Nature Energy

(The TQCC of Nature Energy is 45. 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 2020-02-01 to 2024-02-01.)
Non-fullerene acceptors with branched side chains and improved molecular packing to exceed 18% efficiency in organic solar cells1242
High-energy long-cycling all-solid-state lithium metal batteries enabled by silver–carbon composite anodes887
Current status and future directions of multivalent metal-ion batteries754
Boron-doped nitrogen-deficient carbon nitride-based Z-scheme heterostructures for photocatalytic overall water splitting740
Electrochemical reduction of nitrate to ammonia via direct eight-electron transfer using a copper–molecular solid catalyst678
Benchmarking the performance of all-solid-state lithium batteries641
Structural transformation of highly active metal–organic framework electrocatalysts during the oxygen evolution reaction628
Realizing high zinc reversibility in rechargeable batteries620
Molecular design for electrolyte solvents enabling energy-dense and long-cycling lithium metal batteries616
Electrolyte design for LiF-rich solid–electrolyte interfaces to enable high-performance microsized alloy anodes for batteries583
Post-lithium-ion battery cell production and its compatibility with lithium-ion cell production infrastructure577
Electrolysis of low-grade and saline surface water544
Dynamic stability of active sites in hydr(oxy)oxides for the oxygen evolution reaction520
Understanding and applying coulombic efficiency in lithium metal batteries495
All-perovskite tandem solar cells with 24.2% certified efficiency and area over 1 cm2 using surface-anchoring zwitterionic antioxidant474
New roads and challenges for fuel cells in heavy-duty transportation446
The justice and equity implications of the clean energy transition445
Decoupling electrolytes towards stable and high-energy rechargeable aqueous zinc–manganese dioxide batteries414
Six-junction III–V solar cells with 47.1% conversion efficiency under 143 Suns concentration393
The role of in situ generated morphological motifs and Cu(i) species in C2+ product selectivity during CO2 pulsed electroreduction379
The role of adsorbed hydroxide in hydrogen evolution reaction kinetics on modified platinum378
Highly selective electrocatalytic CO2 reduction to ethanol by metallic clusters dynamically formed from atomically dispersed copper375
Tailoring electrolyte solvation for Li metal batteries cycled at ultra-low temperature372
Tuning the interlayer spacing of graphene laminate films for efficient pore utilization towards compact capacitive energy storage369
Highly quaternized polystyrene ionomers for high performance anion exchange membrane water electrolysers354
Intact 2D/3D halide junction perovskite solar cells via solid-phase in-plane growth352
Efficient electrically powered CO2-to-ethanol via suppression of deoxygenation351
Molecular engineering of dispersed nickel phthalocyanines on carbon nanotubes for selective CO2 reduction348
Two-dimensional Ruddlesden–Popper layered perovskite solar cells based on phase-pure thin films330
Hydrothermal deposition of antimony selenosulfide thin films enables solar cells with 10% efficiency325
Formulating energy density for designing practical lithium–sulfur batteries317
Processing thin but robust electrolytes for solid-state batteries311
Rational solvent molecule tuning for high-performance lithium metal battery electrolytes309
Ultra-high-voltage Ni-rich layered cathodes in practical Li metal batteries enabled by a sulfonamide-based electrolyte300
Diagnosing and correcting anode-free cell failure via electrolyte and morphological analysis293
Quantifying the impacts of climate change and extreme climate events on energy systems289
Nickel ferrocyanide as a high-performance urea oxidation electrocatalyst285
Rejuvenating dead lithium supply in lithium metal anodes by iodine redox272
First-cycle voltage hysteresis in Li-rich 3d cathodes associated with molecular O2 trapped in the bulk266
Balancing interfacial reactions to achieve long cycle life in high-energy lithium metal batteries265
Low-temperature and high-rate-charging lithium metal batteries enabled by an electrochemically active monolayer-regulated interface264
A holistic approach to interface stabilization for efficient perovskite solar modules with over 2,000-hour operational stability264
Heuristic solution for achieving long-term cycle stability for Ni-rich layered cathodes at full depth of discharge263
Pt/Fe2O3 with Pt–Fe pair sites as a catalyst for oxygen reduction with ultralow Pt loading260
