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The editorial Board of the Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment- JREE is pleased to announce that JREE is accepted to be indexed by Scopus.

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Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment (JREE) is an international, scientific, open-access, quarterly, and free-of- charge journal that provides the ground for rapid publication of original full-length research articles, critical review articles, research notes, and technical notes in all subjects related to renewable energies and related environmental topics including:

Generation; Storage; Conversion; Distribution; Management (economics, policies, and planning) and Environmental sustainability.

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Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. Estimation of Solar Radiation Energy in the Paraw Mountain of Kermanshah Province as a Rugged Topography

Somayeh Naserpour; Hasan Zolfaghari; Parviz Zeaiean Firouzabadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 1-12


  One of the most important characteristics of site selection for solar energy system installations and optimum solar energy harvesting in the hilly or mountainous terrains is knowledge about the amount and duration of solar radiation within such topographic terrains. Solar radiation data are not readily ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Sensorless FCS-MPC-Based Speed Control of a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor Fed by 3-Level NPC

Sajad Saberi; Behrooz Rezaie

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 13-20


  This paper presents a sensorless speed control algorithm based on Finite Control Set Model Predictive Control (FCS-MPC) for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) fed by a 3-level Neutral-Point Clamped (NPC) converter. The proposed scheme uses an anti-windup Proportional-Integral (PI) controller concept ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Comparative Analysis of Thermal Performance of a Solar Water Heating System Based on the Serpentine and Risers-Head Configurations

Selfa Johnson Zwalnan; Nanchen Nimyel Caleb; Mahan Morgan Mangai; Nantim Yohana Sanda

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 21-30


  The effect of solar collector configurations on the thermal efficiency of an active solar water heater was investigated using TRNSYS in this study. Two versions of a solar heater were formulated on the basis of serpentine and riser-header flat plate configurations. Both models were simulated based on ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
4. Building Energy Management Using Building Information Modeling: Evaluation of Building Components and Construction Materials

Nima Amani; Abdul Amir Reza Soroush

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 31-38


  Traditionally, building energy model is created in isolation from the architectural building information model and energy analyses have relied on a single analysis tool. The building energy model can be generated more quickly by leveraging existing data from the BIM. The impacts of energy consumption ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
5. The Effect of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Configuration Changing from Straight to Cylindrical State on Performance and Mass Transport: Numerical Procedure

Tuhid Pashaee Golmarz; Sajadollah Rezazadeh; Maryam Yaldagard; Narmin Bagherzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 39-53


  In the present work, a Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) as a three-dimensional and single phase was studied. Computational fluid dynamics and finite volume technique were employed to discretize and solve a single set of flow fields and electricity governing equations. The obtained numerical ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. A Factorial Study of the Effect of Rhamnolipid and Stirring on the Electricity Production, Desalination, and Wastewater Treatment Efficiencies of a Five-Chamber Microbial Desalination Cell

Abubakari Zarouk Imoro; Moses Mensah; Richard Buamah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 54-60


  This study was conducted to improve the voltage production, desalination, and COD removal efficiencies of a five-chamber Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC). To do this, rhamnolipid was added to anolytes only and catholytes stirred to determine the effects of these factors on the MDC activity. This was ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
7. Study of Long-Term Stability of Perovskite Solar Cells: Highly Stable Carbon-Based Versus Unstable Gold-Based PSCs

Mohammad Reza Shekari; Seyed Mohammad Sadeghzadeh; Mahdi Golriz

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 61-73


  In recent decade, Perovskite Solar Cells (PSCs) have received considerable attention compared to other photovoltaic technologies. Despite the improvement of Power Conversion Efficiency (PCE) of PSCs, the chemical instability problem is still a matter of challenge. In this study, we have fabricated two ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
8. Evaluation a Hybrid Passive Cooling System for a Building Using Experimental and Commercial Software (Design Builder)

Mahnoosh Eghtedari; Abbas Mahravan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 74-80


  Increasing fossil fuel consumption in the building, especially in the air-conditioning sector, has increased environmental pollution and global warming. In this research, a zero-energy passive system was designed to ventilate the building and provide comfortable conditions for people in the summer. A ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
9. Spatial Study for Determining the Optimum Scenario for Generating Solar Electricity by Predicting the Land-Use Changes: Case of Alborz Province, Iran

