Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Improved Droop Control Method for Reactive Power Sharing in Autonomous Microgrids

Babak Keyvani; Bahador Fani; Hamed Karimi; Majid Moazzami; Ghazanfar Shahgholian

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 23 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.298138.1235

Abstract
  Conventional droop control method has been widely adopted for power sharing between Distributed Generators (DGs) in microgrids. However, the mismatched feeder impedance of the Voltage-Sourced Inverters (VSI) may generate reactive power sharing error during islanding operation of a microgrid. In this ...  Read More

Research Article 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

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 10 May 2022

http://dx.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

Research Article Environmental Impacts and Sustainability
Modified Concrete for Impeding Chloride Diffusion from Sea Water in the Marine Environment

Davar Rezakhani; Abdol Hamid Jafari; Mohammad Ali Hajabassi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 11 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.293613.1227

Abstract
  The application of nanomaterials to concrete is an innovative approach to enhance mechanical properties and durability performances. In this work, the addition of a combination of Graphene Oxide Nano-Platelets (GONP) and Ground Granulated Blast Furnace Slag (GGBFS) was studied as admixture in concrete. ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
DC Microgrid Voltage Stability Through Inertia Enhancement Using a Bidirectional DC-DC Converter

Shokoofeh Bagheri; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 28 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.298032.1233

Abstract
  Today, the presence of energy storage systems along with the alternative nature of renewable energy sources has become undeniable and one of these types of systems is battery energy storage systems. The most important factor in studying the stability of DC microgrids (DCMGs) is the stabilization of the ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
A New Approach Based on RTV/SiO2 Nano coating to Tackling Environmental Pollution on Electrical Energy Distributions

Ashkan Zolriasatein; Zahra RajabiMashhadi; Majid Rezaei Abadchi; Nastaran Riahi Noori; Siamak Abyazi

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 29 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.299858.1244

Abstract
  The crisis of contamination that leads to the accumulation of dust particles on insulation equipment and electrical insulators has disrupted the electricity grid. Electric discharge on infected insulators in wet conditions is a serious threat to the reliability of the grid, which can lead to grid failure ...  Read More

Review Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigating the economic effects and the roadmap of developing the geothermal systems to generate electricity

Mirmahdi Seyedrahimi-Niaraq; Tohid Nouri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317375.1290

Abstract
  Geothermal energy is a non-carbon renewable source from the earth's internal energy. This energy is considered reliable today and has a high potential to reduce the threat of climate change. In the case of geothermal energy, factors that increase the risk of investing in this sector can be mentioned ...  Read More

Research Note 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

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 02 July 2022

http://dx.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

Research Article 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, Corrected Proof, 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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
The Influence of Research and Development Activities and NanoFab Centers on Product Development in Nanotechnology: Focusing on Solar Thermal Energy and Photovoltaic Technology

Amrollah Dehghani Sanij; Taghi Torabi; Abbas khamseh; Alireza Boushehri

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 05 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.292097.1222

Abstract
  This research aims to determine the influence of fundamental, applied, developmental research and Nanofabrication (NanoFab) centers on the final outcomes achieved by research and development activities, implying product development and value creation in nanotechnology. Data were collected through library ...  Read More

Research Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Multi-Criteria Analysis of Biogas Feed Fuel Cell-Based Electricity Generation: Economic and Environmental Factors

Shafini Mohd Shafie; Zakirah Othman; A. Harits Nu'man; Nik Nurul Anis Nik Yusuf

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 17 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.317755.1292

Abstract
  Penetration of renewable energy in the energy generation mix must be viewed from different angles. This issue shall not only cover the technological part, but also economic, environmental, and social criteria. The fuel cell provides huge potential with less reliance on fossil fuel-based electricity generation. ...  Read More

Research Article 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

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 19 July 2022

http://dx.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

Technical Note Advanced Energy Technologies
Development of a Solar Energy Operated Weeder for Wetland Paddy Crop

Gunasagar Sahu; Hifjur Raheman

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 July 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.304080.1255

Abstract
  A solar energy operated two-row weeder was developed for weeding in wetland paddy crop. Its major components are power source, power transmission system, weeding wheels, and a float. The power source comprised a DC motor, solar panel, and power storage unit with maximum power point tracker and motor ...  Read More

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

Iman Ayoobi; Ramin Roshandel

Articles in Press, Corrected Proof, Available Online from 25 July 2022

http://dx.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

Research Note 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

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

Research Article 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

http://dx.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

Research Article 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

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

Research Article 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

http://dx.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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
The Problem of Resilient Stochastic Unit Commitment with Consideration of Existing Uncertainties Using the Rate of Change of Frequency

Moslem Geravandi; Hassan Moradi CheshmehBeigi

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2022.306473.1262

Abstract
  The ability of power systems against severe events shows their increased resilience, which in turn reduces the operation costs and recovery time of the system. This study presents a new resilient stochastic unit commitment model using the frequency change rate as a new index of system resilience. Furthermore, ...  Read More

Research Article 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

http://dx.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