Reactive boride infusion stabilizes Ni-rich cathodes for lithium-ion batteries257
Large inequality in international and intranational energy footprints between income groups and across consumption categories248
Atomically dispersed iron sites with a nitrogen–carbon coating as highly active and durable oxygen reduction catalysts for fuel cells241
Understanding Co roles towards developing Co-free Ni-rich cathodes for rechargeable batteries240
A cyclic phosphate-based battery electrolyte for high voltage and safe operation238
Bridging the gap between highly active oxygen reduction reaction catalysts and effective catalyst layers for proton exchange membrane fuel cells227
Moving beyond 99.9% Coulombic efficiency for lithium anodes in liquid electrolytes227
High areal capacity, long cycle life 4 V ceramic all-solid-state Li-ion batteries enabled by chloride solid electrolytes227
A unified description of non-radiative voltage losses in organic solar cells225
High-performing commercial Fe–N–C cathode electrocatalyst for anion-exchange membrane fuel cells224
Gas diffusion electrodes, reactor designs and key metrics of low-temperature CO2 electrolysers222
Design rules for high-efficiency both-sides-contacted silicon solar cells with balanced charge carrier transport and recombination losses222
Thermally modulated lithium iron phosphate batteries for mass-market electric vehicles222
Life-cycle assessment of an industrial direct air capture process based on temperature–vacuum swing adsorption221
The design space for long-duration energy storage in decarbonized power systems220
A guest-assisted molecular-organization approach for >17% efficiency organic solar cells using environmentally friendly solvents217
Defect compensation in formamidinium–caesium perovskites for highly efficient solar mini-modules with improved photostability211
The role of exciton lifetime for charge generation in organic solar cells at negligible energy-level offsets209
High-power Mg batteries enabled by heterogeneous enolization redox chemistry and weakly coordinating electrolytes202
Assessment methods and performance metrics for redox flow batteries200
Greenhouse-inspired supra-photothermal CO2 catalysis190
Free-standing ultrathin lithium metal–graphene oxide host foils with controllable thickness for lithium batteries188
Designing anion exchange membranes for CO2 electrolysers188
Pressure-tailored lithium deposition and dissolution in lithium metal batteries185
Tailored catalyst microenvironments for CO2 electroreduction to multicarbon products on copper using bilayer ionomer coatings184
Impact of declining renewable energy costs on electrification in low-emission scenarios182
Simplified interconnection structure based on C60/SnO2-x for all-perovskite tandem solar cells179
Challenges in speeding up solid-state battery development178
Interplay between temperature and bandgap energies on the outdoor performance of perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells173
Recognition of and response to energy poverty in the United States167
Expert elicitation survey predicts 37% to 49% declines in wind energy costs by 2050166
A high-energy-density and long-life initial-anode-free lithium battery enabled by a Li2O sacrificial agent166
Regulating electrodeposition morphology in high-capacity aluminium and zinc battery anodes using interfacial metal–substrate bonding164
Operando cathode activation with alkali metal cations for high current density operation of water-fed zero-gap carbon dioxide electrolysers164
Research and development priorities for silicon photovoltaic module recycling to support a circular economy163
Impacts of climate change on energy systems in global and regional scenarios163
Low-bandgap mixed tin–lead iodide perovskites with reduced methylammonium for simultaneous enhancement of solar cell efficiency and stability160
Efficient bifacial monolithic perovskite/silicon tandem solar cells via bandgap engineering160
Ultralight and fire-extinguishing current collectors for high-energy and high-safety lithium-ion batteries158
Progress and prospects for ultrathin solar cells158
National growth dynamics of wind and solar power compared to the growth required for global climate targets155
Ultrahigh power and energy density in partially ordered lithium-ion cathode materials153
Generation of long-lived charges in organic semiconductor heterojunction nanoparticles for efficient photocatalytic hydrogen evolution153
Flexible all-perovskite tandem solar cells approaching 25% efficiency with molecule-bridged hole-selective contact152
