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  1. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Peter Stegmaier, Vincent R. Visser and Stefan Kuhlmann

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:21

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:14

  2. Bioenergy plays a key role in the transition to a sustainable economy in Europe, but its own sustainability is being questioned. We study the experiences of Sweden, Finland, Denmark and Norway, to find out whe...

    Authors: Anders Chr. Hansen, Nicholas Clarke and Atle Wehn Hegnes

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:20

    Content type: Original article

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  3. The paper explores how regional actors engage with energy systems, flows and infrastructures in order to meet particular goals and offers a fine-tuned analysis of how differences arise, highlighting the policy...

    Authors: Carla De Laurentis and Peter J. G. Pearson

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:19

    Content type: Original article

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  4. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Inge Stupak, C. Tattersall Smith and Nicholas Clarke

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:18

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:12

  5. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

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

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:17

    Content type: Editorial Expression of Concern

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  6. Sustainability of energy is key for quality life; thus, the use of clean energy at the household level warrants moving from fossil-based energy to modern forms like biogas. However, the joint interactive effec...

    Authors: Isaac Mbir Bryant and Abdul-Rahaman Afitiri

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:16

    Content type: Original article

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  7. In order to achieve an environmentally friendly and sustainable energy supply, it is necessary that this goal is supported by society. In different countries worldwide it has been shown that one way consumers ...

    Authors: M. Danne, S. Meier-Sauthoff and O. Musshoff

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:15

    Content type: Original article

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  8. This paper aims at a better understanding of the governance of the abandonment of socio-technical regimes through the example of the incandescent light bulb phase-out in the European Union and in the Netherlan...

    Authors: Peter Stegmaier, Vincent R. Visser and Stefan Kuhlmann

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:14

    Content type: Original article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:21

  9. An amendment to this paper has been published and can be accessed via the original article.

    Authors: Xueqing Yang, Yang Liu, Daniela Thrän, Alberto Bezama and Mei Wang

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:11

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:6

  10. Forest biomass harvesting guidelines help ensure the ecological sustainability of forest residue harvesting for bioenergy and bioproducts, and hence contribute to social license for a growing bioeconomy. Guide...

    Authors: Brian D. Titus, Kevin Brown, Heljä-Sisko Helmisaari, Elena Vanguelova, Inge Stupak, Alexander Evans, Nicholas Clarke, Claudia Guidi, Viktor J. Bruckman, Iveta Varnagiryte-Kabasinskiene, Kęstutis Armolaitis, Wim de Vries, Keizo Hirai, Lilli Kaarakka, Karen Hogg and Pam Reece

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:10

    Content type: Review

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  11. The negative impact of hydropower companies is cushioned frequently through compensation that is proportional neither to the needs of communities nor to the energy business. Considering the dependence of hydro...

    Authors: Indira Jiménez-Inchima, Jorge-Andrés Polanco and Manuela Escobar-Sierra

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:9

    Content type: Review

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  12. In China, traditional energy planning is subordinate to city planning, with a primary purpose of meeting the energy demand in urban areas by planning and designing an energy system. However, most of the curren...

    Authors: Xiaojun Zhu, Jianhua Zhu, Bencheng Wu, Minsheng Liu, Guoqing Wang, Zhenqi Zhu, Zhongxue Gan, Jing Zhang and Chuizhou Meng

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:8

    Content type: Review

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  13. The German energy transition strategy calls for a reform of the German energy sector. As a result, the German Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) passed in 2000 is widely regarded as successful legislation for ...

    Authors: Xueqing Yang, Yang Liu, Daniela Thrän, Alberto Bezama and Mei Wang

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:6

    Content type: Original article

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:11

  14. The bioeconomy is nowadays widely proclaimed by governments and corporations around the world as a new paradigm for a sustainable economy. Essentially, it broadly denotes the promotion, development and establi...

    Authors: Thomas Vogelpohl

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:3

    Content type: Review

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  15. A sustainable energy system based on renewables, energy-efficiency, decentralisation of energy generation and synergies between different sectors requires new energy planning methods and policies. Energy trans...

