Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. Energy Consumption Management of Commercial Buildings by Optimizing the Angle of Solar Panels

Nima Amani; Abdul Amir Reza Soroush

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 1-7

  One of the main reasons of environmental pollution is energy consumption in buildings. Today, the use of renewable energy sources is increasing dramatically. Among these sources, solar energy has favorable costs for various applications. This study examined a commercial building in a hot and humid climate. ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
2. Assessment of Optimum Renewable Energy System for the Somalia–Turkish Training and Research Hospital in Mogadishu

Sibel Dursun; Ercan Aykut; Bahtiyar Dursun

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 54-67

  Somalia–Turkish Training and Research Hospital in Mogadishu, is only powered by diesel generator currently. In this paper, the energy demand of this hospital is utilized by determining the optimum hybrid renewable energy generating system. By HOMER, a sensitivity analysis has been made with emphasis ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Bioethanol Production from Wastes: An Experimental Evaluating Study for Iran

Abolfazl Taherzadeh Fini; Abolfazl Fattahi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 86-93

  Energy crisis in the world motivates countries to hire new and renewable energies. One of the main and valuable renewable sources of energy is agricultural waste. This is widely disposed of through the world during the harvest, packing, and transportation. In many countries, agricultural waste is considerably ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
4. Solar PV Power Plant Site Selection Using GIS-FFDEA Based Approach with Application in Iran

Aychar Khajavi Pour; Mohammad Reza Shahraki; Faranak Hosseinzadeh Saljooghi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 28-43

  Photovoltaic energy is a good alternative to fossil fuels due to the abundance of solar energy. In this research, the criteria for locating photovoltaic solar power plants were identified using previous studies and experts’ views and by using the Delphi method based on five socioeconomic, topographic, ...  Read More

Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
5. Feasibility Study of Using Renewable Energies in the Water and Wastewater Industry (Case Study: Tehran Water and Wastewater Company)

Ensieh Ozgoli; Younes Noorollahi; Reza Arjmandi; Ali Mohammadi

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 21-29

  Climate change refers to any significant and long-term alterations in global or regional weather conditions. The impact of climate change on the industrial plans is enormous, while the water supply sector has been challenged to examine how it could continuously operate in the current situation. Optimization ...  Read More

Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
6. Assessing Economic, Social, and Environmental Impacts of Wind Energy in Iran with Focus on Development of Wind Power Plants

Hasan Hekmatnia; Ahmad Fatahi Ardakani; Armin Mashayekhan; Morteza Akbari

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 67-79

  As a key economic element, energy plays an important role in the development of societies. Economic growth and its urgent need for energy highlight the need for optimal energy use. Wind energy is an energy source that has become an increasingly common source of electricity. In this study, socio-economic ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
7. Foreign Direct Investment, Stock Market Development, and Renewable Energy Consumption: Case Study of Iran

Mahdieh Rezagholizadeh; Majid Aghaei; Omid Dehghan

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 8-18

  Concerning environmental pollution issues derived from fossil energy consumption, the application of renewable energies plays an important role in countries, especially in their energy sector policymaking. Since determining the relationship between different variables and renewable energy not only has ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
8. Economic Evaluation of Cooling Storage Warehouses in Hot and Dry Regions for Fruits Using Different Renewable Energies

Ali Mostafaeipour; Afsaneh Nasiri

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 18-32

  In hot and dry regions, air conditioning is used for many different applications like residential, industry, and agriculture and dairy products. This research studies the applicability of wind and solar energies for cooling fruit storage warehouse in the hot and dry region of Yazd in Iran. The studied ...  Read More

Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
9. Energy, Exergy, and Environmental Analysis and Optimization of Biodiesel Production from Rapeseed Using Ultrasonic Waves

Bahram Hosseinzadeh Samani; Marziyeh Ansari Samani; Rahim Ebrahimi; Zahra Esmaeili; Ali Ansari Ardali

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 51-61

  Due to limited oil reserves, the rising world fuel prices and environmental problems caused by the use of fossil fuels increase the tendency to use alternative fuels such as biodiesel and bioethanol. In this study, the evaluation of energy and exergy flow from seed planting to final production of biodiesel ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
10. Simultaneous Electricity Generation and Sulfur Removal by Electrogenic Sulfate Reducing Bacteria in BES System

Tahmineh Taheri Dezfouli; Reza Marandi; Morteza Kashefiolasl; Mozhgan Emtyazjoo; Maasomeh Javaheri

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 1-9

  The modern BioElectrochemical technologies can convert the energy stored in the chemical bonds of biodegradable organic materials to renewable electrical energy through the catalytic reactions of microorganisms while treating the waste waters. The present research was conducted to evaluate the efficiency ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
11. Feasibility Study of Renewable Energy Generation Opportunities for a Dairy Farm

Ashkan Gholami; Aryan Tajik; Shahab Eslami; Majid Zandi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 8-14

  The current study investigated the feasibility of renewable energy harvesting to meet the energy need of a dairy farm in Shahroud, Iran. Therefore, considering the available renewable resources including solar, wind, and biomass in the site and the electrical demand of the farm, the techno-economic and ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
12. Synthesis and Optimization Process of Ethylene Glycol-Based Biolubricant from Palm Kernel Oil (PKO)

Mohammed Ibrahim Shaba; Aliyu Mohammed; Dauda Solomon Musa; Balami Ayuba Audu; Yunusa Baba Katamba

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 1-9

  Internationally exploited lubricants are derived from coal and petroleum. Due to their high consumption and effects of their long-term pollution on the environment, it is imperative to use renewable and cheap feedstock for the synthesis of bio-based lubricants. This study presents the synthesis and optimization ...  Read More

13. Should Indians Pay more for Renewable Energy Based Electricity? - The Need for Evidence Based Consumer Tariffs for Electricity in India

Vasundhara Sen

Volume 4, Issue 2 and 3 , Summer 2017, , Pages 23-32

  India seeks to achieve 175 Giga-Watt (GW) of Renewable power by 2022. As of December 2017, out of 333 GW of total installed capacity of electricity, close to 62GW come from renewable sources. Meeting the set targets calls for augmentation of renewable energy based capacities as expeditiously as possible. ...  Read More

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

Mohammad Ameri; Mojtaba Yoosefi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , Winter 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

15. 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