Performance of hybrid compact filter system in a down-draft gasifier: An experimental study
Rameshkumar Ramasamy and Mayilsamy Kavandappa Gounder
Tar formation in biomass gasification is a major problem which in subsequent stages decomposes under the conditions such as temperature, pressure drop, gas flow rate, and retention time. Crucial review of literature discloses that all existing systems have maximum 90% tar removal capability.
Validation of a FAST semi-submersible floating wind turbine numerical model with DeepCwind test data
Alexander J. Coulling, Andrew J. Goupee, Amy N. Robertson, Jason M. Jonkman, and Habib J. Dagher
There are global efforts in the offshore wind community to develop reliable floating wind turbine technologies that are capable of exploiting the abundant deepwater wind resource. These efforts require validated numerical simulation tools to predict the coupled aero-hydro-servo-elastic behavior of such systems.
Nanoporous tin oxide photoelectrode prepared by electrochemical anodization in aqueous ammonia to improve performance of dye sensitized solar cell
Jun Jie Teh, Guan Hong Guai, Xuewan Wang, Kam Chew Leong, Chang Ming Li, and Peng Chen
In this work, a nanoporous thin film consisting of sieve-like tin oxide (SnO2) sheets was prepared by anodization of tin foil in aqueous ammonia and applied as a photoelectrode for dye-sensitized solar cell (DSSC). Compared to the conventional SnO2 nanoparticle-based photoelectrode, the anodized nanoporous SnO2 electrode offers higher short circuit current (6.85 vs. 3.64 mA/cm2) and open circuit voltage (0.56 vs. 0.51 V) due to better charge transportation and better suppression of charge recombination.
Improved performance of vanadium redox battery using methylsulfonic acid solution as supporting electrolyte
Zhangxing He, Zhen Li, Zhi Zhou, Feiyue Tu, Yifan Jiang, Chunyue Pan, and Suqin Liu
Methylsulfonic acid (MSA) as supporting electrolyte for vanadium redox battery was studied and evaluated by thermal stability test, cyclic voltammetry, linear sweep voltammetry, and charge-discharge technique. The results show that the V(V)-MSA solution has better thermal stability than the sulfuric acid solutions, which may be due to the formation of VO(CH3SO3)2 to prevent further condensation.
Development of superconducting wind turbine generators
Bogi B. Jensen, Nenad Mijatovic, and Asger B. Abrahamsen
In this paper, the commercial activities in the field of superconducting machines, particularly superconducting wind turbine generators, are reviewed and presented. Superconducting generators have the potential to provide a compact and light weight drive train at high torques and slow rotational speeds, because high magnetic fields can be produced by coils with very little loss.
- Special Topic: SELECTED PAPERS FROM THE 7TH INTERNATIONAL GREEN ENERGY CONFERENCE AND THE 1ST DNL CONFERENCE ON CLEAN ENERGY (IGEC-DCCE), DALIAN, CHINA, 2012
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- Special Topic: CIGS, CdTe, and other thin film solar cells
The Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy presents a special collection of papers from the Photovoltaic Technical Conference held in Aix en Provence, France, in 2012.
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