Introducing Energy Research Network

We are pleased to announce the creation of the Energy Research Network (EnergyRN), which focuses on 14 major areas of scholarship. SSRN's newest network provides a worldwide online community for energy scholars and for the sharing of ideas across a broad spectrum of early-stage research.



The following EnergyRN areas are available and subscriptions will be free during the start-up phase.

ALTERNATIVE TRANSPORT FUELS

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Description:This area includes content on alternative transport fuels. Topics included are: Alcohol Fuels; Electric & Plug-In Hybrid Vehicles; Hydrogen; and Other Alternative Transport Fuels.


CONVENTIONAL GEOTHERMAL ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on geothermal energy development. Topics included are: Geothermal Direct Use; Geothermal Drilling; Geothermal Exploration; and Other Conventional Geothermal.


ENERGY EDUCATOR: COURSES, CASES & TEACHING

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Description:This area is designed to promote science, technology, engineering, economics and policy using energy as the vehicle to capture students, educators, and executives interest. All materials related to energy teaching including courses, cases, scholarships, fellowships and grants are encouraged. This includes books, reviews of books, lecture notes, class summaries, outlines, supplementary materials (for your own or someone else's book), syllabi, problems and other teaching materials covering broad energy fields, including solar photovoltaics, solar thermal systems, wind energy, building efficiency, advanced vehicles, industrial processes, biomass-derived fuels and chemicals, hydrogen, fuel cells, geothermal, distributed energy resources, fossil energy sources, energy storage, energy integration, measurement and testing of renewable energy systems, hybrid systems, basic energy research, scientific computing, energy analysis, etc. It also includes executive level teaching programs that provide non-technical business, governmental, and community leaders advanced training in energy technologies, analytical tools, and innovative financing strategies in energy-related decisions and planning.


ENERGY ENGINEERING (ENERGY)

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Description:This area includes content on energy production, distribution, storage, and application of energy and energy technologies to chemical, biological, mechanical, electrical, natural and environmental systems. Topics included are: Electrochemical Energy Engineering (EnergyRN); Green Energy Engineering (EnergyRN); Mechanical, Biomechanics & Biomedical Energy Engineering; and Other Energy Engineering.


ENERGY FINANCE, EFFICIENCY & STORAGE

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Description:This area includes content on energy efficiency: residential, commercial, industrial, and transportation. Topics included are: Energy Efficiency; Energy Finance; Energy Storage; and Other Energy Efficiency, Financing & Storage.


ENERGY NEGATIVE RESULTS

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Description:This area includes content in which negative results were found. Negative results are instances in which the expected outcome of the research was not born out by the results. The negative results area includes papers that have controversial or provocative results that challenge established theories as well as papers that replicate or support findings published elsewhere.


ENERGY POLICY & ECONOMICS

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Description:This area includes content on energy modeling and regulation. Topics included are: Energy Access; Energy Economics; Energy Policy; and Other Energy Policy & Economics.


FOSSIL ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on fossil energy. Topics included are: Coal; Natural Gas; Other Fossil Fuels; and Petroleum.


HYDROPOWER

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Description:This area includes content on hydropower development. Topics included are: Large Hydropower; Micro Hydropower; Other Hydropower; and Small Hydropower.


IMPROVED USE OF ENERGY FUELS

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Description:This area includes content on improved use of energy generation systems. Topics included are: Gasification; Household Cooking Technologies; and Other Improved Use of Energy Fuels.


NUCLEAR ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on nuclear energy. Topics included are: Nuclear Politics; Nuclear Safety; Nuclear Waste; and Other Nuclear Energy.


OTHER RENEWABLE ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on renewable energy that is not solar, wind, hydro, or geothermal. Topics included are: Bioenergy; Fuel Cells; Other Renewable Energy Sources; and Wave & Tidal Power.


SOLAR ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on solar energy technologies for electricity generation. Topics included are: Concentrating Solar Power; Other Solar Energy; Photovoltaics; and Solar Integration.


WIND ENERGY

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Description:This area includes content on wind energy technologies for electricity generation. Topics included are: Offshore Wind; Onshore Wind; Other Wind Energy; and Wind Integration.




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SSRN's LIBRARY
SSRN's searchable library contains abstracts, full bibliographic data, and author contact information for more than 812,900 papers, more than 386,900 authors, and full text for more than 689,500 papers. This content can be accessed at http://papers.ssrn.com.

SSRN supports open access by allowing authors to upload papers to the platform for free through the SSRN User HeadQuarters at http://hq.ssrn.com - and by providing free downloading of those papers.

Downloads from SSRN in the past 12 months total more than 13.1 million, with more than 128.2 million downloads since inception.

SSRN's PROFESSIONAL DIRECTORY
Searching on an individual's name in the author field on our search page at http://ssrn.com/search provides a directory of scholars that includes contact information for authors, including email, postal, telephone, and fax information.

SSRN's MISSION
SSRN's objective is to provide rapid, worldwide distribution of research to authors and their readers and to facilitate communication among them at the lowest possible cost. In pursuit of this objective, we allow authors to upload papers without charge. And, any paper an author uploads to SSRN is downloadable for free, worldwide.

ENERGY RESEARCH NETWORK
The Energy Research Network (EnergyRN) hosts research content. You can subscribe to new content notifications through the SSRN User HeadQuarters at http://hq.ssrn.com.

Sincerely,

Energy Research Network

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