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Potentialities of renewable energy in Victoria, Australia

Vinayagam, Arangarajan, Oo, Amanullah Maung Than, Shafiullah, G.M. and Stojcevski, Alex 2014, Potentialities of renewable energy in Victoria, Australia, Journal of energy and power engineering, vol. 8, no. 6, pp. 990-1001.

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Title Potentialities of renewable energy in Victoria, Australia
Author(s) Vinayagam, ArangarajanORCID iD for Vinayagam, Arangarajan orcid.org/0000-0003-2247-1893
Oo, Amanullah Maung Than
Shafiullah, G.M.
Stojcevski, Alex
Journal name Journal of energy and power engineering
Volume number 8
Issue number 6
Start page 990
End page 1001
Total pages 12
Publisher David Publishing Company
Place of publication New York, N.Y.
Publication date 2014-06-30
ISSN 1934-8975
1934-8983
Keyword(s) renewable energy
hybrid power system
economic analysis
environmental analysis
Summary In utility power system, electricity demand is being covered largely by fossil fueled power generation, which contributes high level of GHG (greenhouse gas) emission and causes global warming worldwide. In order to reduce GHG emission level, most of the countries in the world targeting towards green energy that is power generation from RE (renewable energy) sources. In this paper, it is considered to study prospects of RE sources in particular, solar and wind in Victoria State which are abundant as compared to other sources of renewable. The wind and solar energy feasibility study and sensitivity analysis has been done for Victoria with the aid of HOMER (hybrid optimization model of electric renewable) simulation software. From the study, it has clearly evicted that wind energy combinational HPS (hybrid power system) has more contribution, and high potential than solar PV (photovoltaic) systems for a particular location. This study also investigates the influences of energy storage in the proposed HPS.
Language eng
Field of Research 090608 Renewable Power and Energy Systems Engineering (excl Solar Cells)
Socio Economic Objective 850504 Solar-Photovoltaic Energy
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30066193

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Engineering
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