Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Determining Optimal Arrangement of Distributed Generations in Microgrids to Supply Electrical and Thermal Demands using Improved Shuffled Frog Leaping Algorithm

Sh. Momen; J. Nikoukar; M. Gandomkar

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 79-92


  Global warming and prices of energy carriers within political conflicts between different nations, are some of the problems for traditional energy production and economic dispatch. In traditional generation systems, about 25 percentage of energy is wasted, and the presence of Distributed Energy Resources ...  Read More

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

S. Poursheikhali

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 79-85


  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

Potentiometry and Prioritizing of Renewable Energies Exploitation Case Study in Ardabil Province of Iran

S.Ollah Mohammadi-Aylar; M. Almassi; H. Bakhoda

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 81-90


  Due to the needs of modern societies to provide their energy fully or partially from the renewable energy sources and its necessity as a main principle of sustainable development, its necessary to assess and evaluate renewable energy and its integrating for utilizing a part of consumed energy for societies ...  Read More

Solar Thermal Engineering
Design, Fabrication, and Performance Evaluation of Four-reflector Solar Baking Oven

Mohammed Gwani; Abdullahi Bello Umar; Abubakar Gado Abubakar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 82-92


  Traditional cooking methods using fuel woods can pose very serious challenges of local and regional air pollution and land degradation. These methods are inefficient, unsustainable and have serious implications to the environment. To overcome these challenges, a novel four reflectors solar baking oven ...  Read More

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 87-101


  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

Utilization of Kitchen Waste-to-Energy: A Conceptual Note

Ravinder Kumar; Anand K. Bewoor; R. Alayi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 91-99


  India’s rapid economic growth and change in lifestyle have increased the level of municipal solid waste (MSW) generation in the country. Metropolitan cities in India are contributing a major portion (in lakhs metric tons per day) of MSW. It is only due to the lack of availability of poor infrastructure ...  Read More

Wind Energy
Numerical Modeling of Wind Distribution Around a Tall Building in a 3D Urban Environment

M. Ahmadi; S.A.A. Mirjalily; Seyed A. A. Oloomi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 93-102


  This study applies an appropriate turbulence model to simulate the wind distribution in a 3D urban area around a tall building as a bluff body which is one of the most important research topics due to the increasing concerns about human health risks due to air pollution in recent decades. Hybrid RANS/LES ...  Read More

Solar Thermal Engineering
Numerical Investigation of Effect of Fin Geometry on Melting Process of Phase Change Material in an Evacuated Tube Solar Collector

Seyed Younes Afshoon; Rouzbeh Shafaghat; Mofid Gorji Bandpy

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 93-106


  This paper investigates the melting behavior of phase-change material (PCM) in an evacuated tube solar collector. The outer tube was made of borosilicate glass with a diameter of 60 mm, and the inner tube was made of copper with a diameter of 10 mm and length of 1500 mm. The heat transfer problem in ...  Read More

Introducing an Optimal Model and Dimensions of Lightweight Membrane Canopy for Hot and Dry Climate of City of Semnan in Iran

S. Jafarian; E. Sarkardehee; D. Monsefi Parapari; M.R. Mojahedi

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 101-110


  In urban open spaces, especially in large cities with warm climates, users are experiencing high thermal loads, which causes thermal discomfort. Thermal comfort in open spaces can be improved; by shading. The problem is shading and protecting open spaces from stresses caused by overheating of the earth's ...  Read More

Solar Thermal Engineering
Optimization of Heat Transfer in an Enclosure with a Trombe Wall and Solar Chimney

A.R. Shateri; I. Pishkar; Sh. Mohammad Beigi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 103-114


  Trombe walls and solar chimneys have been widely used by the construction industry for many years to heat buildings. In this study, the heat conductance of a Trombe wall was simulated and studied. The equations related to energy and momentum were solved numerically by use of the technique of control ...  Read More

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 103-111


  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

Systems with Low Energy Consumption
Effects of Window and Light Shelve Configurations on Energy Consumption and Daylight Illuminance in Classrooms

Ahmadreza Keshtkar Ghalati; Mahdieh Ahmadian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 107-119


  Light shelves not only create shade but also improve the uniformity of daylight. In addition to saving energy, they can improve the lighting quality of a space. This research aims to position light shelves and deep windows to enhance energy efficiency and daylight illuminance in classrooms in Abadan ...  Read More

Investigation of Afghanistan's Biogas Potential from Animal Waste

W. Rahimy; Gh. J. Laame; E. Acikkalp; S. Yerel Kandemir

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 111-116


  Due to the increasing population growth and energy need, interest in renewable energy sources has increased in recent years. Biogas is one of the sustainable energy resources in the world. In cattle, ovine, and poultry farming, a large amount of fertilizer is produced in Afghanistan. These wastes are ...  Read More

