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  1. Citizen energy cooperatives (CECOs) are an important element for realising the transformation of the European energy system from a central system, dominated by a few market players to a decentralized system wi...

    Authors: Kai Ahlemeyer, Kai-Michael Griese, Tim Wawer and Bernd Siebenhüner
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:29
  2. In Ethiopia, biomass contributes to about 92% of the household fuel consumption. As a result, deforestation rate has alarmingly increased associated with greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and land degradation. Th...

    Authors: Ashenafi Manaye, Selemawit Amaha, Yirga Gufi, Berihu Tesfamariam, Adefires Worku and Haftu Abrha
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:28
  3. Access to reliable energy services is increasingly seen as a prerequisite for well-being and human development. Copious research documents the negative consequences that occur when nations specialize in natura...

    Authors: Adam Mayer
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:27
  4. Almost 80% of the population in sub-Saharan Africa relies on traditional biomass for cooking, which is typically associated with negative environmental, health, economic, and social impacts. Thus, many stakeho...

    Authors: Custodio E. Matavel, Johannes M. Hafner, Harry Hoffmann, Götz Uckert, Jonas Massuque, Constance Rybak and Stefan Sieber
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:26
  5. Economic benefit has been analyzed for the yield of farming products when designing a farming system, while waste treatment also generates profitable energy products for this system. The economic factor is dec...

    Authors: Nguyen Thi Thu Thao, Tran Thi Hieu, Nguyen Thi Phuong Thao, Le Quoc Vi, Hans Schnitzer, Le Thanh Son, Gerhart Braunegg, Sibylle Braunegg and Le Thanh Hai
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:25
  6. Off-grid and decentralized energy systems have emerged as an alternative to facilitate energy access and resilience in a flexible, adaptable way, particularly for communities that do not have reliable access t...

    Authors: Mulualem G. Gebreslassie, Carlos Cuvilas, Collen Zalengera, Long Seng To, Idalina Baptista, Enora Robin, Getachew Bekele, Lorraine Howe, Carlos Shenga, Domingos A. Macucule, Joshua Kirshner, Yacob Mulugetta, Marcus Power, Sandy Robinson, David Jones and Vanesa Castán Broto
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:23
  7. The Paris Agreement aims at minimizing threats of climate change by keeping global temperature rise well below 2 degrees Celsius above the pre-industrial level and to pursue efforts to limit the rise to 1.5 de...

    Authors: Achiraya Chaichaloempreecha, Puttipong Chunark, Tatsuya Hanaoka and Bundit Limmeechokchai
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:22
  8. Residue-based biogas is considered as a renewable energy that should be used to improve energy security and household livelihoods in rural areas. Observational learning and word-of-mouth learning are critical ...

    Authors: Yangmei Zeng, Feng Qiu and Junbiao Zhang
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:21
  9. A further increase in renewable energy supply is needed to substitute fossil fuels and combat climate change. Each energy source and respective technologies have specific techno-economic and environmental char...

    Authors: M. Haase, C. Wulf, M. Baumann, C. Rösch, M. Weil, P. Zapp and T. Naegler
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:20
  10. The paper aims to elucidate to what extent the German Parliament exerts control over rail planning. Parliament has the budgetary right, but information asymmetries vis-à-vis the railway company Deutsche Bahn a...

    Authors: Felix Julian Koch, Jenny Rademann and Simon Fink
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:18
  11. Decarbonisation of the European economy is one of the main strategic goals of energy transition in the European Union (EU), which aims to become a leader in this process by 2050 and to include other European c...

    Authors: Mirjana Radovanović, Sanja Filipović, Simonida Vukadinović, Milovan Trbojević and Iztok Podbregar
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:16
  12. This paper is related to the current stage of development in the Western Balkans. Despite becoming growing instruments to finance sustainable green development, debt swaps and social or sustainability bonds ar...

    Authors: Igor Lukšić, Bojana Bošković, Aleksandra Novikova and Rastislav Vrbensky
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:15
  13. In recent years, the monitoring of occupant presence patterns has become an imperative for building energy optimization. Very often, there is a significant discrepancy between the building energy performance p...

    Authors: Robert Rusek, Joaquim Melendez Frigola and Joan Colomer Llinas
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:13
  14. Biomethane is a clean fuel upgraded from biogas. It has similar properties to natural gas vehicle (NGV) and can be used as a substitute for fossil fuels in the transportation and industrial sectors. Currently,...

    Authors: Pennapa Tonrangklang, Apichit Therdyothin and Itthichai Preechawuttipong
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:11
  15. Due to the problems we face today, such as wastewater pollution of aquifers and climate change, it is necessary to search for environmental solutions that help us minimize this problem. An alternative solution...

    Authors: Mónica Cristina Rodríguez-Palacio, René Bernardo Elías Cabrera-Cruz, Julio Cesar Rolón-Aguilar, Ricardo Tobías-Jaramillo, Marisol Martínez-Hernández and Cruz Lozano-Ramírez
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:10
  16. As the countries of the Western Balkans (WB) have committed to sustainable development, the process of regulatory and economic adjustment is underway. As part of the aforementioned fact, the WB countries have ...

    Authors: Barbara Pavlakovič, Andrea Okanovic, Bojana Vasić, Jelena Jesic and Polona Šprajc
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:9
  17. The increasing frequency of extreme weather events across the globe, the intensifying international debates about the political urgency to mitigate climate change, as well as the respective more action demandi...

