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Integral approach to energy planning and electric grid assessment in a renewable energy technology integration for a 50/50 target applied to a small island


  • Mendoza-Vizcaino, Javier
  • Raza, Muhammad
  • Sumper, Andreas
  • Díaz-González, Francisco
  • Galceran-Arellano, Samuel


This paper presents an energy planning, a grid assessment, and an economic analysis, considering three growing scenarios (Low, Base and High) in the electricity consumption, to supply the energy demand for a hybrid power system (Photovoltaics/Wind/Diesel/Battery) on a small island by 2050. The main aim of this study is to present a methodology to optimize and reduce the backup time of the battery bank, included from the hybrid power generation system selected. Also, it will compare four different battery technologies, simultaneously, without changes in the renewable energy targets settled in 50% until 2050 and without changes in the safe continuous operation of the grid. The methodology includes a grid assessment analysis to obtain a reliable, strong and safe operation response based on the grid code parameters, even in case of disturbance.

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  • Mendoza-Vizcaino, Javier & Raza, Muhammad & Sumper, Andreas & Díaz-González, Francisco & Galceran-Arellano, Samuel, 2019. "Integral approach to energy planning and electric grid assessment in a renewable energy technology integration for a 50/50 target applied to a small island," Applied Energy, Elsevier, vol. 233, pages 524-543.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:appene:v:233-234:y:2019:i::p:524-543
    DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2018.09.109

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