Authors:Arshad Hussain Jamali,Aftab Ahmed,Shehdev Thahrani,Mujahid Ali,Fida Hussain Jamali,Gordhan Das Valasai,Abdul Qadeer Khoso,
Alternate energy sources such as hybrid renewable energy off-grid systems are under the focus of researchers to improve their reliability and feasibility for rural areas. A hybrid power system uses a combination of renewable as primary and fuel-based power systems as a backup. Reliability, affordability, and cost depend upon the number of power systems used and the efficiency of these systems. However, the hybrid system is facing different challenges such as high cost, fluctuations in power, and proper infrastructure. This study aimed to determine the best configuration for village Bakhar Jamali, having a total of 162 houses and a 380 kW peak load. This study has been carried out using HOMER Pros to check the different sets of hybrid configurations. To find optimal power different sets of schemes were carried out. It was concluded in this study that the combination of Wind turbine, Solar PV, Biogas Generator, Diesel generator, Battery, and Converter give the optimum hybrid system with the following rated capacity, 150 kW of Solar PV, Specification of 3 kW of 50 Wind Turbine, Auto size Diesel Generator of 420 kW, Biogas Generator of 150 kW, Number of Batteries of 1 kWh 3832 and Converter capacity of 470 kW.
Keywords:Hybrid,HOMER Pro,Grid system,Reliabilit,Optimum,Configurations,Wind,Solar,
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