International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013

  • Utilizing Kinetic Energy of Wind as a Source of Power in Commercial Vehicles

    Jain Sumit, Sean D’silva, Mayur Ingale

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 198-200
    Received: Aug. 13, 2013
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    Published: Sep. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: This project is about using kinetic energy of wind in a vehicle moving at a high speed for generation of electricity. This can be achieved by installing a housing on top of the vehicle which will contain an air duct of varying cross sectional area, a turbine and generator. This project gives information about where and how these components should b... Show More
  • Evaluation of Sugar Content and Bioethanol Potentials of Some Freshwater Biomass

    Muhammad Muktar Namadi, Maikaje Dominic Bawa, Denwe Samuel Dangmwan, Abdullahi Fatima Ahmed

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 201-204
    Received: Sep. 01, 2013
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    Published: Oct. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: An evaluation of sugar content and bioethanol potential of some freshwater biomass namely; Eichhornia crassipes (Water Hyacinth) Pistia stratiotes (Water Lettuce) and Salvinia molesta (Water Fern) was carried out in a batch hydrolysis and fermentation processes. Determinations of xylose and glucose content were achieved using phloroglucinol and Din... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation and Operation of Auto Load Transfer Switch

    Diponkar Paul, Md. Shariful Islam, Syed Khalid Rahman, Md. Saiful Islam, Mir Mohiuddin

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 205-211
    Received: Sep. 10, 2013
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    Published: Oct. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: An automatic transfer switch is an integral component of an emergency power supply system (EPSS). Auto transfer switch (ATS) consists of different electrical and mechanical components such as magnetic contactor, relay, timer, over under voltage relay etc. Basically maintenance includes scheduled and unscheduled renovation works. Efficiency of auto ... Show More
  • A Calculation and Analysis of Carbon Emissions from 2005 to 2010 in Baoding City

    Lei Wen, Longxiu Xu

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 212-216
    Received: Oct. 08, 2013
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    Published: Oct. 30, 2013
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    Abstract: Carbon emissions problem is getting attention by various Chinese provinces. In this paper, though electricity heating, industrial, transportation and building five aspects,we calculated and analyzed the carbon emissions in Baoding from 2005 to 2010 According to calculation results propose appropriate policy recommendations.
  • Energy Demand & Prospect of Geothermal Energy as the Solution of Energy Crisis of Bangladesh – an Approach to Green Energy Solution

    A. S. M. Monjurul Hasan, Md Habibullah, Khaza Newaz Muhammad, Mohammad Walid Bin Siraj, Md Ahsan Kabir, A. S. M. Muhaiminul Hasan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 217-221
    Received: Oct. 22, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 10, 2013
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    Abstract: Bangladesh has among the lowest per capita energy (240 kg oil equivalents) consumption in the world and is severely dependent on additional environmentally friendly renewable energy resources in the future. Among the possible energy resources that could be explored is the potential geothermal energy in regions of higher geothermal gradients with fa... Show More
  • Modeling of A Hybrid Energy Storage System Supplied by a Photovoltaic Source to Feed a DC Motor

    M. A. Camara, A. Djellad, P. O. Logerais, O. Riou, J. F. Durastanti

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 222-228
    Received: Oct. 08, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: The storage of photovoltaic energy by associating batteries with ultracapacitors is investigated. A solar hybrid energy conversion system including photovoltaic module and a DC motor is modeled with a circuit-based approach. The different phases are simulated with a control on the voltage, current and state of charge. First, the duration of the sto... Show More
  • Investment Analysis of a New Solar Power Plant

    Doruk Sen, Murat Tunc, Taylan Ozilhan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 229-241
    Received: Sep. 15, 2013
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    Published: Nov. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: The aim of this study is to propose a guideline for solar energy investment. Two solar energy investment methods are discussed for the investors: Photovoltaic (PV) Power Plants and Parabolic Trough Power Plants (PTPP). In this study, parabolic trough investment is discussed with Molten Salt technology which is one of the most advanced thermal energ... Show More
  • Brake Torque of a Diesel Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel and Diesel

    Alireza Shirneshan

    Issue: Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2013
    Pages: 242-246
    Received: Nov. 16, 2013
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    Published: Dec. 20, 2013
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    Abstract: Brake torque of a diesel engine was investigated by considering the effects of biodiesel (from waste cooking oil) in fuel mixture (biodiesel and diesel fuel) on this performance characteristic. The experiments were done on a 4 cylinder direct-injection diesel engine. Results showed that by the use of biodiesel brake power decreases up to17%. Also r... Show More