Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all


Dincer, Exergy - Energy, Environment and Sustainable Development, 2021, Pages 61-89

This book chapter advances SDGs 7 and 9 by connecting exergy with three essential areas in terms of energy, environment and sustainable development.
Focuses on rural electric inequality. This work proposes a rural electrification strategy that makes use of Geographic Information System (GIS), graph theory and terrain analysis to create the best electric network topology.

Advances in Thermal Energy Storage Systems, Second Edition, Methods and Applications, Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy, 2021, Pages 673-697

This chapter advances SDG 7 by explaining how the fundamentals of thermal energy storage in solar thermal power plants, in order to produce solar energy on demand and thus increase the feasibility of solar power as an energy source.

Current Opinion in Green and Sustainable Chemistry, Volume 31, October 2021

Hydrogen as a game changer to to reach UN SDG 7, ‘affordable and clean energy’ and a review of the policy framework for a hydrogen economy.
Presents a tool for energy decision makers that strives to be a comprehensive, global index that tracks the performance of energy systems at the country level development priorities in Argentina, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Mexico and Peru
There is growing interest in climate friendly neighbourhood research. The most covered topic of reviewed studies was the energy system. In total, 35 different terminologies were used for climate friendly neighbourhoods. There is a lack of clear definitions, both in scientific literature and international research projects.
This study aimed to utilize the natural wind to create optimal natural ventilation to achieve thermal comfort of the indoor environment through the best layout and placement of residential blocks, creating proper distance between blocks and orienting blocks properly inside a residential complex site in a summery humid climate.

In this backstory, Marta Hatzell (left) interviews Jennifer Wilcox (right), leader of the field of carbon capture and the impacts of carbon on the climate.

Rooftop solar installers submit fewer quotes to low-income households. Income-targeted marketing could pose barriers to equitable solar adoption. Customers that receive fewer quotes are less likely to adopt solar. Policymakers could design low-income solar programs to address supply-side barriers.
This Comment provides the health argument for climate change and calls on leaders to make 2021 the year for action. This Comment was signed by The Lancet and simultaneously published in over 200 medical journals.