Original Article Solar Thermal Engineering
An experimental study to evaluate the performance of an HDH water desalination system with a thermoelectric condenser

Mahdi Rezaei Rad; Rouzbeh Shafaghat; Amirhossein Aghajani afghan; Behrad Alizadeh Kharkeshi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 11 March 2023


  This experimental study introduces a solar humidifier-dehumidifier desalination model as a type of open-air-open water (OAOW) system; also, a new condenser with thermoelectric modules is applied in the dehumidifier unit. The experimental tests were done by considering climate conditions in the north ...  Read More

Original Article
Performance assessment and supply energy planning in Iranian wind power plants

Mojtaba Ghiyasi

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 14 March 2023


  Data envelopment analysis (DEA) is a mathematical programming approach for the performance basement of the production units from a production economic view. In this paper, we analyze the performance of Iranian wind power plants (IWPP) using DEA. In the second phase of the study, we utilize the inverse ...  Read More

Original Article Biomass Energy Sources
Performance Evaluation of a Thermal Barrier-Coated CI Engine using Waste Oil Biodiesel Blends

G PRAVEEN KUMAR YADAV; DIN BANDHU; K.JAYASIMHA REDDY; R. Meenakshi Reddy; Chadaram Srinivasu; Ganesh Babu Katam

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 August 2023


  Recycling plastics into energy sources is the most promising method for cutting down on pollution and trash. In this regard, predictions of adiabatic engines using pistons with thermal barrier coatings (TBCs) were made to reduce in-cylinder heat rejection, safeguard the underlying metallic surfaces from ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
A New Global Maximum Power Point algorithm for dynamic shading patterns of Partial Shading

Pankaj Verma; Bharat Gangal; Gaurav Jain; Ravi Hada

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 22 August 2023


  Most of the partial shading maximum power point tracking methods have been designed for the static shading pattern of the partial shading conditions, however, the irradiance pattern may change further when in partial shading mode. Therefore, to cover this research gap, a global maximum power point control ...  Read More

Review Paper Biomass Energy Sources
A review of the challenges to the adoption of biodiesel as a diesel substitute in India

Madhurjya Saikia; Pranjal Sarmah; Partha P Borthakur

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 24 August 2023


  Biodiesel, derived from biomass, offers significant environmental advantages by reducing CO2 and CO emissions and promoting energy self-sufficiency. Currently, biodiesel remains limited to DG sets used by a small number of farmers in India, with minimal adoption in the transportation sector. Numerous ...  Read More

Original Article Applications of Machine Learning Algorithms in Renewable Energies
LSTM and XGBoost models for 24-hour photovoltaic power forecasting from direct irradiation data

Kossoko Babatoundé Audace DIDAVI; Richard Gilles AGBOKPANZO; Bienvenu Macaire AGBOMAHENA

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 16 September 2023


  In this work, the photovoltaic power forecast for the next 24 hours by combining a time series forecasting model (LSTM) and a regression model (XGBoost) from direct irradiation only is performed. Several meteorological parameters such as irradiance, ambient temperature, wind speed, relative humidity, ...  Read More

Original Article Fuel Cells
A Comparative Investigation of L-Serpentine and Single Serpentine Flow Fields Efficiency in Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells Using Computational Fluid Dynamics

Amarnath Gundalabhagavan; Veeresh Babu Alur; Ganesh Babu Katam; Kshitij Bhosale

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 20 September 2023


  Fuel cells have been identified as a promising technology to meet future electric power requirements. Out of various fuel cells, Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFC) has been staged up as they can operate at low temperatures and also have high power density. In this article, the flow field design ...  Read More