Forecasting is an international, peer-reviewed, open access journal on all aspects of forecasting published quarterly online by MDPI.
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High Visibility: indexed within ScopusESCI (Web of Science)AGRIS, RePEc, and other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Decision Sciences (miscellaneous))
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 28.5 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 4.8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
Impact Factor: 3.0 (2022); 5-Year Impact Factor: 2.9 (2022)
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Topic in Algorithms, Applied Sciences, Energies, Forecasting, Sustainability
Short-Term Load Forecasting Topic Editors: Antonio Gabaldón, María Carmen Ruiz-Abellón, Luis Alfredo Fernández-Jiménez
Deadline: 30 September 2024
Topic in Applied Sciences, Energies, Forecasting, Information, Sensors
Energy and Environmental Situation Awareness Topic Editors: Leijiao Ge, Xinshan Zhu
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Topic in Energies, Applied Sciences, Forecasting, Solar, Wind
Solar and Wind Power and Energy Forecasting Topic Editors: Emanuele Ogliari, Alessandro Niccolai, Sonia Leva
Deadline: 20 November 2024
Topic in Electricity, Energies, Forecasting, Processes, Smart Cities, Sustainability
Intelligent, Flexible, and Effective Operation of Smart Grids with Novel Energy Technologies and Equipment Topic Editors: Pengfei Zhao, Sheng Chen, Yunqi Wang, Liwei Ju, Zhengmao Li, Minglei Bao
Deadline: 31 July 2025
Special Issue in Forecasting
Green Finance: Trends and Forecasting Guest Editor: Julien Chevallier
Deadline: 15 July 2024
Special Issue in Forecasting
Application of Functional Data Analysis in Forecasting Guest Editors: Yang Yang, Wenlin Dai
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Special Issue in Forecasting
Solar Radiation Prediction Guest Editors: Alessandro Aliberti, Luca Barbierato
Deadline: 31 October 2024
Special Issue in Forecasting
Feature Papers of Forecasting 2024 Guest Editor: Sonia Leva
Deadline: 31 December 2024
Topical Collection in Forecasting
Energy Forecasting Collection Editors: Ted Soubdhan, Cong Feng
Topical Collection in Forecasting
Supply Chain Management Forecasting Collection Editors: Gokhan Egilmez, Juan Ramón Trapero Arenas
Topical Collection in Forecasting
Near-Term Ecological Forecasting Collection Editor: Michael Dietze
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