Renew. Energy Environ. Sustain.
Volume 1, 2016
|Number of page(s)||5|
|Published online||29 June 2016|
Use of hybrid renewable energy systems for small communities
1 University of Bucharest, Center for Coastal Research and Environmental Protection, Meteorology and Hydrology Department, 1 Nicolae Balcescu Blvd., District 1, 010 041 Bucharest, Romania
2 Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest, Hydraulics and Environmental Protection Department, 124 Lacul Tei Blvd., District 2, 020 396 Bucharest, Romania
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The purpose of this article is to present how the sizing of a hybrid renewable energy system is done for a community of three hundred and five households located in a Delta, starting from the optimization of hybrid energy system for a single household. The methodology used in solving this problem is based on multiple options. The first option consists in determined energy needs, maximum power consumption in cold season and in adapting the solution for the production of electricity by a hybrid plant. The second option consists of energy needs resulted in average consumption of electricity in warm season and in adapting the solution for the production of electricity from a hybrid plant. In conjunction with the demand for electricity for the entire community one will get energy demand by aggregating household level (kWh/household). The novelty of this approach lies in the method used by these hybrid systems for obtaining electricity in small communities, isolated from this case study. Based on the results obtained the method can be expanded the implementation of these projects that use hybrid renewable energy systems.
© G. Bandoc et al., published by EDP Sciences, 2016
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