Advanced Energy Technologies
1. Green Synthesis of Heteroatom Doped Graphene from Natural and Chemical Precursors for Oxygen Reduction Reaction

Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani; Leila Samiee

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 June 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.255422.1157

Abstract
  In the present work, natural biomass and chemical materials were applied as the heteroatom resources for modifying the Porous Graphene (PG) structure by pyrolysis method at 900 ºC. The physical and chemical characterizatons were performed by means of Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM), Brunauer–Emmett–Teller ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
2. Production of Hydrogen Via Renewable Energy and Investigation of Water Molecular Changes During Electrolysis Process

Iessa Sabbe Moosa; Hussein A Kazem; Laila Masoud Rashid Al-Iessi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 03 August 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.260034.1167

Abstract
  Studies on renewable energy are essential topics that help find new energy sources to replace fossil sources and promote environment friendliness. Hydrogen is the most practical alternative energy carrier source that meets the mentioned purposes. The mass of hydrogen element in the Earth's water was ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
3. Performance Analysis of a Novel Compressed Carbon Dioxide Storage Model Integrated with Solar Energy

Samira Jafari; Mehran Ameri Mahabadi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 September 2021

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.272790.1188

Abstract
  As a result of growing energy demand, shortage of fossil fuel resources, climate change, and environmental protection, the need for renewable energy sources has been growing rapidly. However, there is an urgent need to cope with intermittency and fluctuation of renewable energies. Various energy storage ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
4. Effects of PCM Mass on Heat Dynamics and Thermal Performance of Solar Air Heaters: A Numerical and Analytical Study

Ehsan Hasan Zaim; Hadi Farzan

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 45-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.259570.1169

Abstract
  Utilizing thermal storage units such as Phase Change Materials (PCMs) is a suitable approach to improving Solar Air Heaters (SAHs). The present study tries to assess the effects of PCM mass values on the heat dynamics and thermal performance of SAHs. To this aim, an analytical thermodynamic model was ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
5. 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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.245232.1140

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
6. Optimization of Pyrolysis Temperature and Particle Size on the Phenols and Hemicellulose Fast Pyrolysis Products in a Tandem Micro-Pyrolyzer

Payam Ghorbannezhad; Maryam Abbasi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 68-74

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.255248.1155

Abstract
  Fast pyrolysis of sugarcane bagasse was investigated in a tandem micro-pyrolyzer. The effects of temperature and particle size on the phenolic compounds and hemicellulose products distribution were examined during fast pyrolysis process. For this, changes in the micro-reactor parameters were made (particle ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
7. The Effect of Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Configuration Changing from Straight to Cylindrical State on Performance and Mass Transport: Numerical Procedure

Tuhid Pashaee Golmarz; Sajadollah Rezazadeh; Maryam Yaldagard; Narmin Bagherzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 39-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.253825.1152

Abstract
  In the present work, a Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) as a three-dimensional and single phase was studied. Computational fluid dynamics and finite volume technique were employed to discretize and solve a single set of flow fields and electricity governing equations. The obtained numerical ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
8. A Factorial Study of the Effect of Rhamnolipid and Stirring on the Electricity Production, Desalination, and Wastewater Treatment Efficiencies of a Five-Chamber Microbial Desalination Cell

Abubakari Zarouk Imoro; Moses Mensah; Richard Buamah

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 54-60

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.243765.1137

Abstract
  This study was conducted to improve the voltage production, desalination, and COD removal efficiencies of a five-chamber Microbial Desalination Cell (MDC). To do this, rhamnolipid was added to anolytes only and catholytes stirred to determine the effects of these factors on the MDC activity. This was ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
9. Evaluation a Hybrid Passive Cooling System for a Building Using Experimental and Commercial Software (Design Builder)

Mahnoosh Eghtedari; Abbas Mahravan

Volume 8, Issue 2 , Spring 2021, , Pages 74-80

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.239940.1131

Abstract
  Increasing fossil fuel consumption in the building, especially in the air-conditioning sector, has increased environmental pollution and global warming. In this research, a zero-energy passive system was designed to ventilate the building and provide comfortable conditions for people in the summer. A ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
10. Hydrogen Recovery in an Industrial Chlor-Alkali Plant Using Alkaline Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Boiler Techniques: Techno-Economic Assessment and Emission Estimation

