Stephen P. Cline and Paul M. Smith

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:26

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  37. Content type: Forum article

    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...

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

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2017 7:24

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