International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014

  • Technical Issues on Integration of Wind Farms with Power Grid- A Review

    Sajid Hussain Qazi, Mohammad Wazir Bin Mustafa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 87-91
    Received: Aug. 05, 2014
    Accepted: Aug. 20, 2014
    Published: Sep. 10, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140305.11
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    Abstract: The unceasing and phenomenal rise in oil prices and drastic need to reduce gas emissions causing to craft policies to boost the energy generation through the renewable energies. The non-conventional energy sources like wind power, mini-hydro, solar, etc having a significant contribution in energy production. The empathy and effective use of renewab... Show More
  • Production of Biodiesel From Waste Cooking Oil and Factors Affecting Its Formation: A Review

    Alemayehu Gashaw, Abile Teshita

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 92-98
    Received: Aug. 15, 2014
    Accepted: Aug. 27, 2014
    Published: Sep. 10, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140305.12
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    Abstract: Growing concern regarding energy resources and the environment has increased interest in the study of alternative sources of energy. To meet increasing energy requirements, there has been growing interest in alternative fuels like biodiesel to provide a suitable diesel oil substitute for internal combustion engines. Biodiesels offer a very promisin... Show More
  • Optimal Sizing of Solar Water Pumping System for Small Scale Irrigation: Case Study of Dangila

    Muluken Zegeye, Tassew Tadiwos, Abdulkadir Aman

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 99-107
    Received: Aug. 12, 2014
    Accepted: Sep. 02, 2014
    Published: Sep. 20, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140305.13
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    Abstract: The diesel driven water pumping systems have a great impact on irrigation in remote areas around the world. However the gradual increase of fuel prices worldwide and high maintenance cost discourages the utilization of the technology. Therefore, it is important to think of an alternative energy source for such application. The optimal sizing of thi... Show More
  • Assessment of Global Solar Radiation Absorbed in Maiduguri, Nigeria

    Medugu Dale Waida

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 5, September 2014
    Pages: 108-114
    Received: Aug. 26, 2014
    Accepted: Sep. 11, 2014
    Published: Sep. 20, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20140305.14
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    Abstract: Assessment of Global Solar Radiation Absorbed in Maiduguri, Nigeria was carried out in order to assist researchers in the field of solar radiation especially in developing countries that are increasingly faced with a serious data constraint. This will prove useful to many fields of study that rely on atmospheric energy input. The irradiation data w... Show More