Wind Energy
Wind Energy Potential Assessment in Douala Airport, and Identification of Favorable Areas in Vicinity

Cyrille Rodrigue Enone Ellah; Alban Fabrice Lionel Epée; Judith Francisca Ngbara Touafio; Cyrille Mezoue Adiang; Ruben Martin Mouangue

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 147-157

  This study aims to identify a favorable area for wind energy exploitation in the Littoral region of Cameroon. The study used data collected by the meteorological service at Douala International Airport. A probabilistic method based on the Weibull distribution with two parameters was used to assess the ...  Read More

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

M. G. Ghebrezgabher; A. K. Weldegabir

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 155-164

  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

Assessment of Wind Power Plant Potentials via MCDM Methods in Marmara Region of Turkey

E. Guler; S. Yerel Kandemir

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 157-163

  Today, the use of renewable energy sources is increasing day by day. The essential advantages of wind energy are that it is clean, low cost, and unlimited. In this paper, the wind energy potential of provinces of the Marmara region in Turkey was evaluated by multi-criteria decision-making (MCDM) methods. ...  Read More

Simulation Study of Cs2TiBr6 Perovskite Solar Cells Using Graphene Oxide as a Novel HTL Layer Using SCAPS 1-D


Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 159-169

  Highly unstable absorber layers along with costly Hole Transport Materials(HTMs) have been the main problems in the perovskite-based photovoltaic industry recently. Here in this study, we intend to meet both these problems by introducing a non-toxic cesium-based absorber layer and low-cost material, ...  Read More

Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Potential of Accelerated Integration of Solar Electrification in Kenya’s Energy System

Cedric Okinda; Dominic Samoita; Charles Nzila

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 159-170

  The global electricity demand is rapidly growing due to population increase and industrialization. However, the reliance on fossil fuels and other non-renewable energy resources has resulted in climate change and other unsustainability-related issues. This study aims to determine the significant penetration ...  Read More

Aero-Elastic Stability of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbine Blades

Seyyed A. Sina

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 165-168

  Multi-Megawatt wind turbines have long, slender and heavy blades that can undergo extremely wind loadings. Aeroelastic stability of wind turbine blades is of great importance in both power production and load carrying capacity of structure. This paper investigates the aeroelastic stability of wind turbine ...  Read More

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

Odai Mowafaq Fandi; Sharul Sham Dol; Mohammed Alavi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 165-174

  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

Spectral Analyses of an Optimized Ducted Wind Turbine Using Hot-wire Anemometry

J. Taghinezhad; E. Mahmoodi; M. Masdari; R. Alimardani

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 169-173

  The use of ducted wind turbines is developing and various scientists in their studies investigate the performance, economic analysis, and energy production by these types of turbines at a lower cost. In this paper, the ratio of wind speed increment related to free stream wind speed and turbulence rate ...  Read More

A Method to Synthesize Hourly Time-series of Solar Power Plants in Peru for Long-Term Planning

Ruben Felix; Leonidas Sayas

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 171-181

  Plenty of works have treated the system expansion planning problem in the presence of intermittent renewable energy resources like solar. However, most of those proposals have been approached from scenarios of plenty of data, which is not the rule in developing countries, where principal investment actors ...  Read More

Biomass Energy Sources
Assessment and Biogas Production from Leftover Food in Main Campus of Ambo University in a Batch Anaerobic Digestion

Asefa Keneni Negassa; addisu turura

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 171-179

  The objective of this study was to assess and evaluate the biogas yield of food wastes generated from the main campus of Ambo University's student cafeteria in a batch anaerobic digestion. Food waste from preprocessing and leftover from the student cafeteria were collected and measured. Standard techniques ...  Read More

Assessment of Electric Energy Generation and Installed Power Capacity in Turkey

S. Yerel Kandemir; M. Ozgur Yayli; Emin Acikkalp

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 175-178

  Renewable energy is one of the sustainable energy sources, the use of which has increased considerably in recent years. Today, wind energy is an essential renewable energy source that does not have a depletion problem. In this study, electricity generation from wind energy and installed power capacity ...  Read More

Biomass Energy Sources
Production and Characterization of Pellets from Carbonized Pinus Patula Sawdust

