Original Article
Hybridization of Moringa stenopetala and Azadirachta indica Seed Oil to Synthesize Biodiesel with Improved Quality

Degnechew Genene Demisu; S. Kebede; Daniel Gebeyehu Wondifraw

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 1-12


  Biodiesel has been considered as biodegradable, green, cleaner, alternative, renewable and eco-friendly energy source. It can supersede petrol-diesel and help to solve challenges accompanied with energy crisis, socio-economic, environmental pollution, climate change and global warming. Hybridization ...  Read More

Original Article
Investigation of Arc Angle Rotor Blade Variations Effect of Savonius Vertical Axis Wind Turbine on Power and Torque Coefficients Using a 3D Modeling

M. Akhlaghi; F. Ghafoorian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 13-19


  Unacceptable air pollution leads to a remarkable increase in the consumption of renewable energy. Wind energy is known as one of the conventional renewable sources, therefore installation of wind turbines has increased over the past three decades. Savonius wind turbine is one of the types of vertical ...  Read More

Original Article
Integration of Renewable Energy-Based Systems for Transport Sector in 2050; a Case Study in Iran

A. R. Babaie Pirouziana; R. Zahedi; A. Ahmadi; N. Olya

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 21-30


  Recent studies have shown that the integration of power generation, seawater desalination, and industrial gas production can significantly reduce costs and generate clean energy on a large scale. On the other hand, by the growth of population, transportation has been known as a major consumer of fuel ...  Read More

Original Article
Modal Dynamics of NREL 5MW Wind Turbine During Normal and Parked Conditions

Seyyed A. Sina; B. Balanian

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 31-39


  Multi-Megawatt wind turbines have long, slender and heavy blades that can undergo extremely wind loadings. Good understanding of the modal dynamics of these large machines is of great priority. In this paper, modal dynamics of NREL 5 MW wind turbine is investigated. To this aim, FAST software has been ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
Techno-economic and Environmental Analysis of Floating Photovoltaic Power Plants: A case Study of Iran

M. Mirzaei Omrani; M. Mirzaei Omrani

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 41-54


  Solar energy as renewable and clean energy has a remarkable share in improving the water-energy-food nexus. However, due to occupying a vast area of land, the development of large-scale photovoltaic systems is a serious challenge, particularly in regions with land restrictions. As a solution, it is argued ...  Read More

Original Article Biomass Energy Sources
Hydrodynamic Behavior of Biomass Micro-Particles in Counter-Flow Combustion of Dust Clouds

M. Akbari Vakilabadi; A.R. Binesh; M. Monfared

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 55-66


  A mathematical model has been investigated to predict the effect of hydrodynamic forces, especially thermophoretic forces on micro organic particles in counter-flow combustion in this research. Hydrodynamic forces change the velocity and concentration of evaporative organic particles moving toward the ...  Read More

Original Article Tide, Wave and Hydro Power
Dynamic Response of a Combined Spar-Type FOWT and OWC-WEC by a Simplified Approach

A. Abazari

Volume 4, Issue 1 , January 2023, Pages 66-77


  The combination of offshore wind turbines and wave energy converters has recently been the focus of researchers. Many types of converters have been installed on the offshore platform in the design step, and the performance of these hybrid systems has been investigated. The oscillating water column converter ...  Read More

Original Article 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

Original Article 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

Original Article 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

Original Article 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

Original Article
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