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Smart energy systems in cities and regions

This thematic series aims to provide readers from research, private and political sectors with unique focused information, covering different aspects of the utilization of nonconventional biomass. It should, in particular, address biofuels production, biofuel value chain modelling and optimisation, integration of liquid and gaseous biofuels into households and the transport sector, as well as research in the field of bio-refinery systems and integration of poly-generation technologies based on biomass sources into the energy system. Furthermore, it aims to cover the influences and challenges with regard to system integration, the evaluation of potential environmental impacts and the analysis of the policy framework of nonconventional biomass utilization. 

Edited by: Goran Krajačić


  1. A sustainable energy system based on renewables, energy-efficiency, decentralisation of energy generation and synergies between different sectors requires new energy planning methods and policies. Energy trans...

    Authors: Viktorija Dobravec, Nikola Matak, Christian Sakulin and Goran Krajačić

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2021 11:2

    Content type: Original article

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  2. Local biomass potential in Southeastern European countries is relatively high. Nevertheless, biomass residues such as wood leftovers, straw and energy crops are often not properly managed or inefficiently util...

    Authors: Tihamér Tibor Sebestyén, Matija Pavičević, Hrvoje Dorotić and Goran Krajačić

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:25

    Content type: Original article

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  3. For biogas production, different renewable feedstocks, e.g., feces, manure, silage, industrial by-products, and municipal waste, can be used. Biogas production from various renewable feedstocks has positive so...

    Authors: Vlatka Petravić-Tominac, Nikola Nastav, Mateja Buljubašić and Božidar Šantek

    Citation: Energy, Sustainability and Society 2020 10:8

    Content type: Review

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