Volume 8 (2021)
Volume 7 (2020)
Volume 6 (2019)
Volume 5 (2018)
Volume 4 (2017)
Volume 3 (2016)
Volume 2 (2015)
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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
Improved Droop Control Method for Reactive Power Sharing in Autonomous Microgrids

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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 1-9

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 10-16

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 17-31

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 32-44

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 45-51

https://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

Research Note Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigating the Economic Effects and the Roadmap of Developing Geothermal Systems to Generate Electricity

Mirmahdi Seyedrahimi-Niaraq; Tohid Nouri

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 52-64

https://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. The main factor that any investor wants to invest in any natural energy source is the resulting economy. In the ...  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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 65-74

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 75-86

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 87-100

https://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

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, Pages 101-104

https://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

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

https://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

https://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
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

https://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

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

https://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

Advanced Energy Technologies
Hydrogen Recovery in an Industrial Chlor-Alkali Plant Using Alkaline Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Boiler Techniques: Techno-Economic Assessment and Emission Estimation

Leila Samiee; Fatemeh Goodarzvand-Chegini; Esmaeil Ghasemikafrudi; Kazem Kashefi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 49-57

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.236413.1124

Abstract
  Some chemical processes, like the chlor-alkali industry, produce a considerable amount of hydrogen as by-product, which is wasted and vented to the atmosphere. Hydrogen waste can be recovered and utilized as a significant clean energy resource in the processes. This paper describes the thermodynamic ...  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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 01 October 2022

https://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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 July 2022

https://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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 July 2022

https://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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 July 2022

https://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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 August 2022

https://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, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 August 2022

https://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

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Effect of Pretreatment on the Physical Properties and Heating Values of Briquettes

Toyese Friday Oyewusi; Gabriel Alebiowu; Elizabeth Funmilayo Aransiola; Ayowumi Rita Soji-Adekunle; Busayo Sunday Adeboye

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 15 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327453.1329

Abstract
  Briquettes from agro-residues have been promoted as a better replacement to firewood and charcoals for heating and cooking in the rural communities. In view of this, a study was carried out to investigate the effect of pretreatment methods on physical properties and heating values of briquettes produced ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
The Problem of Resilient Stochastic Unit Commitment with Consideration of Existing Uncertainties Using the Rate of Change of Frequency

Moslem Geravandi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.306473.1262

Abstract
  The ability of power systems against severe events shows their increased resilience, which in turn reduces the operation costs and recovery time of the system. This study presents a new resilient stochastic unit commitment model using the frequency change rate as a new index of system resilience. Furthermore, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Experimental Investigation into the Combustion, Performance, and Emission Characteristics of Oxygenated DEE and Ethanol Blending with KOME Biodiesel Fuelled CI Engine

Krishnarao Rajaram Patil

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.328607.1330

Abstract
  The present study aims to develop different strategies for better utilization of oxygenated Diethyl ether and ethanol as supplementary fuels by blending them with biodiesel as the base fuel in CI engines. The used biodiesel used was readily available Karanja Oil Methyl Ester (KOME), its scientific name ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Multiobjective Design Optimization of a Multi-Phase Outer-Rotor Permanent Magnet Wind Generator

Ali Ebadi; Ali Akbar Abdoos; Mohammad Ebrahim Moazzen; Sayyed Asghar Gholamian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317176.1287

Abstract
  Nowadays, the permanent magnet (PM) generator has become a large market for wind power, due to their high performance. In this study, an optimal design is established to provide a cost-effective multiphase outer-rotor PM wind generator (OR-PMWG). The generation system (generator and power converter) ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Optimal location and sizing of wind turbines and photovoltaic cells in the grid for load supply using improved genetic algorithm

Ming Hung Lin; Juin Hung Lin; Mamdouh El Haj Assad; Reza Alayi; Seyed Reza Seyednouri

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327250.1321

Abstract
  The optimal combination of distributed generation units in recent years has been designed to improve the reliability of distributed generation systems as well as to reduce losses in electrical distribution systems. In this research, the improved Genetic Algorithm has been proposed as a powerful optimization ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Evaluation of The Experimental Performance of an Asphalt Solar Air Collector

Armin Motamed Sadr; Mehran Ameri Mahabadi; ٍٍEbrahim Jahanshahi Javaran

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.334587.1347

Abstract
  In this research, the performance of an asphalt solar air collector was experimentally tested and the daily thermal and exergy efficiencies of the collector were analyzed. The sun's radiant energy is absorbed by asphalt and converted into thermal energy. Then, it is transmitted to aluminum pipes buried ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Residential Consumer’s Willingness To Pay For Renewable Energy: Evidence From A Double Bounded Dichotomous Choice Survey From India

