Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews

(The TQCC of Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews is 39. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Hydrogen energy systems: A critical review of technologies, applications, trends and challenges747
A comprehensive review of battery modeling and state estimation approaches for advanced battery management systems641
Minimising the present and future plastic waste, energy and environmental footprints related to COVID-19623
Renewable energy and climate change548
A review and evaluation of the state-of-the-art in PV solar power forecasting: Techniques and optimization530
Application of graphene in energy storage device – A review459
Recent advances in carbon dioxide utilization370
A comprehensive review of stationary energy storage devices for large scale renewable energy sources grid integration365
A review on ammonia, ammonia-hydrogen and ammonia-methane fuels347
Hydrogen storage technologies for stationary and mobile applications: Review, analysis and perspectives328
Biomass for a sustainable bioeconomy: An overview of world biomass production and utilization318
Lignocellulose biomass pyrolysis for bio-oil production: A review of biomass pre-treatment methods for production of drop-in fuels316
Lithium-ion battery aging mechanisms and diagnosis method for automotive applications: Recent advances and perspectives315
A review of phase change heat transfer in shape-stabilized phase change materials (ss-PCMs) based on porous supports for thermal energy storage312
Renewable energy and geopolitics: A review306
Environmental impact of renewable energy source based electrical power plants: Solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, geothermal, tidal, ocean, and osmotic304
Ecological impacts of run-of-river hydropower plants—Current status and future prospects on the brink of energy transition300
Renewable energy communities under the 2019 European Clean Energy Package – Governance model for the energy clusters of the future?285
Hydrothermal carbonization of renewable waste biomass for solid biofuel production: A discussion on process mechanism, the influence of process parameters, environmental performance and fuel propertie280
Will climate mitigation ambitions lead to carbon neutrality? An analysis of the local-level plans of 327 cities in the EU275
Blockchain-empowered sustainable manufacturing and product lifecycle management in industry 4.0: A survey274
A review and research on fuel cell electric vehicles: Topologies, power electronic converters, energy management methods, technical challenges, marketing and future aspects262
Artificial intelligence and machine learning approaches to energy demand-side response: A systematic review253
A survey on deep learning methods for power load and renewable energy forecasting in smart microgrids249
Global lignin supply overview and kraft lignin potential as an alternative for petroleum-based polymers249
A Review of Non-Thermal Plasma Technology: A novel solution for CO2 conversion and utilization236
Hydrogen storage methods: Review and current status229
Future low-inertia power systems: Requirements, issues, and solutions - A review228
Ecological effects of new-type urbanization in China228
Post-combustion carbon capture223
Towards the future of smart electric vehicles: Digital twin technology222
Circular economy and the construction industry: Existing trends, challenges and prospective framework for sustainable construction222
A comprehensive review on anaerobic digestion of organic fraction of municipal solid waste221
The role of environmental technology for energy demand and energy efficiency: Evidence from OECD countries217
Lignin-enzyme interaction: A roadblock for efficient enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosics212
A review on alternative fuels in future energy system209
Progress in microwave pyrolysis conversion of agricultural waste to value-added biofuels: A batch to continuous approach208
A review of CO2 emissions reduction technologies and low-carbon development in the iron and steel industry focusing on China207
Assessment of the pre-combustion carbon capture contribution into sustainable development goals SDGs using novel indicators207
Refining biomass residues for sustainable energy and bio-products: An assessment of technology, its importance, and strategic applications in circular bio-economy206
Offshore wind turbine operations and maintenance: A state-of-the-art review202
Heteroatom-doped graphene-based materials for sustainable energy applications: A review199
A review of technologies and applications on versatile energy storage systems196
Robust multi-objective optimal design of islanded hybrid system with renewable and diesel sources/stationary and mobile energy storage systems195
Prediction of daily global solar radiation using different machine learning algorithms: Evaluation and comparison194
Configuration, design, and optimization of air-cooled battery thermal management system for electric vehicles: A review191
Green roof and green wall benefits and costs: A review of the quantitative evidence190
Model predictive control of microgrids – An overview189
The impact of digital economy on energy transition across the globe: The mediating role of government governance187
A deep learning framework for building energy consumption forecast184
