Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Optimizing Photovoltaic Arrays: A Novel Approach to Maximize Power Output in Varied Shading Patterns

Zaiba Ishrat; Ankur Kumar Gupta; Seema Nayak

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 09 December 2023

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.415011.1674

Abstract
  The rapid rise in electrical energy demand and the depletion of fossil fuels have created a market for renewable energy. Among all the renewable energy resources, the most popular is solar energy, perceived as pollution-free, easily accessible, and low maintenance. In non-uniform solar irradiation or ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Experimental Investigation on the Single Slope Desalination with Finned Pond for four Different Saline Water Types

Yuvaperiyasamy M; Senthilkumar N; Deepanraj B

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.411088.1651

Abstract
  This experimental study investigates the performance of single-slope solar desalination with finned pond with varying glass cover angle, water depth, usage of sensible and latent heat materials for four different saline water types. Conventional solar stills (CSS) produces less distillate and hence some ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Evaluating the Performance of a Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination System Integrated with Photovoltaic-Thermal Collectors

Sara taheri; Ahmadreza Faghih Khorasani; Mohsen Mozafari Shamsib

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.417780.1696

Abstract
  Desalination stands out as a prominent method for obtaining fresh water from saltwater sources. The focus of this study revolves around a dehumidifier-dehumidifier system within a closed air-open water desalination framework, exploring two distinct modes: one without integration with solar collectors ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Enhanced LVRT and HVRT Capability of Grid Tied PMSG Based Wind Energy System Using Active Disturbance Rejection Controller

Sagiraju Dileep Kumar Varmaa; Duvvuri Sri Satya Sita Rama Sarathbabu; Koduri Omkar; Malladi Venkata Srikanth

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 08 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.409369.1642

Abstract
  The widespread integration of wind energy poses numerous challenges, including ride-through capability issues, stability concerns, and power quality issues within the utility grid. Additionally, the inherent non-linear nature of wind energy systems, coupled with internal dynamics like model uncertainties, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Review on Classical and Emerging Maximum Power Point Tracking Algorithms for Solar Photovoltaic Systems

Nikita Gupta; Sagar Mahajan Bhaskar; Sanjay Kumar; Dhafer Almakhles; Tarun Panwar; Abhinav Banyal; Aanandita Sharma; Akanksha Nadda

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 January 2024

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.407775.1650

Abstract
  The sun serves as the primary energy source, providing our planet with the essential energy for sustaining life. To efficiently harness this energy, photovoltaic cells, commonly known as PV cells, are employed. These cells convert the solar energy they receive into electrical energy. The operational ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Comparative Study of Thermal Behavior and Kinetics of the Rice Husk, Low-Density Polyethylene (LDPE) and Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) for Pyrolysis

Divya Bisen; Ashish Pratap Singh Chouhan; Raja Mohan Sakthivel

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 05 February 2024

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.416390.1688

Abstract
  Recently, waste materials have garnered attention for their potential in providing clean and affordable energy through thermochemical conversion techniques. They play a significant role in transforming waste into eco-friendly energy, but the proper selection of materials is crucial for successful thermochemical ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Comprehensive Review of MPPT Techniques Based on ML Applicable for Maximum Power in Solar Power Systems

Zaiba Ishrat; Ankur Kumar Gupta; Seema Nayak

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 28-37

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.385661.1556

Abstract
  Solar power energy continues to be a renewable and sustainable source of energy in the coming year due to its cleaner nature and abundant availability. Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) is a technique used in solar power systems to extract maximum power from photovoltaic (PV) modules by tracking the ...  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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 38-45

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
Analysis of a Single-Phase Grid-Tied Photovoltaic Inverter for Enhanced Performance Using TLBO-HHOA Regulated FOTDAF Controller

Debswarup Rath; Akshaya Kumar Patra; Sanjeeb Kumar Kar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 46-64

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.377522.1521

Abstract
  The primary objective of the proposed work is the design of a Hybrid Teaching Learning-based Horse Herd Optimization Algorithm regulated Fractional Order Tilt Derivative Acceleration with Filter (TLBO-HHOA regulated FOTDAF) controller for enhanced performance and enhanced devaluation of harmonic components ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Effect of Solar Cell Materials on Energy Matrices of GISPVT System

Gopal Nath Tiwari; Shikha Singh; Yashwant Kumar Singh

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 65-73

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.370499.1500

Abstract
  This paper  presents an analytical expression for the temperatures of the plant, room air, and solar cell, as well as the electrical efficiency, for a photo-voltaic thermal (PVT) roof façade of a greenhouse integrated semi-transparent photovoltaic thermal (GiSPVT) system. The expression considers ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Harnessing Sunlight on Water: A Comprehensive Analysis of Floating Photovoltaic Systems and their Implications Compared to Terrestrial

Dorsa Razeghi Jahromi; Ali Minoofar; Ghazal Ghorbani; Aslan Gholami; Mohammad Ameri; Majid Zandi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 89-99

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.400301.1601

Abstract
  Floating photovoltaic solar systems offer numerous advantages, including reduced land usage, diminished water evaporation, and lowered thermal losses compared to terrestrial installations. If widely adopted, this system has the potential to generate a staggering 10,600 TWh of electricity. The widespread ...  Read More

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

Satyaprasad Mohapatra; Akshaya Kumar Patra; Debswarup Rath

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 100-121

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
Analysis of Passive Partial Shading Mitigation Technique for PV Array

Santosh s.s B; Mohamed Thameem Ansari M; Kantarao P.

