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A linear programming approach for battery degradation analysis and optimization in offgrid power systems with solar energy integration


  • Bordin, Chiara
  • Anuta, Harold Oghenetejiri
  • Crossland, Andrew
  • Gutierrez, Isabel Lascurain
  • Dent, Chris J.
  • Vigo, Daniele


Storage technologies and storage integration are currently key topics of research in energy systems, due to the resulting possibilities for reducing the costs of renewables integration. Off-grid power systems in particular have received wide attention around the world, as they allow electricity access in remote rural areas at lower costs than grid extension. They are usually integrated with storage units, especially batteries. A key issue in cost effectiveness of such systems is battery degradation as the battery is charged and discharged.

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  • Bordin, Chiara & Anuta, Harold Oghenetejiri & Crossland, Andrew & Gutierrez, Isabel Lascurain & Dent, Chris J. & Vigo, Daniele, 2017. "A linear programming approach for battery degradation analysis and optimization in offgrid power systems with solar energy integration," Renewable Energy, Elsevier, vol. 101(C), pages 417-430.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:renene:v:101:y:2017:i:c:p:417-430
    DOI: 10.1016/j.renene.2016.08.066

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