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Solar photovoltaic system applications: a guidebook for off-grid electrification

Contributors

Parimita Mohanty
Editor

Mohan Kolhe
Editor

Abstract

Presenting a complete guide for the planning, design and implementation of solar PV systems for off-grid applications, this book features analysis based on the authors’ own laboratory testing as well as their in the field experiences. Incorporating the latest developments in smart-digital and control technologies into the design criteria of the PV system, this book will also focus on how to integrate newer smart design approaches and techniques for improving the efficiency, reliability and flexibility of the entire system. The design and implementation of India’s first-of its-kind Smart Mini-Grid system (SMG) at TERI premises, which involves the integration of multiple renewable energy resources (including solar PV) through smart controllers for managing the load intelligently and effectively is presented as a key case study. Maximizing reader insights into the performance of different components of solar PV systems under different operating conditions, the book will be of interest to graduate students, researchers, PV designers, planners, and practitioners working in the area of solar PV design, implementation and assessment.

Book Type Edited Book
Publication Date 2015
Deposit Date Mar 7, 2016
Publisher Springer
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Book Title Solar photovoltaic system applications: a guidebook for off-grid electrification.
ISBN 978-3-319-14662-1
DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-14663-8
Keywords Renewables; green energy; green technology; solar energy; photovoltaics;
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/id/eprint/9622