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12-01-2019 | Original Article

Design and optimization of grid-tied and off-grid solar PV systems for super-efficient electrical appliances

Modeling, simulation, and optimization methods are used in the present study to design grid-tied and off-grid solar PV systems for super-efficient electrical appliances for residential buildings. The principal objective of this study is to design …

11-01-2019 | Original Article Open Access

Applying ex post index decomposition analysis to final energy consumption for evaluating European energy efficiency policies and targets

This paper aims to unravel the effects of both policies and autonomous developments driving the changes of final energy consumption for the European Union (EU28) and its member states complemented with an in-depth analysis of two EU member states …

07-01-2019 | Original Article

A study of citywide urban residential energy information system for the building energy efficiency management: a cluster model of seven typical cities in China

The lack of empirical data demonstrating the relationship between influencing factors and building energy performance is one of the primary barriers in energy efficiency management. A citywide residential energy information database and the …

05-01-2019 | Original Article Open Access

Time-shifting laundry practices in a smart grid perspective: a cross-cultural analysis of Pakistani and Danish middle-class households

Future smart infrastructure development, in both developing and developed countries, is hinged on demand management and response strategies with consumers actively involved in time-shifting electricity consumption for improved efficiency. This …

27-12-2018 | Original Research

Environmental efficiency evaluation of Turkish cement industry: an application of data envelopment analysis

Carbon dioxide (CO2) is the main determinant to the process of global warming among other greenhouse gases (GHGs). As being responsible for the largest part of the CO2 emissions from industrial activities, the cement sector has an important …

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'...This... journal, with a smart roster of established experts and analysts, promises to make the energy efficiency resource more real and much more available. The timing couldn’t be more critical to both our economic and our environmental well-being.'

John A. "Skip" Laitner, American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE)

The journal Energy Efficiency covers wide-ranging aspects of energy efficiency in the residential, tertiary, industrial and transport sectors. Coverage includes a number of different topics and disciplines including energy efficiency policies at local, regional, national and international levels; long term impact of energy efficiency; technologies to improve energy efficiency; consumer behavior and the dynamics of consumption; socio-economic impacts of energy efficiency measures; energy efficiency as a virtual utility; transportation issues; building issues; energy management systems and energy services; energy planning and risk assessment; energy efficiency in developing countries and economies in transition; non-energy benefits of energy efficiency and opportunities for policy integration; energy education and training, and emerging technologies. See Aims and Scope for more details.

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