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Sizing, techno-economic and generation management analysis of a stand alone photovoltaic power unit including storage devices


  • Jallouli, Rihab
  • Krichen, Lotfi


Due to the mismatch between the load demand and the intermittent solar energy, a stand-alone photovoltaic-hydrogen system and an optimal control scheme are designed to maintain the high system efficiency.

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  • Jallouli, Rihab & Krichen, Lotfi, 2012. "Sizing, techno-economic and generation management analysis of a stand alone photovoltaic power unit including storage devices," Energy, Elsevier, vol. 40(1), pages 196-209.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:energy:v:40:y:2012:i:1:p:196-209
    DOI: 10.1016/

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