Advanced Energy Technologies
Optimal Location and Sizing of Wind Turbines and Photovoltaic Cells in the Grid for Load Supply Using Improved Genetic Algorithm

Ming Hung Lin; Juin Hung Lin; Mamdouh El Haj Assad; Reza Alayi; Seyed Reza Seyednouri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 12 January 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327250.1321

Abstract
  The optimal combination of distributed generation units in recent years has been designed to improve the reliability of distributed generation systems as well as to reduce losses in electrical distribution systems. In this research, the improved Genetic Algorithm has been proposed as a powerful optimization ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Potential for Battery Energy Storage System in Zimbabwe

G Njovana Allen; Wenying Yu; Qiying Shen; Jiarui Li; Yanyan Zhu; Yongsheng Liu

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 20 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.294957.1230

Abstract
  This study aims to assess the potential of coupling solar PV power plants with Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to curtail load-shedding and provide a stable and reliable baseload power generation in Zimbabwe. Data from geographical surveys, power plant proposals, and investment information from ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Investigation of the enhancement of thermophysical properties of new combinations of MWCNTs with several PCMs consisting of a type of paraffin in comparison with some mineral compounds (AN-MN-6H2O)

Seyed Amir Hassan Bathaei; Masoud Iranmanesh; Hossein Amiri; Hajir Kourki

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 28 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.339549.1363

Abstract
  Thermal Energy Storage (TES) for solar thermal systems has attracted great attention because of the intermittent availability of solar energy. In the current paper, new combinations of several Phase Change Materials (PCMs) including a type of paraffin and some mineral compounds like ammonium nitrate ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
An optimal master-slave model for stochastic planning of AC-DC hybrid distribution systems

Zeinab Sabzian-Molaee; Esmaeel Rokrok Rokrok; Meysam Doostizadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.323167.1309

Abstract
  In this study, a novel stochastic planning method is proposed for AC-DC hybrid distribution networks. The proposed approach is based on the graph theory, and the optimal AC-DC structure of the network is selected among the system spanning trees. The presented method is a Mixed Integer Nonlinear Programming ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Improving the Efficiency of a Cantilever Energy Scavenger

Mohammad Rahimzadeh; Hamid Samadi; Nikta Shams Mohammadi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.320113.1300

Abstract
  Energy harvesting from ambient vibrations using piezoelectric cantilevers is one of the most popular mechanisms for producing electrical energy. Recently, efforts have been made to improve the performance of energy harvesters. The output voltage dramatically depends on the geometrical and physical parameters ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
A Brief Overview of Microgrid Performance Improvements Using Distributed FACTS Devices

Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 27 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321435.1305

Abstract
  Distributed flexible ac transmission system (D-FACTS) is a light-weight version of FACTS, which it is easily allocated and costs less than flexible ac transmission system (FACTS) devices. They have potential benefits to improve the system stability and improvement in power quality in microgrid (MG). ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Investigation of a Set of Novel Heat Exchanger Configurations of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator to Improve the Energy Efficiency of Combined Cycle Power Plant

Mohammad Rasooli Mavini; Hassan Ali Ozgoli; Sadegh Safari

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.326260.1317

Abstract
  In this study, various configurations design of a Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) are examined to enhance energy efficiency of a Combined Cycle Power Plant (CCPP). A novel approach is used to investigate ten applicable configurations of a dual pressure Heat Recovery Steam Generator HRSG thoroughly ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Experimental Investigations into Effective Parameters for Improvement of Current Density in Microbial Fuel Cells

Mina Bahraminasab; Hamed Moqtaderi; Atiyeh Kiaeinejad

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.357225.1435

Abstract
  Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) represent an environmentally-friendly approach to generating electricity, but the need to study variation parameters to find improvement conditions has been an important challenge for decades. In this study, a single-chamber MFC was designed to investigate the key parameters ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Techno-Environmental Analysis of Hybrid Energy System for Offshore Oil Rig Black Start

Abraham Olatide Amole; Adebimpe Oluwaseun Adeyeye; Daniel Oluwaseun Akinyele; Kehinde Adeleye Makinde; Stephen Oladipo

