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Simulation of a Renewable Energy Hybrid MicroHydro-Wind-PV-Solar System for Electric Generation

Carlos Armenta-Deu, Soreya Minkue


This project is based on the development of a renewable energy hybrid tri-system made up of a photovoltaic device, a small wind turbine and a micro hydraulic turbine to generate electricity in places where these renewable energy resources are available. The system pursues the reduction of energy dependence on local electric network as well as the greenhouse gases emission. The project will be theoretically modelled and verified in a small scale prototype. Predictive behavior of every energy source, individually or combined, will be made as a function of energy demand that will be represented by external load playing the role of energy consumption equipment and devices in residential, commercial or industrial sector. The project searches for a predictive algorithm that may be used for architects and engineers to design and sizing this kind of system properly.

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