Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.100296

Abstract
  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
2. Surfactant-Aided Phosphoric Acid Pretreatment to Enable Efficient Bioethanol Production from Glycyrrhiza Glabra Residue

Amir Goshadrou

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 10-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.101505

Abstract
  Glycyrrhiza glabra residue (GGR) was efficiently subjected to concentrated phosphoric acid (PA) pretreatment with/without surfactant assistance, and promising results were obtained following separate enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation (SHF) of the biomass. Pretreatment was carried out using 85 % PA ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Investigation of the Effects of JP-4 Addition to Biodiesel-Diesel Blends on the Performance Characteristics of a Diesel Engine

Alireza Shirneshan; Bahram Hosseinzadeh Samani

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 16-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102107

Abstract
  In this study, the effects of JP-4-biodiesel-diesel blends and engine operating parameters on the performance characteristics of a diesel engine were investigated. The experimental tests were performed on a four-cylinder DI diesel engine. The Mixture-RSM method was applied to develop the mathematical ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
4. 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

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
5. Thermogravimetric and Kinetic Study of Pyrolysis of Corn Cob Biomass

Thenmozhia Pitchai; Rekha Babu; Saravanathamizhan Ramanujam; Iyappan Kuttalam

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, Pages 35-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102816

Abstract
  Agricultural residues are potential renewable biomass sources for bio-energy production. The objective of the work is to determine the pyrolysis kinetic parameters of corn cob biomass. Three different heating rates of 10, 20, and 30 °C/min were taken into account in the thermogravimetric analysis. ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
6. 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