Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Evaluating the Performance of a Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System Integrated with Photovoltaic-Thermal Collectors

Sara Taheri; Ahmadreza Faghih Khorasani; Mohsen Mozafari Shamsi

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 1-9

  Desalination stands out as a prominent method for obtaining fresh water from saltwater sources. The focus of this study revolves around a dehumidifier-dehumidifier system within a closed air-open water desalination framework, exploring two distinct modes: one without integration with solar collectors ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Experimental Investigation on the Single Slope Desalination with Finned Pond for Four Different Saline Water Types

Yuvaperiyasamy Mayilsamy; Senthilkumar Natarajan; Deepanraj Balakrishnan

Volume 11, Issue 2 , April 2024, , Pages 10-17

  This experimental study investigates the performance of a single-slope solar desalination with a finned pond, considering varying glass cover angles, water depths, and the usage of sensible and latent heat materials for four different saline water types. Conventional solar stills (CSS) produce less distillate; ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Multi-Objective Optimization of the Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System for Productivity and Size

Amir Reza Khedmati; Mohammad Behshad Shafii

Volume 7, Issue 1 , February 2020, , Pages 1-11

  The humidification-dehumidification system is one of the desalination technologies that can utilize non-fossil thermal sources and requires insignificant input energy. This system is usually suitable for rural areas and places far from the main sources of energy. The purpose of this study is to obtain ...  Read More

Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Efficiency of Low-Pressure Reverses Osmosis (RO) in Desalination and TOC Removal from Caspian Seawater and Tajan River

Laleh R. Kalankesh; Mohammad Ali Zazouli; Ahmad Mansouri

Volume 6, Issue 3 , July 2019, , Pages 32-37

  Water scarcity is a critical issue in Caspian Sea regions of Iran. Thus, people may use polluted water or saline brackish groundwater, estuarine water or seawater. This paper deals with the application of Low-Pressure reverse osmosis (RO) for removing salt and Total Organic Carbon (TOC) in synthetic ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Developing a CDI Desalination System on a Laboratory Scale Using Active Carbon Electrodes

Mohammad Sajjad Rostami; Morteza Khashehchi; Payam Zarafshan; Mohammad Hossein Kianmehr; Ehsan Pipelzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , April 2019, , Pages 30-37

  Capacitive deionization (CDI) is an emerging energy efficient, low-pressure and low-cost intensive desalination process that has recently attracted experts’ attention. The process is to explain that ions (cations and anions) can be separated by a pure electrostatic force imposed by a small bias ...  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