Marilyn Brown has just been named a new Editor of Energy Policy. Energy Policy is an international peer-reviewed journal addressing the policy implications of energy supply and use from their economic, social, planning and environmental aspects. Papers may cover global, regional, national, or even local topics that are of wider policy significance. Within this broad spectrum, topics of particular interest include energy and environmental regulation, policy and market design issues, energy supply security, the quality and efficiency of energy services, the effectiveness of market-based approaches and/or governmental interventions, technological innovation and diffusion, and voluntary initiatives. Policy prescriptions are required to be supported by rigorous analysis and balanced appraisal.
With 12 issues per year, Energy Policy is showing a healthy growth. The journal has an impressive Impact Factor (4.140 in 2016) and ranks among the more highly cited energy journals.