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Volume 6 (2019)
Volume 5 (2018)
Volume 4 (2017)
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Journal of Renewable Energy and Environment (JREE) is a peer-reviewed open-access journal published jointly by Materials and Energy Research Center (MERC) and Iranian Association of Chemical Engineering (AIChE). To be specific, the journal is an international, scientific, open-access, quarterly, and free-of-charge one that has been recently and proudly indexed by Scopus and it provides the ground for quick publication of original full-length research articles, critical review articles, research notes, and technical notes in all subjects related to renewable energies and related environmental topics including:

Generation; Storage; Conversion; Distribution; Management (economics, policies, and planning) and Environmental sustainability.

JREE is using iThenticate to prevent any form of plagiarism and ensure the originality of submitted manuscripts. A single-blind peer reviewing system is also employed to ensure high publication quality.

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Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Control of Pitch Angle in Wind Turbine Based on Doubly Fed Induction Generator Using Fuzzy Logic Method

Ehsan Hosseini; Neda Behzadfar; Mahnaz Hashemi; Majid Moazzami; Majid Dehghani

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.293546.1226

Abstract
  Wind turbines can be controlled by controlling the generator speed and adjusting the blade angle and the total rotation of a turbine. Wind energy is one of the main types of renewable energy and is geographically extensive, scattered and decentralized and is almost always available. Pitch angle control ...  Read More

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Environmental and Economic Sustainability Assessment of Rainfed Agro-Systems in Northern Iran

Alireza Taheri-Rad; Abbas Rohani; Mehdi Khojastehpour

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 8-17

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.287947.1212

Abstract
  Environmental and economic aspects are two remarkable pillars toward a sustainable agro-system. Accordingly, this study aimed to assess the sustainability of autumn rainfed agro-systems in northern Iran by the Eco-Efficiency (EF) indicator. The data of the production processes of wheat, barley, canola, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Performance of Microtabs and Trailing Edge Flaps in Wind Turbine Power Regulation: A Numerical Analysis Using WTSim

Alireza Maheri; I Kade Wiratama; Terence Macquart

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 18-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.291397.1220

Abstract
  The effectiveness of trailing-edge flaps and microtabs in damping 1P-3P loads has been proven through a series of research work during the past decade. This paper presents the results of an investigation into the effectiveness of these devices in power enhancement and power control for responding to ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Dynamic Simulation of Solar-Powered Heating and Cooling System for an Office Building Using TRNSYS: A Case Study in Kerman

Hadi Farzan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 27-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.310980.1272

Abstract
  Recently, novel techniques have been developed in building industries to use solar heating and cooling systems. The current study develops a Solar-powered Heating and Cooling (SHC) system for an office building in Kerman and assesses the transient dynamics of this system and office indoor temperature. ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Analytical Approach to Exploring the Missing Data Behavior in Smart Home Energy Consumption Dataset

Purna Prakash Kasaraneni; Pavan Kumar Yellapragada Venkata

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 37-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.313536.1277

Abstract
  Smart homes are considered to be the subset of smart grids that have gained widespread popularity and significance in the present energy sector. These homes are usually equipped with different kinds of sensors that communicate between appliances and the metering infrastructure to monitor and trace the ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Multi-Response Optimization of Tubular Microbial Fuel Cells Using Response Surface Methodology (RSM)

Maryam Keshavarz; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Vajihe Yousefi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 49-58

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.290677.1218

Abstract
  Response surface methodology is employed to statistically identify the significance of three parameters of separator assembly arrangement, wastewater flow rate, and relative flow patterns of anode and cathode influencing the generation of power and coulombic efficiency of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs). ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Reduction of Low Frequency Oscillations Using an Enhanced Power System Stabilizer via Linear Parameter Varying Approach

Vahid Nazari; Mohammad Hossein Mousavi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 59-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.306909.1265

Abstract
  Over the past decades, power engineers have begun to connect power grids to other networks such as microgrids associated with renewable units using long transmission lines to provide higher reliability and greater efficiency in production and distribution besides saving resources. However, many dynamic ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
CFD Analysis of the Most Favorable Gap Between the Main Runner and Booster Runner of Gravitational Water Vortex Turbine

Bharosh Kumar Yadav; Amit Chandra Jyoti; Pintu Kr. Rajak; Ramesh Kr. Mahato; Deelip Kr. Chaudhary; Mehdi Jahangiri; Ram Dayal Yadav

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 75-81

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.298216.1237

Abstract
  The Gravitational Water Vortex Power Plant (GWVPP) is a power generation system designed for ultralow head and low flow water streams. Energy supply to rural areas using off-grid models is simple in design and structure and sustainable to promote electricity access through renewable energy sources in ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Hydroxy Addition on a Light-Duty Generator Powered with an Ethanol–Gasoline Blend

Padmanabhan Sambandam; Parthasarathy Murugesan; Mohamed Iqbal Shajahan; Balaguru Sethuraman; Hussein Mohamed Abdelmoneam Hussein

