Review Paper Energy Policy
An Investigation into Energy and Cost of Strategies that can Mitigate Risk of Covid-19 Transmission

M. Monfared; E. Hasani Alavy; M. Khanpoor Siahdarka; F. Rahnama

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2021.11375.1088

Abstract
  In order to systematically reduce the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in indoor space, it’s important to understand the building design strategies and air quality enhancement methods that set to mitigate this threat. This paper aims to introduce the different HVAC technologies used to mitigate the ...  Read More

Review Paper Energy Policy
COVID-19 and renewable energy: The need for a comprehensive review

M. Shiri Dezaki; Z. Zandian Sefiddashti; M. Jahangiri; A. Haghani; A. Tahmasebi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11394.1091

Abstract
  The outbreak of Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in late 2019 and its eventual transformation into a global pandemic caused a shock wave across countries. The renewable energy (RE) sector, which has always been one of the leading areas for promoting environmental sustainability, has not been spared from ...  Read More

Original Article Transformation of Generated Electricity by Renewable Energies to Grid
Sensitivity Analysis in a Multi-Carrier Energy Hub System through Electrical and Thermal Profile Procurement

M. Mahmoudian; S. Sadi; J. Gholami; Alirza Karimi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 12 February 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11508.1095

Abstract
  This paper is dealt with energy hub systems in order to evaluate the sensitivity analysis of output power carriers in terms of input electricity and natural gas. Unlike the recent works which were solitary concentrated at operational cost minimization, in this research not only the energy carriers of ...  Read More

Original Article Fuel Cells
A Comparative Analysis and Optimization of Two Supersonic Hybrid Solid Oxide Fuel Cell and Turbine-Less Jet Engine Propulsion Systems for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

M. Rostami; A.H. Farajollahi; M. Marefati; R. Fili; F. Bagherpor

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2021.11173.1076

Abstract
  The propulsion system of an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) plays an essential role in its performance, stability and flight endurance. In this study, two types of propulsion systems for UAV (differentiated based on fuel type) are studied to determine their characteristics and advantages. These proposed ...  Read More

Original Article Fuel Cells
Reinforcing Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell Powered Unmanned Aerial Vehicle with an Innovative Combined Flow Field

M. Rostami; A. H. Farajollahi; F. Bagherpor; V. Sfandiyar

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2021.11214.1081

Abstract
  Polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) produce high power density efficiently and in a pollution-free way. Therefore, it is employed in UAVs. Flow fields play key role in the performance of PEMFC-powered UAVs. In this study, a novel flow field named modified combined was introduced and investigated ...  Read More

Original Article Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Renewable Energy’s Potential Scrutiny by PVSYST and RETSCREEN Softwares Case study: Khoy Province

H. Ashofteh; A. Behzadi Forough

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11274.1082

Abstract
  Energy is one of the most critical factors in economic development, but achieving sustainable development is impossible without environmental protection and improving economic conditions. If a country is dependent on energy, any structural reform policies to reduce energy consumption may reduce economic ...  Read More

Original Article Low-carbon Technologies
Economic Analysis and Energy Utilization of Renewable Energy to Supply Electric Charge with Approach of Storage Resources

F. Shateri Aliabad; Y. Ebazadeh; R. Alayi; I. Suwarno; A. Najafi; S. Ollah Mohammadi-Aylar

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

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11526.1098

Abstract
  In this research, technical and economic analysis of the use of storage devices in the hybrid system of wind and solar is performed with the aim of providing a maximum electrical load of residential buildings. To this aim, two scenarios of grid-connected and off-grid system have been studied. two parameters ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
Cooling of Photovoltaic Panel Equipped with Single Circular Heat Pipe: an Experimental Study

H. Eshghi; M. Kahani; M. Zamen

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11523.1097

Abstract
  The cooling process of photovoltaic (PV) panel is one the main issue in in the field of solar systems. The temperature of solar cells increases when solar radiation and also ambient temperature increase. Increasing the cell temperature reduces the electrical output power of the panels as well as their ...  Read More

Original Article Transformation of Generated Electricity by Renewable Energies to Grid
Reliability Modeling of Different Types of Electric Vehicles in Renewable Applications

A. Ghaedi; M. Mahmoudian; R. Sedaghati

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11711.1103

Abstract
  The widespread growing of electric vehicles (EVs) in distribution networks could be a variety of challenges and opportunities for the electricity network. This issue is important because the owners of electric vehicles are trying to maximize their profits, which in turn can cause many problems such as ...  Read More

Original Article Biomass Energy Sources
Above-ground Biomass and Fuel Value Index of Selected Tree Species for Fuelwood Production in Ethiopia

G. Jebeso Morketo; M. Fekadu; T. Dajene

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 19 April 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11769.1110