    Authors: Viktorija Dobravec, Nikola Matak, Christian Sakulin and Goran Krajačić

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:2

    Content type: Original article

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  16. There have been numerous studies that consider the nexus interactions between energy systems, land use, water use and climate adaptation and impacts. These studies have filled a gap in the literature to allow ...

    Authors: Taco Niet, Nastaran Arianpoo, Kamaria Kuling and Andrew S. Wright

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:1

    Content type: Forum article

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  17. By 2030, the German transport sector needs to achieve additional greenhouse gas savings of 67 million tonnes CO2-eq. and further progress requires swiftly implementable solutions. The fermentation of cereal straw...

    Authors: André Brosowski, Ralf Bill and Daniela Thrän

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:42

    Content type: Original article

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  18. The German energy transition has entered a new phase and one important aspect is the question, to what degree the gas sector could be supplied with so-called “green” gases, i.e., gases from renewable sources. ...

    Authors: Patrick Matschoss, Michael Steubing, Joachim Pertagnol, Yue Zheng, Bernhard Wern, Martin Dotzauer and Daniela Thrän

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:41

    Content type: Original article

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  19. Poor air quality and inadequate domestic heating sources are tightly connected problems in the Eastern-European countryside. There are a few alternatives to comprehensively solve these problems with an emphasi...

    Authors: José Campos, Csaba Csontos, Ádám Harmat, Gábor Csüllög and Béla Munkácsy

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:40

    Content type: Original article

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  20. Due to climate change and the rising world population, sustainable energy and fertilizer production faces many challenges. The utilization of organic waste fractions is one possible solution for promoting sust...

    Authors: Daniel C. Rosenfeld, Johannes Lindorfer and Markus Ellersdorfer

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:39

    Content type: Original article

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  21. The global commitment to climate change mitigation enforces the worldwide development of renewable energy sources. Therefore, various studies have investigated the growth of renewable energy in Malaysia, most ...

    Authors: Siti Fatihah Salleh, Mohd Eqwan Mohd Roslan, Adlansyah Abd Rahman, Abdul Halim Shamsuddin, Tuan Ab Rashid Tuan Abdullah and Benjamin K. Sovacool

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:38

    Content type: Review

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  22. Since the steady growth of the German biogas sector, its sustainability is subject to constant scrutiny, especially economic and environmental sustainability. Public concerns about sustainability of biogas sta...

    Authors: Thomas Horschig, Kay Schaubach, Catharina Sutor and Daniela Thrän

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:36

    Content type: Original article

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  23. Crop residues are an important raw material for bioenergy. There is, however, obvious seasonality in crop harvests, and thus, a continuous supply of crop residues and its respective influencing factors should ...

    Authors: Xin Long Xu, Hsing Hung Chen and Yi Li

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:35

    Content type: Original article

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  24. Several climatologists and experts in the renewable energy field agree that GHI and DNI calculation models must be revised because of the increasingly unpredictable and powerful climatic disturbances. The cons...

    Authors: Afef Ben Othman, Ayoub Ouni and Mongi Besbes

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:34

    Content type: Original article

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  25. Both exergy and energy analysis methodologies are used for analysing energy efficiencies in various processes, including agriculture. This study focuses on the connection of three main process components (husb...

    Authors: Nguyen Thi Thu Thao, Tra Van Tung, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Son Le Thanh, Sibylle Braunegg, Gerhart Braunegg, Hans Schnitzer and Le Thanh Hai

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:33

    Content type: Original article

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  26. This study investigates the role of economic well-being and economic freedom as drivers of renewable energy consumption using the share of renewables in total energy consumption in Africa. To achieve this, the...

    Authors: Anthony Amoah, Edmund Kwablah, Kofi Korle and Daniel Offei

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:32

    Content type: Original article

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  27. The 2018 European Renewables Directive sets a binding target of 32% of renewable energy generation by 2030. Free-field photovoltaic plants are characterised by significant land use and material flows. Although...

