Development of a solar powered self-sustainable energy system

Ewen Constant, Kary Thanapalan, Mark Bowkett




This paper discusses a systematic approach for the development of a solar powered self sustainable energy system. In remote locations, self-sustainable energy system configurations are of interest, and may prove more cost effective than a grid connected systems. This paper investigates a typical self-sustainable energy system configuration and performance optimization. The potential benefits of such a system design is investigated using data collected at a specific location and the performance of the system under variable conditions determined. This paper also described an optimal design and implementation of an efficient self-sustainable energy system.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 16)
Pages: 320-324 Date of Publication: 2018/04/20
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2018/03/23
REF: 299-18 Issue Date: April 2018
DOI:10.24084/repqj16.299 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

Ewen Constant, Kary Thanapalan * , Mark Bowkett
*Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Sciences, University of South Wales, UK

Key words

Energy storage, renewable energy, solar, power management, energy system.


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