Adjusting energy consumption structure to achieve China's CO2 emissions peak184
Hybrid energy harvesting technology: From materials, structural design, system integration to applications183
Comparative analysis of building insulation material properties and performance182
Increasing the efficiency of hydrogen production from solar powered water electrolysis181
A critical review on livestock manure biorefinery technologies: Sustainability, challenges, and future perspectives180
Recent progress in defective TiO2 photocatalysts for energy and environmental applications179
A critical review on deployment planning and risk analysis of carbon capture, utilization, and storage (CCUS) toward carbon neutrality178
A review of Africa's transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy using circular economy principles177
Microalgae an ecofriendly and sustainable wastewater treatment option: Biomass application in biofuel and bio-fertilizer production. A review176
Rice bran oil-based biodiesel as a promising renewable fuel alternative to petrodiesel: A review176
Climate change and industrial F-gases: A critical and systematic review of developments, sociotechnical systems and policy options for reducing synthetic greenhouse gas emissions176
Smart energy cities in a 100% renewable energy context176
Advanced battery management strategies for a sustainable energy future: Multilayer design concepts and research trends175
Effects of biomass energy consumption on environmental quality: The role of education and technology in Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation countries175
Exergoenvironmental analysis of bioenergy systems: A comprehensive review175
Recent advances on catalysts for improving hydrocarbon compounds in bio-oil of biomass catalytic pyrolysis174
Review of degradation and failure phenomena in photovoltaic modules173
“Drop-in” fuel production from biomass: Critical review on techno-economic feasibility and sustainability171
Waste tyre valorization by catalytic pyrolysis – A review169
Classification and challenges of bottom-up energy system models - A review168
Symmetric and asymmetric impact of economic growth, capital formation, renewable and non-renewable energy consumption on environment in OECD countries168
A systematic review of the smart energy conservation system: From smart homes to sustainable smart cities168
Mapping of research lines on circular economy practices in agriculture: From waste to energy167
The role of interaction effect between renewable energy consumption and real income in carbon emissions: Evidence from low-income countries163
Environmental, economic, and social impacts of geothermal energy systems163
Comprehensive assessment and multi-objective optimization of a green concept based on a combination of hydrogen and compressed air energy storage (CAES) systems162
A critical review of recent advances in the production of furfural and 5-hydroxymethylfurfural from lignocellulosic biomass through homogeneous catalytic hydrothermal conversion161
Reviewing the potential of bio-hydrogen production by fermentation160
Review of biochar role as additive in anaerobic digestion processes158
Progress of the applications of bio-oil157
Does energy trilemma a driver of economic growth? The roles of energy use, population growth, and financial development156
Assessing the impact of climate change on building heating and cooling energy demand in Canada156
Carbon intensity reduction assessment of renewable energy technology innovation in China: A panel data model with cross-section dependence and slope heterogeneity155
Comparative assessment of renewable energy-based hydrogen production methods155
Beating the urban heat: Situation, background, impacts and the way forward in China154
An internet of energy framework with distributed energy resources, prosumers and small-scale virtual power plants: An overview153
Current status of biogas upgrading for direct biomethane use: A review152
Liquid Organic Hydrogen Carriers and alternatives for international transport of renewable hydrogen150
Environmental effects of Information and Communication Technology - Exploring the roles of renewable energy, innovation, trade and financial development150
Review of heat transfer enhancement techniques for single phase flows150
Design architectures for energy harvesting in the Internet of Things149
Analysis of the innovation strategies for green supply chain management in the energy industry using the QFD-based hybrid interval valued intuitionistic fuzzy decision approach149
Energy efficiency and economy-wide rebound effects: A review of the evidence and its implications148
Review analysis of COVID-19 impact on electricity demand for residential buildings148
Applications of reinforcement learning in energy systems148
A review on flocculation as an efficient method to harvest energy microalgae: Mechanisms, performances, influencing factors and perspectives146
Data-driven predictive control for unlocking building energy flexibility: A review146
Towards a transactive energy system for integration of distributed energy resources: Home energy management, distributed optimal power flow, and peer-to-peer energy trading145
Vacuum pyrolysis incorporating microwave heating and base mixture modification: An integrated approach to transform biowaste into eco-friendly bioenergy products145
