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1. Ghenai, C., & Bettayeb, M. (2021). "Data analysis of the electricity generation mix for clean energy transition during COVID-19 lockdowns". Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, And Environmental Effects, pp. 1-21. Taylor & Francis doi: 10.1080/15567036.2021.1884772


2. Ghenai, C., Kabakebji, D., Douba, I., & Yassin, A. (2021). "Performance analysis and optimization of hybrid multi-effect distillation adsorption desalination system powered with solar thermal energy for high salinity sea water". Energy215, 119212. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2020.119212


3. Ghenai, C., Albawab, M., & Bettayeb, M. (2020). "Sustainability indicators for renewable energy systems using multi-criteria decision-making model and extended SWARA/ARAS hybrid method". Renewable Energy146, 580-597. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.06.157


4. Ghenai, C., Salameh, T., & Merabet, A. (2020). "Technico-economic analysis of off grid solar PV/Fuel cell energy system for residential community in desert region". International Journal Of Hydrogen Energy45(20), 11460-11470. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2018.05.110


5. Ghenai, C., & Bettayeb, M. (2019). "Design and optimization of grid-tied and off-grid solar PV systems for super-efficient electrical appliances". Energy Efficiency13(2), 291-305. doi: 10.1007/s12053-019-09773-3


6. Sustainable Air Conditioning ‎Systems Book, Intech, 2018 ‎‎(in press). Editors: C. Ghenai and T. ‎Salameh


7. Ahmad, F., Ghenai, C., Hamid, A., Rejeb, O., & Bettayeb, M. (2021). "Performance enhancement and infra-red (IR) thermography of solar photovoltaic panel using back cooling from the waste air of building centralized air conditioning system". Case Studies In Thermal Engineering24, 100840. doi: 10.1016/j.csite.2021.100840

 

8. Obaid, W., Hamid, A., & Ghenai, C. (2021). "Hybrid solar/wind/diesel water pumping system in Dubai, United Arab Emirates". International Journal Of Electrical And Computer Engineering (IJECE)11(3), 2062. doi: 10.11591/ijece.v11i3.pp2062-2067


9. Ahmad, F., Ghenai, C., Hamid, A., & Bettayeb, M. (2020). "Application of sliding mode control for maximum power point tracking of solar photovoltaic systems: A comprehensive review". Annual Reviews In Control49, 173-196. doi: 10.1016/j.arcontrol.2020.04.011

 

10. Ahmad F., Abdelsalam M., Hamid A-K., Ghenai C., Obaid W., & Bettayeb M. (2020). "Experimental Validation of PVSYST Simulation for Fix Oriented and Azimuth Tracking Solar PV System". Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering journal, 659, pp. 227-235

 

11. Assad, M., & Rosen, M. (2021). Design and performance optimization of renewable energy systems. (Book), London: Academic Press.


12. Ahmadi, A., Ehyaei, M., Doustgani, A., El Haj Assad, M., Hmida, A., & Jamali, D. et al. (2021). "Recent residential applications of low-temperature solar collector". Journal Of Cleaner Production279, 123549. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.123549


13. Assad, M., Aryanfar, Y., Radman, S., Yousef, B., & Pakatchian, M. (2021). "Energy and exergy analyses of single flash geothermal power plant at optimum separator temperature". International Journal Of Low-Carbon Technologies. doi: 10.1093/ijlct/ctab014


14. El Haj Assad, M., Ahmadi, M., Sadeghzadeh, M., Yassin, A., & Issakhov, A. (2020). "Renewable hybrid energy systems using geothermal energy: hybrid solar thermal–geothermal power plant". International Journal Of Low-Carbon Technologies. doi: 10.1093/ijlct/ctaa084

 

15. Kumar, K., Hani, E., Assad, M., Rahimi-Gorji, M., & Nadeem, S. (2020). "A novel approach for investigation of heat transfer enhancement with ferromagnetic hybrid nanofluid by considering solar radiation". Microsystem Technologies27(1), 97-104. doi: 10.1007/s00542-020-04920-8