Stabilization of formamidinium lead triiodide α-phase with isopropylammonium chloride for perovskite solar cells151
The role of O2 in O-redox cathodes for Li-ion batteries150
Molecularly engineered photocatalyst sheet for scalable solar formate production from carbon dioxide and water150
Double-atom catalysts as a molecular platform for heterogeneous oxygen evolution electrocatalysis148
An alcohol-dispersed conducting polymer complex for fully printable organic solar cells with improved stability145
Evolution of defects during the degradation of metal halide perovskite solar cells under reverse bias and illumination144
Ampere-hour-scale zinc–air pouch cells143
Operando decoding of chemical and thermal events in commercial Na(Li)-ion cells via optical sensors141
The critical role of composition-dependent intragrain planar defects in the performance of MA1–xFAxPbI3 perovskite solar cells138
Calendar aging of silicon-containing batteries134
It’s time to focus on organic solar cell stability133
Five thermal energy grand challenges for decarbonization129
Monolithic perovskite/organic tandem solar cells with 23.6% efficiency enabled by reduced voltage losses and optimized interconnecting layer127
Fuel cells with an operational range of –20 °C to 200 °C enabled by phosphoric acid-doped intrinsically ultramicroporous membranes125
An open-access database and analysis tool for perovskite solar cells based on the FAIR data principles124
Trapping lead in perovskite solar modules with abundant and low-cost cation-exchange resins124
Additive engineering for robust interphases to stabilize high-Ni layered structures at ultra-high voltage of 4.8 V123
Continuous transition from double-layer to Faradaic charge storage in confined electrolytes122
Stoichiometric methane conversion to ethane using photochemical looping at ambient temperature122
Low-solvation electrolytes for high-voltage sodium-ion batteries121
Electrochemical upgrade of CO2 from amine capture solution119
Corrosion of lithium metal anodes during calendar ageing and its microscopic origins119
Size effects and active state formation of cobalt oxide nanoparticles during the oxygen evolution reaction119
Organic solar cells using oligomer acceptors for improved stability and efficiency118
Practical assessment of the performance of aluminium battery technologies118
Photochromic dye-sensitized solar cells with light-driven adjustable optical transmission and power conversion efficiency116
A systematic review of the costs and impacts of integrating variable renewables into power grids114
Lithiated metallic molybdenum disulfide nanosheets for high-performance lithium–sulfur batteries114
Strategies to improve light utilization in solar fuel synthesis114
A bilayer conducting polymer structure for planar perovskite solar cells with over 1,400 hours operational stability at elevated temperatures114
Aqueous electrolyte design for super-stable 2.5 V LiMn2O4 || Li4Ti5O12 pouch cells113
Suppressed recombination loss in organic photovoltaics adopting a planar–mixed heterojunction architecture111
Carrier control in Sn–Pb perovskites via 2D cation engineering for all-perovskite tandem solar cells with improved efficiency and stability110
Electrochemical synthesis of continuous metal–organic framework membranes for separation of hydrocarbons109
Offshore wind competitiveness in mature markets without subsidy109
COVID-19 assistance needs to target energy insecurity108
Sociodemographic disparities in energy insecurity among low-income households before and during the COVID-19 pandemic107
Interfacial engineering to achieve an energy density of over 200 Wh kg−1 in sodium batteries107
The impact of surface composition on the interfacial energetics and photoelectrochemical properties of BiVO4105
Silicon anodes104
Elemental de-mixing-induced epitaxial kesterite/CdS interface enabling 13%-efficiency kesterite solar cells103
A cascade electrocaloric cooling device for large temperature lift101
Ultrafast ion transport at a cathode–electrolyte interface and its strong dependence on salt solvation100
Improving Pd–N–C fuel cell electrocatalysts through fluorination-driven rearrangements of local coordination environment100
Degradation mechanisms of perovskite solar cells under vacuum and one atmosphere of nitrogen100
Monitoring oxygen production on mass-selected iridium–tantalum oxide electrocatalysts99
Subnano-sized silicon anode via crystal growth inhibition mechanism and its application in a prototype battery pack99
The role of high-socioeconomic-status people in locking in or rapidly reducing energy-driven greenhouse gas emissions97