Current and future perspectives of carbon and graphene quantum dots: From synthesis to strategy for building optoelectronic and energy devices145
The rational design of biomass-derived carbon materials towards next-generation energy storage: A review142
A review on energy storage and demand side management solutions in smart energy islands142
Noise and vibration suppression in hybrid electric vehicles: State of the art and challenges141
Lignocellulosic biorefineries: The current state of challenges and strategies for efficient commercialization140
Multi-objective optimization and multi-criteria decision-making methods for optimal design of standalone photovoltaic system: A comprehensive review139
A review of membranes in proton exchange membrane fuel cells: Transport phenomena, performance and durability139
Modern developmental aspects in the field of economical harvesting and biodiesel production from microalgae biomass138
Catalytic fast pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass: Critical role of zeolite catalysts138
Conversion of lignocellulose to biofuels and chemicals via sugar platform: An updated review on chemistry and mechanisms of acid hydrolysis of lignocellulose138
Environmental sustainability and economic development in sub-Saharan Africa: A modified EKC hypothesis138
Seasonal energy storage for zero-emissions multi-energy systems via underground hydrogen storage138
Circular economy aspects of lignin: Towards a lignocellulose biorefinery137
Modified nickel-based catalysts for improved steam reforming of biomass tar: A critical review137
Biomass-derived biochar materials as sustainable energy sources for electrochemical energy storage devices137
Sustainable renewable energy supply networks optimization – The gradual transition to a renewable energy system within the European Union by 2050137
Review on phase change materials for cold thermal energy storage applications136
Bioenergy in China: Evaluation of domestic biomass resources and the associated greenhouse gas mitigation potentials136
A comprehensive review of variable renewable energy levelized cost of electricity136
Combining food and energy production: Design of an agrivoltaic system applied in arable and vegetable farming in Germany135
How to make better use of intermittent and variable energy? A review of wind and photovoltaic power consumption in China135
A deep learning-based forecasting model for renewable energy scenarios to guide sustainable energy policy: A case study of Korea134
A consolidated MCDM framework for performance assessment of battery electric vehicles based on ranking strategies133
A review on the recent advances in mixed matrix membranes for gas separation processes133
Review of optimal methods and algorithms for sizing energy storage systems to achieve decarbonization in microgrid applications133
Machine learning applications in urban building energy performance forecasting: A systematic review133
The development of Carbon Capture Utilization and Storage (CCUS) research in China: A bibliometric perspective133
A review on solvent systems for furfural production from lignocellulosic biomass132
Review of energy storage systems for vehicles based on technology, environmental impacts, and costs132
Technical challenges and opportunities in realising a circular economy for waste photovoltaic modules131
Recent advances on industrial data-driven energy savings: Digital twins and infrastructures131
Phase change materials integrated into building walls: An updated review131
A review of multiphase energy conversion in wind power generation131
Gasification of municipal solid waste blends with biomass for energy production and resources recovery: Current status, hybrid technologies and innovative prospects131
Installation of offshore wind turbines: A technical review131
Evaluation of engineering properties and environmental effect of recycled waste tire-sand/soil in geotechnical engineering: A compressive review130
Rechargeable Zn-air batteries: Recent trends and future perspectives130
Pretreatment of lignocelluloses for enhanced biogas production: A review on influencing mechanisms and the importance of microbial diversity130
A review on hybrid thermal management of battery packs and it's cooling performance by enhanced PCM130
Electric vehicle routing problem: A systematic review and a new comprehensive model with nonlinear energy recharging and consumption129
Mitigation strategies for Li-ion battery thermal runaway: A review129
A review on the development of compressed air energy storage in China: Technical and economic challenges to commercialization128
Assessing the socio-demographic, technical, economic and behavioral factors of Nordic electric vehicle adoption and the influence of vehicle-to-grid preferences128
A review of pyrolysis technologies and feedstock: A blending approach for plastic and biomass towards optimum biochar yield128
Recent advances in mechanochemical production of chemicals and carbon materials from sustainable biomass resources128
Residential net-zero energy buildings: Review and perspective128
Data-driven probabilistic machine learning in sustainable smart energy/smart energy systems: Key developments, challenges, and future research opportunities in the context of smart grid paradigm128
Application of Artificial Neural Networks to photovoltaic fault detection and diagnosis: A review128
