Research Article 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

http://dx.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

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Investigation and Ranking of the Effect of Biodiesel Produced from Safflower Oil by the Hydrodynamic Method in Diesel Generator Engine Using TOPSIS Method

Marziyeh Gharibian; Bahram Hosseinzadeh Samani; Alireza Shirneshan; Sajad Rostami

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 13-22

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.272074.1186

Abstract
  To investigate the possibility of using fuel for plant origin in a diesel generator, safflower methyl ester was prepared and used as a biodiesel. In this research, biodiesel was produced through a transesterification reaction using a hydrodynamic reactor, which increased the reaction efficiency and reduced ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Assessment of Effect of Different Parameters on Temperature Distribution in Chemical Looping Combustor: Experimental and Numerical Approaches

Mohamed A. Barakat; Tamer Mohamed Ismail; Sayed Ibrahim Abdel-Mageed; Khaled Ramzy

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 23-36

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.269946.1182

Abstract
  The greenhouse problem has a significant effect on our communities, health, and climate. So, the capturing techniques for CO2 remain the focus of attention these days. In this work, a Chemical Looping Combustor (CLC) was designed and fabricated with the major geometric sizes at the Faculty of Engineering, ...  Read More

Review Article 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

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
The Effect of Roof Integrated Photovoltaic (RIPV) on Building Indoor Air in African Tropical Climate

Aloys Martial Ekoe A. Akata

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 53-62

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.259138.1166

Abstract
  Photovoltaic energy has the potential to become one of the major energy sources used in the households in the tropical region of Africa, where the solar radiation intensity is abundant and almost constant over the year. Solar photovoltaic systems present many advantages when they are integrated in the ...  Read More

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Surface Modification of Copper Current Collector to Improve the Mechanical and Electrochemical Properties of Graphite Anode in Lithium-Ion Battery

Mohsen Babaiee; Mohammad Zarei-Jelyani; Shaghayegh Baktashian; Rahim Eqra

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 63-69

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.290435.1219

Abstract
  A mechanical technique was applied to the copper current collector of lithium-ion battery anode to improve interface adhesion between Cu foil and anode film. The mechanical and electrochemical performances of graphite anodes coated on Bare Cu Foil (BCF) and Modified Cu Foil (MCF) were evaluated. The ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
A New Interleaved ZVT High Step-Up Converter with Low Count Elements for Photovoltaic Applications

Baabk Tohidi; Majid Delshad; Hadi Saghafi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 70-77

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.279818.1198

Abstract
  A new interleaved high step-up converter with Zero Voltage Transition (ZVT) is proposed for operation in this paper. The main advantages of the proposed converter are low input current ripple and low voltage stress on the power switches, high efficiency, low total component count, and eliminating reverse ...  Read More

Research Article Renewable Energy Resources and Technologies
Performance Evaluation and Optimization of a Solar-Assisted Multi-Belt Conveyor Dryer Based on Response Surface Methodology

Hemad Zareiforoush; Adel Bakhshipour; Iraj Bagheri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 78-92

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.285697.1203

Abstract
  Drying process is an important post-harvest stage of food crops production which accounts for about 20 % of the world’s energy consumption in the industrial sector. One of the effective ways to reduce the share of fossil fuel consumption in the food drying process is to develop new drying systems ...  Read More

Research Article 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

Research Article Advanced Energy Technologies
Performance Enhancement of Deep Violet InGaN Double Quantum Wells Laser Diodes with Quaternary Superlattice Barriers Structure

Ghasem Alahyarizadeh; Maryam Amirhoseiny; Majid Khorsandi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 106-111

http://dx.doi.org/10.30501/jree.2021.300112.1246

Abstract
  The performance characteristics of InGaN Double-Quantum-Well (DQW) Laser Diodes (LDs) with different barrier structures were studied numerically by Integrated System Engineering Technical Computer-Aided Design (ISE TCAD) software. Three different kinds of structures of barriers including quaternary AlInGaN ...  Read More