Article proposes a critique of a policy or practice with specific action proposals or suggestions.
Article follows conventions of academic research article e.g. position in literature, cited sources, and claimed contribution.
Article is based on developments that have not yet occurred.
Article is based on formal logic or mathematical technique.
Language quality: 2/2*
Standard of English expression in article is excellent.
Scope of debate: 1/2
Article addresses an issue which is widely known and debated.
Most related sources are mentioned in article [this is an invitation to careful selection rather than a demonstration of prowess in citation collection i.e. apt and representative choices made in source citations].
Logical flow: 2/2*
Ideas are well organised in article.
The argument presented in article is new.
Review impact: 1/2
The article has been significantly changed as a result of the review process.
Reviewers indicate their appreciation of the article in the form of a 50 word statement.
This article is a very illuminating and thought-provoking study on distributed energy. The changes made in the revised version are enough for the paper to be published without any further revisions.
This article can be seen as a vital piece in the increasingly challenging matter of fossil fuel dependence and the social/ecological inequalities that comes with it. It is — with specific reference to its form as a policy proposal — a very inspiring research that bridges current research with much needed plans of action.