Aims and scope

What is Joule?

  • Joule, a sister journal to Cell, is a home for outstanding and insightful research, analysis and ideas addressing a key global challenge: the need for more sustainable energy.
  • Joule is a distinctive and forward-looking journal, bridging disciplines and scales of energy research. Joule connects all who are researching and analyzing the challenges — scientific, technical, economic, policy and social — of providing sustainable energy solutions.
  • Joule spans scales of energy research, from fundamental laboratory research into energy conversion and storage up to impactful analysis at the global level.
  • Joule will purposefully highlight and amplify the implications, challenges and opportunities of novel energy research for different groups working across the entire spectrum of the field.