Ali Khatibi; Mohammad Hossein Jahangir; Fatemeh Razi Astaraiea

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, Pages 81-90


  Land-use change is one of the most important spatial phenomena that can affect the usage of energy technologies. In this study, land-use change in barren and residential areas in Alborz province in Iran was modeled using the cellular automata combined with the Markov Chain from 2001 to 2031. Due to adaptability ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
1. Aluminum Hydroxide-Based Flame-Retardant Composite Separator for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Ashkan Nahvi Bayani; Mohammad Hadi Moghim; Saeed Bahadorikhalili; Abdolmajid Ghasemi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 15-21


  Despite the extensive use of polyolefins, especially in the form of lithium-ion battery (LIB) separators, their flammability limits their large-scale battery applications. Therefore, the fabrication of flame-retardant LIB separators has attracted much attention in recent years. In this work, composite ...  Read More

2. Different Types of Pitch Angle Control Strategies Used in Wind Turbine System Applications

Ehsan Hosseini; Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , Winter 2017, , Pages 20-35


  The most common controller in wind turbine is the blade pitch angle control in order to get the desired power. Controlling the pitch angle in wind turbines has a direct impact on the dynamic performance of the machine and fluct­uat­io­ns in the power systems. Due to constant changes in wind ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. An Optimized Design of a Single Effect Absorption Solar Chiller for an Energy Consuming Optimized Designed Residential Building

Negin Maftouni; Kiana Motaghedi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 1-9


  Traditional fossil fuels, which are also depleting cause environmental problems. A significant portion of global energy consumption is due to building air conditioning systems. Nowadays, considerable attention is drawn to renewable and sustainable energy sources to support the energy requirements of ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
4. Multi-Objective Optimization of the Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System for Productivity and Size

Amir Reza Khedmati; Mohammad Behshad Shafii

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 1-11


  The humidification-dehumidification system is one of the desalination technologies that can utilize non-fossil thermal sources and requires insignificant input energy. This system is usually suitable for rural areas and places far from the main sources of energy. The purpose of this study is to obtain ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
5. Simultaneous Electricity Generation and Sulfur Removal by Electrogenic Sulfate Reducing Bacteria in BES System

Tahmineh Taheri Dezfouli; Reza Marandi; Morteza Kashefiolasl; Mozhgan Emtyazjoo; Maasomeh Javaheri

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1-9


  The modern BioElectrochemical technologies can convert the energy stored in the chemical bonds of biodegradable organic materials to renewable electrical energy through the catalytic reactions of microorganisms while treating the waste waters. The present research was conducted to evaluate the efficiency ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. Energy Consumption Management of Commercial Buildings Using Optimizing the Angle of Solar Panels

Nima Amani; Abdul Amir Reza Soroush

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 January 2021


  One of the main reasons of environmental pollution is energy consumption in buildings. Today, the use of renewable energy sources is increasing dramatically. Among these sources, solar energy has favorable costs for various applications. This study examined a commercial building in a hot and humid climate. ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Simplex Centroid Mixture Design for Optimizing and Promoting the Anaerobic Co-Digestion Performance of Sheep Blood and Cheese Whey

Rasoul Aydram; Hossein Haji Agha Alizade; Majid Rasouli; Behdad Shadidi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 April 2021


  Reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and global warming can be made possible by discovering alternative energies and reduced dependence on fossil fuels. Biogas is considered as one of the alternatives to fossil fuels. This study investigates anaerobic co-digestion for the development of biogas with ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Evaluation of the Effective Factors in Locating a Photovoltaic Solar Power Plant Using Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Method

Aychar Khajavipour; Mohammadreza Shahraki; Faranak Hosseinzadeh Saljooghi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 April 2021


  The energy of processes is mainly supplied by fossil fuels. Short life of fossil energy sources and increasing environmental pollution caused by fossil fuels and increasing demand have made researchers introduce new solutions for supply of energy. Energy production in a photovoltaic solar power plant ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
4. The Assessment of Effect of Fatty Acid Profile on the Physical Properties and Emission Characteristics of New Feedstocks Used for Biodiesel

Farid Jafarihaghighi; Hasanali Bahrami; Mehdi Ardjmand; Mehrdad Mirzajanzadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 April 2021


  The present study uses three generations of biodiesels and studies their effects on physical properties and exhaust gases. They are comprised of Palmaria palmate oil (third generation), Eucheuma spinosum oil (third generation), Eucheuma cottonii oil (third generation), Common wormwood oil (second generation), ...  Read More

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