Vasundhara Sen

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.314713.1302

Abstract
  Despite the falling costs of Renewable Energy (RE), RE adoption in Indian residential households is still at tepid growth rates. With the onset of retail electricity market deregulation in India, the introduction of “green tariffs” for residential households can be effective in resolving ...  Read More

Research Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Potential for Battery Energy Storage System in Zimbabwe

G Njovana Allen; Wenying Yu; Qiying Shen; Jiarui Li; Yanyan Zhu; Yongsheng Liu

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 20 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.294957.1230

Abstract
  This study aims to assess the potential of coupling solar PV power plants with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to curtail load-shedding and provide a stable and reliable baseload power generation in Zimbabwe. Data from geographical surveys, power plant proposals, and investment information from ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Sustainable Backup Power Supply of a Hospital by Designing a Hybrid Renewable Energy System

Setare Peirow; Fatemeh Razi Astaraei; Amir Ali Saifoddin; Hossein Yousefi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 03 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.304704.1257

Abstract
  The issue of power supply in hospitals is of special importance because of its direct effect on people's health conditions and vital treatment and care measures. Hospitals are among buildings with high energy consumption. The possibility of using renewable sources in their energy supply is one of the ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Impact of organic hydrocarbons on fuel properties and engine characteristics of thermally cracked cashew nut shell liquid

Gokul Raghavendra Srinivasan; Aditya Mahajan; Rajiv Seth; Rakesh Mahajan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 July 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.335041.1349

Abstract
  The present study aims to explore the role of characterized hydrocarbons in thermally cracked shell liquid in determining its overall fuel properties and combustion characteristics in a CI engine. For this purpose, waste shell liquid was extracted from waste cashew nut shell by means of cold extraction ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Development of The Low-Economic-Risk Microgrids to Establish Environmental-Friendly Industries

Mohammad Hossein Jahangir; Arash Kargarzadeh; Mohammad Montazeri

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.330754.1338

Abstract
  Industries as one of the main consumers of electricity have high position in releasing large amount of emissions. Using renewable energies to feed factories is not an easy task and they should be economically viable to compete with fossil fuels. The goal of this study is to analyze the possibilities ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Investigation of the enhancement of thermophysical properties of new combinations of MWCNTs with several PCMs consisting of a type of paraffin in comparison with some mineral compounds (AN-MN-6H2O)

Seyed Amir Hassan Bathaei; Masoud Iranmanesh; Hossein Amiri; Hajir Kourki

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.339549.1363

Abstract
  Thermal Energy Storage (TES) for solar thermal systems has attracted great attention because of the intermittent availability of solar energy. In the current paper, new combinations of several Phase Change Materials (PCMs) including a type of paraffin and some mineral compounds like ammonium nitrate ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Numerical simulation of a solar cooling system based on variable-effect NH3-water absorption chiller using TRNSYS

Abir Hmida; Abdelghafour Lamrani; Mamdouh El Haj Assad; Yashar Aryanfar; Jorge Luis Garcia Alcaraz

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.326640.1318

Abstract
  Around the globe, a 60 % increase in energy demand is predicted to occur by the end of the year 2030 due to the ever-increasing population and development. With a registered temperature up to 50°C in August 2020, which is classified as one of the hottest regions in the world, the demand for cool ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
An optimal master-slave model for stochastic planning of AC-DC hybrid distribution systems

Zeinab Sabzian-Molaee; Esmaeel Rokrok Rokrok; Meysam Doostizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.323167.1309

Abstract
  In this study, a novel stochastic planning method is proposed for AC-DC hybrid distribution networks. The proposed approach is based on the graph theory, and the optimal AC-DC structure of the network is selected among the system spanning trees. The presented method is a Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming ...  Read More

Technical Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Improving the Efficiency of a Cantilever Energy Scavenger

Mohammad Rahimzadeh; Hamid Samadi; Nikta Shams Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.320113.1300

Abstract
  Energy harvesting from ambient vibrations using piezoelectric cantilevers is one of the most popular mechanisms for producing electrical energy. Recently, efforts have been made to improve the performance of energy harvesters. The output voltage dramatically depends on the geometrical and physical parameters ...  Read More

Review Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A Brief Overview of Microgrid Performance Improvements Using Distributed FACTS Devices

Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321435.1305

Abstract
  Distributed flexible ac transmission system (D-FACTS) is a light-weight version of FACTS, which it is easily allocated and costs less than flexible ac transmission system (FACTS) devices. They have potential benefits to improve the system stability and improvement in power quality in microgrid (MG). ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Numerical Modeling and Evaluation of a Downwind Pre-Aligned Wind Turbine with an Innovative Blade Geometry Concept

Amirhosein Zare; Esmail Mahmoodi; Mohsen Boojari; Ali Sarreshtehdari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 04 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.306692.1264

