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Author Guidelines

All manuscripts must be submitted to International Journal of Renewable Energy Development (IJRED) to Editorial Office through Online Submission by assessing the following address:, where author must register as Author. If authors are experiencing problems on the online submission, they can contact Editorial Office at email:   /or

The following documents must be submitted together with the manuscript (as supplementary files):

  • A Manuscript with camera ready format under following template (download template.doc) or free format submission. However, for free format submission, the minimum requirements of citation and references format must be fulfilled. 
  • A cover letter, outlines the basic findings of the paper and their significance.
  • List of Potential Reviewers for your manuscript. Please send the detail by their email and affiliation address.

Please also provide ScopusID, Publon ID or ORCID of authors when you submit the manuscrpt via online submission system


English editing

To facilitate proper peer-reviewing of your manuscript, it is essential that it is submitted in grammatically correct English. If you are not a native English speaker, we recommend that you have your manuscript professionally edited before submission or read by a native English-speaking colleague. Professional editing will enable reviewers and future readers to more easily read and assess the content of submitted manuscripts. 

The submission with poor English quality will be directly rejected.


Reviewing manuscripts

Every submitted paper is independently reviewed by at least two peer-reviewers. Decision for publication, amendment, or rejection is based upon their reports/recommendation. If two or more reviewers consider a manuscript unsuitable for publication in this journal, a statement explaining the basis for the decision will be sent to the authors within three months of the submission date.

All manuscripts will be checked for plagiarism detection, and therefore we strongly encourage authors to do themselve similarity test before submission. The manusrcipt has higher 15% similarity will be directly rejected.


Revision of manuscripts

Manuscripts sent back to the authors for revision should be returned to the editor without delay. Revised manuscripts can be sent to editorial office through the Online Submission Interface ( The revised manuscripts returned later than three months will be considered as new submissions.

STANDARD PAPERS. Original articles (at least 6000 words) inclusive of all parts of the paper . Typescripts should be arranged as follows, with each section starting on a separate page.

Title Page

  • A concise and informative title.
  • A list of author names, affiliation(s), and e-mail addresses.
  • The name, complete mailing address (including e-mail address, telephone and fax numbers) of the corresponding author.

Abstract. A concise and factual abstract (150-250 words) is required. The abstract should state briefly the purpose of the research, the principal results and major conclusions. An abstract is often presented separately from the article, so it must be able to stand alone. For this reason, References should be avoided. Also, non-standard or uncommon abbreviations should be avoided, but if essential they must be defined at their first mention in the abstract itself. 

Keywords. A list in alphabetical order not exceeding ten words or short phrases, excluding words used in the title and chosen carefully to reflect the precise content of the paper.

Introduction. State the reason for the work, the context, background, aims and the hypotheses being tested. End the Introduction with a brief statement of what has been achieved.

Materials and methods. Include sufficient details for the work to be repeated. Where specific equipment and materials are named, the manufacturer’s details (name, city and country) should be given so that readers can trace specifications by contacting the manufacturer. Where commercially available software has been used, details of the supplier should be given in brackets or the reference given in full in the reference list.

Results and Discussion. State the results of experimental or modelling work, drawing attention to important details in tables and figures and discuss them intensively by citing other refrences.

Conclusion. Give the main findings and conclude the result and discussion

Acknowledgements. Be brief. If authors refer to themselves as recipients of assistance or funding, they should do so by their initials separated by points (e.g. J.B.T.). Do not acknowledge Editors by name.

References (see Manuscript Specifications below).

Tables. Each table should be inserted in body-text and numbered as well as accompanied by a legend at the top. These should be referred to in the text as Table 1, etc. Avoid duplication between figures and tables.

Figures . Figures and their legends should be inserted in body text manuscript. Figures should be referred to in the text as Fig. 1, Figs 1 & 2, etc. Photographic material should also be referred to as Figures. The figures must be in high resolution and no blur.

CITATIONS AND REFERENCES. Citation to work by four or more authors should be abbreviated with the use of et al. (e.g. Manel et al. 1999). Citation to work by one, two or three authors should always give the author names in full. Work with the same first author and date should be coded by letters, e.g. Thompson et al.(1991a,b). Citations should be listed in chronological order in the text and be separated by a semi-colon, e.g. Balmford & Gaston (1999); Royle et al. (2007). The references in the Reference list should be in alphabetical order with the journal name unabbreviated. The format for papers, theses, entire books and chapters in books is as follows:


Damayanti, A., Sarto, S., & Sediawan, W. (2020). Biohydrogen Production by Reusing Immobilized Mixed Culture in Batch System. International Journal of Renewable Energy Development, 9(1), 37-42;


Begon, M., Harper, J.L. & Townsend, C.R. (1996) Ecology: Individuals, Populations and Communities, 3rd edn. Blackwell Science, Oxford.

Tuyttens, F.A.M. (1999) The consequences of social perturbation caused by badger removal for the control of bovine tuberculosis in cattle: a study of behaviour, population dynamics and epidemiology. PhD thesis, University of Oxford.

References should be cited as 'in press' only if the paper has been accepted for publication. Work not yet submitted for publication or under review should be cited as 'unpublished data', with the author's initials and surname given; such work should not be included in the Reference section. 

REVIEWS ARTICLE. Reviews should at least 10000 words inclusive of all parts of the paper. The layout should follow the same format and specifications as for Standard Papers except that the organisation of the main text need not follow the division into Introduction, Materials and methods, Results and Discussion.

SHORT COMMUNICATION ARTICLES.Communication articles should be short contributions up to 4000 words inclusive of all parts of the paper. Format and specifications are as for Standard Papers except that any Summary section should be short (no more than 150 words) and the layout of the main text can be flexible.


Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.

  1. The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another journal for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  2. The submission file should be in MS Word format NOT in Adobe Acrobat document (pdf file) format
  3. Where available, URLs for the references have been activated and ready to click. The references that have doi number must be provided
  4. The text is single-spaced and follow author gudilines and journal template. All illustrations, figures, and tables are placed within the text at the appropriate points, rather than at the end
  5. The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines, which is found in About the Journal.
  6. English grammar and typographical errors were carefully checked, and the similarity test must be below than 15%.
  7. A completely filled-up Suggested Reviewers FormPlease inform the email address used in filling-up the Google Form
  8. The authors agree to the JOURNAL PUBLICATION POLICY: All accepted peer-reviewed papers will be asked to pay an article processing cost(APC)(see Only accepted and paid papers will be published. The corresponding author must indicate his/her agreement to the new policy before the paper can proceed to the review process.

Copyright Notice

This journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge. Articles are freely available to both subscribers and the wider public with permitted reuse.

All articles published Open Access will be immediately and permanently free for everyone to read and download. We are continuously working with our author communities to select the best choice of license options: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike (CC BY-SA). Authors and readers can copy and redistribute the material in any medium or format, as well as remix, transform, and build upon the material for any purpose, even commercially, but they must give appropriate credit (cite to the article or content), provide a link to the license, and indicate if changes were made. If you remix, transform, or build upon the material, you must distribute your contributions under the same license as the original.


Privacy Statement

The names and email addresses entered in this journal site will be used exclusively for the stated purposes of this journal and will not be made available for any other purpose or to any other party.


Author Fees

This journal charges the following author fees.

Article Publication Cost (APC)- Int J. of Renew. En. Dev: 200.00 (USD)

There is no cost for submission.

The only cost is subjected to authors only if the paper is accepted for publication. The authors will be asked to pay an Article Publication Charge to cover publications costs.

The payment can also be done via Bank transfer or paypal, please contact the journal for this at (