Persistent and partially mobile oxygen vacancies in Li-rich layered oxides97
Selective CO2 electrocatalysis at the pseudocapacitive nanoparticle/ordered-ligand interlayer96
Urgent need for post-growth climate mitigation scenarios95
Li-ion battery electrolytes95
Rate capability and Ragone plots for phase change thermal energy storage94
Polysulfide-based redox flow batteries with long life and low levelized cost enabled by charge-reinforced ion-selective membranes93
Reframing incentives for climate policy action91
Probabilistic feasibility space of scaling up green hydrogen supply90
Differences in carbon emissions reduction between countries pursuing renewable electricity versus nuclear power90
Introducing high-valence elements into cobalt-free layered cathodes for practical lithium-ion batteries89
A universal close-space annealing strategy towards high-quality perovskite absorbers enabling efficient all-perovskite tandem solar cells86
Ta–TiOx nanoparticles as radical scavengers to improve the durability of Fe–N–C oxygen reduction catalysts85
Efficient electrosynthesis of n-propanol from carbon monoxide using a Ag–Ru–Cu catalyst85
Hydrogen production via microwave-induced water splitting at low temperature85
Spectroscopic insights into high defect tolerance of Zn:CuInSe2 quantum-dot-sensitized solar cells83
A silicon carbide-based highly transparent passivating contact for crystalline silicon solar cells approaching efficiencies of 24%83
Reversible hydrogenation of carbon dioxide to formic acid using a Mn-pincer complex in the presence of lysine80
Modulating crystal growth of formamidinium–caesium perovskites for over 200 cm2 photovoltaic sub-modules80
Investigation and mitigation of degradation mechanisms in Cu2O photoelectrodes for CO2 reduction to ethylene79
Burden of the global energy price crisis on households74
LiMn2O4 spinel and substituted cathodes74
Understanding environmental trade-offs and resource demand of direct air capture technologies through comparative life-cycle assessment73
Semi-solid alkali metal electrodes enabling high critical current densities in solid electrolyte batteries73
Layered lithium cobalt oxide cathodes72
Polymer inhibitors enable >900 cm2 dynamic windows based on reversible metal electrodeposition with high solar modulation72
Energy access is needed to maintain health during pandemics72
Advances and challenges in understanding the microscopic structure–property–performance relationship in perovskite solar cells72
Homogeneous and mechanically stable solid–electrolyte interphase enabled by trioxane-modulated electrolytes for lithium metal batteries71
Energy modellers should explore extremes more systematically in scenarios70
Ti1–graphene single-atom material for improved energy level alignment in perovskite solar cells70
Symmetry-breaking design of an organic iron complex catholyte for a long cyclability aqueous organic redox flow battery69
Control of the phase evolution of kesterite by tuning of the selenium partial pressure for solar cells with 13.8% certified efficiency68
Bifunctional ionomers for efficient co-electrolysis of CO2 and pure water towards ethylene production at industrial-scale current densities67
The impact of policies and business models on income equity in rooftop solar adoption67
Emissions benefits of electric vehicles in Uber and Lyft ride-hailing services66
Silicon heterojunction solar cells with up to 26.81% efficiency achieved by electrically optimized nanocrystalline-silicon hole contact layers65
Breaking the hard-to-abate bottleneck in China’s path to carbon neutrality with clean hydrogen65
Elastocaloric heat pump with specific cooling power of 20.9 W g–1 exploiting snap-through instability and strain-induced crystallization65
Transportation emissions scenarios for New York City under different carbon intensities of electricity and electric vehicle adoption rates64
Li4Ti5O12 spinel anodes63
Electrode potential influences the reversibility of lithium-metal anodes63
A multi-country meta-analysis on the role of behavioural change in reducing energy consumption and CO2 emissions in residential buildings63
Ambient-pressure and low-temperature upgrading of lignin bio-oil to hydrocarbons using a hydrogen buffer catalytic system62
Cyanobacterial in vivo solar hydrogen production using a photosystem I–hydrogenase (PsaD-HoxYH) fusion complex62
Layered Li–Ni–Mn–Co oxide cathodes62
In situ growth of graphene on both sides of a Cu–Ni alloy electrode for perovskite solar cells with improved stability62
Surface in situ reconstruction of inorganic perovskite films enabling long carrier lifetimes and solar cells with 21% efficiency61
