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International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems

Editor-in-Chief: Sidhu, Tarlochan

Ed. by Khaparde, S A / Rosolowski, Eugeniusz / Saha, Tapan K / Gao, Fei

SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) 2014: 0.232
Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP) 2014: 0.308
Impact per Publication (IPP) 2014: 0.304


Aims and Scope

International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJEEPS) publishes significant research and scholarship related to latest and up-and-coming developments in power systems. The mandate of the journal is to assemble high quality papers from the recent research and development efforts in new technologies and techniques for generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power. The range of topics includes electric power generation sources; integration of unconventional sources into existing power systems; generation planning and control; new technologies and techniques for power transmission, distribution, protection, control and measurement; power system analysis, economics, operation and stability; deregulated power systems; power system communication; metering technologies; demand-side management; industrial electric power distribution and utilization systems.

Type of Publication:

International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems highlights the research and development efforts in new technologies and techniques for generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electric power. The range of topics includes electric power generation sources; integration of unconventional sources into existing power systems; generation planning and control; new technologies and techniques for power transmission, distribution, protection, control and measurement; power system analysis, economics, operation and stability; deregulated power systems; power system communication; metering technologies; demand-side management; industrial electric power distribution and utilization systems. The journal is edited by Tarlochan Sidhu of the University of Western Ontario. Authors include notable scholars from Cairo University (Egypt), National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (Taiwan), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (India), Tribhuvan University (Nepal) and the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Scotland).

Publication History

Annual, updated continuously
Content available since 2004 (Volume 1, Issue 1)
ISSN: 1553-779X

Instructions for Authors


This document provides authors with details on policy, copyediting, formatting, and layout requirements pertaining to final manuscript submission to this journal. All manuscripts must have correct formatting to be considered for publication. 
The manuscript submission and review process is handled through ScholarOne Manuscripts. All manuscripts should be submitted to


Unpublished material: Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described is not copyrighted, published or submitted elsewhere, except in abstract form. The corresponding author should ensure that all authors approve the manuscript before its submission.

Ethical conduct of research: The authors must describe and confirm safeguards to meet ethical standards.
Conflict of interest: When authors submit a manuscript, they are responsible for recognizing and disclosing financial and/or other conflicts of interest that might bias their work and/or could inappropriately influence his/her judgment. If no specified acknowledgement is given, the Publishers assume that no conflict of interest exists.

Copyright: Manuscripts are accepted on condition of transfer of copyright (for U.S. government employees: to the extent transferable) to International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems.  Once the manuscript is accepted, it may not be published elsewhere without the consent of the copyright holders.

The ScholarOne system has been designed to improve the scholarly publication process for authors. Among the many improvements we offer over traditional journals, the most significant is that we have dramatically shortened the period between the initial submission and the final publication of a peer-reviewed article. Much of this time savings is due to the innovative use of electronic publication. These innovations, however, require certain changes in the way authors need to prepare accepted manuscripts for electronic publication.

De Gruyter does provide a light copyedit of manuscripts for this journal, but authors remain responsible for being their own copyeditors.

All manuscripts must be written in clear and concise English.  If you have reasons to doubt your proficiency with respect to spelling, grammar, etc. (e.g., because English is not your native language), then you may wish to employ—at your expense—the services of a professional language editor.
Please get in touch with the Language Editors directly to discuss details.
• Donna Reeder
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Areas of expertise: LaTeX, Linguistics, economics, mathematics

• Manuscripts should be submitted as Word, docx, rtf, or LaTex files
• If your manuscript contains special characters, equations, etc. please make sure to also supply a PDF version as a reference file.  This will be used to ensure any formatting issues introduced during the submission process can be corrected accurately.
• Write your article in English
• Use the following document structure:
1. Introduction (titling this section is optional)
2. Subsequent sections which include tables, references to figures and figure captions.
3. Appendices (if any).
4. Explanation of symbols mentioned in the text.
5. References - Include a proper bibliography following the guidelines in the References section below.
6.  Please supply figures in separate files, not embedded in the text.  Please see the “Tables, Figures, and Graphs” section below for more detailed instructions regarding figure submission.

• Book reviews must start with the citation of the book at the top of the first page.

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IMPORTANT: ScholarOne will sometimes not accept PDFs generated directly from LaTeX files.  If you encounter this error, please ignore the “wait 20 minutes” message and take the following steps:
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3) Ensure the File Type is Adobe PDF
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• Footnotes must appear at the bottom of the page on which they are referenced rather than at the end of the paper.
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• Permissions: It is the authors’ responsibility to obtain permission to reproduce original or modified material that has been previously published.  Any permissions fees are the responsibility of the author(s).
• Offprints: The electronic files of typeset articles in Adobe Acrobat PDF format are provided free of charge; corresponding authors receive notification that their article has been published online. Paper offprints can be ordered in addition; an offprint order form will accompany the page proofs and should be completed and returned with the corrected proofs immediately.
• Please do not embed figures in the text. Instead, they should be referenced in the text and submitted in separate files.
• Number tables consecutively using Arabic numerals. Tables should appear in the document near where they are referenced in the text. Provide a short descriptive title, column headings, and (if necessary) footnotes to make each table self-explanatory. Refer to tables in the text as Table 1, 2 etc. Use Table 1, etc. in the table legends.
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• Important definitions or concepts can also be set off as display math.
• Number your equations sequentially.
• Insert a blank line before and after each equation.
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Prof. Tarlochan Sidhu
Dean and Professor
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science
University of Ontario Institute of Technology
2000 Simcoe Street North
Oshawa, Ontario
Canada L1H7K4

