Utilities Policy

Utilities Policy

  • Volume 6
  • Issue 6
  • ISSN 0957-1787
  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.86
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.269
  • Impact Factor: 2.812
  • Five Year Impact Factor: 3.223
Editor-in-chief: Beecher

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Utilities Policy is a leading peer-reviewed resource for academic researchers, government officials, industry professionals, sector analysts, and consultants in the global utilities policy community. The journal bridges theory and practice by disseminating original applied research that is rigorous, contemporary, and policy relevant. In addition to full-length articles and special issues organized around salient themes, the journal also publishes concise research notes, policy notes, and communications. The journal's primary objective is to advance knowledge in the field through a rigorous and timely peer-review and publication process.

Utilities Policy is deliberately international, interdisciplinary, and intersectoral. Articles address utility trends and issues in both developed and developing economies. Authors and reviewers come from various disciplines, including economics, political science, sociology, law, finance, accounting, management, and engineering. Areas of focus include the utility and network industries providing essential electricity, natural gas, water and wastewater, solid waste, communications, broadband, postal, and public transportation services.

Utilities Policy invites submissions that apply various quantitative and qualitative methods. Contributions are welcome from both established and emerging scholars as well as accomplished practitioners. Interdisciplinary, comparative, and applied works are encouraged. Submissions to the journal should have a clear focus on governance, performance, and/or analysis of public utilities with an aim toward informing the policymaking process and providing recommendations as appropriate. Relevant topics and issues include but are not limited to industry structures and ownership, market design and dynamics, economic development, resource planning, system modeling, accounting and finance, infrastructure investment, supply and demand efficiency, strategic management and productivity, network operations and integration, supply chains, adaptation and flexibility, service-quality standards, benchmarking and metrics, benefit-cost analysis, behavior and incentives, pricing and demand response, economic and environmental regulation, regulatory performance and impact, restructuring and deregulation, and policy institutions.

Audience: Academic researchers, government officials, industry professionals, sector analysts, and consultants in the global utilities policy community.

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  • SCImago Journal Rank (SJR): 0.86
  • Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP): 1.269
  • Impact Factor: 2.812
  • Five Year Impact Factor: 3.223
  • ISSN: 0957-1787
  • Issues: 6
  • Volume: 6
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Issue volumeIssue yearPlanned ship dateActual ship date
68C2021Jan 29, 2021Jan 29, 2021
69C2021Mar 24, 2021Mar 19, 2021
70C2021Jun 17, 2021Jun 11, 2021
71C2021Jul 22, 2021Jul 08, 2021
72C2021Sep 17, 2021Sep 07, 2021
73C2021Dec 10, 2021
74C2022Jan 27, 2022
75C2022Mar 22, 2022
76C2022Jun 16, 2022
77C2022Jul 21, 2022
78C2022Sep 15, 2022
79C2022Dec 08, 2022