Advanced Energy Technologies
Green Synthesis of Heteroatom Doped Graphene from Natural and Chemical Precursors for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani; Leila Samiee

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 1-11

  In the present work, natural biomass and chemical materials were applied as the heteroatom resources for modifying the Porous Graphene (PG) structure by pyrolysis method at 900 ºC. The physical and chemical characterizatons were performed by means of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Brunauer–Emmett–Teller ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Renewable Energy-Based Systems on a Residential Scale in Southern Coastal Areas of Iran: Trigeneration of Heat, Power, and Hydrogen

Mehdi Jahangiri; Fatemeh Karimi Shahmarvandi; Reza Alayi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 67-76

  The use of small-scale Combined Heat and Power (CHP) to meet the electrical and thermal needs of buildings has grown exponentially and plans have been made in Iran to expand these systems. In view of the above, in the present work, for the first time, sensitivity analysis has been performed on the parameters ...  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
Investigation of the Synergism Effect and Electrocatalytic Activities of Pt and Ru Nanoparticles Supported on the Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT) for Methanol Oxidation Reaction (MOR)

Masoumeh Javaheri; Noushin Salman Tabrizi; Amir Rafizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , October 2020, , Pages 50-55

  Given that the catalyst and catalyst support properties have a key role to play in the electrochemical activity of fuel cells, in this research, the synergism effect of Pt and Ru nanoparticles reduced on catalyst support [synthesized Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT)] was investigated. The catalyst ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Numerical Investigation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Performance Enhancement by Geometrical Configuration Changing

Haleh Sadeghi; Iraj Mirzaei; Shahram Khalilaria; Sajad Rezazadeh; Mojtaba Rasouli Gareveran

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 41-48

  Among the renewable energy systems, fuel cells are of special significance about which more investigation is required. The principal goal of the present study is considering the effect of the geometry change on the fuel cell's performance. In this paper, a three-dimensional model of proton exchange membrane ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Implementation of Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (Anfis) for Performance Prediction of Fuel Cell Parameters

Ali Mostafaeipour; Mojtaba Qolipour; Hossein Goudarzi; Mehdi Jahangiri; Amir-Mohammad Golmohammadi; Mostafa Rezaei; Alireza Goli; Ladan Sadeghikhorami; Ali Sadeghi Sedeh; Seyad Rashid Khalifeh Soltani

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 7-15

  Fuel cells are potential candidates for storing energy in many applications; however, their implementation is limited due to poor efficiency and high initial and operating costs. The purpose of this research is to find the most influential fuel cell parameters by applying the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference ...  Read More

An overview of organic/inorganic membranes based on sulfonated poly ether ether ketone for application in proton exchange membrane fuel cells

Somayeh Sarirchi; S. Rowshanzamir

Volume 4, Issue 1 , February 2017, , Pages 46-60

  Nowadays, proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are the most promising green energy conversion devices for portable and stationary applications. Traditionally, these devices were based onperfluoro-sulfonic acid electrolytes membranes, given the commercial name Nafion. Nafion is the mostused electrolyte ...  Read More

Power and Fresh Water Production by Solar Energy, Fuel Cell, and Reverse Osmosis Desalination

Mohammad Ameri; Mojtaba Yoosefi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , February 2016, , Pages 25-34

  This paper presents sizing, energy management strategy, and cost analysis for a configuration consisting of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels, fuel cell (FC) storage system, and reverse osmosis (RO) desalination technology for combined power and fresh water production. In this system, PV is the main power ...  Read More