 

16. Salameh, T., Abdelkareem, M., Olabi, A., Sayed, E., Al-Chaderchi, M., & Rezk, H. (2021). "Integrated standalone hybrid solar PV, fuel cell and diesel generator power system for battery or supercapacitor storage systems in Khorfakkan, United Arab Emirates". International Journal Of Hydrogen Energy46(8), 6014-6027. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.08.153


17. Raheem, A., Siddique, W., Farooqui, Z., Salameh, T., Haq, I., Waheed, K., & Qureshi, K. (2021). "Performance evaluation of adding Helical-screw Tape Inserts in Parabolic Solar Trough Collectors as a Source of Cleaner Energy Production". Journal Of Cleaner Production297, 126628. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126628


18. Salameh, T., Kumar, P., Sayed, E., Abdelkareem, M., Rezk, H., & Olabi, A. (2021). "Fuzzy modeling and particle swarm optimization of Al2O3/SiO2 nanofluid". International Journal Of Thermofluids10, 100084. doi: 10.1016/j.ijft.2021.100084


19. Aldawoud, A., Salameh, T., & Ki Kim, Y. (2020). "Double skin façade: energy performance in the United Arab Emirates". Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning, And Policy, 1-19. doi: 10.1080/15567249.2020.1813845


20. Said, Z., Hachicha, A., Aberoumand, S., Yousef, B., Sayed, E., & Bellos, E. (2021). "Recent advances on nanofluids for low to medium temperature solar collectors: energy, exergy, economic analysis and environmental impact". Progress In Energy And Combustion Science84, 100898. doi: 10.1016/j.pecs.2020.100898


21. Sheikholeslami, M., Farshad, S., & Said, Z. (2021). "Analyzing entropy and thermal behavior of nanomaterial through solar collector involving new tapes". International Communications In Heat And Mass Transfer123, 105190. doi: 10.1016/j.icheatmasstransfer.2021.105190


22. Said, Z., Mehmood, A., Waqas, A., Amine Hachicha, A., & Loni, R. (2021). "Central versus off-grid photovoltaic system, the optimum option for the domestic sector based on techno-economic-environmental assessment for United Arab Emirates". Sustainable Energy Technologies And Assessments43, 100944. doi: 10.1016/j.seta.2020.100944


23. Said, Z., Ghodbane, M., Sundar, L., Tiwari, A., Sheikholeslami, M., & Boumeddane, B. (2021). "Heat transfer, entropy generation, economic and environmental analyses of linear fresnel reflector using novel rGO-Co3O4 hybrid nanofluids". Renewable Energy165, 420-437. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.11.054


24. Tiwari, A., Kumar, V., Said, Z., & Paliwal, H. (2021). "A review on the application of hybrid nanofluids for parabolic trough collector: Recent progress and outlook". Journal Of Cleaner Production292, 126031. doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126031


25. M. Atiqure Rahman, S., Rezk, H., Ali Abdelkareem, M., Enamul Hoque, M., Mahbub, T., Khaleduzzaman Shah, S., & M. Nassef, A. (2021). "Predicting Drying Performance of Osmotically Treated Heat Sensitive Products Using Artificial Intelligence". Computers, Materials & Continua67(3), 3143-3160. doi: 10.32604/cmc.2021.015048


26. Hussain, N., Alawadhi, H., Rahman, S., & Abdelkareem, M. (2021). "Facile synthesis of novel Cu2O-g-C3N4/Vulcan carbon composite as anode material with enhanced electrochemical performances in urea fuel cell". Sustainable Energy Technologies And Assessments45, 101107. doi: 10.1016/j.seta.2021.101107


27. Rahman, S., Hachicha, A., Ghenai, C., Saidur, R., & Said, Z. (2020). "Performance and life cycle analysis of a novel portable solar thermoelectric refrigerator". Case Studies In Thermal Engineering19, 100599. doi: 10.1016/j.csite.2020.100599


