Reliable Power Supply of Islanded Locations through Microgrids

I. Zamora, J.I. San Martin, F.J. Asensio, G. Saldaña, O. Oñederra, U. Goitia



Due to the increase in the price of oil and the attempt to meet the limits of established CO2 emissions, the technology of microgrids (MGs) has been growing considerably for some years. Its implementation is recommended above all in weak electrical networks, such as the networks of isolated areas and islands, with the aim of solving the typical quality problems in the supply of such networks.
In this paper, the analysis to estimate the implementation of an isolated MG is carried out, located on islands in the Hordaland region of southwestern Norway. Special importance is given to the fact that the MG in question contemplates high penetration of renewable energies and storage technologies.

Published in: Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal (RE&PQJ, Nº. 17)
Pages: 162-167 Date of Publication: 2019/07/15
ISSN: 2172-038X Date of Current Version:2019/04/10
REF: 251-19 Issue Date: July 2019
DOI:10.24084/repqj17.251 Publisher: EA4EPQ

Authors and affiliations

I. Zamora1, J.I. San Martin2, F.J. Asensio2, G. Saldaña2, O. Oñederra1, U. Goitia1
Department of Electrical Engineering - University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
1. Engineering School of Bilbao, (Spain). 2. Engineering School of Gipuzkoa, Eibar (Spain)

Key words

Renewable energies, Isolated micro-grids, Geothermal energy, Wind energy, Batteries.


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