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La Presidenta del Consejo Social de la Universidad de Almer

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Plataforma Solar de Almería. Plazos de solicitud 13/09/2016

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Diversificando el uso de la Energía Solar

Publicaciones | Artículos

2017

  • A. Ruiz-Aguirre, J.A. Andrés-Mañas, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla,G. Zaragoza Modeling and optimization of a commercial permeate gap spiral wound membrane distillation module for seawater desalination. Desalination 419, 160-168, 2017.
  • M. Papapetrou, A. Cipollina, U. La Commare, G. Micale, G. Zaragoza, G. Kosmadakis. Assessment of methodologies and data used to calculate desalination costs. Desalination 419, 8-19, 2017.
  • A. Altaee, J. Zhoua, A.A. Al Anezi, G. Zaragoza. Pressure retarded osmosis process for power generation: Feasibility, energy balance and controlling parameters. Applied Energy 206, 303-311, 2017.
  • B. Ortega-Delgado, M. Cornali, P. Palenzuela, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla. Operational analysis of the coupling between a multi-effect distillation unit with thermal vapor compression and a Rankine cycle power block using variable nozzle thermocompressors. Applied Energy 204 (2017) 690-701
  • A. Cipollina, M. Agnello, A. Piacentino, A. Tamburini, B. Ortega, P. Palenzuela, D. Alarcon, G. Micale. A dynamic model for MED-TVC transient operation. Desalination 413 (2017) 234-257
  • A. Chorak, P. Palenzuela, D. C. Alarcón-Padilla, A. Ben Abdellah. Experimental characterization of a multi-effect distillation system coupled to a flat plate solar collector field: empirical correlations. Applied Thermal Engineering 120 (2017) 298-313
  • A. Altaee, G. Zaragoza, E. Drioli, J. Zhou Evaluation the Potential and Energy Efficiency of Dual Stage Pressure Retarded Osmosis Process. Applied Energy 199, 359-369, 2017.
  • A. Altaee, P. Palenzuela, G. Zaragoza, A.A. Al Anezi. Single and dual stage closed-loop pressure retarded osmosis for power generation: Feasibility and performance. Applied Energy 191 (2017) 328-345.
  • A. Ruiz-Aguirre, M.I. Polo-López, P. Fernández-Ibáñez, G. Zaragoza. Integration of Membrane Distillation with solar photo-Fenton for purification of water contaminated with Bacillus sp and Clostridium sp spores. Science of the Total Environment 595, 110-118, 2017.
  • A. Altaee, G.J. Millar, G. Zaragoza, A. Sharif. Energy Efficiency of RO and FO-RO system for High Salinity Seawater Treatment. Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, 2017, 19 (1), 77-91.
  • J.A. Andrés-Mañas, P. Palenzuela, L. Cornejo, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla, G. Acién, G. Zaragoza. Preliminary evaluation of the use of vacuum membrane distillation for the production of drinking water in Arica (Chile). Desalination & Water Treatment 61 (2017) 160-169.
  • Ruiz-Aguirre, J.A. Andres-Mañas, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla, G. Zaragoza. Comparative characterization of three commercial spiral-wound membrane distillation modules. Desalination and Water Treatment 61, 152-159, 2017.
  • J.A. Carballo, Javier Bonilla, Lidia Roca, Alberto de la Calle, Patricia Palenzuela, Manuel Berenguel.Optimal operating conditions analysis of a Multi-effect distillation plant. Desalination & Water Treatment 69 (2017) 229-235
  • L. Cornejo, L. Martín-Pomares, D. Alarcon, J. Blanco, J. Polo. A thorough analysis of solar irradiation measurements in the región of Arica Parinacota, Chile. Renewable Energy 112, 197-208, 2017.
  • R. Leiva-Illanes, R. Escobar, J.M. Cardemil, D. Alarcón-Padilla. Thermoeconomic assessment of a solar polygeneration plant for electricity, water, cooling and heating in high direct normal irradiation conditions. Energy Conversion and Management 151, 538-552, 2017.
  • A. Solimeno, F. Gabriel Acien, J. García. Mechanistic model for design, analysis, operation and control of microalgae cultures: Calibration and application to tubular photobioreactors. Algal Research 21 (2017) 236–246.
  • D. García, E. Posadas, S. Blanco, G. Acién, P.A. García Encina, S. Bolado, R. Muñoz. Evaluation of the dynamics of microalgae population structure and process performance during piggery wastewater treatment in algal-bacterial photobioreactors. Bioresource Technology, Aceptado (2017).
  • K. Riveros, C. Sepulveda, J. Bazaes, P. Marticorena, C. Riquelme, G. Acién. Overall development of a bioprocess for the outdoor production of Nannochloropsis gaditana for aquaculture. Aquaculture Research. 2018;49:165–176.
  • D. García, E. Posadas, C. Grajeda, S. Blanco, S. Martínez, G. Acién, P. García-Encina, S. Bolado, R. Muñoz. Comparative evaluation of piggery wastewater treatment in algal-bacterial photobioreactors under indoor and outdoor conditions. Bioresource Technology 245 (2017) 483–490.
  • S. Torres, G. Acien, F. García-Cuadra, R. Navia. Direct transesterification of microalgae biomass and biodiesel refining with vacuum distillation, Algal research, Volume 28: 30–38 (2017).
  • L. Terumi Arashiro, N. Montero, I. Ferrer, F. Gabriel Acién, C. Gómez, M. Garfí. Life cycle assessment of high rate algal ponds for wastewater treatment and resource recovery. Science of the Total Environment xxx (2017) xxx-xxx
  • P. Fernández-Del Olmo, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla, F.G. Acién, A. González-Céspedes, J.C. López-Hernández, J.J. Magán. Modeling of biomass productivity in dense microalgal culture using computational fluid dynamics. Acta Horticulturae 2017, 1170 ,pp.111
  • J.A. Sánchez Pérez, P. Soriano-Molina, G. Rivas, J.L. García Sánchez, J.L. Casas López, J.M. Fernández Sevilla. Effect of temperature and photon absorption on the kinetics of micropollutant removal by solar photo-Fenton in raceway pond reactors. Chemical Engineering Journal 2017 310 ,pp.464

