Original Article Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
Stand-alone Solar Photo-voltaic Systems for Off-grid Electrification

Melkior Urbanus; Ghaeth Fandi; Erick Mgaya; Zdenek Muller; Josef Tlusty

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 1-9


  Electric energy is necessary to meet the daily needs of the population, as it is used in cooking, heating, irrigation, lighting and others. There are many residential areas far from the public electricity network, hence the importance of solar energy in meeting the needs of these residents. This paper ...  Read More

Original Article Solar Thermal Engineering
Assessment of Solar Energy Availability and its Potential Applications in NEOM Region

Zaid Aljohani; Abdulkarim Asiri; Salem Al-Awlaqi; Turki Aljohani; Hossam AbdelMeguid

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 11-19


  NEOM is a proposed megacity and business zone in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). It was announced in 2017 by Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman with the goal of creating a hub for innovation and a hub for the future of living. NEOM is planned to cover an area of over 26,500 square miles and will include ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
New Empirical Models for Estimation of Diffuse Radiation using Satellite Data

Mustafa Arslan; Mehmet Cunkas

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 21-33


  Diffuse radiation is used in photovoltaic systems and other energy applications. Since global radiation is measured by local meteorological stations, it is possible to reach these radiation data. However, diffuse radiation is not usually measured, so it is not possible to obtain regular data on diffuse ...  Read More

Original Article Fuel Cells
Optimization of Tapering Angle of Flow Channels of Pemfuel Cell: A Numerical Study

Amarnath Gundalabhagavan; Veeresh Babu Alur; Kshitij Bhosale

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 35-44


  Proton Exchange Membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs) are essential for the efficient operation of hydrogen-powered automobiles. To improve their performance, researchers have proposed tapered flow channels as a possible solution. However, determining the optimal value for the tapering has not been explored in ...  Read More

Review Paper Biomass Energy Sources
Ethanol Blending in Petrol: Current Status and Prospects in India

Madhurjya Saikia; Pranjal Sarmah; Rupam Deka; Dipankar Das

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 45-49


  India has experienced rapid industrialization, propelling it to be the world's 3rd largest energy consumer. Among the sectors driving this energy consumption, the transportation industry plays a significant role. In the fiscal year 2022-23, India witnessed a surge in petroleum consumption, reaching a ...  Read More

Original Article Desalinations Systems with Renewable Energies
Assessment of Appropriate Renewable Energy Resources for India using Entropy and WASPAS Techniques

Pankaj PRASAD Dwivedi; Dilip KUMAR Sharma

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 51-61


  Energy, a necessary component of the invention, has negative externalities on the health of humans and the environment due to its production and use, which hinders national growth. For this reason, countries should act with two main motivations when choosing energy sources. The first should be economic ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
Economic Control of Solar Photo-Voltaic Generation System using Efficient Scheme of Novel One Cycle Modulator for Direct Current Supply

Mohammed Zaid Khan; Seema Agrawal

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 63-72


  This paper considers the context of renewable energy generation for a photo voltaic solar generating system with a non-linear load using one cycle controller with a motor across terminals. The paper finds a comparative study of the pulse width modulator with one cycle controller, which analyses both ...  Read More

Original Article Photovoltaic Systems
GHG Emission Reduction Analysis Regarding Financial Viability of Grid-connected PV Solar System

Faridul Islam; Md. Mominul Islam

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 73-81


  Sustainable Development Goal 13 is an activity committed with the intention of stabilizing greenhouse gas (GHG) levels in the environment to stop potentially harmful human meddling with the climate system. GHG are released into the environment from various non-renewable energy sources of power generation ...  Read More

Original Article Solar Thermal Engineering
Design, Fabrication, and Performance Evaluation of Four-reflector Solar Baking Oven

Mohammed Gwani; Abdullahi Bello Umar; Abubakar Gado Abubakar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 82-92


  Traditional cooking methods using fuel woods can pose very serious challenges of local and regional air pollution and land degradation. These methods are inefficient, unsustainable and have serious implications to the environment. To overcome these challenges, a novel four reflectors solar baking oven ...  Read More

Original Article Solar Thermal Engineering
Numerical Investigation of Effect of Fin Geometry on Melting Process of Phase Change Material in an Evacuated Tube Solar Collector

Seyed Younes Afshoon; Rouzbeh Shafaghat; Mofid Gorji Bandpy

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 93-106


  This paper investigates the melting behavior of phase-change material (PCM) in an evacuated tube solar collector. The outer tube was made of borosilicate glass with a diameter of 60 mm, and the inner tube was made of copper with a diameter of 10 mm and length of 1500 mm. The heat transfer problem in ...  Read More

Original Article Systems with Low Energy Consumption
Effects of Window and Light Shelve Configurations on Energy Consumption and Daylight Illuminance in Classrooms

Ahmadreza Keshtkar Ghalati; Mahdieh Ahmadian

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 107-119


  Light shelves not only create shade but also improve the uniformity of daylight. In addition to saving energy, they can improve the lighting quality of a space. This research aims to position light shelves and deep windows to enhance energy efficiency and daylight illuminance in classrooms in Abadan ...  Read More

Original Article Electricity Generation by Green Energy Sources
3E (Energy-Economical-Environmental) Analysis for Electrical Energy Production with a Sustainable Development Approach

Reza Alayi; Salam ollah Mohammadi-Aylar

Volume 5, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 121-129


  Today, policymakers are aware of the substantial advantages of renewable energies. From the point of view of national and regional decision-makers, the first priority of preparing a com-prehensive energy plan and the second priority of determining the share of renewable energy in the total energy production ...  Read More