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

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 113-123


  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

Energy Policy
Development and Prioritization of Green Supply Chain Strategies and Renewable Energies in Uncertainty Conditions

M. Mohamadi Janaki; M. A. Sobhanallahi; A.R. Arshadi Khamseh

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 115-129


  The trend of the fourth industrial revolution in the field of energy, like other sectors, indicates that the path of production, development and approaches to energy use in the world is changing every day. This change can be seen in the growth of new energy production in developed countries by renewable ...  Read More

Use of Solar Chimney in Renewable Energy Applications–A Review

H. Alm ElDin Mohamad; E. Medhat; ElSamadony M.; R. Mohamed; M. Muthu

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 117-128


  Due to traditional energy resources problems, scientists looked for a new concept to face these problems. The Solar chimney is one of the promising concepts in renewable energy technology that needs performance enhancement, the proposed study aims at assessing the remarkable advances in the understanding ...  Read More

Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
3E (Energy-Economical-Environmental) Analysis for Electrical Energy Production with a Sustainable Development Approach

Reza Alayi; Salam ollah Mohammadi-Aylar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, , Pages 121-129


  Today, policymakers are aware of the substantial advantages of renewable energies. From the point of view of national and regional decision-makers, the first priority of preparing a com-prehensive energy plan and the second priority of determining the share of renewable energy in the total energy production ...  Read More

Economic Evaluation of a Hybrid Hydrogen Liquefaction System Utilizing Liquid Air Cold Recovery and Renewable Energies

M. Taghavi; H. Salarian; B. Ghorbani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 125-143


  The present study economically evaluates a combined hydrogen liquefaction configuration using combined heat and power system, photovoltaic cells unit and liquid air energy recovery for precooling under climatic states of Yazd, Iran. The LAC recovery is used to precool hydrogen. Moreover, the cascade ...  Read More

Assessment of Greenhouse Heating/Cooling via Heat Pump for Herat-Afghanistan

G. Jafar Laame; W. Rahimy; S. Yerel Kandemir; E. Acikkalp

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 129-135


  Energy is an essential need for living, and renewable energy sources are increasingly popular sustainable energy sources. Solar energy is an inexhaustible and clean, sustainable energy source in the world. In this study, heating of a greenhouse in Herat (Afghanistan) with a heat pump using solar energy ...  Read More

Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Energy Management in a Smart Grid Including Demand Response Programs Considering Internet of Things

A.H. Bolurian; H.R. Akbari; T. Daemi; S.A.A. Mirjalily; S. Mousavi

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, , Pages 131-141


  This paper proposes an integrated energy management system for grid-connected microgrids, taking into account the demand response programs, fossil fuel-based generators, renewable energy sources and energy storage systems. In the proposed approach, the constraints of the problem are considered jointly ...  Read More

Solar Thermal Engineering
Energy Management for a Random Outage Grid-tied Hybrid Photo-voltaic Solar-Thermal Energy System for Health Center Applications

Selfa Johnson Zwalnan; Nanchen Nimyel Caleb; Peter Muar Kamtu; Pahalson Cornelius Dawap

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 131-145


  This research proposes and evaluates an enhanced open-loop photovoltaic evacuated tube solar thermal collector hybrid energy system based on the developed multi-objective energy management strategy that manages and coordinates the hybrid system with a randomly unreliable grid power source to meet the ...  Read More

Two-level DPC strategy based on FNN algorithm of DFIG-DRWT systems using two-level hysteresis controllers for reactive and active powers

H. Benbouhenni

Volume 2, Issue 1 , January 2021, , Pages 137-146


  In this paper, a novel switching table (ST) of the twelve sectors direct power command (DPC) strategy of doubly-fed induction generator (DFIG) based dual rotor wind power (DRWP) is proposed using two-level hysteresis controllers for reactive and active power and feedforward neural networks (FNNs) algorithms. ...  Read More

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 143-153


  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

Energy from Geothermal Resources and Scope of its Utilization in India

Ram Chhavi Sharma

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 145-157


  Demand of energy is increasing day by day worldwide. Also the use of non-renewable energy resources has created serious problems like global warming and air pollution. At the same time, these resources are fast depleting. So we have to look on renewable energy resources to meet the future energy needs. ...  Read More

Energy Policy
A Type-2 Fuzzy-based Multi-criteria Decision-making Method for Sustainable Development of Wind Power Plants in Iran

A. Aryanfar; A. Gholami; M. Pourgholi; M. Zandi Zandi; A. Khosravi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 147-155


  The current work proposed a novel fuzzy-based multi-criteria decision-making method to assess the development potential of wind power plants in a country. Type-2 fuzzy logic was utilized to investigate the simultaneous effects of several technical criteria such as wind conditions, ambient temperature, ...  Read More