Capítulos de Libro:

  • Capítulo: The use of solar energy for small-scale autonomous desalination.Palenzuela, P., Zaragoza, G., Peñate, B., Subiela, V., Alarcón-Padilla, D.C., García-Rodríguez, L. Ed. CRC Press. ISBN: 978-1-138-02917-0. Leiden (Netherlands), 2017.
  • Capítulo: Renewable energies for greenhouses in semi-arid climates. Cabrera, F.J., J.A. Sánchez-Molina, G. Zaragoza, M. Pérez-García, and F. Rodríguez-Díaz. En: “Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture”, Eds: Bundschuh, Piechocki, Chandrasekharam, Chen; CRC Press/Balkema Taylor & Francis Group; 2017. ISBN: 9781138029705.
  • Capítulo: Solar photocatalytic disinfection of water for reuse in irrigation. Fernández-Ibáñez, P., M.I. Polo-López, S. Malato, A. Ruiz-Aguirre, and G. Zaragoza. En: “Geothermal, Wind and Solar Energy Applications in Agriculture and Aquaculture”, Eds: Bundschuh, Piechocki, Chandrasekharam, Chen; CRC Press/Balkema Taylor & Francis Group; 2017. ISBN: 9781138029705.
  • Libro: Evaluación de sistemas comerciales en espiral de destilación por membranas y su aplicación al tratamiento de aguas. A. Ruiz-Aguirre, G. Zaragoza, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla. Colección Documentos CIEMAT. ISBN: 978-84-7834-781-0. DL: M-31485-2017.
  • Libro: Theoretical analysis of high efficient multi-effect distillation processes and their integration into concentrating solar power Plants. B. Ortega-Delgado, P. Palenzuela-Ardila, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla, L. García-Rodríguez. Colección Documentos CIEMAT. ISBN: 978-84-7834-789-6. DL: M-35056-2017.
  • Capitulo: F.G. Acién, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla, E. Molina. Microalgae on the basis of mankind sustainability" in the book "Case Study of Innovative Projects - Successful Real Cases",. Edited by Bernardo Llamas ISBN 978-953-51-5535-5. InTech, Croatia 2017.
  • Capitulo: F. Gabriel Acién, E. Molina, A. Reis, G. Torzillo, G.C. Zittelli, C. Sepúlveda, J. Masojídek. Photobioreactors for the production of microalgae. En Economics of Microalgae Biomass Production. Microalgae-based biofuels and bioproducts. Edited by Gonzalez C, Muñoz R. Elsevier (2017). ISBN: 978-0-08-101023-5
  • Capitulo: E. Posadas, C. Alcántara, P.A. García-Encina, L. Gouveia, B. Guieysse, Z. Norvill, F.G. Acién, G. Markou, R. Congestri, J. Koreiviene, R. Muñoz. Microalgae cultivation in wastewater. En Economics of Microalgae Biomass Production. Microalgae-based biofuels and bioproducts. Edited by Gonzalez C, Muñoz R. Elsevier (2017). ISBN: 978-0-08-101023-5.
  • Capitulo: F.G. Acién, E. Molina, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla, M. Barbosa, L. Gouveia, C. Sepúlveda, J. Bazaes, Z. Arbib. Economics of microalgae production. En Economics of Microalgae Biomass Production. Microalgae-based biofuels and bioproducts. Edited by Gonzalez C, Muñoz R. Elsevier (2017). ISBN: 978-0-08-101023-5.
  • Capitulo: A.J.Vizcaíno, J.A.Jiménez, J.Camacho, A.M. Barros, G. López, L. Hidalgo, M.I.Sáez, F.G.Acién, M.C.Cerón, T.F.Martínez y F.J. Alarcón. Utilización de Algas como Ingrediente Alternativo en la Alimentación de Peces Marinos. En Contribuciones recientes en alimentación y nutrición acuícola. 20-22 de Noviembre. San Nicolás de los Garza, N.L. Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León, Monterrey, Nuevo León, México.
  • Capitulo: Felix L. Figueroa, Nathalie Korbee, Roberto Abdala-Diaz, Felix Alvarez-Gomez, Juan Luis Gomez-Pinchetti and F. Gabriel Acien. Growing algal biomass using wastes. En Bioassays Advanced Methods and Applications. Edited by Donat-P. Hader and Gilmar S. Erzinger. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherland.
  • Economics of microalgae production. Acién, F.G.,Molina, E.,Fernández-Sevilla, J.M.,Barbosa, M.,Gouveia, L.,Sepúlveda, C.,Bazaes, J.,Arbib, Z.          2017      Microalgae-Based Biofuels and Bioproducts: From Feedstock Cultivation to End-Products,pp.485

