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Special Issue on 2017 International Conference on Coal Science and TechnologySpecial Issue on 2017 International Conference on Coal Science and Technology

JournalInternational Journal of Coal Science & Technology

Guest Editor: Professor Yonggang Wang, China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China 

Assistant Editor: Dr. Lingmei Zhou, China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China

Energy Article Collection Highlights

Integrating Ultra-High Levels of variable Renewable Energy

Guest Editors-in-Chief:  

Benjamin Kroposki, Mark O’Malley, Tianshu Bi, Martin Braun, Josh Taylor, Fushuan Wen, Chengshan Wang, Yingchen Zhang

Forecasting in Modern Power Systems

Guest Editors-in-Chief:  

Tao Hong and Wei-Jen Lee

Energy Article Highlights

New Content ItemEstimation of solar radiation from cloud cover data of Bangladesh 

In this study, an analysis of the monthly mean values of the fraction of the sky covered by clouds (C) of all types and the duration of bright sunshine hours (S) and global solar radiation on the horizontal surface (H) was carried out to establish relationship for solar radiation estimation for Bangladesh...

Md. Nazmul Islam Sarkar

More Renewables: Wind, Water, and Solar articles

Design, fabrication and performance evaluation of solar dryer for banana

An indirect, active-type, environmentally friendly, low-cost solar dryer was designed to dry various agricultural products. The dryer was built by locally available, biologically degradable, low-cost materials... 

Vinay Narayan Hegde, Viraj Shrikanth Hosur, Samyukthkumar K Rathod, Puneet A Harsoor and K Badari Narayana

More Energy, Sustainability and Society articles

A review of the trends in Ghana’s power sector 

Power generation in Ghana has gone through a number of phases: starting with diesel generators and stand-alone electricity supply systems owned by industrial mines and factories, to the hydro phase following the construction of the Akosombo dam, and now to a thermal complement phase powered by gas and/or light crude oil...

Maame Esi Eshun and Joe Amoako-Tuffour

More Energy, Sustainability and Society articles​​​​​​​

Conversion of waste plastics into low-emissive hydrocarbon fuels through catalytic depolymerization in a new laboratory scale batch reactor

Pyrolysis of waste plastic is a prospective way of conversion of waste plastic into low-emissive hydrocarbon fuel. The present research is focused on the conversion of waste plastic into low-emissive hydrocarbon fuel by two process namely vacuum and catalytic cracking...

P. Senthil Kumar, M. Bharathikumar, C. Prabhakaran, S. Vijayan and K. Ramakrishnan

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Power system restoration: a literature review from 2006 to 2016 

Power system restoration has attracted more attention and made great progress recently. Research progress of the power system restoration from 2006 to 2016 is reviewed in this paper, including black-start, network reconfiguration and load restoration...

Yutian Liu, Rui Fan and Vladimir Terzija

More Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy articles

Review and prospect of compressed air energy storage system 

As an effective approach of implementing power load shifting, fostering the accommodation of renewable energy, such as the wind and solar generation, energy storage technique is playing an important role in the smart grid and energy internet... 

Laijun Chen, Tianwen Zheng, Shengwei Mei, Xiaodai Xue, Binhui Liu and Qiang Lu

More Journal of Modern Power Systems and Clean Energy articles​​​​​​​

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