Advanced Energy Technologies
26. 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

Advanced Energy Technologies
27. Frequency Control of Islanded Microgrids Based on Fuzzy Cooperative and Influence of STATCOM on Frequency of Microgrids

Maryam Rahmani; Faramarz Faghihi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi; Seyed Mehdi Hosseini

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 27-33

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.94119

Abstract
  In this paper, the effect of a static synchronous compensator (STATCOM) influence on the frequency of islanded microgrids based on frequency control using fuzzy cooperative control is investigated. To achieve fast frequency control, instantaneous power balance between generation and consumption is inevitable, ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
28. Improved Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties of Artificial Graphite Anode Using Water-Based Binders in Lithium-Ion Batteries

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

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 34-39

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93555

Abstract
  In recent years, many studies have focused on the active materials of anodes to improve the performance of LIBs, while limited attention has been given to polymer binders, which act as inactive ingredients. However, polymer binders have amazing influence on the electrochemical performance of anodes. ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
29. An Experimental and Comparative Analysis of the Battery Charge Controllers in Off-Grid PV Systems

Mohammad Jafari; Hossein Ghadamian; Leila Seidabadi

Volume 5, Issue 4 , Autumn 2018, , Pages 46-53

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.95298

Abstract
  The study of the battery charge process as the only power storage agent in off-grid systems is of significant importance. The battery charge process has different modes, and the battery in these modes is dependent on the amount of charge. In order to charge the battery in off-grid systems, two charge ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
30. An Optimized Design of a Single Effect Absorption Solar Chiller for an Energy Consuming Optimized Designed Residential Building

Negin Maftouni; Kiana Motaghedi

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 1-9

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88701

Abstract
  Traditional fossil fuels, which are also depleting cause environmental problems. A significant portion of global energy consumption is due to building air conditioning systems. Nowadays, considerable attention is drawn to renewable and sustainable energy sources to support the energy requirements of ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
31. Modeling and Process Analysis of a Biomass Gasifier-Molten Carbonate Fuel Cell-Gas Turbine-Steam Turbine Cycle as a Green Hybrid Power Generator

Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 42-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93822

Abstract
  Fuel cell-based hybrid cycles that include conventional power generators have been created to modify energy performance and output power. In the present paper, integrated biomass gasification (IBG)-molten carbonate fuel cell (MCFC)-gas turbine (GT) and steam turbine (ST) combined power cycle is introduced ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
32. Development of Lifetime Prediction Model of Lithium-Ion Battery Based on Minimizing Prediction Errors of Cycling and Operational Time Degradation Using Genetic Algorithm

Mohammad Zarei-Jelyani; Mohammad Sarshar; Mohsen Babaiee; Nima Tashakor

Volume 5, Issue 3 , Summer 2018, , Pages 60-63

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.93531

Abstract
  Accurate lifetime prediction of lithium-ion batteries is a great challenge for the researchers and engineers involved in battery applications in electric vehicles and satellites.  In this study, a semi-empirical model is introduced to predict the capacity loss of lithium-ion batteries as a function ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
33. Numerical Study of Curved-Shape Channel Effect on Performance and Distribution of Species in a Proton-Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell: Novel Structure

Tuhid Pashaee Golmarz; Sajad Rezazadeh; Narmin Bagherzadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 10-21

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88506

Abstract
  In this paper, a three-dimensional, single-phase proton-exchange membrane fuel cell (PEMFC) is studied numerically. Finite volume method was used for solving the governing equations and, consequently, the numerical results were validated by comparing them with experimental data, which showed good agreement. ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
34. Design and Implementation of the Rotor Blades of Small Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine

Tamer Nabil; Mohamed Khairat Dawood; Tamer Mansour

Volume 5, Issue 2 , Spring 2018, , Pages 41-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88633

Abstract
  Since the renewable resources of energy have become extremely important, especially wind energy, scientists have begun to modify the design of the wind turbine components, mainly rotor blades. Aerodynamic design considered a major research field related to power production of a small horizontal wind ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
35. Finding the Minimum Distance from the National Electricity Grid for the Cost-Effective Use of Diesel Generator-Based Hybrid Renewable Systems in Iran

Marzieh Moein; Somayeh Pahlavan; Mehdi Jahangiri; Akbar Alidadi Shamsabadi

Volume 5, Issue 1 , Winter 2018, , Pages 8-22

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2018.88377

Abstract
  The electricity economy and its excessive consumption have become one of the main concerns of the Iranian government for many years. This issue, along with recent droughts, shows the need to use renewable energy that is free and clean and does not require water. In addition, due to the high cost of cable-laying ...  Read More

Advanced Energy Technologies
36. Reactive and Active Power Control of Grid WECS Based on DFIG and Energy Storage System under both Balanced and Unbalanced Grid Conditions

Neda Azizi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Volume 4, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 31-38

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2017.88330

Abstract
  This paper focuses on improving the active and reactive power control of Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS) by employing the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) and controlling the frequency and voltage regulation instantaneously. The proposed power control scheme is composed of two control loops ...  Read More