Journal History

2008 Inaugural issue released, initially published as a quarterly journal.
2009 Published “Global Assessment of High-Altitude Wind Power” (http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/en20200307) in June, which received world-wide media attention, including the Wired Magazine, CNN and The New York Times.
2010 Changed to a monthly publication schedule.
The 100th paper was published.
Indexed in Science Citation Index Expanded (SCIE).
2011 First Impact Factor (1.130) was received.
2012 The 500th paper was published. The 2011 Impact Factor was received (1.865).
2013 The 2012 Impact Factor was received (1.844). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.087).
2014 The 2013 Impact Factor was received (1.602). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.026).
2015 The 2014 Impact Factor was received (2.072). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.436).
2016 The 2015 Impact Factor was received (2.077). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.468).
2017 The 5000th paper was published.
The 2016 Impact Factor was received (2.262). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.707).
The journal is divided into five topical sections: Electrical Power and Energy System, Energy Fundamentals and Conversion, Energy Sources, Energy Storage and Application and Sustainable Energy.
2018 The 2017 Impact Factor was received (2.676). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (3.045).
Energies established two new sections: Thermal Management and Energy Economics and Policy.
2019 The 10000th paper was published.
The 2018 Impact Factor was received (2.707). 5-Year Impact Factor was received (2.990).
Energies established eleven new sections: Hydrogen Energy; Energy and Buildings; Geo-Energy; Energy and Environment; Bio-Energy; Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems; Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy; Smart Grids and Microgrids; Advanced Energy Materials; Electric Vehicles; State-of-the-Art Energy Related Technologies

Editors-in-Chief

2008-2009 Founding Editor-in-Chief Dr. Edwin Kessler
2009- Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Enrico Sciubba
2017- Associate Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Thomas E. Amidon
Associate Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Paul Stewart
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Josep M. Guerrero for Section “Electrical Power and Energy System”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Tapas Mallick for Section “Energy Fundamentals and Conversion”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Frede Blaabjerg for Section “Energy Sources”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. K.T. Chau for Section “Energy Storage and Application”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Abdul-Ghani Olabi for Section “Sustainable Energy”
2018- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Marco Marengo for Section “Thermal Management”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Peter V. Schaeffer for Section “Energy Economics and Policy”
2019- Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Craig M. Jensen for Section “Hydrogen Energy”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Ruud Weijermars for Section “Geo-Energy”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Vasilis Fthenakis for Section “Energy and Environment”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Fernando Rubiera González for Section “Bio-Energy”
Section Editor-in-Chief Dr. Antonio Abate for Section “Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. John Ringwood for Section “Wind, Wave and Tidal Energy”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. José Matas for Section “Smart Grids and Microgrids”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Bryce S. Richards for Section “Advanced Energy Materials”
Section Editor-in-Chief Prof. Dr. Rui Xiong for Section “Electric Vehicles”
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