Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. 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

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
2. A Multi-Scenario Zero-Energy Building Techno-Economic Case Study Analysis for a Renovation of a Residential Building

Mohammad Ameri; Arian Gerami

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 10-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88708

Abstract
  According to the previous pieces of research, the building sector consumes about 40 % of total yield energy and produce one-third of GHG pollution emission. This point shows the significant potential in two aspects of energy optimization and pollution reduction in this field. The purpose of this research ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
3. Factors Affecting Photovoltaic Technology Application in Decentralized Electricity Production in Iran: a Conceptual Framework

Masoud Rezaei; Alireza Boushehri; Naser Bagheri Moghaddam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 27-41

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93451

Abstract
  Using a variety of solar power plants is one of the solutions governments use to respond to energy and sustainable development needs. While Iran has a strong potential for using solar energy, the application of solar energy, especially through PV technology, has been limited due to the country’s ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
4. 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

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
5. Two-Stage Stochastic Day-Ahead Market Clearing in Gas and Power Networks Integrated with Wind Energy

Mohammad Amin Mirzaei; Morteza Nazari-Heris; Behnam Mohammadi-Ivatloo; Mousa Marzband; Amjad Anvari-Moghaddam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, Pages 53-59

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93556

Abstract
  The significant penetration rate of wind turbines in power systems made some challenges in the operation of the systems such as large-scale power fluctuations induced by wind farms. Gas-fired plants with fast starting ability and high ramping can better handle natural uncertainties of wind power compared ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. 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