Algae based microbial fuel cells for wastewater treatment and recovery of value-added products128
Catalytic pyrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass: A review of variations in process factors and system structure128
Regional renewable energy development in China: A multidimensional assessment128
The systemic impact of a transition fuel: Does natural gas help or hinder the energy transition?128
Impact of energy intensity, renewable energy, and economic growth on CO2 emissions: Evidence from Africa across regions and income levels127
Energy efficiency of integrated electric propulsion for ships – A review127
A review on solar photovoltaic thermal integrated desalination technologies127
Anaerobic digestion of food waste for bio-energy production in China and Southeast Asia: A review127
A comprehensive review on countermeasures for CO2 emissions from ships127
Actors, business models, and innovation activity systems for vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology: A comprehensive review125
Latest eco-friendly avenues on hydrogen production towards a circular bioeconomy: Currents challenges, innovative insights, and future perspectives125
Techno-economic assessment of advanced fuels and propulsion systems in future fossil-free ships124
The potential use of lignin as a platform product in biorefineries: A review122
Towards underground hydrogen storage: A review of barriers122
Hydrochars production, characterization and application for wastewater treatment: A review122
Steam reforming of methane: Current states of catalyst design and process upgrading121
A review of hybrid renewable energy systems in mini-grids for off-grid electrification in developing countries121
Alternative and innovative solid oxide electrolysis cell materials: A short review120
Development perspectives of promising lignocellulose feedstocks for production of advanced generation biofuels: A review119
Fuel cell-battery hybrid systems for mobility and off-grid applications: A review118
Sustainable energy transition readiness: A multicriteria assessment index117
On microgrids and resilience: A comprehensive review on modeling and operational strategies117
Recent advances in process and catalyst for CO2 reforming of methane117
A review on solid oxide fuel cell durability: Latest progress, mechanisms, and study tools117
Recent advances in bio-based carbon materials for anaerobic digestion: A review117
Virtual power plant models and electricity markets - A review116
A comprehensive review on thermal management systems for power lithium-ion batteries116
Progress in full spectrum solar energy utilization by spectral beam splitting hybrid PV/T system116
A critical review of plant-based insulating fluids for transformer: 30-year development115
Chemical recycling of plastic waste for sustainable material management: A prospective review on catalysts and processes115
A review on perovskite catalysts for reforming of methane to hydrogen production115
Energy recovery from municipal solid waste using pyrolysis technology: A review on current status and developments115
Organic light emitting diode devices: An energy efficient solid state lighting for applications114
Comparison of machine learning methods for photovoltaic power forecasting based on numerical weather prediction114
State-of-charge estimation and remaining useful life prediction of supercapacitors114
State-of-the-art review of morphological advancements in graphitic carbon nitride (g-CN) for sustainable hydrogen production114
How photovoltaics can contribute to GHG emission reductions of 55% in the EU by 2030114
Current status and challenges in the heterogeneous catalysis for biodiesel production114
Recent trends in applications of advanced oxidation processes (AOPs) in bioenergy production: Review113
A state-of-the-art review on the vibration mitigation of wind turbines113
Air Source Heat Pumps field studies: A systematic literature review113
Optimal planning of solar photovoltaic and battery storage systems for grid-connected residential sector: Review, challenges and new perspectives113
Power system stability issues, classifications and research prospects in the context of high-penetration of renewables and power electronics113
Thermochemical production of bio-oil: A review of downstream processing technologies for bio-oil upgrading, production of hydrogen and high value-added products113
Prognostics methods and degradation indexes of proton exchange membrane fuel cells: A review112
Evaluating the effect of economic crisis on energy poverty in Europe111
Urban building energy modeling: State of the art and future prospects111
Internal short circuit mechanisms, experimental approaches and detection methods of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles: A review111
A review on catalytic hydrodeoxygenation of lignin to transportation fuels by using nickel-based catalysts111
Sorting, regrouping, and echelon utilization of the large-scale retired lithium batteries: A critical review110
Integration of mitigation and adaptation in urban climate change action plans in Europe: A systematic assessment110
Recent advances and challenges of inter-disciplinary biomass valorization by integrating hydrothermal and biological techniques109
Continuous cultivation of microalgae in photobioreactors as a source of renewable energy: Current status and future challenges109
