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Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems will no longer be published by Springer Nature on completion of Volume 8/2023. The journal will continue in cooperation with a new publisher from Volume 9/2024. Starting from 20 July 2023, all submissions of Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems should be made through the journal's new submission site.

Please contact the Editorial Office ( for any questions regarding the submission process.

For any manuscripts submitted before 20 July 2023, please keep visiting the EM site to check the review status or submit the revised version until the review process is completed

Article Collections

Power System Protection and Control Containing Renewable Energy Power Generation 

Edited by : Xinzhou Dong, Aiqin Zhang

Energy Storage across Multiple Energy Systems

Edited by: Jinyu Wen, Jiakun Fang, Jialin Li, Gangu Yan, Jinghua Li

Integrating Centralized and Distributed Renewables in Future Power Systems

Edited by: Chongqing Kang, Ning Zhang

Power System Protection and Control

Edited by: Zhiqian Bo, Jinmei Shi, Xinli Jiang

Forecasting and Scheduling Method of Wind and Solar Power Generations

Advances in Energy Management of User and Building-level Integrated Energy Systems

Special Issue on “Energy System Planning and Operation Under the Coupled Carbon Trading Market and Power Market”

Aims and scope

Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems is an international academic journal co-published by Power System Protection and Control Press and Springer. The journal is devoted to presenting new theories, technologies and top-level academic achievements in the field of protection and control in modern power systems. It strives to accelerate the development of the field by serving as a bridge between Chinese and global researchers in the field. In doing so, Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems makes an important contribution to the power industry.

The journal has an international authorship and a broad scope, including contemporary topics such as:

  • power system relay protection
  • power system analysis and control
  • power system planning
  • internet of energy
  • alternative energy generation
  • smart substations
  • intelligent power transmission and utilization techniques
  • interactions between large-scale electric vehicles and power grids
  • microgrid techniques
  • application of power electronics in power systems
  • electric power automation and remote control techniques
  • power system communication
  • power quality
  • electricity market

Ethics & Disclosures

Protection and Control of Modern Power Systems is committed to strictly follow the Ethics & Diclosures here. 

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Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    11.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    7.7 - 5-year Impact Factor
    4.106 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    2.618 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    20 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    160 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    6 Altmetric mentions 

The journal is indexed by

  • Science Citation Index Expanded
  • Engineering Compendex
  • DOAJ
  • INIS Atomindex
  • Google Scholar
  • EBSCO Discovery Service
  • OCLC WorldCat Discovery Service
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Summon
  • ProQuest-ExLibris Primo
  • Institute of Scientific and Technical Information of China
  • Naver
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) - GoOA
  • WTI Frankfurt eG
  • CNKI