Optimal Battery Bank Dimensioning Algorithm for Renewable Systems Electrification of Isolated Sites

Malek Belouda


The penetration of renewable energy systems in remote areas contributes to reply to its accrued demand of electricity. Renewable energy systems as photovoltaic generation systems and wind generation systems are characterized by their unpredictable and intermittent character presenting the main drawback of these systems. Although this advantage, the problems caused by the intermittency of these systems can be resolved by employing a battery energy storage system. To this end this paper proposes and analyses an efficient and optimal methodology dedicated to applications fed by renewable energy systems. Since an optimal energy storage bank sizing is needed in order to assure the continuity and reliability of electricity supply of remote areas from these kinds of energy sources. The first part of this article describes the renewable hybrid system structure and different factors influencing the storage system dimensioning. Different scenarios of renewable sources power generations in order to develop an optimal battery bank sizing algorithm are investigated the second part of this article. The formulation of the algorithm is finally presented and discussed.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.23956/ijermt.v6i8.114


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