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DESIGN OF RENEWABLE ENERGY MINI-GRIDS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES

Davide Pellegrino

DESIGN OF RENEWABLE ENERGY MINI-GRIDS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF ELECTRICITY IN RURAL COMMUNITIES.

Rel. Pierluigi Leone. Politecnico di Torino, Corso di laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Energetica E Nucleare, 2018

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Abstract:

Hybrid mini-grids are becoming a popular solution in order to provide electricity in rural areas of developing countries. The number of these projects around the world increases every year and their huge potential market is attracting many private companies and public investors. These systems use the availability of local resources, as biomass or solar radiation, to generate electricity at low price for the customers and their economic convenience is due to low operational costs compared to the traditional systems powered by fossil fuels. The aim of this thesis is to design a mini-grid in a selected community called Toudgha El Oulia, situated in the central-eastern side of Morocco. The system exploits the availability of biomass produced by the cultivation of cereals, olive trees and date palms within the area and the availability of solar radiation to produce clean energy for the community in question. The techno-economic analysis of the project is performed using the software HOMER pro which calculates the most feasible solution including solar and biomass resources.

Relators: Pierluigi Leone
Academic year: 2018/19
Publication type: Electronic
Number of Pages: 90
Subjects:
Corso di laurea: Corso di laurea magistrale in Ingegneria Energetica E Nucleare
Classe di laurea: New organization > Master science > LM-30 - ENERGY AND NUCLEAR ENGINEERING
Aziende collaboratrici: UNSPECIFIED
URI: http://webthesis.biblio.polito.it/id/eprint/8736
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