    Authors: Manuela Franz and Gerhard Piringer

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:31

    Content type: Original article

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  28. Electricity is considered a fundamental service which is highly correlated with sustainable development. Nigeria will serve as a case study that has been experiencing an energy deficit, and severely needs a st...

    Authors: Ismail Abubakar Jumare, Ramchandra Bhandari and Abdellatif Zerga

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:30

    Content type: Original article

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  29. Everywhere in the world, and in every period of human history, it has been common for energy decisions to be made in an ethically haphazard manner. With growing population pressure and increasing demand for en...

    Authors: Jacob Bethem, Giovanni Frigo, Saurabh Biswas, C. Tyler DesRoches and Martin Pasqualetti

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:29

    Content type: Short communication

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  30. Renewable energy projects (REPs) are critical to providing a clean and sustainable environmental perspective alongside the economic prosperity of any country. Unfortunately, recent trends in renewable energy p...

    Authors: Rashid Maqbool, Xiaomei Deng and Yahya Rashid

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:28

    Content type: Original article

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  31. Despite their potential as biofuel resources, large-scale production of biofuels from microalgae is still uncertain primarily due to a lack of feasibility of the process and that it proves to be capital and en...

    Authors: Deribew Tefera Zewdie and Abubeker Yimam Ali

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:27

    Content type: Original article

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  32. Rushes are prominent wetland plants that are well adapted to conditions of waterlogging. Tall rushes like soft rush (Juncus effusus L.) tend to dominate the vegetation and offer a great biomass potential. Removin...

    Authors: Jürgen Müller, Christian Jantzen and Denny Wiedow

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:26

    Content type: Original article

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  33. Local biomass potential in Southeastern European countries is relatively high. Nevertheless, biomass residues such as wood leftovers, straw and energy crops are often not properly managed or inefficiently util...

    Authors: Tihamér Tibor Sebestyén, Matija Pavičević, Hrvoje Dorotić and Goran Krajačić

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:25

    Content type: Original article

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  34. In this paper, we try to shed light on the question whether natural disasters, such as nuclear accidents, have an impact on policy makers’ activity in passing new green energy policies. Disruptive moments like...

    Authors: Sherief Emam, Thomas Grebel and Ana-Despina Tudor

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:24

    Content type: Original article

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  35. As the demand for wood pellets has increased in EU member states, so has a multi-pronged examination of the environmental effects of establishing a transatlantic trade in wood pellets between the U.S. and Euro...

    Authors: Brian Kittler, Inge Stupak and C. Tattersall Smith

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:23

    Content type: Original article

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  36. The high number of bioeconomy (BE) policies and strategies indicates the interest in the BE in many nations. The development of the BE holds opportunities but also risks for sustainability. Thus, the future de...

    Authors: David Moosmann, Stefan Majer, Sergio Ugarte, Luana Ladu, Simone Wurster and Daniela Thrän

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:22

    Content type: Original article

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  37. International awareness of the impact of global warming and climate change is increasing. Developing countries face the task of achieving sustainable economic growth while also improving the efficiency of thei...

    Authors: Teng Tong, Jaime Ortiz, Chuanhua Xu and Fangjhy Li

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:20

    Content type: Original article

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  38. Scarcity of fossil fuels and their emissions have led energy policymakers to look for alternative renewable and clean energy sources. In line with this target, biomass is a promising alternative source for the...

    Authors: Mohadeseh Bijarchiyan, Hadi Sahebi and Saeed Mirzamohammadi

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:19

    Content type: Original article

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  39. Energy cooperatives are a prominent and common form of community energy. Community energy has the potential to increase actor diversity and local acceptance of renewable energies and has therefore been highlig...

    Authors: Thomas Meister, Benjamin Schmid, Irmi Seidl and Britta Klagge

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:18

    Content type: Original article

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  40. Wind power forecasts of the expected wind feed-in for the next hours or days are necessary to integrate the generated volatile wind energy into power systems. Most forecasting models predict in some sense the ...

    Authors: Janosch Henze, Malte Siefert, Sascha Bremicker-Trübelhorn, Nazgul Asanalieva and Bernhard Sick

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:15

    Content type: Original Article

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