Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article 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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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

Original Article
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