Fast Publication in Energy

Elsevier aims to offer you the fastest possible speed of publication, without compromising on the quality of our peer-review process. This is a promise the editorial and publishing teams work hard to keep.

Current review and production time averages for our Energy journals* are highlighted below:

Journal First decision
submission to
first decision in weeks
Review speed
submission to
final decision in weeks
First online
acceptance to
citable online in weeks
Annals of Nuclear Energy 10.83 16.26 4.17
Applied Energy 5.85 8.19 3.97
Biomass and Bioenergy 16.73 22.43 3.98
Bioresource Technology 1.65 2.68 1.37
Electric Power Systems Research 6.99 10.59 3.92
Energy 6.35 10.35 4.44
Energy Conversion and Management 2.89 5.81 4.13
Energy for Sustainable Development 11.29 15.31 4.68
Energy Policy 4.00 6.16 4.38
Energy Research & Social Science 3.91 6.44 4.68
Energy Strategy Reviews 5.48 8.20 5.00
Fuel 9.56 13.06 2.23
Fuel Processing Technology 9.00 12.59 3.58
Fusion Engineering and Design 13.34 22.18 5.11
Geothermics 18.41 37.12 4.72
International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 7.05 13.98 4.23
International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 7.66 10.73 4.53
International Journal of Marine Energy 20.54 26.26 2.01
Journal of CO2 Utilization 10.72 14.33 3.80
Journal of Nuclear Materials 8.99 17.79 1.60
Journal of Power Sources 5.02 7.72 1.68
Marine and Petroleum Geology 10.12 16.81 2.07
Nuclear Engineering and Design 12.48 17.34 6.86
Progress in Nuclear Energy 10.93 20.78 4.35
Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 25.60 32.75 3.84
Renewable Energy 16.09 20.17 3.99
Solar Energy 6.49 10.28 4.91
Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells 5.55 9.53 3.99
Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 9.59 14.70 5.29
Utilities Policy 10.01 13.88 4.91

Information on timeframe and definitions.

Every year we aim to improve the publication speed. It’s just one of the many reasons you should submit your research to one of Elsevier’s Energy journals.

*The journals featured represent a selection of journals from Energy.