Leila Samiee; Fatemeh Goodarzvand-Chegini; Esmaeil Ghasemikafrudi; Kazem Kashefi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , Winter 2021, , Pages 49-57

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.236413.1124

Abstract
  Some chemical processes, like the chlor-alkali industry, produce a considerable amount of hydrogen as by-product, which is wasted and vented to the atmosphere. Hydrogen waste can be recovered and utilized as a significant clean energy resource in the processes. This paper describes the thermodynamic ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
11. Investigation of the Synergism Effect and Electrocatalytic Activities of Pt and Ru Nanoparticles Supported on the Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT) for Methanol Oxidation Reaction (MOR)

Masoumeh Javaheri; Noushin Salman Tabrizi; Amir Rafizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2020, , Pages 50-55

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.234091.1116

Abstract
  Given that the catalyst and catalyst support properties have a key role to play in the electrochemical activity of fuel cells, in this research, the synergism effect of Pt and Ru nanoparticles reduced on catalyst support [synthesized Carbon Aerogel-Carbon Nanotube (CA-CNT)] was investigated. The catalyst ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
12. An Overview of Hydroelectric Power Plant: Operation, Modeling, and Control

Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 14-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.221567.1087

Abstract
  Renewable energy provides twenty percent of electricity generation worldwide. Hydroelectric power is the cheapest way to generate electricity today. It is a renewable source of energy and provides almost one-fifth of electricity in the world. Also, it generates electricity using a renewable natural resource ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
13. Energy Simulation and Management of the Main Building Component Materials Using Comparative Analysis in a Mild Climate Zone

Nima Amani

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 29-46

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.227079.1101

Abstract
  Must limited energy resources and the need for energy saving make the design of buildings more efficient in terms of energy consumption. For this reason, proper orientation of buildings, use of sunlight, natural ventilation, application of consumable materials are factors that help reduce heat and cooling ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
14. Quantification of Thermal Energy Performance Improvement for Building Integrated Photovoltaic Double-Skin Façade Using Analytical Method

Mahdi Shakouri; Alireza Noorpoor; Hossein Ghadamian

Volume 7, Issue 3 , Summer 2020, , Pages 56-66

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.228559.1105

Abstract
  This study presents an analytical method for quantifying the improvement of thermal energy performance of a building integrated photovoltaic double-skin façade. The system was suggested as a retrofit measure for an existing building in Tehran. The effect of thermal performance was analyzed through ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
15. A Review of Application of Experimental Design Techniques Related to Dark Fermentative Hydrogen Production

Fatemeh Boshagh; Khosrow Rostami

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 27-42

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.106767

Abstract
  The current review purpose is to present a general overview of different experimental design methods that are applied to investigate the effect of key factors on dark fermentation and are efficient in predicting the experimental data for biological hydrogen production. The methods of two levels full ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
16. Electrochemical Modeling and Techno-Economic Analysis of Solid Oxide Fuel Cell for Residential Applications

Sadegh Safari; Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 7, Issue 1 , Winter 2020, , Pages 40-50

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.105451

Abstract
  In this paper, an electrochemical model was developed to investigate the performance analysis of a Solid Oxide Fuel Cell (SOFC). The curves of voltage, power, efficiency, and the generated heat of cell have been analyzed to accomplish a set of optimal operating conditions. Further, a sensitivity analysis ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
17. Thermochemical Heat Storage Properties of Co3O4-X wt % Al2O3 and Co3O4-X wt % Y2O3 Composites (X=1, 2, 5, 8, 10)