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 30 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.350408.1402

Abstract
  The use of Diesel Generators (DGs) and gas turbines to power oil rigs is characterized by pollution due to the emission of harmful gases like carbon dioxide, very high noise levels, high maintenance costs, and the inability to start the platform if the DG fails. Offshore wind energy generation system ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Experimental study of phase change process of the paraffin as a PCM with copper foam and iron wool

Mohammad Saleh Barghi Jahromi; Vali Kalantar; Mohammad Sefid; Masoud Iranmanesh; Hadi Samimi Akhijahani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.365995.1483

Abstract
  Paraffin waxes are widely used as commercial organic heat storage phase change (PCM) for many applications due to their suitable properties; high heats of fusion, nonpoisonous, stable properties, no phase separation, and the phase process only results in a small volume change. Meanwhile, it suffers from ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Thermal Characterization of Eicosane/Graphite nano-Composite Based Phase Change Material

Ala Moradi; Hajar Es-haghi; Seyed Hassan Hashemabadi; Magid Haghgoo; Zahra Emami

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.362050.1454

Abstract
  Due to their high energy storage capacity, phase change materials (PCMs) have received significant attention as thermal energy storage systems. However, their low thermal conductivity reduces the rate of heat transfer. Incorporating nanoparticles into the matrix of PCM can be an efficient way to solve ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Application of thermal energy accumulators based on paraffin phase change materials in convective-vacuum impulsive drying units: A brief-focused overview of characteristics and thermal conductivity enhancement techniques

Mohammed Ali Sami Mahmood; Rodionov Yuriy Viktorovich; Shchegolkov Alexandr Viktorovich

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.370842.1501

Abstract
  Researchers worldwide are studying thermal energy storage with phase change materials because of their substantial benefits in the enhancement of energy efficiency of thermal drying systems. A two-stage convective-vacuum impulsive drying plant is a technology for the manufacturing of chemical and food ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Development of a Solar Energy Operated Weeder for Wetland Paddy Crop

Gunasagar Sahu; Hifjur Raheman

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 10-20

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.304080.1255

Abstract
  A solar energy operated two-row weeder was developed for weeding in wetland paddy crop. Its major components are power source, power transmission system, weeding wheels, and a float. The power source comprised a DC motor, solar panel, and power storage unit with maximum power point tracker and motor ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
The Problem of Resilient Stochastic Unit Commitment with Consideration of Existing Uncertainties Using the Rate of Change of Frequency

Moslem Geravandi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 34-47

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.306473.1262

Abstract
  The ability of power systems against severe events shows their increased resilience, which in turn reduces the operation costs and recovery time of the system. This study presents a new resilient stochastic unit commitment model using the frequency change rate as a new index of system resilience. Furthermore, ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
DC Microgrid Voltage Stability Through Inertia Enhancement Using a Bidirectional DC-DC Converter

Shokoofeh Bagheri; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 32-44

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.298032.1233

Abstract
  Today, the presence of energy storage systems along with the alternative nature of renewable energy sources has become undeniable and one of these types of systems is battery energy storage systems. The most important factor in studying the stability of DC microgrids (DCMGs) is the stabilization of the ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
A New Approach Based on RTV/SiO2 Nano coating to Tackling Environmental Pollution on Electrical Energy Distributions

Ashkan Zolriasatein; Zahra RajabiMashhadi; Majid Rezaei Abadchi; Nastaran Riahi Noori; Siamak Abyazi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 45-51

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.299858.1244

Abstract
  The crisis of contamination that leads to the accumulation of dust particles on insulation equipment and electrical insulators has disrupted the electricity grid. Electric discharge on infected insulators in wet conditions is a serious threat to the reliability of the grid, which can lead to grid failure ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
The Influence of Research and Development Activities and NanoFab Centers on Product Development in Nanotechnology: Focusing on Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic Technology

