Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Evaluation of Power Performance of a PV Module with MPPT Solution Using MATLAB Simulation

Md. Tamim Hossain; Md. Atiqur Rahman; Suman Chowdhury

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 101-107

  In the context of increasing emission of greenhouse gasses in the environment due to fossil fuel burning, this paper attempts to describe the significance of Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) by investigating the power performance of photovoltaic modules with MATLAB simulation. MPPT algorithm was employed ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Assessing and Evaluating Reliability of Single-Stage PV Inverters

Aryan Tabrizi; Mehdi Rahmani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 20-27

  Reliability is an essential factor in Photovoltaic (PV) systems. Solar power has become one of the most popular renewable power resources in recent years. Solar power has drawn attention because it is free and almost available worldwide. Moreover, the price of maintenance is lower than other power resources. ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
A Multi-Scenario Zero-Energy Building Techno-Economic Case Study Analysis for a Renovation of a Residential Building

Mohammad Ameri; Arian Gerami

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 10-26

  According to the previous pieces of research, the building sector consumes about 40 % of total yield energy and produce one-third of GHG pollution emission. This point shows the significant potential in two aspects of energy optimization and pollution reduction in this field. The purpose of this research ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Factors Affecting Photovoltaic Technology Application in Decentralized Electricity Production in Iran: a Conceptual Framework

Masoud Rezaei; Alireza Boushehri; Naser Bagheri Moghaddam

Volume 5, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 27-41

  Using a variety of solar power plants is one of the solutions governments use to respond to energy and sustainable development needs. While Iran has a strong potential for using solar energy, the application of solar energy, especially through PV technology, has been limited due to the country’s ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Finding the Minimum Distance from the National Electricity Grid for the Cost-Effective Use of Diesel Generator-Based Hybrid Renewable Systems in Iran

Marzieh Moein; Somayeh Pahlavan; Mehdi Jahangiri; Akbar Alidadi Shamsabadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2018, , Pages 8-22

  The electricity economy and its excessive consumption have become one of the main concerns of the Iranian government for many years. This issue, along with recent droughts, shows the need to use renewable energy that is free and clean and does not require water. In addition, due to the high cost of cable-laying ...  Read More

Multi-objective Optimization of PV-SOFC-GT-Electrolyser Hybrid System

Saber Sadeghi; Mehran Ameri

Volume 2, Issue 2 , April 2015, , Pages 47-58

  This study shows the design of a new hybrid power generation system, photovoltaic panel (PV)–coupled solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC) and gas turbine (GT)–electrolyser. Three objectives (cost, pollutant emissions, and reliability), which are usually in conflict, are considered simultaneously. ...  Read More