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  1. Texas has seen a rapid decline in coal use in recent years, but still burns more coal and emits more carbon dioxide and sulfur dioxide than any other state. Coal’s share of power generation in the Electric Rel...

    Authors: Richard Morse, Sarah Salvatore, Joanna H. Slusarewicz and Daniel S. Cohan
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2022 9:1
  2. Integrating different energy resources, like solar PV, wind, and hydro is used to ensure reliable power to the rural community loads. Hybrid power system offers sufficient power supply for the rural villages b...

    Authors: Abraham Hizkiel Nebey
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2021 8:4
  3. Solar collector (SC) technology has proved promising applications in heating, desalination, refrigeration of water, etc. Thermal performance (TP) of Heat Pipe (HP) improves by combining the various profiled ab...

    Authors: Mohammed Yunus and Mohammad S. Alsoufi
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2021 8:1
  4. The use of wind energy worldwide has overgrown in recent years to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Wind power is free, but the installation and maintenance of wind turbines remain very costly. The size of the ...

    Authors: Yassine Charabi and Sabah Abdul-Wahab
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2020 7:5

    The Correction to this article has been published in Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2021 8:2

  5. Currently, the nine islands of the Autonomous Region of the Azores have fossil fuel-fired power stations as the main source of electric power. Each island has an independent electrical system classified as an ...

    Authors: Inês Melo, João Paulo Neto Torres, Carlos Alberto Ferreira Fernandes and Ricardo A. Marques Lameirinhas
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2020 7:4
  6. The traditional vegetable drying (open-air/sun drying) method of harvesting of tomato, potato and onion in the Fogera District in Amhara regional state, Ethiopia, leads to loss of product, reduction in the qua...

    Authors: Yihun Tefera Sintie and Gebrie Teshome Aduye
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2020 7:3
  7. For clean hydropower generation while sustaining ecosystems, minimizing harmful impacts and balancing multiple water needs is an integral component. One particularly harmful effect not managed explicitly by hy...

    Authors: Shahryar Khalique Ahmad and Faisal Hossain
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2020 7:2
  8. The electrode plays an important role in dye-sensitized solar cells (DSSCs). Preparation of the electrode should be simple and should result in high performance of its DSSC. We herein demonstrated high-perform...

    Authors: Kongsak Pattarith and Yonrapach Areerob
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2020 7:1
  9. A novel genetically themed hierarchical algorithm (GTHA) has been investigated to design Fresnel lens solar concentrators that match with the distinct energy input and spatial geometry of various thermal appli...

    Authors: Hassan Qandil, Shuping Wang and Weihuan Zhao
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2019 6:3
  10. Distributed generations (DGs) are small generating plants which are connected to consumers in distribution systems to improve the voltage profile, stability improvement, reduction in power losses and economic ...

    Authors: C. Hari Prasad, K. Subbaramaiah and P. Sujatha
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2019 6:2
  11. Eight vegetable dyes extracted from flowers, fruits and leaves abundant in the wide biodiversity of the Andes region of South America were extracted with ethanol without purification to explore as vegetable ph...

    Authors: Javier Ramirez-Perez, Calero Maria and Cristian P. Santacruz
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2019 6:1
  12. As wind and solar power installations proliferate, power grids will face new challenges in ensuring consistent coverage from variable renewable resources. One option to reduce variability is to integrate the o...

    Authors: Joanna H. Slusarewicz and Daniel S. Cohan
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:7
  13. In power systems, increasing the renewable energy penetration with small signal stability is one of the demanding and critical tasks in recent days. This research work aims to develop a multistage optimization...

    Authors: T. K. Renuka, P. Reji and Sasidharan Sreedharan
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:6
  14. A self-replicating rapid prototyper (RepRap) is a type of 3-D printer capable of printing many of its own components in addition to a wide assortment of products from high-value scientific or medical tools to ...

    Authors: Khalid Yousuf Khan, Lucia Gauchia and Joshua M. Pearce
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:5
  15. Distributed generation (DG) is small generating plants which are connected to consumers in distribution systems to improve the voltage profile, voltage regulation, stability, reduction in power losses and econ...

    Authors: M. C. V. Suresh and Edward J. Belwin
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:4
  16. This paper presents a low-cost solution of virtual instrumentation to provide a new technique for real-time instrumentation of the PV panel characteristics such as voltage, current and power. The system design...

    Authors: Aboubakr El Hammoumi, Saad Motahhir, Abdelilah Chalh, Abdelaziz El Ghzizal and Aziz Derouich
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:3
  17. Pumped storage hydroelectric power plants are one of the most applicable energy storage technologies on large-scale capacity generation due to many technical considerations such as their maturity, frequency co...

    Authors: Diaa Abdellatif, Rameen AbdelHady, Ahmed M. Ibrahim and Essam Abu El-Zahab
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2018 5:2
  18. The purpose of this paper is to present a performance comparison between two maximum power point tracking algorithms. These two algorithms are incremental conductance (INC) which is an improved version of the ...

    Authors: Saad Motahhir, Ayoub Aoune, Abdelaziz El Ghzizal, Souad Sebti and Aziz Derouich
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:8
  19. Successful integration of renewable energy sources like wind power into smart grids largely depends on accurate prediction of power from these intermittent sources. Production of wind power cannot be controlle...

    Authors: Sumaira Tasnim, Ashfaqur Rahman, Amanullah Maung Than Oo and Md. Enamul Haque
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:6
  20. Renewable energy sources are fast emerging as more reliable supplement of conventional energy sources. Among the various renewable sources, solar energy is most sought after in today’s world. Solar PV modules ...

