SciRev ratings (provided by authors) (based on 8 reviews)

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Duration first review round 2.6 mnths compare →
Total handling time accepted manuscripts 4.1 mnths compare →
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Average number of review reports 2.8 compare →
Average number of review rounds 1.8 compare →
Quality of review reports 3.3 compare →
Difficulty of reviewer comments 2.8 compare →
Overall rating manuscript handling 3.3 (range 0-5) compare →

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First review round: 20.3 weeks. Overall rating: 1 (bad). Outcome: Rejected.

Motivation:
The review process was long enough which is fine in this line of work and given that the Energy journal is prestigious but waiting almost 4.5 months for two review comments, each of 2-3 lines (meaningless comments: related to changing spellings, abbreviations) was discouraging with this journal. Also one reviewer doubting the link of paper to the Energy journal when the editor has deemed it fit for review astonishes me. Overall Bad experience.

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