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Design of a Cost Effective Off-Grid Wind-Diesel Hybrid Power System in an Island of Bangladesh

Nahid-Al-Masood; Mirza, Rifat; Ahmed, Jubaer; Abedin, Amina Hasan; Deeba, S.R.; Hafiz, Faeza; Begum, Mahmuda; Chowdhury, A Hasib

Authors

Nahid-Al-Masood

Rifat Mirza

Amina Hasan Abedin

S.R. Deeba

Faeza Hafiz

Mahmuda Begum

A Hasib Chowdhury



Abstract

Bangladesh is a developing country with large population. Demand of electrical energy is increasing day by day because of increasing population and industrialization. But due to limited resources, people here are suffering from power crisis problem which is considered as a major obstacle to the economic development. In most of the cases, it is extremely difficult to extend high tension transmission lines to some of the places that are separated from the mainland. Renewable energy is considered to be the right choice for providing clean energy to these remote settlements. This paper proposes a cost effective design of off-grid wind-diesel hybrid power system using combined heat and power (CHP) technology in a grid isolated island, Sandwip, Bangladesh. Design and simulation of the wind-diesel hybrid power system is performed considering different factors for the island Sandwip. Detailed economic analysis and comparison with solar PV system clearly reveals that wind-diesel hybrid power system can be a cost effective solution for the isolated island like Sandwip.

Journal Article Type Article
Publication Date 2011
Deposit Date Dec 28, 2021
Journal International Journal of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Publisher Institute of Advanced Engineering and Science
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 5
Issue 12
Pages 312-315
Keywords renewable energy, off-grid, wind-diesel hybrid system, CHP technology, economic analysis
Public URL http://researchrepository.napier.ac.uk/Output/2823266