Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Potential of Agricultural and Forestry By-Products in Peru

Roxana Isabel Bernaola Flores; Carmen Elena Flores Barreda; Diana Carolina Parada Quinayá; Ursula Fabiola Rodríguez Zúñiga

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

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.323731.1310

Abstract
  Reducing the demand for fossil fuels and the derived products can be achieved through the development of alternative energy sources. This work presents a countrywide study of the energy potential of lignocellulosic biomass sourced from agro-industrial by-products in the country of Peru. Ranking of the ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improvement of Frequency Stability in the Power System Considering Wind Turbine and Time Delay

Farhad Amiri; Mohammad Hassan Moradi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321859.1308

Abstract
  In the power system, frequency stability is critical. The wind turbine oscillates (depending on the wind speed) and is of low inertia. Thus, wind turbines face the issue of power system frequency stability. Since the power system's resources are interconnected via communication networks, the presence ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Deriving an Alternative Energy Using Anaerobic Co-Digestion of Water Hyacinth, Food Waste, and Cow Manure

Sapna Kinattinkara; Thangavelu Arumugam; Nandhini Samiappan; Vivek Sivakumar; Sampathkumar Velusamy; Mohanraj Murugesan; Manoj Shanmugamoorthy

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327715.1325

Abstract
  Increased global energy consumption demands the use of more energy resources, aggravating environmental issues. This study focused on analyzing biogas production from a mixture of cow dung, water hyacinth, and food waste and checking the efficiency of the biogas. The efficiency of biogas production was ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Effect of Pretreatment on the Physical Properties and Heating Values of Briquettes

Toyese Friday Oyewusi; Gabriel Alebiowu; Elizabeth Funmilayo Aransiola; Ayowumi Rita Soji-Adekunle; Busayo Sunday Adeboye

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 15 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.327453.1329

Abstract
  Briquettes from agro-residues have been promoted as a better replacement to firewood and charcoals for heating and cooking in the rural communities. In view of this, a study was carried out to investigate the effect of pretreatment methods on physical properties and heating values of briquettes produced ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Experimental Investigation into the Combustion, Performance, and Emission Characteristics of Oxygenated DEE and Ethanol Blending with KOME Biodiesel Fuelled CI Engine

Krishnarao Rajaram Patil

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 16 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.328607.1330

Abstract
  The present study aims to develop different strategies for better utilization of oxygenated Diethyl ether and ethanol as supplementary fuels by blending them with biodiesel as the base fuel in CI engines. The used biodiesel used was readily available Karanja Oil Methyl Ester (KOME), its scientific name ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Evaluation of The Experimental Performance of an Asphalt Solar Air Collector

Armin Motamed Sadr; Mehran Ameri Mahabadi; ٍٍEbrahim Jahanshahi Javaran

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 August 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.334587.1347

Abstract
  In this research, the performance of an asphalt solar air collector was experimentally tested and the daily thermal and exergy efficiencies of the collector were analyzed. The sun's radiant energy is absorbed by asphalt and converted into thermal energy. Then, it is transmitted to aluminum pipes buried ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Impact of organic hydrocarbons on fuel properties and engine characteristics of thermally cracked cashew nut shell liquid

Gokul Raghavendra Srinivasan; Aditya Mahajan; Rajiv Seth; Rakesh Mahajan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 07 July 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.335041.1349

Abstract
  The present study aims to explore the role of characterized hydrocarbons in thermally cracked shell liquid in determining its overall fuel properties and combustion characteristics in a CI engine. For this purpose, waste shell liquid was extracted from waste cashew nut shell by means of cold extraction ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Numerical simulation of a solar cooling system based on variable-effect NH3-water absorption chiller using TRNSYS

Abir Hmida; Abdelghafour Lamrani; Mamdouh El Haj Assad; Yashar Aryanfar; Jorge Luis Garcia Alcaraz

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 June 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.326640.1318

Abstract
  Around the globe, a 60 % increase in energy demand is predicted to occur by the end of the year 2030 due to the ever-increasing population and development. With a registered temperature up to 50°C in August 2020, which is classified as one of the hottest regions in the world, the demand for cool ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Biogas Production by Co-Digestion of Food Waste with Sewage Sludge and Poultry Litter: A Way Towards Sustainable Waste-to-Energy Conversion