2016

  • Distributed Sliding Mode Control of pH in Tubular Photobioreactors. 2016, IEEE Transactions on Control Systems Technology, vol. 24, issue 4.
  • Optimization of biomass production in outdoor tubular photobioreactors. 2015, Journal of Process Control, 37 pp 58–69.
  • Integration of microalgae production with anaerobic digestion of dairy cattle manure: an overall mass and energy balance of the process. 2016, Journal of Cleaner Production 112 pp 103–112.
  • Modeling of photosynthesis and respiration rate for Isochrysis galbana (T-Iso) and its influence on the production of this strain. 2016, Bioresource Technology 203 pp 71–79.
  • Light regime optimization in photobioreactors using a dynamic photosynthesis model. 2016, Algal Research 16 pp 399–408.
  • Outdoor production of Tisochrysis lutea Isochrysis galbana (T-iso) in industrialpilot-scale tubular photobioreactors. 2016, Appl Phycol 28: pp 3159.
  • Heaven. Optimization of carbon dioxide supply in raceway reactors: influence of carbon dioxide molar fraction and gas flow rate. 2016, Bioresource Technology, vol. 212.
  • Hierarchical control for microalgae biomass production in photobioreactors. CONTROL ENGINEERING PRACTICE, 54: 246-255 (2016).
  • Outdoor pilot production of nannochloropsis gaditana: influence of culture parameters and lipid production rates in flat-panel photobioreactors. Algal Research, vol. 18 (2016).
  • Wastewater treatment using microalgae: how realistic a contribution might it be to significant urban wastewater treatment? 2016, Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. 100(21), pp 9013-9022.
  • Dynamic model of an industrial raceway reactor for microalgae production. 2016, Algal Research Vol 17 pp 67–78.
  • Mechanistic model for design, analysis, operation and control of microalgae cultures: Calibration and application to tubular photobioreactors. 2017, Algal Research 21, pp 236–246.
  • Dynamic modeling and simulation of a double-effect absorption heat pump. 2016, International Journal of Refrigeration 72 pp 171-191
  • Experimental parametric analysis of a solar pilot-scale multi-effect distillation plant. 2016, Desalination & Water Treatment 57 pp 23097-23109.
  • Quasi-steady state simulations of multi-effect distillation plants coupled to parabolic trough solar thermal power plants. 2016, Desalination and Water Treatment 57 pp 23085-23096.
  • Thermoeconomic comparison of integrating seawater desalination processes in concentrating solar power plant of 5 MWe. 2016, Desalination 392, pp. 102-117.
  • Two-stage FO-BWRO/NF treatment of saline waters. 2016, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (11), pp 4842-4852.
  • Dual Stage PRO Process: Impact of the Membrane Materials on the Process Performance. 2016, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (14), pp 6172-6183.
  • Integration and Optimization of Pressure Retarded Osmosis with Reverse Osmosis for Power Generation and High Efficiency Desalination. 2016, Energy, 103, pp 110-118.
  • Solar desalination by air gap membrane distillation: a case study from Algeria. 2016, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (48-49), pp 22718-22725.
  • Forward Osmosis Process for Supply of Fertilizer Solutions from Seawater Using a Mixture of Draw Solutions. 2016, Desalination and Water Treatment, 57 (58), pp 28025-28041.
  • Energy Efficiency of RO and FO-RO system for High Salinity Seawater Treatment. 2016, In Press, Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy.
  • Comparative characterization of three commercial spiral-wound membrane distillation modules. 2016, In Press. Desalination and Water Treatment.
  • Optimal operating conditions analysis of a multi-effect distillation plant. 2017, In Press, Desalination and Water Treatment.
  • Preliminary evaluation of the use of vacuum membrane distillation for the production of drinking water in Arica (Chile).  2017, In Press, Desalination and Water Treatment.