    Authors: Sandra Venghaus, Meike Henseleit and Maria Belka
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:8
  18. Social life-cycle assessment (S-LCA) provides a framework to evaluate the social impacts of decisions made during the design phases of a product. Rooftop solar panels are considered an environmentally friendly...

    Authors: Ricardo J. Bonilla-Alicea and Katherine Fu
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:7
  19. The prices of energy resources are important determinants of sustainable energy development, yet associated with significant unknowns. The estimates of the impact of prices of energy products in the domestic m...

    Authors: Sandi Knez, Goran Šimić, Anica Milovanović, Sofia Starikova and Franc Željko Županič
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:6
  20. Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) 7 calls for the adoption and continued use of clean-burning stoves by the 2.9 billion people relying on unclean fuels (both solid biomass and kerosene). However, to date, the...

    Authors: Annelise Gill-Wiehl, Sara Sievers and Daniel M. Kammen
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:5
  21. The widespread use of sustainable energy technologies is a key element in the transformation of the energy system from fossil-based to zero-carbon. In line with this, technology acceptance is of great importan...

    Authors: Dorothee Baur, Philip Emmerich, Manuel Johann Baumann and Marcel Weil
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:4
  22. Transition discourses are gaining prominence in efforts to imagine a future that adequately addresses the urgent need to establish low carbon and climate resilient pathways. Within these discourses the ‘public...

    Authors: Alexandra Revez, Niall Dunphy, Clodagh Harris, Fionn Rogan, Edmond Byrne, Connor McGookin, Paul Bolger, Brian Ó Gallachóir, John Barry, Geraint Ellis, Barry O’Dwyer, Evan Boyle, Stephen Flood, James Glynn and Gerard Mullally
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2022 12:2
  23. The study background is based on the fact that The Recovery Plan for Europe envisages investing 30% of the huge budget in climate change, with the goal of zero gas emission by 2050. This ambitious plan will re...

    Authors: Jelena Jesic, Andrea Okanovic and Andrea Andrejevic Panic
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:50
  24. The paper aims at gaining insight into the implementation of the process of sustainable energy transition in the countries of Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan...

    Authors: Mirjana Radovanović, Sanja Filipović and Andrea Andrejević Panić
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:49
  25. Digital technologies have unique characteristics for achieving radically disruptive transitions within the energy sector. They provide opportunities for new production and consumption models between micro-prod...

    Authors: Fortune Nwaiwu
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:48
  26. In Ghana, energy transition as a research theme is new. It is unclear whether energy transition has occurred or not, and if so, in what form. This study sought to find out whether this transition has occurred ...

    Authors: Paul Osei-Tutu, Samuel Boadi and Vincent Kusi-Kyei
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:47
  27. Norway is currently in the process of replacing internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles with electric vehicles (EVs). A steadily increasing number of EVs being charged in the evening when the demand peaks ar...

    Authors: Ida Marie Henriksen, William Throndsen, Marianne Ryghaug and Tomas Moe Skjølsvold
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:44
  28. Fuelwood is considered to be the primary source of cooking energy in Tanzania and, due to ongoing deforestation, access to fuelwood is becoming more cumbersome. On-farm agroforestry systems can reduce dependen...

    Authors: J. M. Hafner, J. Steinke, G. Uckert, S. Sieber and A. A. Kimaro
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:43
  29. Over the years, there has been advocacy for use of improved cookstoves as one of the initiatives towards reducing overdependence on biomass energy. There is growing concern that the use of biomass energy may e...

    Authors: Juliet Kyayesimira and Florence Muheirwe
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:42

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  30. Environmental sustainability may be perceived as conflicting with economic development. Economic activities such as mergers and acquisitions can contribute to resource allocation optimization, where corporate ...

    Authors: Dandan Zheng, Zhipan Yuan, Shusheng Ding and Tianxiang Cui
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:41
  31. Sustainable energy transition of a country is complex and long-term process, which requires decision-making in all stages and at all levels, including a large number of different factors, with different causal...

    Authors: Nena Hribar, Goran Šimić, Simonida Vukadinović and Polona Šprajc
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:39
  32. The availability of underexploited agricultural residues in Thailand opens up the opportunity to supply second-generation bioethanol production. The national implementation of residues-to-biofuel can potential...

    Authors: Piradee Jusakulvijit, Alberto Bezama and Daniela Thrän
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:37
  33. Energy communities are emphasized by the EU as important for developing sustainable energy systems that include and engage many people. While many renewables are highly compatible with a more decentralized ene...

    Authors: Daniela Lazoroska, Jenny Palm and Anna Bergek
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:35
  34. The transition to an energy mix with lower carbon emissions is hampered by the existence of the so-called Energy Trilemma. The primary consequence is a trade-off between various objectives of energy policy, e....

    Authors: Josef T. Yap, Aaron Joseph P. Gabriola and Chrysogonus F. Herrera
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:34
  35. Continued progress towards reducing greenhouse gas emissions will require efforts across many industries. Though aviation is estimated to account for modest portions of global greenhouse gas emissions, these s...

    Authors: Conner J. McCollum, Steven M. Ramsey, Jason S. Bergtold and Graciela Andrango
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:33
  36. Households, as end energy users, consume grid electricity to meet their energy demands. However, grids across the globe for energy production are majorly based on fossil fuel technology and make the highest co...

    Authors: Waqas Ahmed, Jamil Ahmed Sheikh, Muhammad Nouman, Mian Farhan Ullah and M. A. Parvez Mahmud
    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:32