Publication Ethics

Publication Ethics of Indonesian Journal of Energy

The following statements are based on the COPE’s Best Practice Guidelines for Journal Editors.


1. Reporting Standards

The author must present articles that can be accounted for. The data presented in the article must be accurate. An article has to be equipped with detailed data and relevant sources.

2. Originality and Plagiarism

The author has to make sure that all citations have been done correctly and adhered to the citation rules.

3. Multiple, Redundant or Concurrent Publication

The author is not allowed to publish articles that present similar research results to other publishers.

4. Acknowledgment of Sources

The author must cite all publications used in the article. Information obtained from a third party (interview, discussion, etc.) can not be used without the third party’s consent.

5. Authorship of the Paper

The authorship of the article must be limited to those who have made a significant contribution to the article. Those parties must be included as the co-author(s) and the others must be recognized accordingly. The corresponding author must ensure that the other co-author(s) has read and agreed on the final version of the article before sending it to the Indonesian Journal of Energy (IJE) for publication.

6. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

The author should disclose in the article if there are any conflicts of interest that could affect the results or interpretation in the article, including any financial support.

7. Fundamental errors in published works: 

If the author found any fundamental errors in the article that has been published, the author must notify the journal editor or publisher and cooperate with the editor to retract or revise the article accordingly.

8. Revision & Correction

Authors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.



1. Fair Play

The editor has to evaluate the received article based on the intellectual content of the article without considering the race, gender, religion, ethnic, sexual orientation, nationality, or political views of the author(s).

2. Confidentiality

The editor and any editorial staff must not disclose any information of the submitted article to other parties, except the corresponding author, reviewers, other editorial advisers and publishers, accordingly.

3. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

The editor is prohibited from using the unpublished material in the article without any written consent from the author. The editor who has the potential of conflicts of interest, for example, competition, family relationship, or other relationships, should not involve in the editorial process.

4. Publication Decisions

The editor is responsible for deciding which article submitted to the journal will be published. This decision is a joint decision between any parties that worked with the journal editorial team. The decision must be based on the validity of work and its contribution to the research and readers.

5. Review of Manuscripts

The editor has to ensure that any manuscript has been evaluated for its originality by the editor. The editor also has to inform the author regarding the peer review process and which parts of the journal are peer reviewed. Editor has to assign the appropriate peer reviewer based on his/her expertise and to avoid those with any conflicts of interest.

6. Involvement and Cooperation in Investigation

The editor has to provide responsible response regarding any complaints of the sent/published article. The response includes contacting the author and delivering the message of complaints, or to further communicate with the related institution. Editor could make a correction, withdraw, or notification if the complaint is not followed up accordingly.

7. Revision & Correction

Editors should always be willing to publish corrections, clarifications, retractions and apologies when needed.




1. Contribution to Editorial Decisions

The reviewers assist the editor in making editorial decisions and to improve the quality of the article.

2. Promptness

The reviewer should contact the editor immediately if the reviewer could not examine the article in time.

3. Standards of Objectivity 

Reviewer must express his/her comments clearly, with supporting arguments. Personal criticism to the author is not acceptable.

4. Confidentiality

Any article to be reviewed must be treated as confidential. Reviewer is not allowed to show or discuss the article with another party, except with the editor.

5. Disclosure and Conflicts of Interest

Unpublished material in the article is prohibited to be used by the reviewer for own research without permission from the author.

6. Acknowledgment of Sources

The reviewer should identify relevant sources that have not been cited properly by the author. Reviewer should also inform the editor if there are any similiarities with the other articles of which they know.


Screening Plagiarism

The manuscript submitted to this journal will be screened for plagiarism using plagiarism check software.