Wind Energy
Comparison of Monte Carlo Simulation and Genetic Algorithm in Optimal Wind Farm Layout Design in Manjil Site based on Jensen Model

M. A. Javadi; H. Ghomashi; M. Taherinezhad; M. Nazarahari; R. Ghasemiasl

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 211-221

  AbstractOptimal arrangement of turbines in wind farms is very important to achieve maximum energy at the lowest cost. In the present study, the use of Vestas V-47 wind turbine and uniform one-way wind in achieving the optimal arrangement of horizontal axis turbines in Manjil with genetic and Monte Carlo ...  Read More

Photovoltaic Systems
A New Global Maximum Power Point Algorithm for Dynamic Shading Patterns of Partial Shading

Pankaj Verma; Bharat Gangal; Gaurav Jain; Ravi Hada

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 211-220

  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

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 217-228

  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

Biomass Energy Sources
A Review of Challenges to Adoption of Biodiesel as a Biesel Substitute in India

Madhurjya Saikia; Pranjal Sarmah; Partha P Borthakur

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 221-227

  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

Inter-Turn Short Circuit Fault and High Resistance Connection in Stator of Doubly-Fed Induction Generators

M. Afshari; Seyed M. Mahdi Moosavi; M. B. Abadi; S.M.A. Cruz

Volume 2, Issue 2 , July 2021, , Pages 223-232

  Doubly-fed induction generators (DFIG) have been widely used in wind turbines installed in the last decades. These generators are prone to some faults that could deteriorate their performance and even lead to their outage from the network. Stator inter-turn short-circuits (SITSC) and high resistance ...  Read More

Participation of Renewable Energy in Providing Demand Response in Presence of Energy Storage

E. Akbari; Abdul R. Sheikholeslami; F. Zishan

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 225-234

  Due to the lack of transmission and distribution network in remote and impassable areas due to the high cost of construction of the transmission line along with the unsuitable geographical conditions and taking into account the factors affecting sustainable energy production, the use of a hybrid system ...  Read More

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

H. Eshghi; M. Kahani; M. Zamen

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 229-235

  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

Applications of Machine Learning Algorithms in Renewable Energies
LSTM and XGBoost Models for 24-hour Ahead Forecast of PV Power from Direct Irradiation

Kossoko Babatoundé Audace Didavi; Richard Gilles Agbokpanzo; Bienvenu Macaire Agbomahena

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 229-241

  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

Effect of Renewable Energy Consumption and Commercial Opening on Iran's Economic Growth

Ali Fakour; Soheila Bi-Ria; Azar Rahimifar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 235-242

  countries need to use energy resources to achieve economic growth, but due to the limitation of fossil energy resources such as oil and coal, the increase in the price of these resources in recent years, as well as the resulting environmental pollution, the countries concerned The use of clean and renewable ...  Read More

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 237-253

  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

Enhanced Power Extraction by Splitting a Single Flap-Type Wave Energy Converter into a Double Configuration

A. Abazari; M.M. Aziminia

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 243-249

  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

Energy Policy
Development of a New Method in Exergy Analysis of a CSP Plant

Moslem Akbari Vakilabadi; Sadegh Nikbakht Naserabad; Alireza Binesh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 243-258

  In this paper, it is determined exactly how much of the loss of exergy in a specify component is concerning the own component and how much of the exergy loss is due to the effects of the rest of the components on that component. In this new method of exergy analysis, at first, the exergy loss in a component ...  Read More

Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis of Economic Feasibility of Establishing Wind Power Plant in Kerman, Iran

M.R. Amirrud; M. Shahin

Volume 1, Issue 2 , July 2020, , Pages 247-260

  Wind energy is considered as a precious replacement for fossil fuels in electricity generation. In this regard, many governments (e.g. Iran) tend to support development of this type of renewable energy source. However, fluctuations in Iran’s economic conditions and uncertainty in available wind ...  Read More

