Joule - ISSN 2542-4351
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 4.097 Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP):
SNIP measures contextual citation impact by weighting citations based on the total number of citations in a subject field.
SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 9.34 SCImago Journal Rank (SJR):
SJR is a prestige metric based on the idea that not all citations are the same. SJR uses a similar algorithm as the Google page rank; it provides a quantitative and a qualitative measure of the journal’s impact.
Impact Factor: 27.054 (2019) Impact Factor:
The Impact Factor measures the average number of citations received in a particular year by papers published in the journal during the two preceding years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
5 Year Impact Factor: 27.059 (2019) Five-Year Impact Factor:
To calculate the five year Impact Factor, citations are counted in 2016 to the previous five years and divided by the source items published in the previous five years.
© 2017 Journal Citation Reports ® (Clarivate Analytics, 2017)
Volumes: Volume 4
Issues: 12 issues
ISSN: 25424351
Editor-in-Chief: Earis

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A home for ground-breaking energy research, Joule, launching in 2017, is a forward-looking journal that bridges scales and disciplines.

Like other Cell Press journals, Joule is led by an experienced editor-in-chief, Phillip Earis, and guided by an illustrious advisory board of leaders in the field.

Joule gives authors unparalleled visibility and a connecting point for insights that stimulate new thinking and sparks new ideas for the benefit of society.

What is Joule?

  • Joule, a sister journal to Cell, is a home for outstanding and insightful research, analysis and ideas addressing a key global challenge: the need for more sustainable energy.
  • Joule is a distinctive and forward-looking journal, bridging disciplines and scales of energy research. Joule connects all who are researching and analyzing the challenges - scientific, technical, economic, policy and social - of providing sustainable energy solutions.
  • Joule spans scales of energy research, from fundamental laboratory research into energy conversion and storage up to impactful analysis at the global level.
  • Joule purposefully highlights and amplifies the implications, challenges and opportunities of novel energy research for different groups working across the entire spectrum of the field.

Research areas will include but not be limited to:

  • Batteries and supercapacitors
  • Biofuels and biotechnology
  • Carbon capture and storage
  • Energy access, security, and behavior
  • Energy grids and networks
  • Energy-harvesting devices
  • Energy policy and economics
  • Fuel cells
  • Geothermal energy
  • Hydrogen storage and energy
  • Materials for energy systems
  • Nuclear power
  • Solar energy
  • Techno-economic analysis and life-cycle assessment
  • Transportation fuels
  • Wave energy, wind energy, and hydroelectricity

Visit the Joule website to find out more