Tegene Tantu Geta; Mahelete Tsegaye; Gemechu Yadeta; Tewabech Alemu; Berhanu Sugebo; Dagnachew Genene

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 175-181

  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

Energy Policy
Iran’s Transition to Wind Energy

Sh. Nourifard

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 179-183

  In this article, three topics of wind energy science, wind energy engineering and wind energy policy of Iran have been discussed. Deciding on wind energy in the country requires comprehensive information in these three areas. Due to the increase in the capacity of renewable energy in neighboring countries ...  Read More

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

Praveen Kumar G Yadav; Din Bandhu; Jayasimha K. Reddy; Meenakshi R. Reddy; Chadaram Srinivasu; Ganesh Babu Katam

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 181-193

  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

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 183-190

  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

Biomass Energy Sources
Experimental Analysis and Parametric Optimization of Linseed Oil Methyl Ester Blend-Fueled Variable Compression Ratio Diesel Engine

Ganesh S Warkhade; Ganesh Babu Katam; Veeresh Babu Alur

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 183-198

  This paper analyses the VCR (variable compression ratio) engine's performance, combustion, and emission output responses. The experimental results were modelled using the Grey Taguchi method (GTM) for input parameters of compression ratio, load, and fuel blends. The objective is to find the optimal combination ...  Read More

Investigation of Low-Frequency Noise of Horizontal Axis Wind Turbines by a Hybrid Approach

A. R. Bozorgi

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 185-189

  Noise pollution is known as the biggest environmental problem of horizontal axis wind turbines. The main part of the noise is in the range of Low Frequency Noise (LFN) since wind turbines rotate slowly. Several studies show that the LFN could have adverse effects on human health. In this study, the LFN ...  Read More

Impact of Wind Farms on Reduction of Power Plant CO2 Emissions: A Real Case Study in Iran

M. Khatibi; A. Rabiee

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 191-197

  Electricity generation through renewable energy sources such as wind energy has been growing in recent years due to several reasons including free and infinite resources as well as their considerable impact on the reduction of fossil fuels consumptions as well as CO2 emissions. This paper aims to assess ...  Read More

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 191-205

  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

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

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 195-209

  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

Energy Management of Reconfigurable Distribution System in Presence of Wind Turbines by Considering Several Kinds of Demands

R. Rostami; H. Hosseinnia

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 199-203

  Utilizing distributed generation (DG) units in power system has positive impacts such as: reduction active and reactive power loss, reduce load curtailment, increasing system reliability and reducing the need of installing the new power plant. Wind turbine (WT) is a type of DGs. Employing demand side ...  Read More

Extraction of Five Photovoltaic Parameters of Nature-based Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells using Single Diode Model

Sabastine C Ezike; Jamu B. Yerima; Dunama William; Babangida Alkali; Abubakar D Ahmed

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 199-208

  Dye-Sensitized solar cells (DSSCs) are among the family of third generation photovoltaic (PV). DSSCs are promising with the theoretical predicted value for power conversion efficiency (PCE) of 20%. In this paper, explicit equations for the single-diode equivalent circuit model parameters of a solar cell ...  Read More

Inertia Emulation with Concept of Virtual Supercapacitor for Islanded DC Micro-grid

H. Moradi; N. Piri Yengijeh; A. Hajizadeh

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 205-210

  The expansion of renewable energy sources (RESs (and advances in power electronics have been led to more attention being paid to DC microgrids (DCMGs). DCMGs enable the exploitation of all renewable energy potentials. Along with the advantages of RESs and DCMGs, the use of RESs is associated with the ...  Read More

Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Renewable Energy’s Potential Scrutiny by PVSYST and RETSCREEN softwares Case study: Khoy City, Iran

H. Ashofteh; A. Behzadi Forough

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 207-216

  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

Impact of Providing Shade on Outdoor Thermal Comfort during Hot Season: a Case Study of a University Campus in Cold Semi-arid Climate

Shahrzad Talebsafa; Masoud Taheri Shahraeini; Xiaoshan Yang; Mohammadreza Rabiei

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 209-224

  Thermal comfort is one of the most important factors affecting the quality of outdoor space. This work investigates the effect of shade on outdoor thermal comfort during the hot season. For this purpose, meteorological measurement and questionnaire surveys are conducted simultaneously at four points ...  Read More