Advanced Energy Technologies
1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.253825.1152

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
2. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.243765.1137

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
3. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.239940.1131

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
4. 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

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 49-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.236413.1124

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
5. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.234091.1116

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
6. An Overview of Hydroelectric Power Plant: Operation, Modeling, and Control

Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 14-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.221567.1087

Abstract
  Renewable energy provides twenty percent of electricity generation worldwide. Hydroelectric power is the cheapest way to generate electricity today. It is a renewable source of energy and provides almost one-fifth of electricity in the world. Also, it generates electricity using a renewable natural resource ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
7. Energy Simulation and Management of the Main Building Component Materials Using Comparative Analysis in a Mild Climate Zone

Nima Amani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 29-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.227079.1101

Abstract
  The objective of this study is to evaluate the energy efficiency of residential buildings by using natural energy and optimizing the choice of materials for heat and cold saving with the Ecotect simulation software. According to analysis and simulation was found that the optimum material of main building ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
8. Quantification of Thermal Energy Performance Improvement for Building Integrated Photovoltaic Double-Skin Façade Using Analytical Method

Mahdi Shakouri; Alireza Noorpoor; Hossein Ghadamian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 56-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.228559.1105

Abstract
  In this research, an analytical method for quantification of the thermal energy performance improvement for a building integrated photovoltaic double-skin façade has provided. The system has been suggested as a retrofit measure for an existing building in Tehran. The effect of thermal performance ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
9. A Review of Application of Experimental Design Techniques Related to Dark Fermentative Hydrogen Production

Fatemeh Boshagh; Khosrow Rostami

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 27-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.106767

Abstract
  The current review purpose is to present a general overview of different experimental design methods that are applied to investigate the effect of key factors on dark fermentation and are efficient in predicting the experimental data for biological hydrogen production. The methods of two levels full ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
10. Electrochemical Modeling and Techno-Economic Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell for Residential Applications

Sadegh Safari; Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 40-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.105451

Abstract
  In this paper, an electrochemical model was developed to investigate the performance analysis of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC). The curves of voltage, power, efficiency, and the generated heat of cell have been analyzed to accomplish a set of optimal operating conditions. Further, a sensitivity analysis ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
11. Thermochemical Heat Storage Properties of Co3O4-X wt % Al2O3 and Co3O4-X wt % Y2O3 Composites (X=1, 2, 5, 8, 10)

Azin Hasanvand; Mehdi Pourabdoli; Ahmad Ghaderi Hamidi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 27-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102483

Abstract
  The effect of Al2O3 (1-10 wt %) and Y2O3 (1-10 wt %) additions on thermochemical heat storage properties of Co3O4/CoO system was investigated by thermogravimetry, XRD, and SEM analyses. Results showed that the addition of Al2O3 to Co3O4 at constant 8 h mechanical activation improved the redox cycle stability ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
12. Numerical Investigation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Performance Enhancement by Geometrical Configuration Changing

Haleh Sadeghi; Iraj Mirzaei; Shahram Khalilaria; Sajad Rezazadeh; Mojtaba Rasouli Gareveran

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 41-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102828

Abstract
  Among the renewable energy systems, fuel cells are of special significance about which more investigation is required. The principal goal of the present study is considering the effect of the geometry change on the fuel cell's performance. In this paper, a three-dimensional model of proton exchange membrane ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
13. Implementation of Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (Anfis) for Performance Prediction of Fuel Cell Parameters

Ali Mostafaeipour; Mojtaba Qolipour; Hossein Goudarzi; Mehdi Jahangiri; Amir-Mohammad Golmohammadi; Mostafa Rezaei; Alireza Goli; Ladan Sadeghikhorami; Ali Sadeghi Sedeh; Seyad Rashid Khalifeh Soltani

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 7-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.98989

Abstract
  Fuel cells are potential candidates for storing energy in many applications; however, their implementation is limited due to poor efficiency and high initial and operating costs. The purpose of this research is to find the most influential fuel cell parameters by applying the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
14. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95923

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
15. Optimization and Experimental Approaches to the Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Stack Using a Response Surface Methodology

Shima Sharifi; Rahbar Rahimi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Can Ozgur Colpan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 22-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95557

Abstract
  The power density of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) stack as a function of temperature, methanol concentration, oxygen flow rate, and methanol flow rate was studied using a response surface methodology (RSM) to maximize the power density. The operating variables investigated experimentally include ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
16. Developing a CDI Desalination System on a Laboratory Scale Using Active Carbon Electrodes

