Simulation and Optimization of Solar Photovoltaic–Wind–Diesel Generator Stand-alone Hybrid System in Remote Village of Rajasthan, India

  • Rahul RanjanEmail author
  • Devendra Kumar Doda
  • Mahendra Lalwani
  • Mahesh Bundele
Conference paper
Part of the Algorithms for Intelligent Systems book series (AIS)


This paper carries the study of an unelectrified remote village physically located at latitude: 25° 6′ N and longitude: 77° 21′ E with an altitude of 275 m above sea level identified as Mahoori of Rajasthan, India, having a population of 217 persons in 41 households with bad footprint on the socio-economic conditions. The hybrid renewable energy source (HRES) paradigm is proposed which includes a combination of solar photovoltaic (SPV), wind generator (WG), diesel generator (DG) and battery with real-time optimal cost based on emission of solar, variations of wind and load profile to meet average-scaled residential load of 97.5 kWh/day. The overall power generation by the scheme is 68,809 kWh/yr having cost of electricity as $0.144/kWh. The techno-monetary features along with improvised varied system structures at 0, 5 and 10% maximum capacity deficiency is calculated. Further research ideas appeared also acknowledged at last.


Hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) Hybrid optimization model for electric renewable (HOMER) Net present cost (NPC) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Rahul Ranjan
    • 1
    Email author
  • Devendra Kumar Doda
    • 2
  • Mahendra Lalwani
    • 3
  • Mahesh Bundele
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringSwami Keshvanand Institute of Technology, Management and GramothanJaipurIndia
  2. 2.Department of Electrical EngineeringPoornima UniversityJaipurIndia
  3. 3.Department of Electrical EngineeringRajasthan Technical UniversityKotaIndia
  4. 4.Poornima College of EngineeringJaipurIndia

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