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Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source (2020)
Journal Article
Nouri, H. (2020). Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source. Nonlinear Dynamics and Systems Theory, 20(4), 410-424

In order to follow the standard recommendations of the electrical energy quality (IEEE519) on the distribution network, the active filter have responded to these recommendations, which require that the Total Harmonic Distortion (THD) must be less tha... Read More about Application of the direct power control strategy in a shunt active filter by exploiting the solar photovoltaic energy as a continuous source.

Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach (2020)
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Brown, C. T., & Okogbule, N. S. (2020). Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach. Journal of Sustainable Development Law and Policy, 11(1), 18-55. https://doi.org/10.4314/jsdlp.v11i2.3

The discovery and continued exploitation of crude oil in Nigeria with its many advantages, has exposed the Nigerian environment to several forms of pollution and degradation. Consequently, extensive harm has been done to the human and natural environ... Read More about Redressing harmful environmental practices in the Nigerian petroleum industry through the criminal justice approach.

A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells (2020)
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Gajda, I., You, J., Santoro, C., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells. Electrochimica Acta, 353, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.electacta.2020.136388

This work is presenting for the first time the use of inexpensive and efficient anode material for boosting power production, as well as improving electrofiltration of human urine in tubular microbial fuel cells (MFCs). The MFCs were constructed usin... Read More about A new method for urine electrofiltration and long term power enhancement using surface modified anodes with activated carbon in ceramic microbial fuel cells.

Electroosmotically generated disinfectant from urine as a by-product of electricity in microbial fuel cell for the inactivation of pathogenic species (2020)
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Gajda, I., Obata, O., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). Electroosmotically generated disinfectant from urine as a by-product of electricity in microbial fuel cell for the inactivation of pathogenic species. Scientific Reports, 10(1), https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-60626-x

This work presents a small scale and low cost ceramic based microbial fuel cell, utilising human urine into electricity, while producing clean catholyte into an initially empty cathode chamber through the process of electro-osmostic drag. It is the f... Read More about Electroosmotically generated disinfectant from urine as a by-product of electricity in microbial fuel cell for the inactivation of pathogenic species.

Microbial fuel cell stack performance enhancement through carbon veil anode modification with activated carbon powder (2020)
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Gajda, I., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. (2020). Microbial fuel cell stack performance enhancement through carbon veil anode modification with activated carbon powder. Applied Energy, 262, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.114475

The chemical energy contained in urine can be efficiently extracted into direct electricity by Microbial Fuel Cell stacks to reach usable power levels for practical implementation and a decentralised power source in remote locations. Herein, a novel... Read More about Microbial fuel cell stack performance enhancement through carbon veil anode modification with activated carbon powder.

Optimisation of the internal structure of ceramic membranes for electricity production in urine-fed microbial fuel cells (2020)
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Salar-GarcĂ­a, M. J., & Ieropoulos, I. (2020). Optimisation of the internal structure of ceramic membranes for electricity production in urine-fed microbial fuel cells. Journal of Power Sources, 451, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2020.227741

The need to find a feasible alternative to commercial membranes for microbial fuel cells (MFCs) poses an important challenge for the practical implementation of this technology. This work aims to analyse the influence of the internal structure of low... Read More about Optimisation of the internal structure of ceramic membranes for electricity production in urine-fed microbial fuel cells.

Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations (2020)
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Gajda, I., Obata, O., Jose Salar-Garcia, M., Greenman, J., & Ieropoulos, I. A. (2020). Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations. Bioelectrochemistry, 133, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bioelechem.2020.107459

© 2020 The Authors In order to improve the potential of Microbial Fuel Cells (MFCs) as an applicable technology, the main challenge is to engineer practical systems for bioenergy production at larger scales and to test how the prototypes withstand th... Read More about Long-term bio-power of ceramic microbial fuel cells in individual and stacked configurations.

For politics, people, or the planet? The political economy of fossil fuel reform, energy dependence and climate policy in Haiti (2019)
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Perry, K. K. (2020). For politics, people, or the planet? The political economy of fossil fuel reform, energy dependence and climate policy in Haiti. Energy Research and Social Science, 63, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.erss.2019.101397

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd The uneven effects of the climate crisis and the need for decarbonization by reducing fossil fuel exploitation and eliminating subsidies create critical trade-offs and tensions for low-income developing countries. Recent reform of... Read More about For politics, people, or the planet? The political economy of fossil fuel reform, energy dependence and climate policy in Haiti.

Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators (2019)
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Phillips, N., Draper, T. C., Mayne, R., & Adamatzky, A. (2019). Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators. Journal of Biological Engineering, 13(1), https://doi.org/10.1186/s13036-019-0200-5

Background The green algae balls (Aegagropila linnaei), known as Marimo, are large spherical colonies of live photosynthetic filaments, formed by rolling water currents in freshwater lakes. Photosynthesis therein produces gas bubbles that can attach... Read More about Marimo machines: Oscillators, biosensors and actuators.