[enviro-vlc] Biofuels in Asia: Call for papersBiofuels in Asia: Call for papers
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Biofuels in Asia: Call for papers
Organisation: Applied Energy - Elsevier
Closing Date: 15 January 2009
Call for Papers by Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Elsevier, for a Special
Supplementary issue on biofuels in Asia to be published in the international
journal, Applied Energy.
In over 30 years of its operation, Applied Energy has confirmed the place of the
journal as preferred vehicle for transferring the innovative knowledge in energy
into the real implementation and applications. The full range of themes - energy
conversion and conservation, the optimal use of energy resources, analysis and
optimization of energy processes, mitigation of environmental pollutants, and
sustainable energy systems, provides a forum on information of innovation,
research, development and demonstration. Please visit website of Applied Energy
We are pleased to announce a call for papers on 'Biofuels in Asia' for
publication in a special supplementary issue of the International Journal,
Applied Energy. This supplement will focus on biofuels in either the whole Asian
region or in a particular country in that region and will include the following
Current status of Asian biofuel development;
National development target and strategy of biofuels;
Incentives and policies for biofuel development;
R&D innovation and Technology roadmap of biofuels;
Bioenergy resources assessment incl. land use, water resources, biodiversity for
Conversion technologies and demonstration implementation;
Biofuel trading in Asia vs. global market;
Sustainability incl. environmental impacts, greenhouse gas emissions reduction,
poverty alleviation, food vs. biofuels etc of biofuel development.
Topic summaries are due: December 15, 2008.
Final papers are due: January 15, 2009
A summary is not required but only complete submissions will be accepted after
December 15, 2008.
If you would like to submit an article for consideration, please send your paper
or a summary of your topic to apen at che.kth.se or by electronic submission
through the website: http://ees.elsevier.com/apen/
All contributed papers are requested to be prepared to according to the author’s
instruction of Applied Energy, see,
Manuscripts will be reviewed and final selected papers will be published in a
special supplement to Applied Energy. One of the authors might be invited to
participate in an int. conference organized by ADB to present the paper.
We reserve the right to reject submissions. We also reserve the right to revise
your submission and/or cut text. You will have the opportunity to accept or
reject any revisions.
You can view a recent issue of the Journal at
The editors of Special Supplementary issue of Applied Energy:
Prof. J. Yan, Editor-in-Chief, Applied Energy. Email: apen at che.kth.se
Dr. T. Lin, Asian Development Bank. Email: tun.lin at adb.org
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