Abstract
  The present study investigated appropriate tree species for biomass energy utilization by determining trees' dry biomass and fuel value index, taking into account that developing countries rely heavily on fuelwood for energy consumption. In Ethiopia, biomass currently meets more than 89.5% of total energy ...  Read More

Original Article Systems with Low Energy Consumption
Optimal Energy Resource Planning and Combined Heat and Power Sizing in a Residential Area to Supply Electrical and Thermal Demand in a Reconfigured Power Grid

Seyed E. Hoseini; M. Simab; B. Bahmani-Firouzi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11568.1099

Abstract
  The argument of power systems planning in home microgrids has become one of the burning topics in optimization studies today among the researchers. Since the installation and use of high-capacity energy sources in power systems have many limitations and constraints, so part of the perspective of power ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
Techno-Economic and Environmental Analysis of Floating Photovoltaic Power Plants: A Case Study of Iran

M. Mirzaei Omrani; M. Mirzaei Omrani

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11726.1104

Abstract
  Solar energy as renewable and clean energy has a remarkable share in improving the water-energy-food nexus. However, due to occupying a vast area of land, the development of large-scale photovoltaic systems is a serious challenge, particularly in regions with land restrictions. As a solution, it is argued ...  Read More

Original Article
Estimating Solar Energy Potential in Eritrea: a GIS-based Approach

M. G. Ghebrezgabher; A. K. Weldegabir

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11737.1106

Abstract
  The request to improve electric supply in Eritrea has motivated the country to look for alternative energy resources to enhance existing power. Eritrea, being in tropics, is well situated to harvest solar energy to improve its power supply status. Although several solar energy projects have been initiated, ...  Read More

Original Article Energy Policy
Effective Environmental Factors on Efficiency of Office Buildings Staff in a Cold Semi-Arid Climate (Case Study: Kermanshah)

M. Ansari Manesh; E. Sarkardehee; S. Jafarian

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11758.1108

Abstract
  Human beings spend most of their time in indoor environments. A large part of people around the world work and live in urban areas. Economic productivity is an important goal of different buildings, especially office buildings. Various factors play a role in economic productivity, including reducing ...  Read More

Original Article Tide, Wave and Hydro Power
Dynamic Response of a Combined Spar-Type FOWT and OWC-WEC by a Simplified Approach

A. Abazari

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11768.1109

Abstract
  The combination of offshore wind turbines and wave energy converters has recently been the focus of researchers. Many types of converters have been installed on the offshore platform in the design step, and the performance of these hybrid systems has been investigated. The oscillating water column converter ...  Read More

Original Article Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Outage Probability Analysis of Wireless Energy Harvesting-assisted Networks Considering Dual Energy-Data Channel Models

S. Poursheikhali

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 May 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11848.1119

Abstract
  In this paper, an energy harvesting assisted wireless network is considered where a source, contrary to the conventional networks, harvests its required energy via two independent energy channels. In addition, we assume a destination terminal, which receives interference signals along with the data transferred ...  Read More

Review Paper
Review of Renewable Energy Applications and the Feasibility of Tidal Energy in the United Arab Emirates

Sharul Sham Dol; Odai Mowafaq Fandi; Mohammed Alavi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 06 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11747.1107

Abstract
  Renewable energy and energy sustainability are vital in meeting the exponential growth of energy demand due to increasing population and industrial needs. However, the renewable energy source unpredictability is still a concern for continuous energy supplies. United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been investing ...  Read More

Original Article
Enhanced power extraction by splitting a single flap-type wave energy converter into a double configuration

Abuzar Abazari; Mahdi Aziminia

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11846.1118

Abstract
  Flap-type wave energy converter is one of the oscillating surge devices for generating electricity from the ocean wave source. It comprises a vertical plate pivoted on a hinged base that oscillates rotationally due to the exciting wave. Splitting a single flap into two separated flaps in a double arrangement ...  Read More

Original Article Biomass Energy Sources
Hydrodynamic Behavior of Biomass Micro-Particles in Counter-Flow Combustion of Dust Clouds

Moslem Akbari Vakilabadi; Alireza Binesh; Mostafa Monfared

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11963.1128

Abstract
  A mathematical model has been investigated to predict the effect of hydrodynamic forces, especially thermophoretic forces on micro organic particles in counter-flow combustion in this research. Hydrodynamic forces change the velocity and concentration of evaporative organic particles moving toward the ...  Read More

Original Article Biomass Energy Sources
Production and Characterization of Pellets from Carbonized Pinus patula Sawdust

Tegene Tantu Geta

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 June 2022

http://dx.doi.org/10.22044/rera.2022.11909.1123

Abstract
  The low bulk density of wood wastes causes handling, storage, and transportation issues, limiting its large-scale application. Pelletization can solve this inherent problem by converting biomass into dense and compact pellets with regular shape and size. To evaluate the effect of particle size and binding ...  Read More