Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. Considering an Up-Flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket for the Treatment of Spearmint Essential Oil Wastewater and Biogas Production

Bahman Heydari; Shahin Rafiee; Elham Abdollahzadeh Sharghi; Seyed Saeid Mohtasebi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95564

Abstract
  The aromatic and dark-colored spearmint essential oil wastewater (SEOW) generally contains a large amount of organic matter, including chemical oxygen demand (COD), phenolic compounds, and inorganic contents. In this study, the pollutant removal performance and biogas production rate of an up-flow anaerobic ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. Feasibility Study of Renewable Energy Generation Opportunities for a Dairy Farm

Ashkan Gholami; Aryan Tajik; Shahab Eslami; Majid Zandi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, Pages 8-14

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95943

Abstract
  The current study investigated the feasibility of renewable energy harvesting to meet the energy need of a dairy farm in Shahroud, Iran. Therefore, considering the available renewable resources including solar, wind, and biomass in the site and the electrical demand of the farm, the techno-economic and ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
3. 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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
4. 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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
5. 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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. 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