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

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 1-9

  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

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
Spatial Study for Determining the Optimum Scenario for Generating Solar Electricity by Predicting the Land-Use Changes: Case of Alborz Province, Iran

Ali Khatibi; Mohammad Hossein Jahangir; Fatemeh Razi Astaraiea

Volume 8, Issue 2 , April 2021, , Pages 81-90

  Land-use change is one of the most important spatial phenomena that can affect the usage of energy technologies. In this study, land-use change in barren and residential areas in Alborz province in Iran was modeled using the cellular automata combined with the Markov Chain from 2001 to 2031. Due to adaptability ...  Read More