Techno-economic Assessment of a Hybrid Off-grid DC System for Combined Heat and Power Generation in Remote Islands


Hybrid renewable energy systems that combine heat and electricity generation is an achievable option for remote areas where grid is uneconomical to extend. In this study, a renewable-based system was designed to satisfy the electrical and thermal demands of a remote household in an off-grid Greek island. A hybrid DC system consisted of a combination of photovoltaic modules, wind turbine, electrolyzer-hydrogen tank, fuel cell and batteries were analysed using HOMER Pro software. Based on the optimal obtained system, it is found that such a system can satisfy both electrical and thermal load demand throughout the year in a reliable manner.

Additional Information: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)
Publication ISSN: 1876-6102
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023 12:18
Date Deposited: 29 Apr 2019 09:15
Full Text Link: 10.1016/j.egypro.2019.01.406
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PURE Output Type: Conference article
Published Date: 2019-02-01
Accepted Date: 2019-01-01
Authors: Kalamaras, Evangelos
Belekoukia, Meltiani
Lin, Zhengyu
Xu, Bing
Wang, Huizhi
Xuan, Jin

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