Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Sensitivity Analysis for 3E Assessment of BIPV System Performance in Abadan in Southwestern Iran

Sepideh Rahmati Dehkordi; Mehdi Jahangiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-12

  In Iran, due to the problems and constraints of fossil fuels and the need to maximize the use of solar potential, one of the best ways is the application of photovoltaic systems integrated with buildings. Due to the significant dependence of solar cell performance on the availability of radiation, it ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
The Effect of Roof Integrated Photovoltaic (RIPV) on Building Indoor Air in African Tropical Climate

Aloys Martial Ekoe A. Akata

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 53-62

  Photovoltaic energy has the potential to become one of the major energy sources used in the households in the tropical region of Africa, where the solar radiation intensity is abundant and almost constant over the year. Solar photovoltaic systems present many advantages when they are integrated in the ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Effect of Technological Mismatch on Photovoltaic Array: Analysis of Relative Power Loss

Stephen Ndubuisi Nnamchi; Onyinyechi Adanma Nnamchi; Kevin Nnanye Nwaigwe; Zaid Oluwadurotimi Jagun; Johnson Ugochukwu Ezenwankwo

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 77-89

  This study conducts a comparative evaluation of the performance of modules and the arrays under standard test conditions. An equivalent circuit model was developed alongside a computational scheme. The model input data were obtained from the manufacturer’s specification datasheets. They were used ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Applying Sliding-Mode Control to a Double-Stage Single-Phase Grid-Connected PV System

Seyed Ali Akbar Fallahzadeh; Navid Reza Abjadi; Abbas Kargar; Frede Blaabjerg

Volume 8, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 1-12

  This study investigates a new double-stage single-phase Grid-Connected (GC) Photo-Voltaic (PV) system. This PV system includes a DC-DC Positive Output Super Lift Luo Converter (POSLLC) and a single-phase inverter connected to a grid through an RL filter. Due to its advantages, the POSLLC was used between ...  Read More

Proposing New Algorithm for Modeling of Regenerative Fuel Cell (RFC) System

Hossein Ghadamian; Hassan Ali Ozgoli; Mojtaba Baghban Yousefkhani; Foad Farhani

Volume 3, Issue 4 , November 2016, , Pages 44-53

  Regenerative Fuel Cell (RFC) systems are used for the enhancement of sustainable energy aspect in conventional fuel cells. In this study, a photovoltaic-electrolyzer-fuel cell integrated cycle has been presented. The proposed system has been designed as a novel approach for alleviating the ...  Read More

An Intelligent PV Panel Structure to Extract the Maximum Power in Mismatch Irradiance

Abdolreza Esmaeli

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 2015, , Pages 25-31

  a new intelligent photovoltaic (PV) panel structure to extract the maximum power in mismatch irradiance is proposed. In conventional structures, difference of irradiance between series panels can cause the deviation of maximum power point. In this condition tracking MPP becomes difficult and reduces ...  Read More