Special Issue "Renewable Energy for Agriculture"


A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 15 May 2014

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Talal Yusaf
Director, International Sponsor Engagement and Research Partnerships (ISERP); Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Health Engineering and Sceinces, University of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
Website: http://apps.usq.edu.au/StaffSearch/default.aspx?staffsearchaction=showdetails&staffsearchusername=yusaft
E-Mail: yusaft@usq.edu.au
Phone: +61 7 4631 1373
Fax: +61 7 4631 2526
Interests: renewable energy; biofuel; bioenergy; water treatment; microalgae; IC engines and emissions; biogas applications; energy recovery

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The diminishing supply of conventional energy reserves and the growing environmental concerns have made renewable energy an attractive source for the future. Thus this Special Issue would also address the current and future issues of Renewable Energy in agricultural sectors. We wish to invite researchers in the area of Renewable Energy for Agriculture to submit their contribution to our Special Issue of Renewable Energy for Agricultural sectors. We are interested in articles related to renewable energy resources (solar, wind, biomass, hydraulic, algae, water, hydrogen), bioenergy from agriculture, biomass production and energy recovery in agriculture. Energy is the main input of the agricultural industry and technology.

Prof. Dr. Talal Yusaf
Guest Editor


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  • solar
  • wind
  • biomass from agriculture
  • hydraulic pumps
  • tractor
  • water pumps
  • harvesting
  • biomass productivity
  • renewable energy policy/issues
  • raw fuel substitution

Published Papers (3 papers)

Energies 2014, 7(3), 1829-1851; doi:10.3390/en7031829
Received: 19 February 2014; in revised form: 11 March 2014 / Accepted: 18 March 2014 / Published: 24 March 2014
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Energies 2014, 7(2), 548-567; doi:10.3390/en7020548
Received: 17 November 2013; in revised form: 24 December 2013 / Accepted: 14 January 2014 / Published: 24 January 2014
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Energies 2013, 6(12), 6255-6273; doi:10.3390/en6126255
Received: 19 September 2013; in revised form: 13 November 2013 / Accepted: 19 November 2013 / Published: 2 December 2013
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Last update: 27 August 2013

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