Hybrid diesel/PV system sizing and cost estimation

Ahmed Belhamadia, Muhamad Mansor, Mahmoud Younis

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Abstract

This paper presents a hybrid diesel/PV system cost study and sizing analysis for a hypothetical system in Kuala Terengganu, Malaysia. The hybrid generation is to support a 2MVA load as a standalone network. Diesel generator ratings followed the ISO 8528. The maximum size of the PV system is selected such that its penetration level does not exceed 25%. NEC 690 standards were followedin selecting the maximum and minimum numbers of modules. Cost estimation is carried out using Hybrid Optimization Model for Electric Renewable (HOMER). The results show that the mostefficient size of the PV system is 400kWpamong other alternatives and based on the connection configuration a theoretical maximum power of 387.6kWp would be generated from the system.

Original languageEnglish
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01 Jan 2014
Event3rd IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, CEAT 2014 - Kuching, Malaysia
Duration: 24 Nov 201426 Nov 2014

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Other3rd IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, CEAT 2014
CountryMalaysia
CityKuching
Period24/11/1426/11/14

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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    Belhamadia, A., Mansor, M., & Younis, M. (2014). Hybrid diesel/PV system sizing and cost estimation. Paper presented at 3rd IET International Conference on Clean Energy and Technology, CEAT 2014, Kuching, Malaysia. https://doi.org/10.1049/cp.2014.1506