Abstract
  Significant growth of the wind power market has led to a dramatic increase in the scale and capacity of wind turbines over the past decades. As these extreme-scale structures are expected to pose a wide range of challenges, an innovative concept which both lightens blade's mass and improves their aerodynamic ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Energy management of Multi-Microgrids in joint energy and ancillary service market considering uncertainties of renewables

Ritu Jain; Vasundhara Mahajan

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.329343.1334

Abstract
  In this study, energy management of grid-connected Multi-Microgrid (MMG) is performed through joint optimization of the energy and ancillary service market. The test system comprises the IEEE 30 bus system as the main grid and the 16-bus system as an MMG. The MMG is comprised of dispatchable and non-dispatchable ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Biogas Production by Co-Digestion of Food Waste with Sewage Sludge and Poultry Litter: A Way Towards Sustainable Waste-to-Energy Conversion

Uttam Bista; Bhawana Rayamajhi; Bipasyana Dhungana; Sunil Prasad Lohani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.333462.1342

Abstract
  Anaerobic digestion is one of the most effective technologies for managing degradable waste, which produces renewable energy and digestate as the byproduct. In this study, sewage sludge (SS), poultry litter (PL), and food waste (FW) were co-digested at ratios (SS:PL:FW 2:1:1) with 8 % total solid content ...  Read More

Technical Note Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Analysis of Biogas Recovery from Liquid Dairy Manure Waste by Anaerobic Digestion

Fatemeh Norouzi; Morteza Hosseinpour; Saeed Talebi

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.336371.1354

Abstract
  In this paper, an industrial dairy farm unit was taken as a case study to carry out the applicable technical assessment for the construction of a biogas plant using a combined heat and power (CHP) unit. A comprehensive sensitivity analysis was applied to examine the effectiveness of the operational parameters ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Mitigating energy consumption of educational buildings using a novel simulation method (Case study: Faculty of oil and petrochemical engineering, Razi University, Iran)

Soheil Fathi; Abbas Mahravan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.349282.1394

Abstract
  In many middle- and high-income countries, existing buildings will occupy the majority of building areas by 2050 and measures are needed to upgrade the mentioned buildings for a sustainable transition. This research proposes a method to mitigate the energy consumption of existing educational buildings ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Methyl-Esters from Ternary Oil Blend Using Catalyst Synthesized from Mixed Agro-Wastes

Ayowumi Rita Soji-Adekunle; Betiku Eriola; Abraham A. Asere

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 20 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317615.1294

Abstract
  This study used ternary substrates consisting of honne, neem, and yellow oleander (HONOYO) oil blend to produce methyl-esters for sustainability of raw materials for biodiesel synthesis. A biomass-based catalyst from calcined mixed agro-wastes consisting of kolanut pod, cocoa pod, and plantain peel ash ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Investigation of a Set of Novel Heat Exchanger Configurations of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Combined Cycle Power Plant

Mohammad Rasooli Mavini; Hassan Ali Ozgoli; Sadegh Safari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.326260.1317

Abstract
  In this study, various configurations design of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) are examined to enhance energy efficiency of a Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP). A novel approach is used to investigate ten applicable configurations of a dual pressure Heat Recovery Steam Generator HRSG thoroughly ...  Read More

Review Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Maiden Application and Control Parameter Sensitivity Analysis of Fractional Order Tilt Integral Derivative Controller in Standalone Solar Photovoltaic System

Anupama Subhadarsini; Babita Panda; Byamakesh Nayak

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 08 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.312874.1274

Abstract
  The solar photovoltaic system is modeled in Simulink using Matlab. Boost converter, FOTIDC controller, and Reduced Switch Multilevel Inverter are all included in this PV system (RSMLI). With regard to solar photovoltaic systems, the focus of this study is on the Fractional Order Tilt Integral Derivative ...  Read More

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Analysis and Evaluation of the Formation of a Heat Island in Tehran during Three Decades

Mohammad Javad Amiri; Ali Sayyadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.349418.1396

Abstract
  The rising temperature of the earth's surface and the formation of heat islands in megacities have become two of the biggest environmental threats. This compound problem affects urban climatology, including urban vegetation and air pollution, human health, and the environment, including the group of ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Feasibility Study Of Energy Production From Small Archimedes Turbines On The Coast Of Bandar Abbas and Calculation Of Efficiency Optimization Parameters By Linear Programming

Majid Zarezadeh

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.345193.1383

Abstract
  In this study, besides examining the conditions in the coastal region of Bandar Abbas, the feasibility of using Archimedes torsional turbines to produce renewable energy in this region was studied via field measurement and numerical simulation. Through field study and environmental conditions, depth, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Techno-economic and environmental analysis of digestate treatment after anaerobic digestion process

