Energy sustainability for production design and operations

Wai Ting Ngai, Chi To Ng, George Q. Huang

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11 Citations (Scopus)


The Special Issue of International journal of Production Economics provides a forum to share and disseminate state-of-the-art research investigating and analyzing pertinent issues related to the designated theme. The first paper, 'A hierarchical cost learning model for developing wind energy infrastructures' by Trappey and co-researchers develops a hierarchical installation cost learning model that considers multiple factors to model and forecast wind energy development accurately. The second paper, 'Product design scenarios for energy saving: a case study of fashion apparel' by Moon and co-researchers develops guidelines for the design and production of sustainable energy-saving fashion products (ESFPs). The third paper, 'Electricity time-of-use tariff with consumer behavior consideration' by Yang and co-researchers investigates an electricity time-of-use (TOU) tariff problem with consideration for consumer behavior. Under the TOU tariff, the authors consider two periods, the peak and base periods.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-385
Number of pages3
JournalInternational Journal of Production Economics
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • General Business,Management and Accounting
  • Management Science and Operations Research
  • Economics and Econometrics


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