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 135-156

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.400223.1599

Abstract
  In the present day, a significant portion of the world's energy demand can be satisfied through the utilization of renewable energy sources. Solar energy, in particular, holds a pivotal position owing to its numerous merits. However, it faces a challenge known as mismatch response within the photovoltaic ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
An Experimental Study on the Effect of Surface Orientation and Inclination on Incident Solar Irradiation: Application to Buildings

-Mohamed Chouidira; Nabila Ihaddadene; Razika Ihaddadene; Jed Mohamed El Hacen; Younes Kherbiche

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 157-167

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.377799.1523

Abstract
  The study explores the impact of surface orientation and tilt on incident solar irradiation. It was conducted in M'Sila, an Algerian province, from February to June. A number of experiments were carried out using an experimental setup consisting of a heliometer and a slant changer, which allowed for ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Capacity Factor Estimation of Wind Farms Accounting for Outage Probability of Individual Wind Turbines

Chunhyun Paik; Yongjoo Chung; Young Jin Kim

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 168-173

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.365104.1468

Abstract
  The power generation sector accounts for a significant portion of GHG emissions, and many countries strive for the large-scale adoption of renewable generation. Although the intermittent nature of renewables brings about complications in energy system planning, the share of renewable generations is increasing ...  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

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 174-191

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 to ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Aerodynamic Modeling and Performance Study of an INVELOX System Containing Multiple Wind Turbines Using a Semi-Analytical Approach

Saeed Karimian Aliabadi; Saber Rezaey

Volume 11, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 192-207

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2024.381365.1542

Abstract
  The INVELOX system is an innovative approach that offers improved energy absorption efficiency from wind flow and reduced costs by utilizing smaller wind turbines. This research focuses on investigating the steady-state performance of one, two, or three wind turbines arranged within the venturi section ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
An Improved Hottel-Whiller-Bliss (HWB) Equation for nth Photo-Voltaic Thermal (PVT)-Thermo-Electric Cooler (TEC) Air Collectors Connected in Series: An Exergy Analysis

Gopal Nath Tiwari; Prashant Bhardwaj; Sujata Nayak

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 22-34

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.376480.1516

Abstract
  This study considers N-photovoltaic thermal-thermo electric cooler (PVT-TEC) air collectors connected in series for thermal and electrical performance. An improved Hottel-Whiller-Bliss (HWB) equation and mass flow rate factor were derived for the nth PVT-TEC air collectors. The derivation is based on ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A Novel Approach to Fast Determining the Maximum Power Point Based on Photovoltaic Panel’s Datasheet

Sameer Hanna Khader; Abdel-Karim Khalid Daud

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 44-58

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.361697.1450

Abstract
  This study proposes a novel approach to fast and direct determination of the Maximum Power Point (MPP) at any value of solar irradiation and cell temperature, without applying further mathematical processing to operate at that point. The current approach aims to reduce algorithm complexity, time consumption ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Impact of Dust and Degradation on the Electrical Properties of PV Panels

Samir Tabet; Razika Ihaddadene; Belhi Guerira; Nabila Ihaddadene

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 78-88

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
Phenolic Compound Removal Technique For Efficient Biobutanol Production Using Oil Palm Fronds Hydrolysate

Abdurrahman Abubakar; Madihah Binti MD Salleh; Adibah Binti Yahya; Chong Chun Shiong; Shaza Eva Mohamad; Suraini Abd-Aziz Binti Abd-Aziz; Huszalina Hussin

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 89-98

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.374488.1512

Abstract
  Oil Palm Frond (OPF) juice has been the focus of Malaysian bioenergy producers through acetone-butanol-ethanol (ABE) fermentation. However, due to the high concentration of phenolic compounds in the hydrolysate, usually gallicacid and ferulic acids, the fermentation medium turns acidic which hinders ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Variability Assessment of Solar Irradiance for the Safe Grid Integration of Solar Photovoltaic Power Plants

Md. Rashedul Alam; Iftekhar Uddin Bhuiyan; Nur Mohammad

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 107-118

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.377735.1522

Abstract
  The output power of a Solar Photovoltaic (SPV) plant depends mainly on the solar irradiance on the photovoltaic (PV) modules. Therefore, short-term variations in solar irradiance cause variations in the output power of solar power plants, making solar photovoltaic grid integration unstable. Solar irradiance ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Thermal Performance and Efficiency Enhancement in Evacuated Tube Solar Collectors Using Various Nanofluids

Mohamed Ramadan Gomaa; Njoud Hussein Alhabahbh; Mohammed Abbas Al-Nawafleh

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2023, , Pages 146-155

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2023.374760.1507

Abstract
  This research reviews various studies on the effect of using nanofluids in evacuated tube solar collectors (ETSC). The initial segment of this study elaborates on the importance of using the ETSCs and categorizes these collectors in terms of classification and application. The second segment evaluates ...  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

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 13-28

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
Enhancement of 5-Hydroxymethylfurfural and 2,5-Furandicarboxylic Acid Extractions into Bio-Plastic Production from Renewable Sources

Payam Ghorbannezhad; Behnam Dehbandi; Imtiaz Ali

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 29-37

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