Journals & Awards

Journals special issues & awards

Special Issue Journals

All papers will be peer reviewed before being accepted for presentation at the conference and published in the conference proceedings. Selected papers will also be published in special issues of prestigious international journals

International Journal of Hydrogen Energy

The International Journal of Hydrogen Energy serves as a hub for global scientists and engineers to share new ideas, technology advancements, and research findings in the field of hydrogen energy.

Indexing: Scopus, Compendex, Web of Science, etc.

Energy and Buildings

Energy and Buildings is an international journal focusing on energy use in buildings, aiming to share new research and practices that reduce energy needs and enhance indoor environmental quality.

Indexing: Scopus, Compendex, Science Citation Index Expanded, etc.

International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies

The International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies (IJLCT) is an open access, online-only journal dedicated to applying technology to address climate change challenges. It aims to widely share high-quality research.

Indexing: Scopus, EI Compendex, Science Citation Index Expanded, etc.

Future Cities and Environment

Future Cities and Environment aims to address the environmental impact and long-term sustainability challenges of cities, both locally and globally.

Indexing: Scopus, CrossRef,  ProQuest, etc.

Journal of Energy Storage

The Journal of Energy Storage covers all facets of energy storage, emphasizing systems integration, electric grid integration, modeling, novel technologies, sizing, management strategies, business models, and global developments in energy storage.

Indexing: Scopus, EI Compendex, Science Citation Index Expanded, etc.

International Journal of Green Energy

The International Journal of Green Energy disseminates multidisciplinary research findings in energy research, conversion, management, and conservation, focusing on advanced, environmentally friendly energy technologies.

Indexing: Scopus, Science Citation Index Expanded


These awards honour exceptional contributions to sustainable technologies, celebrating the achievements of individuals and organisations across diverse fields.

Innovation Awards

The WSSET Innovation Awards recognise the achievements of private individuals and organisations in new sustainable technologies and encourage the wider application of these new developments. 

The application deadline 30th of June at 8pm (BST).

Innovative ideas are welcome in any of the following areas:

  • Renewable energy systems (e.g., solar, wind, biomass, geothermal)
  • Power generation technologies (e.g., CHP systems, fuel cells, anaerobic digestion plants)
  • Energy efficiency (e.g., heat pumps, hybrid solar/gas systems)
  • Low carbon buildings and future cities (e.g., low/zero carbon buildings, sustainable cities, sustainable materials)
  • Waste management and water treatment (e.g., household and construction waste management, desalination)
  • Agri-food technologies (e.g., innovative greenhouses, food drying, bioremediation)

Terry Payne Prize

We are delighted to share the exciting news that Professor Terry Payne will generously sponsor the conference registrations for 20 full-time postgraduate students pursuing their PhD. Recipients of this prestigious award are expected to independently manage the expenses associated with their travel and hotel accommodations throughout the conference.

The application deadline 10th of June at 8pm (BST).

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Open to all PhD students.
  • Applicants must be currently enrolled as full-time postgraduate students at the time of submitting their abstract.
  • Successful applicants must have an abstract accepted for oral and/or poster presentation at the SET2024 conference.
  • Additionally, applicants are required to submit a complete manuscript by the deadline of 10th June 2024.

SET 2023 Award Winners

Best Poster Award

Andreas Längauer, Bernhard Adler

Best Paper Award

Zhichu Wang, Cheng Zeng and Xudong Zhao

Future Cities and Environment
Best Article Awards

Barbara Kristin Holmsund Jepsen, Tom Walther Haut, Muhyiddine Jradi

International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies
Best Article Awards

Eleonora Baccega

Innovation Award Winners

Celebrating pioneering sustainable technologies, the WSSET Innovation Awards recognise outstanding individuals and organisations. Check out past winners by clicking the link.

Renewable Energy Systems
Qiliang Wang

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, China

Renewable Energy Systems
Jingyong Cai
Shanghai University of Electric Power, China

Renewable Energy Systems
Bin Zhao
University of Science and Technology of China

Waste Management and Water Treatment
Muhammad Wakil Shahzad
Northumbria University, UK

Renewable Energy Systems
Cagri Kutlu
University of Nottingham, UK

Power Generation Technologies
Pinar Mert Cuce
Recep Tayyip Erdogan University, Turkiye