28. Rahman, S., Nassef, A., Rezk, H., Assad, M., & Hoque, M. (2020). "Experimental investigations and modeling of vacuum oven process using several semi-empirical models and a fuzzy model of cocoa beans". Heat And Mass Transfer57(2), 175-188. doi: 10.1007/s00231-020-02943-5


29. Rahman, S., Issa, S., Said, Z., El Haj Assad, M., Zadeh, R., & Barani, Y. (2019). "Performance enhancement of a solar powered air conditioning system using passive techniques and SWCNT /R-407c nano refrigerant". Case Studies In Thermal Engineering16, 100565. doi: 10.1016/j.csite.2019.100565


30. Hachicha, A., Rodríguez, I., Capdevila, R., & Oliva, A. (2013). "Heat transfer analysis and numerical simulation of a parabolic trough solar collector". Applied Energy111, 581-592. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.04.067


31. Hachicha, A., Rodríguez, I., & Ghenai, C. (2018). "Thermo-hydraulic analysis and numerical simulation of a parabolic trough solar collector for direct steam generation". Applied Energy214, 152-165. doi: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.01.054


32. Hachicha, A., Al-Sawafta, I., & Said, Z. (2019). "Impact of dust on the performance of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems under United Arab Emirates weather conditions". Renewable Energy141, 287-297. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.04.004


33. Hachicha, A., Yousef, B., Said, Z., & Rodríguez, I. (2019). "A review study on the modeling of high-temperature solar thermal collector systems". Renewable And Sustainable Energy Reviews112, 280-298. doi: 10.1016/j.rser.2019.05.056


34. Hachicha, A., Said, Z., Rahman, S., & Al-Sarairah, E. (2020). "On the thermal and thermodynamic analysis of parabolic trough collector technology using industrial-grade MWCNT based nanofluid". Renewable Energy161, 1303-1317. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.07.096


35. Rejeb, O., Yousef, M., Ghenai, C., Hassan, H., & Bettayeb, M. (2021). "Investigation of a solar still behaviour using response surface methodology". Case Studies In Thermal Engineering24, 100816. doi: 10.1016/j.csite.2020.100816


36. Rejeb, O., Gaillard, L., Giroux-Julien, S., Ghenai, C., Jemni, A., Bettayeb, M., & Menezo, C. (2020). "Novel solar PV/Thermal collector design for the enhancement of thermal and electrical performances". Renewable Energy146, 610-627. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.06.158


37. Albawab, M., Ghenai, C., Bettayeb, M., & Janajreh, I. (2020). "Sustainability Performance Index for Ranking Energy Storage Technologies using Multi-Criteria Decision-Making Model and Hybrid Computational Method". Journal Of Energy Storage32, 101820. doi: 10.1016/j.est.2020.101820


38. Alami, A., Aokal, K., Olabi, A., Alasad, S., & Aljaghoub, H. (2021). "Applications of graphene for energy harvesting applications: Focus on mechanical synthesis routes for graphene production". Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, And Environmental Effects, 1-30. doi: 10.1080/15567036.2021.1901804


39. Alami, A. (2021). "Developments of hydrogen fuel cell technologies". International Journal Of Hydrogen Energy46(8), 5917. doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.12.039


40. Atwany, H., Hamdan, M., Abu-Nabah, B., Alami, A., & Attom, M. (2020). "Experimental evaluation of ground heat exchanger in UAE". Renewable Energy159, 538-546. doi: 10.1016/j.renene.2020.06.073


41. Alami, A., Aokal, K., Zhang, D., Taieb, A., Faraj, M., & Alhammadi, A. et al. (2019). "Low‐cost dye‐sensitized solar cells with ball‐milled tellurium‐doped graphene as counter electrodes and a natural sensitizer dye". International Journal Of Energy Research43(11), 5824-5833. doi: 10.1002/er.4684


42. Alami, A., Rajab, B., Abed, J., Faraj, M., Hawili, A., & Alawadhi, H. (2019). "Investigating various copper oxides-based counter electrodes for dye sensitized solar cell applications". Energy174, 526-533. doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2019.03.011