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
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 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
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
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
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
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

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 38-50

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
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

Volume 10, Issue 3 , August 2023, , Pages 59-66

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
Evaluation of the Experimental Performance of an Asphalt Solar Air Collector

Armin Motamed Sadr; Mehran Ameri Mahabadi; ٍٍEbrahim Jahanshahi Javaran

Volume 10, Issue 2 , May 2023, , Pages 19-26

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
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
Maiden Application and Control Parameter Sensitivity Analysis of Fractional Order Tilt Integral Derivative Controller in Standalone Solar Photovoltaic System

Anupama Subhadarsini; Babita Panda; Byamakesh Nayak

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2022, , Pages 85-100

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.312874.1274

Abstract
  The solar photovoltaic system is modeled in Simulink using Matlab. Boost converter, FOTIDC controller, and Reduced Switch Multilevel Inverter are all included in this PV system (RSMLI). With regard to solar photovoltaic systems, the focus of this study is on the Fractional Order Tilt Integral Derivative ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Application of Artificial Neural Network to Solar Potential Estimation in Hilly Region of India

Rahul Dogra; Sanjay Kumar; Nikita Gupta

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 10-16

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.307064.1267

Abstract
  The use of these conventional resources causes continuous depletion of fossil fuels and increased greenhouse effect. Solar power is the major renewable resource used for power generation across the globe. Solar energy activities depend on the available potential of any geographical location. Therefore, ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Optimum Orientation of the Multi-Span Greenhouse for Maximum Capture of Solar Energy in Central Region of Iran

Mehran Gheyrati; Asadollah Akram; Hassan Ghasemi-Mobtaker

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2022, , Pages 65-74

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.305780.1259

Abstract
  The orientation of greenhouses is one of the effective factors in terms of radiation they receive. In the present study, a multi-span greenhouse (40 m × 93.5 m with a coverage area of 5457.44 m2) located in the central region of Iran was investigated in three orientations including: North-South ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Dynamic Simulation of Solar-Powered Heating and Cooling System for an Office Building Using TRNSYS: A Case Study in Kerman

Hadi Farzan

Volume 9, Issue 2 , May 2022, , Pages 27-36

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.310980.1272

Abstract
  Recently, novel techniques have been developed in building industries to use solar heating and cooling systems. The current study develops a Solar-powered Heating and Cooling (SHC) system for an office building in Kerman and assesses the transient dynamics of this system and office indoor temperature. ...  Read More

Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Sensitivity Analysis for 3E Assessment of BIPV System Performance in Abadan in Southwestern Iran

Sepideh Rahmati Dehkordi; Mehdi Jahangiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 1-12

https://doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.262420.1173

Abstract
  In Iran, due to the problems and constraints of fossil fuels and the need to maximize the use of solar potential, one of the best ways is the application of photovoltaic systems integrated with buildings. Due to the significant dependence of solar cell performance on the availability of radiation, it ...  Read More