Mohammad Sajjad Rostami; Morteza Khashehchi; Payam Zarafshan; Mohammad Hossein Kianmehr; Ehsan Pipelzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 30-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95902

Abstract
  Capacitive deionization (CDI) is an emerging energy efficient, low-pressure and low-cost intensive desalination process that has recently attracted experts’ attention. The process is to explain that ions (cations and anions) can be separated by a pure electrostatic force imposed by a small bias ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
17. Building Energy Optimization: Implementing Green Roof and Rainwater Harvester System for a Residential Building

Negin Maftouni; Minoo Askari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 38-45

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.96023

Abstract
  Both energy and environmental criticisms push a society toward energy-efficient buildings with green technologies. Green roofs are of significant importance due to their remarkable role in decreasing the thermal loads ofbuildings, especially in summer, and also in sound insulation. Here in, the thermal ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
18. Equivalent Electrical Circuit Modeling of Ceramic-Based Microbial Fuel Cells Using the Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Analysis

Vajihe Yousefi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Abdolreza Samimi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 21-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95555

Abstract
  The effect of the thickness of ceramic membrane on the productivity of microbial fuel cells (MFCs) was investigated with respect to the electricity generation and domestic wastewater treatment efficiencies. The thickest ceramic membrane (9 mm) gained the highest coulombic efficiency (27.58±4.2 ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
19. A New Sensitivity Study of Thermal Stress Distribution for a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Imad-Eddine Fahs; Majid Ghasemi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 18-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.94175

Abstract
  Converting chemical energy into electricity is done by an electro-chemical device known as a fuel cell. Thermal stress is caused at high operating temperature between 700 oC to 1000 oC of SOFC. Thermal stress causes gas escape, structure variability, crack initiation, crack propagation, and cease operation ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
20. Frequency Control of Islanded Microgrids Based on Fuzzy Cooperative and Influence of STATCOM on Frequency of Microgrids

Maryam Rahmani; Faramarz Faghihi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi; Seyed Mehdi Hosseini

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 27-33

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.94119

Abstract
  In this paper, the effect of a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) influence on the frequency of islanded microgrids based on frequency control using fuzzy cooperative control is investigated. To achieve fast frequency control, instantaneous power balance between generation and consumption is inevitable, ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
21. Improved Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties of Artificial Graphite Anode Using Water-Based Binders in Lithium-Ion Batteries

Mohammad Zarei-Jelyani; Shaghayegh Baktashian; Mohsen Babaiee; Rahim Eqra

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 34-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93555

Abstract
  In recent years, many studies have focused on the active materials of anodes to improve the performance of LIBs, while limited attention has been given to polymer binders, which act as inactive ingredients. However, polymer binders have amazing influence on the electrochemical performance of anodes. ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
22. An Experimental and Comparative Analysis of the Battery Charge Controllers in Off-Grid PV Systems

Mohammad Jafari; Hossein Ghadamian; Leila Seidabadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 46-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.95298

Abstract
  The study of the battery charge process as the only power storage agent in off-grid systems is of significant importance. The battery charge process has different modes, and the battery in these modes is dependent on the amount of charge. In order to charge the battery in off-grid systems, two charge ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
23. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88701

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
24. Modeling and Process Analysis of a Biomass Gasifier-Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell-Gas Turbine-Steam Turbine Cycle as a Green Hybrid Power Generator

Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 42-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93822

Abstract
  Fuel cell-based hybrid cycles that include conventional power generators have been created to modify energy performance and output power. In the present paper, integrated biomass gasification (IBG)-molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC)-gas turbine (GT) and steam turbine (ST) combined power cycle is introduced ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
25. Development of Lifetime Prediction Model of Lithium-Ion Battery Based on Minimizing Prediction Errors of Cycling and Operational Time Degradation Using Genetic Algorithm

Mohammad Zarei-Jelyani; Mohammad Sarshar; Mohsen Babaiee; Nima Tashakor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 60-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93531

Abstract
  Accurate lifetime prediction of lithium-ion batteries is a great challenge for the researchers and engineers involved in battery applications in electric vehicles and satellites.  In this study, a semi-empirical model is introduced to predict the capacity loss of lithium-ion batteries as a function ...  Read More