Uttam Bista; Bhawana Rayamajhi; Bipasyana Dhungana; Sunil Prasad Lohani

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 06 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.333462.1342

Abstract
  Anaerobic digestion is one of the most effective technologies for managing degradable waste, which produces renewable energy and digestate as the byproduct. In this study, sewage sludge (SS), poultry litter (PL), and food waste (FW) were co-digested at ratios (SS:PL:FW 2:1:1) with 8 % total solid content ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Analysis of Biogas Recovery from Liquid Dairy Manure Waste by Anaerobic Digestion

Fatemeh Norouzi; Morteza Hosseinpour; Saeed Talebi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 10 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.336371.1354

Abstract
  In this paper, an industrial dairy farm unit was taken as a case study to carry out the applicable technical assessment for the construction of a biogas plant using a combined heat and power (CHP) unit. A comprehensive sensitivity analysis was applied to examine the effectiveness of the operational parameters ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Mitigating energy consumption of educational buildings using a novel simulation method (Case study: Faculty of oil and petrochemical engineering, Razi University, Iran)

Soheil Fathi; Abbas Mahravan

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 18 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.349282.1394

Abstract
  In many middle- and high-income countries, existing buildings will occupy the majority of building areas by 2050 and measures are needed to upgrade the mentioned buildings for a sustainable transition. This research proposes a method to mitigate the energy consumption of existing educational buildings ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Feasibility Study Of Energy Production From Small Archimedes Turbines On The Coast Of Bandar Abbas and Calculation Of Efficiency Optimization Parameters By Linear Programming

Majid Zarezadeh

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.345193.1383

Abstract
  In this study, besides examining the conditions in the coastal region of Bandar Abbas, the feasibility of using Archimedes torsional turbines to produce renewable energy in this region was studied via field measurement and numerical simulation. Through field study and environmental conditions, depth, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Techno-economic and environmental analysis of digestate treatment after anaerobic digestion process

Morteza Hosseinpour; Ali Nazari; Mahdi Rezaei

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 October 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.347330.1390

Abstract
  In this study, the effect of digestate treatment after anaerobic digestion (AD) process in two scenarios have been analyzed for an industrial diary unit in the United States. The first scenario involves production of liquid fertilizer and compost while the other scenario lacks from such treatment process. ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Enhancement of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural and 2,5-furandicarboxylic acid extractions into Bio-plastic Production from Renewable Sources

Payam Ghorbannezhad; Behnam Dehbandi; Imtiaz Ali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 15 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.353576.1415

Abstract
  Furandicarboxylic acid (FDCA) is recognized as a valuable product of hydroxymethylfurfural (HMF) derived from cellulosic materials as an abundant renewable source. It could find future bioplastic application if a feasible separation process is developed. To find a commercially available solvent, FDCA ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Efficiency Assessment and Optimization of Solar Organic Rankine Cycle for Combined Heat and Power Generation for a Residential Building: Case Study of Baghdad City, Iraq

Mohammed Ali Sami Mahmood; Sergei Kuzmin

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.360155.1440

Abstract
  Solar Organic Rankine Cycle (SORC) is a successful approach to sustainable development and exploiting clean energy sources. The research aims to improve and evaluate the energy efficiency of the SORC for combined heat and power generation for a residential home under the climatic conditions of Baghdad, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Assessing the Environmental Impacts of Biomass Energy Production in Loka Abaya District, Sidama Region Southern Ethiopia

Ararsa Derese Seboka; Fiseha Bekele Teshome; Motuma Tolera Feyissa

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.334270.1346

Abstract
  This study was conducted in the Loka Abaya District of Sidama Region, Southern Ethiopia to assess the environmental impacts of biomass energy production with particular emphasis on charcoal and firewood. The data collection was undertaken using the questionnaire survey administered to 186 randomly selected ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigation of Wind Speed to Generate Energy Using Machine Learning Algorithms Approach over Selected Nigerian Stations

