Modelling And Feasibility Analysis Of A Standalone Renewable Hybrid (Pv-Wind-Biomass) Microgrid

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Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering


Even with the most advanced development of the times, the electrical grid is not present in many remote places of the globe. Hybrid renewable energy systems can provide power to remote and isolated locations (HRES). This article focuses on the modelling, analysis, and simulation of a hybrid (photovoltaic/wind/biomass/battery storage) power system. In addition to the PV, wind, and biomass energy sources, the battery is used as a backup energy system. When the hybrid system's power is inadequate to power the load, the battery storage system constantly supplies the load with extra power from the PV system. A bidirectional DC-DC converter is used for the management and control of the energy system. Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) has been implemented in order to collect the maximum power point from the PV system. To reduce losses in the hybrid system, MPPT controllers and DC-DC converters are integrated. Solar photovoltaic (PV), wind turbine generator, and biomass systems are explored under varied climatic circumstances. MATLAB/Simulink and HOMER Pro are software programs that model, simulate, and assess the whole hybrid system.


submitted by Mohammad Imriaj, bearing Matric ID. ET-161001 and Saif Imran Pasha, bearing Matric ID. ET-161003 of session Spring 2016