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Low-Cost Hybrid Systems of Renewable Energy

  • Petronio VieiraJr.Email author
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Part of the Green Energy and Technology book series (GREEN)

Abstract

This chapter is focused on research and development of low-cost technologies for attending small and medium energetic demands. The results of such development are related to the use of hybrid systems combining different sources of renewable energy (RE). To obtain the smallest cost of a system, it is necessary to obtain the smallest cost of each one of their parts and a better control strategy integrating the operation of these parts. Besides, it is necessary to obtain the best project than it relates the best cost so much benefit in relation to installation as for operation and maintenance. In this chapter, the constituent elements of a hybrid system will be presented initially, followed by a presentation of the technological progresses of these elements. Later the control strategies will be explained to obtain the maximum efficiency of these elements and connection arrangements among them. Finally, project methodologies will be presented for the optimization of the sizing of a project of hybrid system, and they will be described through examples of their application.

Keywords

Wind Turbine Energy Storage System Maximum Power Point Tracking Boost Converter Doubly Feed Induction Generator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Federal University of ParáBelémBrazil

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