Azin Hasanvand; Mehdi Pourabdoli; Ahmad Ghaderi Hamidi

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 27-34

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102483

Abstract
  The effect of Al2O3 (1-10 wt %) and Y2O3 (1-10 wt %) additions on thermochemical heat storage properties of Co3O4/CoO system was investigated by thermogravimetry, XRD, and SEM analyses. Results showed that the addition of Al2O3 to Co3O4 at constant 8 h mechanical activation improved the redox cycle stability ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
18. Numerical Investigation of Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Performance Enhancement by Geometrical Configuration Changing

Haleh Sadeghi; Iraj Mirzaei; Shahram Khalilaria; Sajad Rezazadeh; Mojtaba Rasouli Gareveran

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 41-48

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102828

Abstract
  Among the renewable energy systems, fuel cells are of special significance about which more investigation is required. The principal goal of the present study is considering the effect of the geometry change on the fuel cell's performance. In this paper, a three-dimensional model of proton exchange membrane ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
19. Implementation of Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Inference System (Anfis) for Performance Prediction of Fuel Cell Parameters

Ali Mostafaeipour; Mojtaba Qolipour; Hossein Goudarzi; Mehdi Jahangiri; Amir-Mohammad Golmohammadi; Mostafa Rezaei; Alireza Goli; Ladan Sadeghikhorami; Ali Sadeghi Sedeh; Seyad Rashid Khalifeh Soltani

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 7-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.98989

Abstract
  Fuel cells are potential candidates for storing energy in many applications; however, their implementation is limited due to poor efficiency and high initial and operating costs. The purpose of this research is to find the most influential fuel cell parameters by applying the adaptive neuro-fuzzy inference ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
20. Aluminum Hydroxide-Based Flame-Retardant Composite Separator for Lithium-Ion Batteries

Ashkan Nahvi Bayani; Mohammad Hadi Moghim; Saeed Bahadorikhalili; Abdolmajid Ghasemi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 15-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95923

Abstract
  Despite the extensive use of polyolefins, especially in the form of lithium-ion battery (LIB) separators, their flammability limits their large-scale battery applications. Therefore, the fabrication of flame-retardant LIB separators has attracted much attention in recent years. In this work, composite ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
21. Optimization and Experimental Approaches to the Direct Methanol Fuel Cell Stack Using a Response Surface Methodology

Shima Sharifi; Rahbar Rahimi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Can Ozgur Colpan

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 22-29

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95557

Abstract
  The power density of a direct methanol fuel cell (DMFC) stack as a function of temperature, methanol concentration, oxygen flow rate, and methanol flow rate was studied using a response surface methodology (RSM) to maximize the power density. The operating variables investigated experimentally include ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
22. 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 , Spring 2019, , Pages 30-37

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95902

Abstract
  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

Advanced Energy Technologies
23. Building Energy Optimization: Implementing Green Roof and Rainwater Harvester System for a Residential Building

Negin Maftouni; Minoo Askari

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 38-45

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.96023

Abstract
  Both energy and environmental criticisms push a society toward energy-efficient buildings with green technologies. Green roofs are of significant importance due to their remarkable role in decreasing the thermal loads ofbuildings, especially in summer, and also in sound insulation. Here in, the thermal ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
24. Equivalent Electrical Circuit Modeling of Ceramic-Based Microbial Fuel Cells Using the Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy (EIS) Analysis

Vajihe Yousefi; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Abdolreza Samimi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , Winter 2019, , Pages 21-28

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95555

Abstract
  The effect of the thickness of ceramic membrane on the productivity of microbial fuel cells (MFCs) was investigated with respect to the electricity generation and domestic wastewater treatment efficiencies. The thickest ceramic membrane (9 mm) gained the highest coulombic efficiency (27.58±4.2 ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
25. A New Sensitivity Study of Thermal Stress Distribution for a Planar Solid Oxide Fuel Cell

Imad-Eddine Fahs; Majid Ghasemi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 18-26

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.94175

Abstract
  Converting chemical energy into electricity is done by an electro-chemical device known as a fuel cell. Thermal stress is caused at high operating temperature between 700 oC to 1000 oC of SOFC. Thermal stress causes gas escape, structure variability, crack initiation, crack propagation, and cease operation ...  Read More