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Preparing your manuscript

Sustainable Energy Research publishes the following article types:

Click the relevant link to find style and formatting information for the article you are going to submit.

Manuscripts should conform to the following reporting guidelines:

  • Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analyses: PRISMA
  • Randomized Clinical Trials: CONSORT
  • Observational studies: STROBE
  • Studies of diagnostic accuracy: STARD
  • Animal pre-clinical studies: ARRIVE
  • Other types of health-related research: Consult the EQUATOR web site for appropriate reporting guidelines.


Article Types

The journal offers the following article types:

- Original Research Articles 
- Reviews
- Policy Issue Articles
- Case Studies 
- Letters to the Editor
- Design and simulation studies


Annual journal metrics

  • Speed
    53 days to first decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    58 days to first decision for reviewed manuscripts only (Median)

    Usage 
    86,163 downloads (2021)
    30 Altmetric mentions (2021)

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Funding your APC

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​​​​We offer a free open access support service to make it easier for you to discover and apply for article-processing charge (APC) funding. Learn more here