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

  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

Estimation of Monthly Mean Daily Global Solar Radiation in Tabriz Using Empirical Models and Artificial Neural Networks

Hassan Ghasemi Mobtaker; Yahya Ajabshirchi; Seyed Faramarz Ranjbar; Mansour Matloobi; Morteza Taki

Volume 3, Issue 3 , August 2016, , Pages 21-30

  Precise knowledge ofthe amount of global solar radiation plays an important role in designing solar energy systems. In this study, by using 22-year meteorologicaldata, 19 empirical models were tested for prediction of the monthly mean daily global solar radiation in Tabriz. In addition, various ...  Read More