Morteza Hosseinpour; Ali Nazari; Mahdi Rezaei

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.347330.1390

Abstract
  In this study, the effect of digestate treatment after anaerobic digestion (AD) process in two scenarios have been analyzed for an industrial diary unit in the United States. The first scenario involves production of liquid fertilizer and compost while the other scenario lacks from such treatment process. ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Investigation of the Height Distribution Effect of Residential Complex Blocks on Optimization of Cooling and Heating Loads (Tehran, District 9)

Zeinab Ghasemi Sangi; Abbas Tarkashvand; Hanieh Sanaeian

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.344678.1380

Abstract
  The height of buildings is one of the main features of urban configuration that affects energy consumption. However, to our knowledge, the complexity of relationships between the height parameters and energy use in urban blocks is poorly understood. In this context, the present study investigates the ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Enhancement of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid extractions into Bio-plastic Production from Renewable Sources

Payam Ghorbannezhad; Behnam Dehbandi; Imtiaz Ali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.353576.1415

Abstract
  Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) is recognized as a valuable product of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) derived from cellulosic materials as an abundant renewable source. It could find future bioplastic application if a feasible separation process is developed. To find a commercially available solvent, FDCA ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Prediction of Anthropogenic Greenhouse Gas Emissions via Manure Management in Indonesia and Alternative Policies for Indonesian Livestock Development

Nur Ainia; Widi Hastomoa; Ratna Yulika Go

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.354796.1423

Abstract
  The percentage of production and utilization of hydrocarbon resources from the livestock sector has raised concerns regarding the worldwide issue of global warming. A total CH4 emissions 78.3% from enteric fermentation and waste management. Meanwhile, N2O emissions are 75–80% of total agricultural ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Experimental Investigations into Effective Parameters for Improvement of Current Density in Microbial Fuel Cells

Mina Bahraminasab; Hamed Moqtaderi; Atiyeh Kiaeinejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.357225.1435

Abstract
  Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) represent an environmentally-friendly approach to generating electricity, but the need to study variation parameters to find improvement conditions has been an important challenge for decades. In this study, a single-chamber MFC was designed to investigate the key parameters ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Efficiency Assessment and Optimization of Solar Organic Rankine Cycle for Combined Heat and Power Generation for a Residential Building: Case Study of Baghdad City, Iraq

Mohammed Ali Sami Mahmood; Sergei Kuzmin

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.360155.1440

Abstract
  Solar Organic Rankine Cycle (SORC) is a successful approach to sustainable development and exploiting clean energy sources. The research aims to improve and evaluate the energy efficiency of the SORC for combined heat and power generation for a residential home under the climatic conditions of Baghdad, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Biomass Energy Production in Loka Abaya District, Sidama Region Southern Ethiopia

Ararsa Derese Seboka; Fiseha Bekele Teshome; Motuma Tolera Feyissa

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.334270.1346

Abstract
  This study was conducted in the Loka Abaya District of Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia to assess the environmental impacts of biomass energy production with particular emphasis on charcoal and firewood. The data collection was undertaken using the questionnaire survey administered to 186 randomly selected ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigation of Wind Speed to Generate Energy Using Machine Learning Algorithms Approach over Selected Nigerian Stations

Francis Olatunbosun Aweda; Segun Adebayo; Adetunji Ayokunnu Adeniji; Timothy Kayode Samson; Jacob Adebayo Akinpelu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.354698.1422

Abstract
  Wind energy has been identified as a critical component in the growth of all countries throughout the world. Nigeria has been identified as having energy issues as a result of poor maintenance of hydro and thermal energy generating stations. As a result, the current study uses some machine learning approaches ...  Read More

Review Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Review on Recent Advancements in Indirect Solar Drying of Agricultural Products

Dnyaneshwar S. Malwad; Deepak C. Sonawane

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.361949.1452

Abstract
  Preserving food from harvest to consumer level is a challenge in the agriculture sector. Drying is a crucial post-harvest technique that lowers moisture to levels suitable for storage. Solar drying is a traditional renewable energy drying process.  Different solar drying methods have been developed ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Techno-Environmental Analysis of Hybrid Energy System for Offshore Oil Rig Black Start

Abraham Olatide Amole; Adebimpe Oluwaseun Adeyeye; Daniel Oluwaseun Akinyele; Kehinde Adeleye Makinde; Stephen Oladipo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.350408.1402

Abstract
  The use of Diesel Generators (DGs) and gas turbines to power oil rigs is characterized by pollution due to the emission of harmful gases like carbon dioxide, very high noise levels, high maintenance costs, and the inability to start the platform if the DG fails. Offshore wind energy generation system ...  Read More

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