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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.225900.1097

Abstract
  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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.225286.1096

Abstract
  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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.226666.1099

Abstract
  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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.224180.1093

Abstract
  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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.222856.1089

Abstract
  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

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

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.228287.1108

Abstract
  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