Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Trends of Progress in Setting up Biorefineries in Developing Countries: A Review of Bioethanol Exploration in Nigeria

Toyese Oyegoke; Emo Obadiah; Francis Adah; John E Oguche; Geoffrey T Timothy; Ismail A. Mantu; Abubakar D Ado

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 37-52

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.278037.1197

Abstract
  In recent times, limitations and adverse effects of fossil fuels have significantly attracted researchers' attention to green fuels worldwide, especially in developed nations. As a way of assessing this actualization of biorefineries establishment in developing nations, this report surveys the works ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Thermogravimetric and Kinetic Study of Pyrolysis of Corn Cob Biomass

Thenmozhia Pitchai; Rekha Babu; Saravanathamizhan Ramanujam; Iyappan Kuttalam

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 2019, , Pages 35-40

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102816

Abstract
  Agricultural residues are potential renewable biomass sources for bio-energy production. The objective of the work is to determine the pyrolysis kinetic parameters of corn cob biomass. Three different heating rates of 10, 20, and 30 °C/min were taken into account in the thermogravimetric analysis. ...  Read More

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

Ashkan Gholami; Aryan Tajik; Shahab Eslami; Majid Zandi

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95943

Abstract
  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
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 , April 2018, , Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88495

Abstract
  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

The Effect of Storage on Some Properties of Groundnut Shell Biomass Briquettes

Olatunda Ajani Oyelaran

Volume 2, Issue 1 , February 2015, , Pages 32-35

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2015.70062

Abstract
  The effect of storage time on some properties of groundnut shell briquette with 5, 10, 15 and 20% binder (cassava gel) was studied. The briquettes were prepared using a motorized briquetting machine. The moisture content, durability rating, water penetration, calorific value and the ash content were ...  Read More