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 82-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.299136.1241

Abstract
  Environmental sustainability encompasses various problems including climate change, clean air, renewable energy, non-toxic environments, and capacity to live in a healthy community. Many researchers focus their attention on alternative energy sources, such as ethanol and hydroxy gas, to enhance environmental ...  Read More

Technical Note Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Policy Model of Renewable Energy Development in Iran’s Agriculture Sector

Somayeh Dehhaghi; Shahla Choobchian; Barat Ghobadian; Homayon Farhadian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, Pages 93-106

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.311064.1273

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to present a renewable energy policy model in the agricultural sector of Iran. To achieve this goal, a questionnaire consisting of 57 items was designed. The reliability of the questionnaire was confirmed by Cronbach's alpha (0.916). Also, to analyze the validity and reliability ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
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 , April 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

Different Types of Pitch Angle Control Strategies Used in Wind Turbine System Applications

Ehsan Hosseini; Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2017, , Pages 20-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2017.70103

Abstract
  The most common controller in wind turbine is the blade pitch angle control in order to get the desired power. Controlling the pitch angle in wind turbines has a direct impact on the dynamic performance of the machine and fluct­uat­io­ns in the power systems. Due to constant changes in wind ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Multi-Objective Optimization of the Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System for Productivity and Size

Amir Reza Khedmati; Mohammad Behshad Shafii

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2020, , Pages 1-11

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.104062

Abstract
  The humidification-dehumidification system is one of the desalination technologies that can utilize non-fossil thermal sources and requires insignificant input energy. This system is usually suitable for rural areas and places far from the main sources of energy. The purpose of this study is to obtain ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
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 , October 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

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Estimation of Solar Radiation Energy in the Paraw Mountain of Kermanshah Province as a Rugged Topography

Somayeh Naserpour; Hasan Zolfaghari; Parviz Zeaiean Firouzabadi

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 1-12

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.239778.1130

Abstract
  One of the most important characteristics of site selection for solar energy system installations and optimum solar energy harvesting in the hilly or mountainous terrains is knowledge about the amount and duration of solar radiation within such topographic terrains. Solar radiation data are not readily ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improved Droop Control Method for Reactive Power Sharing in Autonomous Microgrids

Babak Keyvani; Bahador Fani; Hamed Karimi; Majid Moazzami; Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.298138.1235

Abstract
  Conventional droop control method has been widely adopted for power sharing between Distributed Generators (DGs) in microgrids. However, the mismatched feeder impedance of the Voltage-Sourced Inverters (VSI) may generate reactive power sharing error during islanding operation of a microgrid. In this ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Application of Artificial Neural Network to Solar Potential Estimation in Hilly Region of India

Rahul Dogra; Sanjay Kumar; Nikita Gupta

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.307064.1267

Abstract
  The use of these conventional resources causes continuous depletion of fossil fuels and increased greenhouse effect. Solar power is the major renewable resource used for power generation across the globe. Solar energy activities depend on the available potential of any geographical location. Therefore, ...  Read More

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Modified Concrete for Impeding Chloride Diffusion from Sea Water in the Marine Environment

Davar Rezakhani; Abdol Hamid Jafari; Mohammad Ali Hajabassi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.293613.1227

Abstract
  The application of nanomaterials to concrete is an innovative approach to enhance mechanical properties and durability performances. In this work, the addition of a combination of Graphene Oxide Nano-Platelets (GONP) and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBFS) was studied as admixture in concrete. ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
DC Microgrid Voltage Stability Through Inertia Enhancement Using a Bidirectional DC-DC Converter

Shokoofeh Bagheri; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.298032.1233

Abstract
  Today, the presence of energy storage systems along with the alternative nature of renewable energy sources has become undeniable and one of these types of systems is battery energy storage systems. The most important factor in studying the stability of DC microgrids (DCMGs) is the stabilization of the ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A New Approach Based on RTV/SiO2 Nano coating to Tackling Environmental Pollution on Electrical Energy Distributions

Ashkan Zolriasatein; Zahra RajabiMashhadi; Majid Rezaei Abadchi; Nastaran Riahi Noori; Siamak Abyazi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.299858.1244

Abstract
  The crisis of contamination that leads to the accumulation of dust particles on insulation equipment and electrical insulators has disrupted the electricity grid. Electric discharge on infected insulators in wet conditions is a serious threat to the reliability of the grid, which can lead to grid failure ...  Read More

Review Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigating the economic effects and the roadmap of developing the geothermal systems to generate electricity

Mirmahdi Seyedrahimi-Niaraq; Tohid Nouri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317375.1290

Abstract
  Geothermal energy is a non-carbon renewable source from the earth's internal energy. This energy is considered reliable today and has a high potential to reduce the threat of climate change. In the case of geothermal energy, factors that increase the risk of investing in this sector can be mentioned ...  Read More