Francis Olatunbosun Aweda; Segun Adebayo; Adetunji Ayokunnu Adeniji; Timothy Kayode Samson; Jacob Adebayo Akinpelu

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.354698.1422

Abstract
  Wind energy has been identified as a critical component in the growth of all countries throughout the world. Nigeria has been identified as having energy issues as a result of poor maintenance of hydro and thermal energy generating stations. As a result, the current study uses some machine learning approaches ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Review on Recent Advancements in Indirect Solar Drying of Agricultural Products

Dnyaneshwar S. Malwad; Deepak C. Sonawane

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 November 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.361949.1452

Abstract
  Preserving food from harvest to consumer level is a challenge in the agriculture sector. Drying is a crucial post-harvest technique that lowers moisture to levels suitable for storage. Solar drying is a traditional renewable energy drying process.  Different solar drying methods have been developed ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Performance Evaluation of Grid-Connected Photovoltaic System Using SHO-VPTIDF

Satyaprasad Mohapatra; Akshaya Kumar Patra; Debswarup Rath

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 December 2022

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.355402.1428

Abstract
  The design of a Spotted Hyena Optimization Algorithm-Variable Parameter Tilt Integral Derivative with Filter (SHO-VPTIDF) controller for improved performance and enhanced devaluation of harmonic components of grid-connected photovoltaic systems is the main objective of the suggested manuscript. The SHO-VPTIDF ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Performance Enhancement of Parabolic Dish Collector Receiver Using Phase Change Material: A CFD Simulation

Reza Roohi; Masoud Akbari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 01 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.349281.1393

Abstract
  The design of novel and effective receivers is one of the most challenging aspects of solar energy harvesters, especially for Parabolic Dish Collectors (PDCs). The variation of solar flux due to the solar time and sky clearance index can affect the output thermal energy of the collector. One of the major ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Dust Impact on degraded PV Panels in continental climate

Samir Tabet; Razika Ihaddadene; Belhi Guerira; Nabila Ihaddadene

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 23 January 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.367573.1491

Abstract
  Dust accumulation on PV surface panels is a crucial factor affecting their performance. It is more frequently noted in the desert zones. The effect of dust on the electrical behavior of damaged PV panels was investigated in this study. Three panels are used: the degraded panels (with and without dust) ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Development of Rural Tourism in Iran Using PV-Based System: Finding the Best Economic Configuration

Mehdi Jahangiri; Farhad Raeiszadeh; Reza Alayi; Atabak Najafi; Ahmad Tahmasebi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 1-9

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.298089.1234

Abstract
  Rural tourism is an important factor in achieving economic, social, and cultural development. Given that villages in Iran do not have access to permanent electricity or are associated with high power outages, the provision of sustainable electricity through renewable energy can cause more tourists to ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Demand of Supplementary Lighting in Agricultural Greenhouses: Solar Energy Utilization

Iman Ayoobi; Ramin Roshandel

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 21-33

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.305230.1258

Abstract
  Light is a critical parameter for plant growth such that providing enough light for the plant can ensure better quality and higher yield in greenhouses. In many areas, in the cold seasons of the year, not enough natural light reaches the plant. Thus, to compensate for the natural light deficit, artificial ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Sustainable Backup Power Supply of a Hospital by Designing a Hybrid Renewable Energy System

Setare Peirow; Fatemeh Razi Astaraei; Amir Ali Saifoddin; Hossein Yousefi

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 48-63

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.304704.1257

Abstract
  The issue of power supply in hospitals is of special importance because of its direct effect on people's health conditions and vital treatment and care measures. Hospitals are among buildings with high energy consumption. The possibility of using renewable sources in their energy supply is one of the ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Numerical Modeling and Evaluation of a Downwind Pre-Aligned Wind Turbine with an Innovative Blade Geometry Concept

Amir Hossein Zare; Esmail Mahmoodi; Mohsen Boojari; Ali Sarreshtehdari

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 64-75

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.306692.1264

Abstract
  Significant growth of the wind power market has led to a dramatic increase in the scale and capacity of wind turbines over the past decades. As these extreme-scale structures are expected to pose a wide range of challenges, an innovative concept which both lightens blade's mass and improves their aerodynamic ...  Read More