Advanced Energy Technologies
1. 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 , Winter 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

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. An Investigation on Performance of Shrouding a Small Wind Turbine with a Simple Ring in a Wind Tunnel

Nemat Keramat Siavasha; Gholamhasan Najafi; Teymour Tavakoli; Barat Ghobadian; Esmail Mahmoodi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 49-56

  Ducted wind turbines are a kind of small wind turbine having a diffuser or any other shape around the rotor which increases the air flow through the blades and absorbs more power. In the present study, a small wind turbine was ducted with a relatively simple ring and its performance was investigated ...  Read More

3. The Ranking of Southern Ports and Islands of Iran for Seawater Desalination Plants Using ELECTRE III Method

Ali Mostafaeipour; Mohammad Saidi-Mehrabad; Mostafa Rezaei; Mojtaba Qolipour

Volume 4, Issue 2 and 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 10-22

    The energy insecurity, environmental pollution, climate change and even reduced rainfall in some countries are prime examples of consequences of the world’s excessive reliance on fossil fuels. This study suggests that in some southern islands and coastal areas of Iran, two such problems, ...  Read More

4. Sliding-Mode-based Improved Direct Active and Reactive Power Control of Doubly Fed Induction Generator under Unbalanced Grid Voltage Condition

Gholam Reza Arab Markadeh; Nasrin Banimehdi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , Spring 2016, , Pages 24-34

  This paper proposes an improved direct active and reactive power control (DPC) strategy for a grid-connected doubly fed induction generator (DFIG) based wind-turbine system under unbalanced grid voltage condition. The method produces required rotor voltage references based on the sliding mode control ...  Read More

5. Assessment of Wind Energy Use to Store the Water for Generation Power with Two Stage Optimization Method

Mojtaba Tahani; Pouria Servati; Ahmad Hajinezhad; Younes Noorollahi; Emad Ziaee

Volume 2, Issue 2 , Spring 2015, , Pages 23-28

  In recent years, energy predicament and environmental problems in the world caused by fossil fuels combustion make us to pay serious attention to optimizing energy consumption and using renewable energies. One of the potential renewable energies which can be helpful in electricity generation is harness ...  Read More