Design and Optimized of Solar PV System a Case Study of KIOT Administration Offices
Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
Volume 8, Issue 1, February 2020, Pages: 27-35
Received: Aug. 2, 2019; Accepted: Nov. 12, 2019; Published: Mar. 2, 2020
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Degarege Anteneh, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Debre Berhan University, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia
Birhanu Alene, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Debre Berhan University, Debre Berhan, Ethiopia; Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, Bahir Dar University, Bahir Dar, Ethiopia
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Design and optimized of solar PV system is a leading trend in modern energy management of distribution system. In modern or currently most of the life, customers take in energy from different sources like, sunlight, wind, diesel, biomass, even batteries and from main grid of electric power and facilitate not only its conversion into electric energy, but also the demand management, storage and generation association with the system’s output. In recently distributions generations (micro grid) implementations combine loads with sources, allow for intentional islanding and try to use the available waste heat. These solutions rely on complex communication and control, and are dependent on key components and require extensive site engineering. This paper focuses on the design, optimization and simulation of 48-V rated stand-alone solar PV using HOMER software that is suppling primarily by photovoltaic (PV) panels and using battery and diesel for comparison, but which also has the capability to tie in to a main electrical grid. A system of this size should be able to supply power for KIOT administration office buildings. The most important objectives of this paper are the selections of an appropriate PV array, the selection or design of a charge controller and the design of the system’s renewable energy converter.
Design of PV, HOMER, Charge Controller, Battery Sizing, Feasibility Study, Inverter
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Degarege Anteneh, Birhanu Alene, Design and Optimized of Solar PV System a Case Study of KIOT Administration Offices, Journal of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Vol. 8, No. 1, 2020, pp. 27-35. doi: 10.11648/j.jeee.20200801.15
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