Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
1. Simplex Centroid Mixture Design for Optimizing and Promoting the Anaerobic Co-Digestion Performance of Sheep Blood and Cheese Whey

Rasoul Aydram; Hossein Haji Agha Alizade; Majid Rasouli; Behdad Shadidi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 8-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.251583.1151

Abstract
  Reduced emissions of greenhouse gases and global warming can be made possible by discovering alternative energies and reduced dependence on fossil fuels. Biogas is considered as one of the alternatives to fossil fuels. This study investigates anaerobic co-digestion for the development of biogas with ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
2. The Assessment of Effect of Fatty Acid Profile on the Physical Properties and Emission Characteristics of New Feedstocks Used for Biodiesel

Farid Jafarihaghighi; Hasanali Bahrami; Mehdi Ardjmand; Mehrdad Mirzajanzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 26-35

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.257527.1161

Abstract
  The present study uses three generations of biodiesels and studies their effects on physical properties and exhaust gases. They are comprised of Palmaria palmate oil (third generation), Eucheuma spinosum oil (third generation), Eucheuma cottonii oil (third generation), Common wormwood oil (second generation), ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
3. Bioethanol Production from Wastes: An Experimental Evaluating Study for Iran

Abolfazl Taherzadeh Fini; Abolfazl Fattahi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , Summer 2021, , Pages 86-93

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.255487.1156

Abstract
  Energy crisis in the world motivates countries to hire new and renewable energies. One of the main and valuable renewable sources of energy is agricultural waste. This is widely disposed of through the world during the harvest, packing, and transportation. In many countries, agricultural waste is considerably ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
4. Evaporation Characteristics of Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel Droplets on Hot Surfaces

Mehdi Zare; Barat Ghobadian; Seyed Reza Hassan-Beygi; Gholamhasan Najafi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.104159

Abstract
  In CI engines, the evaporation rate of fuel on various hot surfaces, including the combustion chamber, has a significant effect on deposit formation and accumulation, the exhaust emissions of PM and NOx, and their efficiency. Therefore, the evaporation of liquid fuel droplets impinging on hot surfaces ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
5. Energy Modeling and Techno-Economic Analysis of a Biomass Gasification-CHAT-ST Power Cycle for Sustainable Approaches in Modern Electricity Grids

Saeed Hosseinpour; Seyed Alireza Haji Seyed Mirza Hosseini; Ramin Mehdipour; Amir Hooman Hemmasi; Hassan Ali Ozgoli

Volume 7, Issue 2 , Spring 2020, , Pages 43-51

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2020.106780

Abstract
  In this study, an advanced combined power generation cycle was evaluated to obtain sustainable energy with high power and efficiency. This combined cycle includes biomass gasification, the Cascaded Humidified Advanced Turbine (CHAT), and the steam turbine. The fuel consumed by the system is derived from ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
6. Surfactant-Aided Phosphoric Acid Pretreatment to Enable Efficient Bioethanol Production from Glycyrrhiza Glabra Residue

Amir Goshadrou

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 10-15

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.101505

Abstract
  Glycyrrhiza glabra residue (GGR) was efficiently subjected to concentrated phosphoric acid (PA) pretreatment with/without surfactant assistance, and promising results were obtained following separate enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation (SHF) of the biomass. Pretreatment was carried out using 85 % PA ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
7. Thermogravimetric and Kinetic Study of Pyrolysis of Corn Cob Biomass

Thenmozhia Pitchai; Rekha Babu; Saravanathamizhan Ramanujam; Iyappan Kuttalam

Volume 6, Issue 4 , Autumn 2019, , Pages 35-40

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.102816

Abstract
  Agricultural residues are potential renewable biomass sources for bio-energy production. The objective of the work is to determine the pyrolysis kinetic parameters of corn cob biomass. Three different heating rates of 10, 20, and 30 °C/min were taken into account in the thermogravimetric analysis. ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
8. Immobilizing Phosphotungstic Acid on Al2O3-ZnO Nano Mixed Oxides as Heterogeneous Catalyst for Biodiesel Production by Esterification of Free Fatty Acids

Tazkieh Gilvari; Behzad Aghabarari; Mohammad Pazouki

Volume 6, Issue 3 , Summer 2019, , Pages 1-6

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.98890

Abstract
  This study investigated the esterification reaction of different carboxylic acids (Acetic acid, Palmitic acid, and Oleic acid) and ethanol by ZnO, Al2O3-ZnOmixed oxide, and phosphotungestic acid (10 wt %) immobilized on the Al2O3-ZnOmixed oxide. The heterogeneous catalysts were characterized by XRD, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
9. Considering an Up-Flow Anaerobic Sludge Blanket for the Treatment of Spearmint Essential Oil Wastewater and Biogas Production

Bahman Heydari; Shahin Rafiee; Elham Abdollahzadeh Sharghi; Seyed Saeid Mohtasebi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , Spring 2019, , Pages 1-7

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2019.95564

Abstract
  The aromatic and dark-colored spearmint essential oil wastewater (SEOW) generally contains a large amount of organic matter, including chemical oxygen demand (COD), phenolic compounds, and inorganic contents. In this study, the pollutant removal performance and biogas production rate of an up-flow anaerobic ...  Read More