    Authors: Basant Raj Paudyal, Shree Raj Shakya, Dhan Prasad Paudyal and Deependra Das Mulmi
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:5
  21. The study focuses on the evaluation of global solar radiation on a horizontal level. The estimate of the solar layer was made on the basis of mathematical model obtained from the relations of Angstrom–Prescott...

    Authors: Marcel Hamda Soulouknga, Ousmane Coulibaly, Serge Yamigno Doka and Timoleon Crepin Kofane
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:4
  22. Distributed generator (DG) resources are small scale electric power generating plants that can provide power to homes, businesses or industrial facilities in distribution systems. Power loss reductions, volta...

    Authors: P. Dinakara Prasad Reddy, V. C. Veera Reddy and T. Gowri Manohar
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:3
  23. Supply of additional power generation by wind system to increase total power generation is increasing exponentially and globally to meet the challenge of surplus power demand. This total power generation shoul...

    Authors: Satish Kumar, Ashwani Kumar and Nikhlesh Kumar Sharma
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:2
  24. Pure and fresh water is being scarce day by day. Although Bangladesh is a riverine country, pure drinking potable water is not a cheap commodity. Most of the people in the cities boil water to drink, and peopl...

    Authors: Md. Nazmul Islam Sarkar, Anwarul Islam Sifat, S. M. Shamim Reza and Md. Shibli Sadique
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2017 4:1
  25. A life cycle assessment (LCA) was carried out on three separate drinking water production options—a groundwater treatment plant (GWTP), surface water treatment plant and seawater desalination plant (electrodia...

    Authors: Wahidul K. Biswas and Pauline Yek
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:14
  26. The thermochemical system using ammonia as energy storage carrier is investigated in this study. A mathematical model was developed to predict the behavior of both reactors in the ammonia-based closed-loop sys...

    Authors: Ramadan Ali Abdiwe and Markus Haider
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:12
  27. Wind energy is one of the most cost-effective forms of renewable energy source with significant increment in yearly installed capacities all around the world. In this study, three commercial wind turbines, na...

    Authors: Satyanarayana Gaddada and Shiva Prashanth Kumar Kodicherla
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:10
  28. Power generation quantity from wind sector is increasing at much faster rate day by day in the scenario of power systems, which obviously needs reliable operation. Therefore, accurate monitoring and error dia...

    Authors: Rajakumar D. Gowdar and M. C. Mallikarjune Gowda
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:9
  29. Energy is the greatest challenge facing the environment. Energy efficiency can be improved by energy storage by management of distribution networks, thereby reducing cost and improving energy usage efficiency....

    Authors: Eanest B. Jebasingh
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:8
  30. In this study, an analysis of the monthly mean values of the fraction of the sky covered by clouds (C) of all types and the duration of bright sunshine hours (S) and global solar radiation on the horizontal surfa...

    Authors: Md. Nazmul Islam Sarkar
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:11
  31. In this study, several regression models were employed to estimate global solar radiation from commonly available meteorological data such as sunshine duration, temperature, precipitation, and cloud cover for ...

    Authors: Md. Nazmul Islam Sarkar and Anwarul Islam Sifat
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:6
  32. Flat plate-type solar water distillation (FPSWD) is having importance for providing hot water and drinking water simultaneously to households in rural areas or small community/hotels. It utilizes solar radia...

    Authors: U. Sahoo, S. K. Singh, I. Barbate, R. Kumar and P. C. Pant
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:5
  33. The fresh water needs of mankind in regions under severe stress due to scarcity of water and energy can be satisfied if saline water which is available is converted to potable water by solar desalination. Bes...

    Authors: S. A. Mohallel, Safie Elden Metwally, Esam A. Gomaa, Marwa Fathy and Amr Abdellatif Sayed Alahl
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:4
  34. There are numerous maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms for improving the energy efficiency of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems. The main differences between these algorithms are digital or analog imp...

    Authors: Hala J. El-Khozondar, Rifa J. El-Khozondar, Khaled Matter and Teuvo Suntio
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:3
  35. Wind power is a cost-effective renewable source and can be smoothly integrated into power grid by incorporating adequate control strategies. The wind turbine prime mover, wind, is uncontrollable which makes it...

    Authors: Reshma Ehtesham, Shahida Khatoon and Ibraheem Naseeruddin
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2016 3:1
  36. Climate change can be considered to be the greatest environmental challenge our world is facing today. Along with the need to ensure long-term assurance of energy supply, it imposes an obligation on all of us...

    Authors: V. Prema and K. Uma Rao
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2015 2:18
  37. A national subsidy program is one of the key elements for translating customer choice into a larger market share for renewable energies. Since solar water heaters (SWHs) are a cost-effective and mature technol...

    Authors: Keh-Chin Chang, Wei-Min Lin and Kung-Ming Chung
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2015 2:8
  38. Standard photovoltaic solar cells (PV cells) use only about half of the light spectrum provided by the sun. The infrared part is not utilized to produce electricity. Instead, the infrared light heats up the PV...

    Authors: Esam Elsarrag, Hans Pernau, Jana Heuer, Nibul Roshan, Yousef Alhorr and Kilian Bartholomé
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2015 2:16
  39. Dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC) was fabricated using nanosize of the dye sensitizer (Alizarin Yellow, AY) that was prepared by ball milling. The particle size and the composition of nano-Alizarin Yellow (nAY...

    Authors: F. A. Taher, Galila M. El-sayed, N. M. Khattab and N. Almohamady
    Citation: Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar 2015 2:15

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