International Journal of Energy and Power Engineering

Volume 3, Issue 6, December 2014

  • Estimating Hourly Profiles of Insolation based on Weekly Weather Forecast

    Takahide Niimura, Noriaki Sakamoto, Kazuhiro Ozawa

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6-2, December 2014
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: Aug. 25, 2014
    Accepted: Sep. 12, 2014
    Published: Oct. 27, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2014030602.11
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Distributed Energy Generation and Smart Grid
    Abstract: In this paper, the authors present a simple procedure of estimating weekly profiles of insolation for photovoltaic (PV) power generation output of a roof-top PV system. The model is based on the historical data of solar insolation and weather conditions. Weather conditions are classified into representative patterns such as sunny, cloudy, and rainy... Show More
  • Nobel Approach of Power Feeding for Cellular Mobile Telephony Base Station Site: Hybrid Energy System

    Pragya Nema

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6-2, December 2014
    Pages: 7-14
    Received: Oct. 31, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 04, 2014
    Published: Nov. 06, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2014030602.12
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Distributed Energy Generation and Smart Grid
    Abstract: The problem of providing energy to remotely located systems is a serious concern for the telecom industry, specially powering the mobile telephony towers in rural areas, which lacks quality grid power supply. The feasible solution looks to be in the form of omnipresent and technically viable alternative renewable energy based stand alone hybrid sys... Show More
  • Application of Artificial Intelligence Technique to Economic Load Dispatch of Thermal Power Generation Unit

    Pragya Nema, Shraddha Gajbhiye

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6-2, December 2014
    Pages: 15-20
    Received: Nov. 05, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 10, 2014
    Published: Nov. 12, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2014030602.13
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Distributed Energy Generation and Smart Grid
    Abstract: Economic Dispatch(ED) is one of the main problem of power system operation and control which determines the optimal real power settings of generating units with an objective of minimizing the total fuel cost, subjected to limits on generator real power output & transmission losses. In all practical cases, the fuel cost of generator can be represent... Show More
  • Comparative Analysis between IG and DFIG for Wind Energy Conversion Systems using STATCOM

    Vishvaneeta Patel, Ashutosh Kashiv, Kulsum Aslam, H. K. Verma

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6-2, December 2014
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: Nov. 05, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 24, 2014
    Published: Nov. 29, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2014030602.14
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Distributed Energy Generation and Smart Grid
    Abstract: In the grid new renewable resources are added to extract more power. This increases power quality issues to grid connection. Power quality problem occur mainly due to Unbalance voltage, current or frequency that results in a failure or a Mis-operation of end user equipment. Injection of the wind power into an electric grid affects the power quality... Show More
  • 3-Level H-Bridge Space Vector PWM Inverter for Induction Motor

    Darshni Shukla, Brijal Panchal, Pragya Nema

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 6-2, December 2014
    Pages: 27-37
    Received: Oct. 09, 2014
    Accepted: Nov. 22, 2014
    Published: Dec. 27, 2014
    DOI: 10.11648/j.ijepe.s.2014030602.15
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    This article belongs to the Special Issue Distributed Energy Generation and Smart Grid
    Abstract: Multilevel voltage-fed inverters with space vector pulse width modulation strategy are gained importance in high power high performance industrial drive application & better dc bus utilization. In the propose scheme 3-level space vector PWM H-bridge inverter has a large number of switching states as conventional 2-level VSI. A step by step & detail... Show More