Abstract

Application of diesel generators to supply the load demand on isolated islands in Indonesia has widely spread. With increases in oil price and the concerns about global warming, the integration of diesel generators with renewable energy systems have become an attractive energy sources for supplying the load demand. This paper performs an optimal design of integrated system involving Wind-PV-Diesel-Battery system for isolated island with CO 2 emission evaluation by using genetic algorithm. The proposed system has been designed for the hybrid power generation in East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia-latitude 09.30S, longitude 122.0E. From simulation results, the proposed system is able to minimize the total annual cost of the system under study and reduce CO 2 emission generated by diesel generators.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)413-420+2
JournalIEEJ Transactions on Power and Energy
Volume129
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Keywords

  • CO emission
  • Diesel generators
  • Genetic algorithm
  • Optimal design
  • Renewable energy

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