Assessment of Rooftop Solar Power potential in Rural Areas using UAV Photogrammetry and GIS

Amin Baghani

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 251-258

  In recent years, the growing demand for energy and environmental requirements has focused much attention on solar energy as a renewable source. The building rooftops are the most suitable places for installing photovoltaic panels in urban and rural areas. In large districts, accurate estimation of radiation ...  Read More

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 255-266

  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

Comparison of BEM and FVM Approaches for Analysis of an Offshore Wind Turbine Installed on TLP in Caspian Sea

S.E. Kashfi; A. Ebrahimi; S. Kazemi

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 259-267

  Compliant offshore tension leg platforms (TLP) are adaptive platforms with a vertical mooring system. These types of platforms are usually used in deep water. Adding sufficient initial tension to the mooring, the vertical movements of the structure will be reduced. Tendons, body, and deck are different ...  Read More

Desalinations Systems with Renewable Energies
Simulation of a Low-capacity Solar MSF Desalination Unit for a Steam Power Plant by Thermoflow Software

Neda Mehtari; Mostafa Kahani; Mohammad Zamen

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 259-268

  The current research focuses on the utilization of three waste water streams from a power plant located in southwestern Iran for desalination purposes and to prevent the waste of heat from the boiler blowdown stream while reducing carbon dioxide emissions by preheating the cooling water. Three different ...  Read More

Energy Policy
COVID-19 and Renewable Energy: Need for a Comprehensive Review

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

Volume 3, Issue 2 , July 2022, , Pages 267-276

  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

Fault Diagnosis in Photovoltaic Modules using a Straightforward Voltage-Current Characteristics Evaluation

A. Zare; M. Simab; M. Nafar

Volume 4, Issue 2 , July 2023, , Pages 269-279

  Due to the growing demand in the electricity sector and the shift to the operation of renewable sources, the use of solar arrays has been at the forefront of consumers' interests. In the meantime, since the production capacity of each solar cell is limited, in order to increase the production capacity ...  Read More

Biomass Energy Sources
Predicting Performance Characteristics of an Engine Fueled by Algal Biodiesel-Diesel using Response Surface Methodology

Mohammad Khoobbakht; Mohsen Soleymani; Kamran Kheiralipour; Mahmoud Karimi

Volume 5, Issue 2 , July 2024, , Pages 269-279

  The effect of biodiesel percentage in biodiesel-diesel blends on the engine under different engine operation conditions must be predicted to achieve high performance. The goal of the present paper was to model brake power, brake torque, thermal efficiency, and specific fuel consumption of a diesel engine ...  Read More

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

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

Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Design of an on-grid PV system as a power backup to provide a reliable electricity supply

Rahmat Adiprasetya Al Hasibi; Bagustama Hamka

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 November 2023

  The implementation of on-grid PV systems was conducted to ensure a continuous supply of electricity. This article discusses implementing an on-grid PV system in a fish farm that requires a continuous electricity supply. Continuous electricity is used to power the aeration system. The aeration system ...  Read More

Geothermal Energy Systems
Exergetic Performance Assessment of a Double-Flash Geothermal Power Plant in Puga Valley, India

Prabin Haloi; Ankit Kumar; Joyshree Dutta; Desire Fadzi Makunike

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 29 November 2023

  The application of a geofluid is primarily characterized by its geofield conditions and locations. One such application of geofluid is in power generation using suitable energy conversion systems. In this study, a thermodynamic model of a double-flash geothermal power plant (DFGPP) has been developed ...  Read More

Energy Policy
Assessing Renewable Energy Impact in Nordic-Baltic Region: Sensitivity Analysis and MCDM Approach

nazlı ersoy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 02 December 2023

  The article presents an MCDM model based on the Improved Entropy and PIV methods to analyze the development of renewable energy in Nordic-Baltic countries. The analysis was conducted on eight alternatives and ten criteria, and sensitivity analysis was applied to assess the model's suitability. The ...  Read More