Capítulos de Libro:

  • Prospects and Challenges in Algal Biotechnology Capítulo Event-based control systems for microalgae culture in industrial reactors. A. Pawlowski, J. L. Guzman, M. Berenguel, F. G. Acien and S. Dormido.
  • Water Filtration Systems: Processes, Uses and Importance Desalination Capítulo Forward Osmosis Pretreatment of Seawater for Thermal Desalination. Altaee, A., A. Sharif and G. Zaragoza. Water Resource Planning, Development and Management, NovaScience Publishing, 2016. ISBN: 978-1-63484-039-2.

2015

  • Techno-economic assessment of a pilot-scale plant for solar desalination based on existing plate and frame MD technology Desalination 2015, 374, pp. 70-80.
  • Renewable energy desalination: performance analysis and operating data of existing RES desalination plants, Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 55:11, pp. 3120-3140.
  • Energy recovery using salinity differences in a multi-effect distillation system, Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 55:11, pp. 3048-3055
  • Assessment of the use of solar thermal collectors for desalination, Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 55:10, pp. 2856-2867.
  • Assessing the validity of solar membrane distillation for disinfection of contaminated water, Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 55:10, pp. 2792-2799.
  • Productivity analysis of two spiral-wound membrane distillation prototypes coupled with solar energy, Desalination and Water Treatment 2015, 55:10, pp. 2777-2785.
  • Evaluation of FO-RO and PRO-RO designs for power generation and seawater desalination using impaired water feeds, Desalination 2015, 368, pp. 27-35.
  • Large-scale solar desalination by combination with CSP: Techno-economic analysis of different options for the Mediterranean Sea and the Arabian Gulf, Desalination 2015, 366, pp. 130-138.
  • Comparison between CSP+MED and CSP+RO in Mediterranean Area and MENA Region: Techno-economic Analysis, Energy Procedia 2015, 69, pp. 1938-1947.
  • Characterisation of the coupling of multi-effect distillation plants to concentrating solar power plants, Energy 2015, 82, pp. 986-995.
  • Dynamic modeling and simulation of a solar-assisted multi-effect distillation plant, Desalination 2015, 357, pp. 65-76.
  • Improvement of stability and carotenoids fraction of virgin olive oils by addition of microalgae Scenedesmus almeriensis extracts. Food Chemistry 2015, 175, pp. 203–211.
  • Influence of pH and CO2 source on the performance of microalgae-based secondary domestic wastewater treatment in outdoors pilot raceways. Chemical Engineering Journal 2015, 265 pp. 239–248.
  • Outdoor pilot-scale production of Nannochloropsis gaditana: influence of culture parameters and lipid production rates in raceway ponds. Algal Research 2015, 8, pp. 205–213.
  • Direct supercritical methanolysis of wet and dry unwashed marine microalgae (Nannochloropsis gaditana) to biodiesel. Applied Energy 2015, 148, pp. 210–219.
  • A whole biodiesel conversion process combining isolation, cultivation and in situ supercritical methanol transesterification of native microalgae. Bioresource Technology 2015, 190, pp. 281-288.
  • Energetic, economic and environmental assessment of the pyrolysis and combustion of microalgae and their oils. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 2015, 51, pp. 1752-1770.
  • Utilization of secondary treated wastewater for the production of freshwater microalgae. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2015, 99, pp. 6931-6944
  • Selective pH and dissolved oxygen control strat-egy for raceway reactor within an event-based approach. Control Engineering Practice 2015, 44, pp. 209–218.
  • Utilization of centrate from wastewater treatment for the outdoor production of Nannochloropsis gaditana biomass at pilot-scale. Algal Research 2015, 12, pp. 17–25.
  • Outdoor production of Scenedesmus sp. in thin-layer and raceway reactors using centrate from anaerobic digestion as the sole nutrient source. Algal Research 2015, 12, pp. 99–108.
  • Selection of native Tunisian microalgae for simultaneous wastewater treatment and biofuel production. Bioresource Technology 2015, 198, pp. 424–430.
  • Distributed Sliding Mode Control of pH in Tubular Photobioreactors. Control Systems Technology, IEEE Transactions on 99, 2015 pp. 1-4.
  • Optimization of biomass production in outdoor tubular photobioreactors. Journal of Process Control, 2015, 37, pp. 58-69.

