Original Article
Exploration of Biomass for the Production of Bioethanol: “A Techno-Economic Feasibility Study of Using Rice (Oryza Sativa) Husk”

T. Oyegoke; E. Obadiah; Y. S. Sardauna MOHAMMED; O. Alao BAMIGBALA; O. A. Oluwarotimi OWOLABI; T. Tongshuwar GEOFFREY; A. Oyegoke; A. Onadeji

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 1-19


  Increasing energy demand and fossil fuel dependency have increased interest in bioethanol production in recent years. The use of conventional saccharine and starchy materials for ethanol production is prohibitive as it is a threat to food security. As such, rice husk poses to be of great value, providing ...  Read More

Original Article
Optimization, Sensitivity Analysis, and Techno-Economic Evaluation of a Multi-Source System for an Urban Community: a Case Study

R. Alayi; Syed R. Seydnouri; M. Jahangeri; A. Maarif

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 21-30


  Given the decline of non-renewable energy sources, trying to find new technologies and ways to supply energy and reduce fuel consumption is one of the top priorities of the world. One of the new technologies is fuel cell technology, which has received very little attention in Iran so far, and there is ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of Solar-Driven Hydroxy Gas Production System Performance Integrated with Photovoltaic Panels with Single-Axis Tracking System

F. Salek; M. Rahnama; H. Eshghi; M. Babaie; M. M. Naserian

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 31-40


  In this study, a solar driven alkaline electrolyzer producer of hydroxy gas is proposed which is integrated with photovoltaic panels with single-axis north-south solar tracking system. The main novelty of this work is providing transient analysis of integration of alkaline electrolyzer to the PV panels ...  Read More

Original Article Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Design and Simulation of Grid Connected Solar Si-Poly Photovoltaic Plant Using PVsyst For Pune, India Location

P. Rajendra Jagadale; A. Bhimji Choudhari; S. Sanjay Jadhav

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 41-49


  During past decades, increasing energy demand across the world fueled energy production significantly, which lead to environmental impacts such as Global warming, depletion of the ozone layer, it also endangered the Species. Hence, the whole world started shifting towards green energy generation, eliminating ...  Read More

Original Article Wind Energy
CFD Analysis of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine with Winglets

Sh.Sh. Dol; A. Khamis; M. T. Abdallftah; M. Fares; S. Sh. Pervaiz

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 51-59


  The current research illustrates the optimization of Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) blades with implementation of added winglets displaying improved self-starting capabilities. The application of improved design is to be utilized in a university campus located in United Arab Emirates (UAE) in order ...  Read More

Original Article Wind Energy
Investigation of Wind energy potential in Zanjan province, Iran

Sh. Mohammadi; A. Maleki; R. Ehsani; O. Shakouri

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 61-70


  The present study aims to investigate the possibility of using wind energy in some regions of Zanjan province. The current research concentrates on computing the wind energy potential and wind power density. Furthermore, some features related to wind for two locations in Zanjan province have been obtained. ...  Read More

Original Article Energy Policy
Analysis of a Proper Strategy for Solar Energy Deployment in Iran using SWOT Matrix

Z. Molamohamadi; M.R. Talaei

Volume 3, Issue 1 , January 2022, Pages 71-78


  This paper aims to analyze and identify the most appropriate strategies to deploy solar energy in Iran. For this purpose, in a comprehensive framework of strategy development, the internal and external factors of general and specific environment were determined. Then, four different strategies, including ...  Read More

Technical Note 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

Original Article 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

Original Article 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

Original Article 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

Original Article 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