Reflecting on a year of innovation and looking ahead: the exciting future of energy materials and green energy

As we close the chapter on an extraordinary year at Energy Advances, we pause to reflect on our shared journey and the significant progress we have achieved in energy research. Our journal has consistently been a leader in sharing pioneering discoveries and nurturing a vibrant community of researchers committed to tackling the vital challenge of sustainable energy. A highlight of this journey has been the inclusion of Energy Advances in the Web of Science (WoS) Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), marking a significant milestone in our growth. Additionally, we take pride in being fully indexed in Scopus, ensuring our contributions remain accessible and impactful within the global scientific community.