A review on recent developments in thermal performance enhancement methods of flat plate solar air collector109
Optimisation of renewable energy powered reverse osmosis desalination systems: A state-of-the-art review108
Compressed air energy storage in integrated energy systems: A review108
A state of the art review on the cultivation of algae for energy and other valuable products: Application, challenges, and opportunities108
The role of photovoltaics for the European Green Deal and the recovery plan107
Enhancing and assessing ammonia-air combustion performance by blending with dimethyl ether107
A review of studies using hydrocarbon adsorption material for reducing hydrocarbon emissions from cold start of gasoline engine107
Sustainable gasification biochar as a high efficiency adsorbent for CO2 capture: A facile method to designer biochar fabrication107
A critical review on biochar-based engineered hierarchical porous carbon for capacitive charge storage106
Predictors, taxonomy of predictors, and correlations of predictors with the decision behaviour of residential solar photovoltaics adoption: A review105
A review on wind power smoothing using high-power energy storage systems105
A review of biohydrogen production technology for application towards hydrogen fuel cells105
Pyrolysis of cellulose: Evolution of functionalities and structure of bio-char versus temperature105
Vapor compression heat pumps with pure Low-GWP refrigerants104
Challenges and prospects of renewable hydrogen-based strategies for full decarbonization of stationary power applications104
A review of multiple input DC-DC converter topologies linked with hybrid electric vehicles and renewable energy systems104
The state of play in electric vehicle charging services – A review of infrastructure provision, players, and policies103
Recent advances in photocatalytic hydrogen evolution with high-performance catalysts without precious metals103
PRospective EnvironMental Impact asSEment (premise): A streamlined approach to producing databases for prospective life cycle assessment using integrated assessment models103
A review on co-cultivation of microalgae with filamentous fungi: Efficient harvesting, wastewater treatment and biofuel production103
Grey-box modeling and application for building energy simulations - A critical review103
Natural ventilation in warm climates: The challenges of thermal comfort, heatwave resilience and indoor air quality103
Dust and PV Performance in Nigeria: A review103
Carbon footprint of construction industry: A global review and supply chain analysis103
Current advances in microalgae harvesting and lipid extraction processes for improved biodiesel production: A review103
Lignin fractionation from lignocellulosic biomass using deep eutectic solvents and its valorization103
Optimizing wind/solar combinations at finer scales to mitigate renewable energy variability in China103
Advanced thermal management system driven by phase change materials for power lithium-ion batteries: A review102
A review on resilience studies in active distribution systems102
Carbon material/MnO2 as conductive skeleton for supercapacitor electrode material: A review102
Artificial intelligence and internet of things to improve efficacy of diagnosis and remote sensing of solar photovoltaic systems: Challenges, recommendations and future directions102
Impact of climate policy uncertainty on traditional energy and green markets: Evidence from time-varying granger tests102
Advancing anaerobic digestion through two-stage processes: Current developments and future trends102
Smart contracts in energy systems: A systematic review of fundamental approaches and implementations101
Biomass in biogas production: Pretreatment and codigestion101
On the potential synergies and applications of wave energy converters: A review101
Co-pyrolysis of coal and raw/torrefied biomass: A review on chemistry, kinetics and implementation101
Energy digital twin technology for industrial energy management: Classification, challenges and future101
A comparative state-of-technology review and future directions for rare earth element separation101
Passive and active phase change materials integrated building energy systems with advanced machine-learning based climate-adaptive designs, intelligent operations, uncertainty-based analysis and optim101
Ocean wave energy converters: Technical principle, device realization, and performance evaluation101
Review of energy efficiency in controlled environment agriculture100
The drivers of declining CO2 emissions trends in developed nations using an extended STIRPAT model: A historical and prospective analysis100
Measuring the right factors: A review of variables and models for thermal comfort and indoor air quality100
Supercapacitor management system: A comprehensive review of modeling, estimation, balancing, and protection techniques99
Machine learning for occupant-behavior-sensitive cooling energy consumption prediction in office buildings99
Soot formation during biomass gasification: A critical review99
2-Methylfuran (MF) as a potential biofuel: A thorough review on the production pathway from biomass, combustion progress, and application in engines98
Intelligent building control systems for thermal comfort and energy-efficiency: A systematic review of artificial intelligence-assisted techniques98
Hybrid solar-assisted combined cooling, heating, and power systems: A review98