Special Issue "State-of-the-Art Energy Related Technologies in Germany 2021"

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "J: State-of-the-Art Energy Related Technologies".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 31 December 2021.

Special Issue Editors

Prof. Dr. Ferdinanda Ponci
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Institute for Automation of Complex Power Systems, RWTH Aachen University, 52064 Aachen, Germany
Interests: electrical power engineering; distributed generation; measurement, monitoring, and automation of electrical distribution systems; distributed control for power systems, monitoring, and control of active electrical distribution grids and urban energy grids; power hardware-in-the-loop platform for the testing of monitoring systems; multiagent control system
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Prof. Dr. Jürgen Krahl
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Technische Hochschule Ostwestfalen-Lippe, OWL University of Applied Sciences and Arts, 32657 Lemgo, Germany
Interests: combustion analysis; engineering thermodynamics; thermal engineering; automobile engineering; energy engineering; renewable energy technologies; energy conversion; applied thermodynamics; renewable energy; environmental pollution
Prof. Dr. Eva Schill
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Karlsruhe Insitute of Technology, Institute for Nuclear Waste Disposal, Karlsruhe, Germany
Interests: enhanced geothermal systems; heat storage; magentotellurics; gravity; monitoring
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Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

This Special Issue will provide a comprehensive overview on the State-of-the-Art of Energy-Related Technologies in Germany. Research articles are invited, which will provide a consolidated, up-to-date perspective in energy-related areas. The Special Issue will publish full research papers and reviews. Potential topics include, but are not limited to, the following:


  • Renewable generation;
  • Integration of renewables in the electrical grid;
  • Multi-carrier energy systems;
  • Energy management and optimization in the electrical grid and in energy communities;
  • E-mobility;
  • Service platforms and communications for energy systems;
  • Cloud and edge-cloud for energy;
  • IoT in energy systems;
  • Measurement and monitoring of energy systems;
  • Energy storage;
  • Control and protection of energy systems;
  • Automation of energy systems;
  • Energy and flexibility trading;
  • Simulation, co-simulation, and hardware-in-the-loop for energy systems;
  • Planning of energy systems;
  • Data analytics and data sovereignty for energy systems.

Prof. Dr. Ferdinanda Ponci
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Krahl
Prof. Dr. Eva Schill
Guest Editors

Manuscript Submission Information

Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. All papers will be peer-reviewed. Accepted papers will be published continuously in the journal (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as short communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.

Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are thoroughly refereed through a single-blind peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Energies is an international peer-reviewed open access semimonthly journal published by MDPI.

Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. The Article Processing Charge (APC) for publication in this open access journal is 2000 CHF (Swiss Francs). Submitted papers should be well formatted and use good English. Authors may use MDPI's English editing service prior to publication or during author revisions.

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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