Associate Editors

Fei Gao
University of Technology of Belfort-Montbéliard

S.A. Khaparde
Indian Institute of Technology

Eugeniusz Rosolowski
Wroclaw University of Technology

Tapan Kumar Saha
University of Queensland


Editorial Board

O.H. Abdalla
University of Helwan

M. El Hachemi Benbouzid
University of Western Brittany

I. Dudurych
EirGrid plc - Transmission System Operator

L. Goel
Nanyang Technological University

G. Harrison
The University of Edinburgh

M. Kaiser
Louisiana State University

Y-L. Ke
Kun Shan University of Technology

G. Ledwich
Queensland University of Technology

P. Lopes

N. Mithulanatha
Asian Institute of Technology

H. Nouri
University of the West of England

R. Mota Palomino
National Polytechnic Institute

A. Pahwa
Kansas State University

A.G. Phadke
Virginia Tech

O.R. Saavedra
Federal University of Maranhão

M. Shahidehpour
Illinois Institute of Technology

C. Singh
Texas A&M University

Y.H. Song
University of Liverpool

S.C. Srivastava
Indian Institute of Technology

E. Tag-Eldin
Cairo University

D. Thukaram
Indian Institute of Science

D. Tziouvaras
Schweitzer Engineering Labs

F. Wen
Zhejiang University

I. Zamora
ETSI de Bilbao - University of the Basque Country

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  • Dear Sir/Madam Please answer my following questions about : "International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems" 1. Normally after how many days you inform the author the results of the review? 2. Is the author charged for review or publication of the paper? Best Regards Sh. Shojaeian

    posted by: shahrokh shojaeian on 2012-06-08 11:44 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Sir/Madam I find in the "International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems" page that this journal has been indexed by Thomson Institute (ISI) but I can't find this journal in the Journal Citation Report which has been published by Thomson. I want to know that is this journal indexed by ISI Thomson or not? very thanks for your attention.

    posted by: An Author on 2012-07-27 09:08 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We are regularly checking on the indexing status of our journals. The current indexing information can be found at the "Abstracting & Indexing" tab.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2012-07-31 02:34 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Hi dear Is the “International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems” isi? What is its ‘ impact factor?

    posted by: mohammad mohammad on 2012-08-31 09:21 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Thanks for your interest. We have checked the status of the International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems. We are of course offering all our journals for indexing in ISI but we have not got a final confirmation that also the International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems is indexed. Once the information is confirmed you can find it at the "Abstracting & Indexing".

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2012-08-31 01:50 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • I could not see template for .docx in your website and kindly inform me how many days you require to evaluate my research paper and how much you will charge for publication of my paper?

    posted by: srinivasan gopalan on 2014-06-11 06:01 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Thank you for your interest! While there is no specific MS Word template for submitting to IJEEPS, we do ask that authors adhere to the Manuscript Submission Guidelines as posted on the Submission of Manuscripts tab of the website. The expected time from submission to first decision is 60 days, with the understanding that there are several factors that could increase or decrease this time for an individual manuscript. IJEEPS publishes accepted articles at no charge to the author.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2014-06-12 02:01 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Team, This is Kabir here. I am a PHD student at the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland, Queensland, Australia. I, along with my supervisor have developed the following journal: Title: Analysis of the Impact of Large Scale Photovoltaic Systems on Voltage Stability of Sub-transmission Networks This journal paper presents analysis results of the impact of large-scale PV on voltage stability for IEEE 14 bus sub-transmission network. We would like to submit the paper to your prestigious journal for publication. Can you please confirm whether the stated topic matches with the scope of your journal or not? Thanks and Regards kabir

    posted by: Shahariar Kabir on 2014-10-12 09:07 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Shahariar Kabir, thank you for your interest. We have forwarded your question to the editors.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2014-10-15 05:23 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Sir/Madam I have a review paper on optimization of photovoltaic power system using swarm algorithms. Is the topic within the scope for submission in this journal?

    posted by: Mr. Yetw on 2015-12-04 10:40 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Mr. Yetw, thank you for your interest. We have forwarded your question to the editors.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2015-12-08 02:56 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Respected Sir/Madam, Can author submit the manuscript in single column format? I request to provide the ENDNOTE style name for reference work.

    posted by: Vipul Rajput on 2016-03-07 07:53 AM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Vipul Rajput, thank you for your interest. You may find all information on how to submit your manuscript on the "Submissions of Manuscripts" tab above.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2016-03-07 05:42 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear Sir I have sumbitted an article to this journal about one moth, but when i see the status of my maniscrupt always 'Not assigned', i.e, the paper dosnt yet treated. In addition i have contatcted the editor about a mistake that I made in the submission process but until now no response. Can you please advise me what i do Best regards

    posted by: ali el yakobi on 2016-03-21 12:49 PM (Europe/Berlin)

  • Dear ali el yakobi, thank you for your message. We have forwarded your request to our editors who will get back to you as soon as possible.

    posted by: De Gruyter Online on 2016-03-22 01:42 PM (Europe/Berlin)