Capítulos de Libro:

  • Microalgal Production for Biomass and High-Value Products Capítulo: Supply of CO2 to Closed and Open Photobioreactors. F.G. Acién Fernández, J.Mª Fernández Sevilla and E. Molina Grima. Slocombe/Benemann CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group 2015.
  • Concentrating Solar Power and Desalination Plants. Patricia Palenzuela, Diego-César Alarcón-Padilla, Guillermo Zaragoza.  Springer 2015. ISBN 978-3-319-20534-2

2014

  • Zaragoza, G., Ruiz-Aguirre, A., Guillén-Burrieza, E. Efficiency in the use of solar thermal energy of small membrane desalination systems for decentralized water production. Applied Energy 2014. 130, 491-499.
  • Guillen-Burrieza, E., Ruiz-Aguirre, A., Zaragoza, G., Arafat H.A. Membrane fouling and cleaning in long term plant-scale membrane distillation operations. Journal of Membrane Sciences 2014. 468, 360-372.
  • Posadas, E., Morales,M.M., Gomez,C., Acién, F.G., Muñoz, R. Influence of pH and CO2 source on the performance of microalgae-based secondary domestic wastewater treatment in outdoors pilot raceways. Chemical Engineering Journal 2014. Aceptado.
  • Ramos-Suárez, J.L., García-Cuadra, F., Acién, F.G., Carreras, N. Benefits of combining anaerobic digestion and amino acid extraction from microalgae. Chemical Engineering Journal 2014. 258: 1–9.
  • Tran, K. C., Mendoza Martin, J. L., Heaven, S., Banks, C.J., Acien Fernandez, F.G., Molina Grima, E. Cultivation and anaerobic digestion of Scenedesmus spp. grown in a pilot-scale open raceway'. Algal Research 2014. 5, 95–102
  • de Godos, I., Mendoza, J.L., Acién, F.G., Molina, E., Banks, C.J., Heaven, S., Rogalla, F. Evaluation of carbon dioxide mass transfer in raceway reactors for microalgae culture using flue gases. Bioresource Technology 2014. 153: 307–314.

2013

  • Costache, T. A., Acién Fernández F.G., Morales, M.M., Fernández-Sevilla, J.M., Stamatin, I., Molina, E. Comprehensive model of microalgae photosynthesis rate as a function of culture conditions in photobioreactors. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 2013. 97 (17), pp. 7627-7637
  • Mendoza, J.L., Granados, M.R., de Godos, I., Acién, F.G., Molina, E., Banks, C., Heaven, S. Fluid-dynamic characterization of real-scale raceway reactors for microalgae production. Biomass and Bioenergy 2013. 5 4 267 e 275.
  • Gómez, C., Escudero, R., Morales, M.M., Figueroa, F.L., Fernández-Sevilla, J.M., Acién, F.G. Use of secondary-treated wastewater for the production of Muriellopsis sp. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 2013. 97:2239–2249.
  • Mendoza, J.L., Granados, M.R., de Godos, I., Acién, F.G., Molina, E., Heaven, S., Banks C.J. Oxygen transfer and evolution in microalgal culture in open raceways. Bioresource Technology 2013. 137 188–195.