Research Note Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Optimum Orientation of the Multi-Span Greenhouse for Maximum Capture of Solar Energy in Central Region of Iran

Mehran Gheyrati; Asadollah Akram; Hassan Ghasemi-Mobtaker

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.305780.1259

Abstract
  The orientation of greenhouses is one of the effective factors in terms of radiation they receive. In the present study, a multi-span greenhouse (40 m × 93.5 m with a coverage area of 5457.44 m2) located in the central region of Iran was investigated in three orientations including: North-South ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Analysis of Utilizing Biomass Gasification to Partially Substitution Fossil Fuels in an IBG-GT-ST-Kalina Cycle

Mohammad Hosseinpour; Hassan Ali Ozgoli; Seyed Alireza Haji Seyed Mirza Hosseini; Amir Hooman Hemmasi; Ramin Mehdipour

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321835.1307

Abstract
  In this study, the partial alteration of fuel consumption of combined cycle power plants was investigated and analyzed using an innovative model. This system is applicable using the fuel derived from the biomass gasification process. For this purpose, energy modeling of an advanced gasification system ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
The Influence of Research and Development Activities and NanoFab Centers on Product Development in Nanotechnology: Focusing on Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic Technology

Amrollah Dehghani Sanij; Taghi Torabi; Abbas khamseh; Alireza Boushehri

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.292097.1222

Abstract
  This research aims to determine the influence of fundamental, applied, developmental research and Nanofabrication (NanoFab) centers on the final outcomes achieved by research and development activities, implying product development and value creation in nanotechnology. Data were collected through library ...  Read More

Research Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Multi-Criteria Analysis of Biogas Feed Fuel Cell-Based Electricity Generation: Economic and Environmental Factors

Shafini Mohd Shafie; Zakirah Othman; A. Harits Nu'man; Nik Nurul Anis Nik Yusuf

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 17 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317755.1292

Abstract
  Penetration of renewable energy in the energy generation mix must be viewed from different angles. This issue shall not only cover the technological part, but also economic, environmental, and social criteria. The fuel cell provides huge potential with less reliance on fossil fuel-based electricity generation. ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Development of Rural Tourism in Iran Using PV-Based System: Finding the Best Economic Configuration

Mehdi Jahangiri; Farhad Raeiszadeh; Reza Alayi; Atabak Najafi; Ahmad Tahmasebi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.298089.1234

Abstract
  Rural tourism is an important factor in achieving economic, social, and cultural development. Given that villages in Iran do not have access to permanent electricity or are associated with high power outages, the provision of sustainable electricity through renewable energy can cause more tourists to ...  Read More

Technical Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Development of a Solar Energy Operated Weeder for Wetland Paddy Crop

Gunasagar Sahu; Hifjur Raheman

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.304080.1255

Abstract
  A solar energy operated two-row weeder was developed for weeding in wetland paddy crop. Its major components are power source, power transmission system, weeding wheels, and a float. The power source comprised a DC motor, solar panel, and power storage unit with maximum power point tracker and motor ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Demand of Supplementary Lighting in Agricultural Greenhouses: Solar Energy Utilization

Iman Ayoobi; Ramin Roshandel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 25 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.305230.1258

Abstract
  Light is a critical parameter for plant growth such that providing enough light for the plant can ensure better quality and higher yield in greenhouses. In many areas, in the cold seasons of the year, not enough natural light reaches the plant. Thus, to compensate for the natural light deficit, artificial ...  Read More

Research Note Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Potential of Agricultural and Forestry By-Products in Peru

Roxana Isabel Bernaola Flores; Carmen Elena Flores Barreda; Diana Carolina Parada Quinayá; Ursula Fabiola Rodríguez Zúñiga

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.323731.1310

Abstract
  Reducing the demand for fossil fuels and the derived products can be achieved through the development of alternative energy sources. This work presents a countrywide study of the energy potential of lignocellulosic biomass sourced from agro-industrial by-products in the country of Peru. Ranking of the ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improvement of Frequency Stability in the Power System Considering Wind Turbine and Time Delay

Farhad Amiri; Mohammad Hassan Moradi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321859.1308

Abstract
  In the power system, frequency stability is critical. The wind turbine oscillates (depending on the wind speed) and is of low inertia. Thus, wind turbines face the issue of power system frequency stability. Since the power system's resources are interconnected via communication networks, the presence ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Deriving an Alternative Energy Using Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Water Hyacinth, Food Waste, and Cow Manure

Sapna Kinattinkara; Thangavelu Arumugam; Nandhini Samiappan; Vivek Sivakumar; Sampathkumar Velusamy; Mohanraj Murugesan; Manoj Shanmugamoorthy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327715.1325

Abstract
  Increased global energy consumption demands the use of more energy resources, aggravating environmental issues. This study focused on analyzing biogas production from a mixture of cow dung, water hyacinth, and food waste and checking the efficiency of the biogas. The efficiency of biogas production was ...  Read More

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