H2O2 generation from O2 and H2O on a near-infrared absorbing porphyrin supramolecular photocatalyst60
Heteropoly acid negolytes for high-power-density aqueous redox flow batteries at low temperatures60
Non-topotactic reactions enable high rate capability in Li-rich cathode materials59
Integration of two-dimensional materials-based perovskite solar panels into a stand-alone solar farm59
A global assessment of extreme wind speeds for wind energy applications57
Protonated phosphonic acid electrodes for high power heavy-duty vehicle fuel cells57
A combined ionic Lewis acid descriptor and machine-learning approach to prediction of efficient oxygen reduction electrodes for ceramic fuel cells57
The drivers of sustained use of liquified petroleum gas in India57
Fire-extinguishing, recyclable liquefied gas electrolytes for temperature-resilient lithium-metal batteries57
The expansion of natural gas infrastructure puts energy transitions at risk56
A machine-learning approach to predicting Africa’s electricity mix based on planned power plants and their chances of success56
The importance of social relations in shaping energy demand55
Heavy-duty truck electrification and the impacts of depot charging on electricity distribution systems55
Extending energy system modelling to include extreme weather risks and application to hurricane events in Puerto Rico54
Magnetic-field-oriented mixed-valence-stabilized ferrocenium anion-exchange membranes for fuel cells54
A systemic approach to mapping participation with low-carbon energy transitions53
From laboratory innovations to materials manufacturing for lithium-based batteries53
Continuous CO2 electrolysis using a CO2 exsolution-induced flow cell53
Machine learning model to project the impact of COVID-19 on US motor gasoline demand53
Opportunities for moderate-range electric vehicles using sustainable sodium-ion batteries52
Unveiling microscopic carrier loss mechanisms in 12% efficient Cu2ZnSnSe4 solar cells52
The cost of debt of renewable and non-renewable energy firms52
Role of the social factors in success of solar photovoltaic reuse and recycle programmes52
Toxic potency-adjusted control of air pollution for solid fuel combustion51
High-speed sequential deposition of photoactive layers for organic solar cell manufacturing51
High power and energy density dynamic phase change materials using pressure-enhanced close contact melting51
Redox-neutral electrochemical conversion of CO2 to dimethyl carbonate51
Ethanol-based green-solution processing of α-formamidinium lead triiodide perovskite layers50
Inequitable access to distributed energy resources due to grid infrastructure limits in California50
Direct seawater electrolysis by adjusting the local reaction environment of a catalyst50
Assessing the feasibility of carbon dioxide mitigation options in terms of energy usage50
Identification of embedded nanotwins at c-Si/a-Si:H interface limiting the performance of high-efficiency silicon heterojunction solar cells49
Inorganic wide-bandgap perovskite subcells with dipole bridge for all-perovskite tandems48
Scalable two-terminal all-perovskite tandem solar modules with a 19.1% efficiency47
Charging infrastructure access and operation to reduce the grid impacts of deep electric vehicle adoption47
Linking solar and wind power in eastern Africa with operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam47
Climate mitigation scenarios with persistent COVID-19-related energy demand changes46
Author Correction: Implications of intercontinental renewable electricity trade for energy systems and emissions46
Techno-economic analysis of renewable fuels for ships carrying bulk cargo in Europe46
Integration of prosumer peer-to-peer trading decisions into energy community modelling46
Origin and regulation of oxygen redox instability in high-voltage battery cathodes46
Economic, environmental and grid-resilience benefits of converting diesel trains to battery-electric45
Light-induced activation of boron doping in hydrogenated amorphous silicon for over 25% efficiency silicon solar cells45
A global analysis of the progress and failure of electric utilities to adapt their portfolios of power-generation assets to the energy transition45
2D/3D heterojunction engineering at the buried interface towards high-performance inverted methylammonium-free perovskite solar cells45
The interaction of descriptive and injunctive social norms in promoting energy conservation45
Exploiting intervalley scattering to harness hot carriers in III–V solar cells45