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Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Electrification: A Review

Renewable energy systems are becoming widespread in the future due to adverse environmental friendly and abundant in nature. Solar and wind energy resources are alternative to each other which will have the actual potential to satisfy the energy demand. But wind energy system may not be technically viable at all sites because of low wind speeds and being more unpredictable than solar energy. Due to this reason a combined utilization of these renewable energy sources are therefore becoming increasingly attractive and are being widely used as alternative of oil-produced energy and this is called “Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems. These hybrid energy systems are becoming popular in remote area power generation applications due to advancements in renewable energy technologies and substantial rise in prices of fossil fuel. This paper presents an extensive review on hybrid renewable energy systems configurations, mathematical modeling and control strategies of the system. This Paper also highlights the optimization techniques which have the potential to increase the economic attractiveness of the system.

Hybrid System, HOMER, MATLAB, Remote Area Power Supply (RAPS), Solar PV, Wind Turbine

Ibrahim Baba Kyari, Jamilu Ya’u Muhammad. (2019). Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Electrification: A Review. Science Journal of Circuits, Systems and Signal Processing, 8(2), 32-39.

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