International Journal of Sustainable and Green Energy

Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021

  • Assessment of Soil Carbon Stock Status of Sekelemariam Dry Evergreen Montane Forest Along Altitudinal Gradient: Implication for Climate Change Mitigation

    Yitayal Tebeje Workie

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Aug. 11, 2020
    Accepted: Sep. 07, 2020
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: This study was conducted in Sekelemariam Dry Evergreen Montane Forest which is situated within 37° 27' and 37° 30' east, and 10° 34' and 10° 36' north, near Dembecha Town in west Gojam Zone, North Western Ethiopia. It is characterized by steeply sloped areas with huge Rocky Mountains extended throughout the middle parts of the forest. The aim of th... Show More
  • Steady State Testing of an Organic Rankine Cycle Designed for Exhaust Heat Recovery Applications in Truck Engines

    Thaddaeus Julius, Tanimu Kogi Ibrahim, Ezeaku Ikeokwu Innocent, Apostolos Pesyridis, Ahmed Mohammed, Fuhaid Aziz Alshammari

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 7-12
    Received: Dec. 28, 2020
    Accepted: Jan. 14, 2021
    Published: Jan. 22, 2021
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    Abstract: The transport sector is presently accountable for 1/4 of total greenhouse gas released to the atmosphere, with road transportation depicting 17.8% of the total transport emissions contributing to global warming's growing threats caused by the continuous release of exhausting gases from internal combustion engines (ICEs). These exhaust threats call ... Show More
  • Militating Factors Against the Practice of Green Building as a New Paradigm in Construction Projects

    Nkeleme Emmanuel Ifeanyichukwu, Nwabueze Micheal Anosike, Achigbu Onyemaeze Ikenna, Ukwunna Okechukwu Chidiebere

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 13-18
    Received: Jan. 05, 2021
    Accepted: Jan. 19, 2021
    Published: Jan. 28, 2021
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    Abstract: The green construction techniques is a relatively new building philosophy with an unprecedented opportunity to in the global carbon reduction targets as well as pushing the application of more environmentally friendly materials, strategies of saving resources, lower waste production, and the improvement of indoor environmental quality, among others... Show More
  • Prospects and Constraints to Attaining Universal Access to Modern Energy in Malawi: A Review

    Hope Baxter Chamdimba, Gad Reuben Mugagga, Elias Ako

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 19-27
    Received: Feb. 03, 2021
    Accepted: Feb. 10, 2021
    Published: Feb. 26, 2021
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    Abstract: The Malawi Government regards energy as a life blood of the economy and as such a number of national policy documents have emphasized energy as one of the national priority areas that demand urgent intervention by the government and stakeholders. There is also a consensus that ensuring universal access to modern energy in an energy deficit country ... Show More
  • Development of an Automated Stand for Measuring the Thermal Characteristics of Solar Parabolic Trough Collectors

    Yodgor Аkbarovich Yusupov, Оybek Hamdamovich Оtaqulov, Sirojiddin Fayozovich Ergashev, Аkmal Аhmadaliyevich Kuchkarov

    Issue: Volume 10, Issue 1, March 2021
    Pages: 28-31
    Received: Mar. 04, 2021
    Accepted: Mar. 19, 2021
    Published: Mar. 30, 2021
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    Abstract: In the manufacture, assembly, testing and operation of solar power plants, one has to deal with a wide variety of control and measuring operations, as well as means of control and measurement of physical quantities. Analysis of methods and means of control of solar parabolic trough installations showed that they are numerous and time consuming. Thi... Show More