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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:

Energy generation; Energy storage; Energy conversion; Distribution; Management (economics, policies, and planning) and Environmental sustainability.

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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
Evaluating the Performance of a Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System Integrated with Photovoltaic-Thermal Collectors

Sara Taheri; Ahmadreza Faghih Khorasani; Mohsen Mozafari Shamsi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 1-9


  Desalination stands out as a prominent method for obtaining fresh water from saltwater sources. The focus of this study revolves around a dehumidifier-dehumidifier system within a closed air-open water desalination framework, exploring two distinct modes: one without integration with solar collectors ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Experimental Investigation on the Single Slope Desalination with Finned Pond for Four Different Saline Water Types

Yuvaperiyasamy Mayilsamy; Senthilkumar Natarajan; Deepanraj Balakrishnan

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 10-17


  This experimental study investigates the performance of a single-slope solar desalination with a finned pond, considering varying glass cover angles, water depths, and the usage of sensible and latent heat materials for four different saline water types. Conventional solar stills (CSS) produce less distillate; ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Review on Classical and Emerging Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithms for Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Nikita Gupta; Mahajan Sagar Bhaskar; Sanjay Kumar; Dhafer J. Almakhles; Tarun Panwar; Abhinav Banyal; Aanandita Sharma; Akanksha Nadda

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 18-29


  The sun serves as the primary energy source, providing our planet with the essential energy for sustaining life. To efficiently harness this energy, photovoltaic cells, commonly known as PV cells, are employed. These cells convert the solar energy they receive into electrical energy. The operational ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Enhanced LVRT and HVRT Capability of Grid Tied PMSG Based Wind Energy System Using Active Disturbance Rejection Controller

Sagiraju Dileep Kumar Varma; Sarathbabu Sri Satya Sita Rama Duvvuri; Omkar Koduri; Srikanth Venkata Malladi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 30-46


  The widespread integration of wind energy poses numerous challenges, including ride-through capability issues, stability concerns, and power quality issues within the utility grid. Additionally, the inherent non-linear nature of wind energy systems, coupled with internal dynamics like model uncertainties, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Study on Performance and Energy Balance of a U-Shape Flow Biomass Gasification System

Tsutomu Dei; Hossen Iddi Kayumba; Julius Agaka Yusufu

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 47-58


  This research explores biomass gasification for power generation in rural areas of developing countries, utilizing a 20 kW U-flow-shaped gasification system developed at Ashikaga University. While small-scale power systems typically rely on reciprocating or modified diesel engines, which face issues ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improving the Energy Performance of an Evacuated Tube Solar Collector Water Heater Using Compound Parabolic Concentrator: an Experimental Study

Mahdi Pourbafrani; Hossein Ghadamian; Mohammad Aminy; Meisam Moghadasi; Masoud Mardani; Mohammad Akrami; Amir houshang Khaki; Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sadr

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 59-67


  Evacuated tube solar collectors (ETSC) are widely utilized in both domestic and industrial solar water heaters (SWH) due to their commendable thermal performance and straightforward installation. However, a significant challenge associated with ETSC lies in the fact that half of the collector remains ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Implementation of New Stepped Square Pyramid Solar Still for Desalinating Seawater in The Climate of Upper Egypt

Ahmed H. Mohammed; Ahmed N. Shmroukh; Nouby M. Ghazaly; Abd Elnaby Kabeel

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 67-74


  In the present study, a modified pyramid-solar-still (MPSS) with new multiple stepped basin areas was investigated in the weather conditions of Qena, Egypt, at a location of (Latitude: 26.16°, Longitude: 32.71°). Boosting the output of the pyramid solar still is the primary focus of the proposed ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Optimizing Photovoltaic Arrays: A Novel Approach to Maximize Power Output in Varied Shading Patterns

Zaiba Ishrat; Ankur Kumar Gupta; Seema Nayak

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 75-88


  The rapid rise in electrical energy demand and the depletion of fossil fuels have created a market for renewable energy. Among all the renewable energy resources, the most popular is solar energy, perceived as pollution-free, easily accessible, and low maintenance. In non-uniform solar irradiation or ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A Study on the Kinetics and Effects of Three Combustion Fuels on Retort Carbonization of Corn Husk and Cob

Mubarak A. Amoloye; Sulyman Age Abdulkareem; Adewale George Adeniyi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 89-101


  The drive to move away from fossil fuels and related products has drawn significant attention to biomass and biomass-related products in recent times. This study reports the effect of three forest biomass sources namely acacia auriculiformis, terminalia randii, and delonix regia as combustion fuels in ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
An In-Depth Analysis of Sustainable Approaches, Conventional Techniques, and Policy Frameworks for Managing Municipal Solid Waste in India

