International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016

  • The Role of Renewable Energy in the Supply of Energy for Rural Development in Tanzania

    Halidini Sarakikya, Peter Mashingo, Iddi Ibrahim, Jeremiah Kiplagat

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 13-18
    Received: Jan. 22, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 15, 2016
    Published: Mar. 04, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20160502.11
    Abstract: Renewable energy supply has been very important and necessary in Tanzania due to recent high demand of energy supply, the high cost of supply of fossil fuels, and the increase of environmental impacts caused by frequently use of fossil fuel. At present Tanzania depends on hydro and thermal power supplies as the main sources of energy. On the other ... Show More
  • Design of an Experimental Rig for Testing Multipurpose Blades

    Bala Gambo Jahun, Fati Adamu Astapawa, Balogun Shuaibu Alani

    Issue: Volume 5, Issue 2, March 2016
    Pages: 19-26
    Received: Feb. 11, 2016
    Accepted: Feb. 28, 2016
    Published: Mar. 21, 2016
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijrse.20160502.12
    Abstract: The design of experimental rig for testing multipurpose blades was done to come up with a good blade that would be suitable for the pulverization of oil palm fronds and reduce toque, noise and vibration and fuel consumption during field operations. A good consideration on the strength of soil and fronds was done during the design. Mild steel was ch... Show More