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*Comparison of Grid Connected vs Stand Alone systems
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*Economy and type of demand plays the deciding factor among the two types of systems
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*Improving the effectiveness of stand-alone systems using hybrid sources
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*Efficiency issues with PV SA systems
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*Mathematical Modelling of GC and SA systems
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*Cost Comparisons between various GC and SA models
  
 
8. Sandwell, P., Chan, N.L.A., Foster, S., Nagpal, D., Emmott, C.J., Candelise, C., Buckle, S.J., Ekins-Daukes, N., Gambhir, A. and Nelson, J., 2016. [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927024816300447 Off-grid solar photovoltaic systems for rural electrification and emissions mitigation in India]. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 156, pp.147-156.
 
8. Sandwell, P., Chan, N.L.A., Foster, S., Nagpal, D., Emmott, C.J., Candelise, C., Buckle, S.J., Ekins-Daukes, N., Gambhir, A. and Nelson, J., 2016. [http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0927024816300447 Off-grid solar photovoltaic systems for rural electrification and emissions mitigation in India]. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 156, pp.147-156.

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This page contains the literature review performed as a part of the project on Grid Isolated Solar Photo Voltaic Systems for the course EE5490

Presently, this project is being pursued by Goutham Vishwanath and Malay Shah and they would primarily be updating this page based on the literature review conducted. Please feel free to share your opinions regarding the page in the discussions forum and it would be acknowledged.

Contributors

Goutham Vishwanath, Malay Shah

Introduction

The concept of a Grid Isolated Solar Photovoltaic system evolved due to the deregulated electricity market operators preventing the prosumers from feeding back excessively generated power back to the grid. This alone is detrimental to the expansion of solar cells into the residential sector. This background work aims to develop a system which would allow the users to implement a stand-alone Photovoltaic system which would not feedback to the grid and be self sufficient to power a home.

Papers Under Review

Technical Requirements

1. Mundada, A.S., Nilsiam, Y., Pearce, J.M., 2016. A review of technical requirements for plug-and-play solar photovoltaic microinverter systems in the United States. Solar Energy 135, 455–470. doi:10.1016/j.solener.2016.06.002

  • laws governing the solar installation in US
  • redundancy of AC disconnect switch
  • advantages and economics regarding plug-and-play
  • implementation of plug-and-play

2. Bhandari, B., Lee, K.-T., Lee, C.S., Song, C.-K., Maskey, R.K., Ahn, S.-H., 2014. A novel off-grid hybrid power system comprised of solar photovoltaic, wind, and hydro energy sources. Applied Energy 133, 236–242. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2014.07.033

  • hybrid RE system study
  • remote location system equipment
  • mini-grid system consideration

3. Akikur, R.K., Saidur, R., Ping, H.W., Ullah, K.R., 2013. Comparative study of stand-alone and hybrid solar energy systems suitable for off-grid rural electrification: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 27, 738–752. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2013.06.043

  • stand-alone PV module
  • comparison between stand alone and hybrid
  • implementation data

4. Sen, R. and Bhattacharyya, S.C., 2014. Off-grid electricity generation with renewable energy technologies in India: An application of HOMER. Renewable Energy, 62, pp.388-398.

  • hybrid off-grid analysis for electrification
  • literature review of proposed techniques
  • HOMER modelling and results
  • shortcomings of a purely solar-dependent structure due to reliability issues on the hydro combination
  • discussion about the implementation policies for an off-grid model

5. Approach for standardization of off-grid electrification projects

6. Freitas, A.A., Daher, S., Antunes, F.L.M., Ximenes, S.C., Viana, F., Sá Jr, E., Silva, F.S. and Soares, E.A., 2010, March. Off-grid PV system to supply a rural school on DC network. In International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’10) (pp. 23-25).

  • off-grid PV system for small, isolated DC load
  • DC/DC boost converter implementation
  • efficiency and power consumption issues with an inverter
  • High efficiency realization in the DC-DC boost converter

7. Grid-connected versus stand-alone energy systems for decentralized power—A review of literature

  • Comparison of Grid Connected vs Stand Alone systems
  • Economy and type of demand plays the deciding factor among the two types of systems
  • Improving the effectiveness of stand-alone systems using hybrid sources
  • Efficiency issues with PV SA systems
  • Mathematical Modelling of GC and SA systems
  • Cost Comparisons between various GC and SA models

8. Sandwell, P., Chan, N.L.A., Foster, S., Nagpal, D., Emmott, C.J., Candelise, C., Buckle, S.J., Ekins-Daukes, N., Gambhir, A. and Nelson, J., 2016. Off-grid solar photovoltaic systems for rural electrification and emissions mitigation in India. Solar Energy Materials and Solar Cells, 156, pp.147-156.

9. Njogu, M., Njuguna, P.M. and Da Silva, I.P., 2015. Rural Electrification using off-grid Solar PV powered Energy Kiosks.

10. Akikur, R.K., Saidur, R., Ping, H.W. and Ullah, K.R., 2013. Comparative study of stand-alone and hybrid solar energy systems suitable for off-grid rural electrification: A review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 27, pp.738-752.

Economics evaluation

1. Ghafoor, A. and Munir, A., 2015. Design and economics analysis of an off-grid PV system for household electrification. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 42, pp.496-502.

  • Sizing analysis of stand alone PV system
  • Economic feasibility of implementation
  • Life Cycle analysis of off-grid PV system
  • Effective in countries like Pak

2. Kolhe, M., Kolhe, S. and Joshi, J.C., 2002. Economic viability of stand-alone solar photovoltaic system in comparison with diesel-powered system for India. Energy economics, 24(2), pp.155-165.

  • Stand alone PV vs DG
  • Economic comparison
  • Life cycle cost analysis for both
  • Economic feasibility analysis
  • PV economic up to 68kWh/day

3. Electrifing the Poor: Highly economic off-grid PV Systems in Ethiopia–A Basis for sustainable rural Development

4. Photovoltaic systems: A cost competitive option to supply energy to off-grid agricultural communities in arid regions

Feasibility Analysis

Feasibility analysis of standalone photovoltaic electrification system in a residential building in Cyprus.[1]

  • PV system components - math model
  • Life Cycle analysis
  • Sizing of the PV sytem

2. Techno-economic feasibility of PV, wind, diesel and hybrid electrification systems for off-grid rural electrification in Colombia

15. Review of building integrated applications of photovoltaic and solar

16. Design and Analysis of a Grid-Connected Photovoltaic Power System

17. Communication Systems for Grid Integration of Renewable Energy Resources

18. Model Based-Energy Control of a Solar Power Plant With a Supercapacitor for Grid-Independent Applications


Refrences

  1. Kamali, Saeed. "Feasibility analysis of standalone photovoltaic electrification system in a residential building in Cyprus." Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 65 (2016): 1279-1284.