Karishma Suresh; Saravanan Anbalagan; Yaashikaa Ponnambalam Ragini; Vickram Agaram Sundaram

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 102-117


  The concentration of India's population has presented the country with various challenges regarding the exponential growth of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW). Globally, the increasing volumes of rubbish have made waste management both environmentally and socially burdensome. The development of safe and renewable ...  Read More

Research Note Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Developing a New Model to Optimize Thermal Insulation Thickness for Building Energy Efficiency

Nima Amani

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 118-131


  Building insulation stands out as one of the most widely employed strategies to enhance energy efficiency in the building sector. Increasing the thickness of thermal insulation is a conventional approach to meet the design requirements of these structures. In this study, a novel approach to augment the ...  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


  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

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


  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

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


  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
An Overview of Hydroelectric Power Plant: Operation, Modeling, and Control

Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , July 2020, , Pages 14-28


  Renewable energy provides twenty percent of electricity generation worldwide. Hydroelectric power is the cheapest way to generate electricity today. It is a renewable source of energy and provides almost one-fifth of electricity in the world. Also, it generates electricity using a renewable natural resource ...  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


  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 Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Mechanical and Microstructural Properties of Bio-composite Produced from Recycled Polystyrene/chicken Feather Biochar

Adewale George Adeniyi; Kingsley O. Iwuozor; Ebuka Chizitere Emenike; Comfort A. Adeyanju; Samuel Ogunniyi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 01 April 2024


  Polystyrene waste is a significant environmental problem, and recycling and repurposing it can reduce its impact on the environment. Chicken feather biochar, on the other hand, is a by-product of the poultry industry and can be repurposed to produce bio-composites. The goal of this work was to turn waste ...  Read More

Review Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A Comprehensive Review of the Multidimensional Nanostructural Properties of Graphene Carbon Nitride as a Supercapacitor Electrode

Mahdi Saadati pour; Mona Zamani Pedram

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 13 January 2024


  This abstract offers a comprehensive review of recent advancements in Graphene Carbon Nitride (GCN) as a highly promising electrode material for supercapacitors. GCN boasts exceptional advantages, including abundant availability, a metal-free composition, high nitrogen content, and remarkable environmental ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Comparative Study of Thermal Behavior and Kinetics of the Rice Husk, Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) for Pyrolysis

Divya Bisen; Ashish Pratap Singh Chouhan; Raja Mohan Sakthivel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2024


  Recently, waste materials have garnered attention for their potential in providing clean and affordable energy through thermochemical conversion techniques. They play a significant role in transforming waste into eco-friendly energy, but the proper selection of materials is crucial for successful thermochemical ...  Read More

Review Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A Comprehensive Review of Most Competitive Maximum Power Point Tracking Techniques for Enhanced Solar Photovoltaic Power Generation

Hassan Z. Al Garni; Arunachalam Sundaram; Anjali Awasthi; Rahul Chandel; Salwan Tajjour; Shyam Singh Chandel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 February 2024


  A major design challenge for a grid-integrated photovoltaic power plant is to generate maximum power under varying loads, irradiance, and outdoor climatic conditions using competitive algorithm-based controllers. The objective of this study is to review experimentally validated advanced maximum power ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Analysis of Accelerated Weathering and Mechanical Properties of HDPE Polymer Composites with Carbon Black and Zinc Oxide Nanoparticles for Floating Solar Power Plants

Mohammed Wasim khan; Rai Sujit Nath Sahai

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 April 2024


  The research aimed to create a composite material for the floaters used in floating solar power plants. High-density polyethylene (HDPE) was combined with 1, 1.5, 2, and 2.5% of carbon black (CB) and 1,2,and 3% of zinc oxide (ZnO). Mechanical tests were carried out after accelerated weathering for 311, ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Asymmetric Effects of Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy and Economic Growth on CO2 Emission in MINT Countries (1990-2022)

EMMANUEL SAMUEL UDO; OKEZIE IKEH; Abner Ishaku Prince; Victor Inim Edet; James Agama Emiesefia; Boniface L Akpan; Enobong Ekaetor Akpan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 May 2024


  This study explores the energy efficiency, renewable energy, and economic growth nexus on CO2 emissions in the MINT countries of Mexico, Indonesia, Nigeria, and Turkey from 1990-2023. Despite the significance of energy efficiency in environmental policy formulation, the heavy reliance on fossil energy ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Renewable Energy Consumption, Trade Openness and Climate Change in Asian Emerging Market Countries

Azwardi Azwardi; Sri Andaiyani; Rasyida Pertiwi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 May 2024


  Renewable energy plays an essential role in diminishing carbon emissions, which can be harmful to climate change and pose a threat to our lives. Therefore, this study has the main objective of examining the nexus of renewable energy consumption, trade openness, and climate change. The data used is panel ...  Read More

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