Amrollah Dehghani Sanij; Taghi Torabi; Abbas khamseh; Alireza Boushehri

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 87-100

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.292097.1222

Abstract
  This research aims to determine the influence of fundamental, applied, developmental research and Nanofabrication (NanoFab) centers on the final outcomes achieved by research and development activities, implying product development and value creation in nanotechnology. Data were collected through library ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Multi-Criteria Analysis of Biogas Feed Fuel Cell-Based Electricity Generation: Economic and Environmental Factors

Shafini Mohd Shafie; Zakirah Othman; A. Harits Nu'man; Nik Nurul Anis Nik Yusuf

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 101-104

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317755.1292

Abstract
  Penetration of renewable energy in the energy generation mix must be viewed from different angles. This issue shall not only cover the technological part, but also economic, environmental, and social criteria. The fuel cell provides huge potential with less reliance on fossil fuel-based electricity generation. ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Analytical Approach to Exploring the Missing Data Behavior in Smart Home Energy Consumption Dataset

Purna Prakash Kasaraneni; Pavan Kumar Yellapragada Venkata

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 37-48

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.313536.1277

Abstract
  Smart homes are considered to be the subset of smart grids that have gained widespread popularity and significance in the present energy sector. These homes are usually equipped with different kinds of sensors that communicate between appliances and the metering infrastructure to monitor and trace the ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Multi-Response Optimization of Tubular Microbial Fuel Cells Using Response Surface Methodology (RSM)

Maryam Keshavarz; Davod Mohebbi-Kalhori; Vajihe Yousefi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 49-58

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.290677.1218

Abstract
  Response surface methodology is employed to statistically identify the significance of three parameters of separator assembly arrangement, wastewater flow rate, and relative flow patterns of anode and cathode influencing the generation of power and coulombic efficiency of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs). ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Reduction of Low Frequency Oscillations Using an Enhanced Power System Stabilizer via Linear Parameter Varying Approach

Vahid Nazari; Mohammad Hossein Mousavi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 59-74

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.306909.1265

Abstract
  Over the past decades, power engineers have begun to connect power grids to other networks such as microgrids associated with renewable units using long transmission lines to provide higher reliability and greater efficiency in production and distribution besides saving resources. However, many dynamic ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Sustainability and Environmental Impact of Hydroxy Addition on a Light-Duty Generator Powered with an Ethanol–Gasoline Blend

Padmanabhan Sambandam; Parthasarathy Murugesan; Mohamed Iqbal Shajahan; Balaguru Sethuraman; Hussein Mohamed Abdelmoneam Hussein

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 82-92

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.299136.1241

Abstract
  Environmental sustainability encompasses various problems including climate change, clean air, renewable energy, non-toxic environments, and capacity to live in a healthy community. Many researchers focus their attention on alternative energy sources, such as ethanol and hydroxy gas, to enhance environmental ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Surface Modification of Copper Current Collector to Improve the Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties of Graphite Anode in Lithium-Ion Battery

Mohsen Babaiee; Mohammad Zarei-Jelyani; Shaghayegh Baktashian; Rahim Eqra

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 63-69

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.290435.1219

Abstract
  A mechanical technique was applied to the copper current collector of lithium-ion battery anode to improve interface adhesion between Cu foil and anode film. The mechanical and electrochemical performances of graphite anodes coated on Bare Cu Foil (BCF) and Modified Cu Foil (MCF) were evaluated. The ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
Performance Enhancement of Deep Violet InGaN Double Quantum Wells Laser Diodes with Quaternary Superlattice Barriers Structure

Ghasem Alahyarizadeh; Maryam Amirhoseiny; Majid Khorsandi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 106-111

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.300112.1246

Abstract
  The performance characteristics of InGaN Double-Quantum-Well (DQW) Laser Diodes (LDs) with different barrier structures were studied numerically by Integrated System Engineering Technical Computer-Aided Design (ISE TCAD) software. Three different kinds of structures of barriers including quaternary AlInGaN ...  Read More

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

Sedigheh Sadegh Hassani; Leila Samiee

Volume 8, Issue 4 , October 2021, , Pages 1-11

https://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