Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Energy Analysis of Utilizing Biomass Gasification to Partially Substitution Fossil Fuels in an IBG-GT-ST-Kalina Cycle

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

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.321835.1307

Abstract
  In this study, the partial alteration of fuel consumption of combined cycle power plants was investigated and analyzed using an innovative model. This system is applicable using the fuel derived from the biomass gasification process. For this purpose, energy modeling of an advanced gasification system ...  Read More

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, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 27 July 2022

http://dx.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
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, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 August 2022

http://dx.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
Trends of Progress in Setting up Biorefineries in Developing Countries: A Review of Bioethanol Exploration in Nigeria

Toyese Oyegoke; Emo Obadiah; Francis Adah; John E Oguche; Geoffrey T Timothy; Ismail A. Mantu; Abubakar D Ado

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 37-52

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.278037.1197

Abstract
  In recent times, limitations and adverse effects of fossil fuels have significantly attracted researchers' attention to green fuels worldwide, especially in developed nations. As a way of assessing this actualization of biorefineries establishment in developing nations, this report surveys the works ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Chlorella vulgaris Cultivation Using Triangular External Loop Airlift Photobioreactor: Hydrodynamic and Mass Transfer Studies

Shiva Shadpour; ALi Pirouzi; Mohsen Nosrati; Hoda Hamze

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 93-105

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.290449.1216

Abstract
  Long mixing time, high power consumption, and small mass transfer coefficients are common problems in the photobioreactor design for microalgae culture which have a great effect on system efficiency and performance, CO2 stabilization, and biomass production. In this study, a special design of the triangular ...  Read More

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

Abolfazl Taherzadeh Fini; Abolfazl Fattahi

Volume 8, Issue 3 , July 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
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 , April 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
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 , April 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
Surfactant-Aided Phosphoric Acid Pretreatment to Enable Efficient Bioethanol Production from Glycyrrhiza Glabra Residue

Amir Goshadrou

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 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
Thermogravimetric and Kinetic Study of Pyrolysis of Corn Cob Biomass

Thenmozhia Pitchai; Rekha Babu; Saravanathamizhan Ramanujam; Iyappan Kuttalam

Volume 6, Issue 4 , October 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
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 , July 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
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 , April 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