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Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment (JREE) is an open access, peer-reviewed, international journal, that provides rapid publication of original full length research articles, critically 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. The journal appears quarterly. 


Article Processing Charges (APCs)

There is no charge to submit, process, publish and access the articles. The cost involved in the publication of articles in JREE is provided by the Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC). 


Editor-in- Chief

Prof. Mohammad Pazouki

Title of Journal

Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment

ISO Abbreviation

J. Renew. Energy Environ.


Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) &

Iranian Association of Chemical Engineers (IAChE)

Journal Language


Type of Articles

Research; Review; Short Research Note; Short Technical Note

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City/ Country

Meshkindasht/ Iran

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Open Access


No Processing Fee, No Publication Fee

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 Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment  (JREE) publication authorization is certified by the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance; No. 93/4270; 20 May 2014. JREE has been approved to be indexed in Ministry of Science, Research and Technology as Scientific Publication; 3 June 2013.


Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
1. Ex-Situ CO2 Capture and Utilization Over the Bauxite Residue: Lifecycle and Economic Recovery Assessment

Kazem Kashefi; Alireza Pardakhti; Majid Shafiepour; Azadeh Hemmati

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 1-9


  Carbon-dioxide Capture and Utilization (CCU) technology is an efficient process in the portfolio of greenhouse gas reduction approaches and is programmed to mitigate global warming. Given that the prime intention of CCU technologies is to prevent CO2 emissions into the atmosphere, it remains to be seen ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Feasibility Study of Powering Desiccant Evaporative Cooling Systems with Photovoltaic Solar Panels for Hot and Humid Climates of Iran

Ahmad Naderi Nobandegani; Mohammad Ahmadzadehtalatapeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 10-20


  In the present study, the performance of a Desiccant Evaporative Cooling System (DECS) under eight different designs to provide the desired indoor air conditions for administration buildings was explored via TRNSYS software. An administration building in Chabahar, Iran as a region with a high cooling ...  Read More

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
3. Feasibility Study of Using Renewable Energies in the Water and Wastewater Industry (Case Study: Tehran Water and Wastewater Company)

Ensieh Ozgoli; Younes Noorollahi; Reza Arjmandi; Ali Mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 21-29


  Climate change refers to any significant and long-term alterations in global or regional weather conditions. The impact of climate change on the industrial plans is enormous, while the water supply sector has been challenged to examine how it could continuously operate in the current situation. Optimization ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
4. Adaptive Robust Control Design to Maximize the Harvested Power in a Wind Turbine with Input Constraint

Hossein Dastres; Ali Mohammadi; Behrooz Rezaie

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 30-43


  This paper deals with the problem of maximizing the extracted power from a wind turbine in the presence of model uncertainties and input saturation. An adaptive second-order integral terminal sliding mode speed control method is utilized to address this problem. The presented method benefits from the ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
5. Biogas Potentiality Through Waste Management in Bangladesh

Parvez Mosharraf; Md. Saroyar Zahan; Dilip Kumar Das; Suman Chowdhury

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 44-49


  This study offers an effective solution to meet the growing demands of biogas plants for energy. This paper presents a model and simulates the digestion process of biogas production from the organic and food processing waste that contains high moisture. Biogas is produced by bacteria through the bio-degradation ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. Investigation of the Synergism Effect and Electrocatalytic Activities of Pt and Ru Nanoparticles Supported on the Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT) for Methanol Oxidation Reaction (MOR)

Masoumeh Javaheri; Noushin Salman Tabrizi; Amir Rafizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 50-55


  Given that the catalyst and catalyst support properties have a key role to play in the electrochemical activity of fuel cells, in this research, the synergism effect of Pt and Ru nanoparticles reduced on catalyst support [synthesized Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT)] was investigated. The catalyst ...  Read More

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
7. Optimization of Small-Scale Trigeneration Systems in Terms of Levelized Total Costs and Carbon Tax Using a Matrix Modeling Approach

Taraneh Taheri; Mohammad Behshad Shafii; Sourena Sattari; Morteza Khalaji Assadi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, Pages 56-66


  Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems have increasingly drawn attention in recent years due to their higher efficiency and lower Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission. Input-output matrix modeling was considered here as one of the efficient approaches for optimizing these energy networks. In this approach, power ...  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. Applying Sliding-Mode Control to a Double-Stage Single-Phase Grid-Connected PV System

Navid R. Abjadi; Seyed Ali Akbar Fallahzadeh; Abbas Kargar; Frede Blaabjerg

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2020


  This study investigates a new double-stage single-phase Grid-Connected (GC) Photo-Voltaic (PV) system. This PV system includes a DC-DC Positive Output Super Lift Luo Converter (POSLLC) and a single-phase inverter connected to a grid through an RL filter. Due to its advantages, the POSLLC was used between ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Optimization of Performance of Coarse Aggregate-Assisted Single-Slope Solar Still via Taguchi Approach

Ramasamy Dhivagar; Murugesan Mohanraj

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 21 September 2020


  In this experimental work, the energy efficiency and performance parameters of a coarse aggregate-assisted single-slope solar still were analyzed using Taguchi analysis. The preheated inlet saline water was sent to the solar still using thermal energy accumulated in coarse aggregate to enhance its productivity ...  Read More

Technical Note Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Assessing and Evaluating Reliability of Single-Stage PV Inverters

Aryan Tabrizi; Mehdi Rahmani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 September 2020


  Reliability is an essential factor in Photovoltaic (PV) systems. Solar power has become one of the most popular renewable power resources in recent years. Solar power has drawn attention because it is free and almost available worldwide. Moreover, the price of maintenance is lower than other power resources. ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
4. Solar PV Power Plant Site Selection Using GIS-FFDEA Based Approach with Application in Iran

Aychar Khajavi Pour; Mohammad Reza Shahraki; Faranak Hosseinzadeh Saljooghi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 26 October 2020


  Photovoltaic energy is a good alternative to fossil fuels due to the abundance of solar energy. In this research, the criteria for locating photovoltaic solar power plants were identified using previous studies and experts’ views and by using the Delphi method based on five socioeconomic, topographic, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
5. Laudable Intentions, Parochial Thinking: Climate Change, Global Warming and Clean Energy Concerns in Investment Decisions Regarding Renewable Energy Projects in Poland

Paulina Krystosiak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 October 2020


  The issue of renewable energy is an important one in Poland. The Polish economy heavily relies on coal. Polish cities are among the most polluted in Europe. Therefore, there is a considerable societal support for renewable energy projects. Some people, however, keep having objections, e.g. to windfarms. ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. Hydrogen Recovery in an Industrial Chlor-Alkali Plant Using Alkaline Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Boiler Techniques: Techno-Economic Assessment and Emission Estimation

Leila Samiee; Fatemeh Goodarzvand-Chegini; Esmaeil Ghasemikafrudi; Kazem Kashefi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 October 2020


  Some chemical processes, like the chlor-alkali industry, produce a considerable amount of hydrogen as by-product, which is wasted and vented to the atmosphere. Hydrogen waste can be recovered and utilized as a significant clean energy resource in the processes. This paper describes the thermodynamic ...  Read More

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