Advanced Energy Technologies
Predicting Solar Power Generation Based on the Combination of Meteorological Parameters in Iran: Neural Networks Approach

Abbas Ahmadi; Mahsa Zaman; Siab Mamipour

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 131-145

  Clean solar energy is one of the best sources of energy. Solar power plants can generate electricity in Iran due to their large number of sunny days. This paper presents a short-term forecasting approach based on artificial neural networks (ANNs) for selected solar power plants in Iran and ranks the ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Economics, Policies and Planning
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 , January 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
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 , July 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