Standalone and Hybrid Systems: A Survey

IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advancements in Alternate Energy Resources for Rural Applications
© 2015 by IJCA Journal
AERA 2015 - Number 2
Year of Publication: 2015
Kruti Gupta
Kamal Kant Sharma
Balwinder Singh

Kruti Gupta, Kamal Kant Sharma and Balwinder Singh. Article: Standalone and Hybrid Systems: A Survey. IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advancements in Alternate Energy Resources for Rural Applications AERA 2015(2):12-16, December 2015. Full text available. BibTeX

	author = {Kruti Gupta and Kamal Kant Sharma and Balwinder Singh},
	title = {Article: Standalone and Hybrid Systems: A Survey},
	journal = {IJCA Proceedings on National Conference on Advancements in Alternate Energy Resources for Rural Applications},
	year = {2015},
	volume = {AERA 2015},
	number = {2},
	pages = {12-16},
	month = {December},
	note = {Full text available}


In this paper, a comparative study of various standalone and grid connected hybrid systems is done and analyzed. The hybrid system consists of wind, mini hydro, solar, fuel cell, biogas plants along with diesel generator as a backup source. The comparison between standalone and grid connected systems is done in detail. Various hybrid systems incorporate different controlling strategies for wind farms, hydro turbines, conventional generators etc. are also included. An in-depth study of hybrid system comprising of wind and hydro turbines connected to conventional generators is also done. Islanding operation is also considered a special concern in this paper, which also include various works by hydraulic turbine and controller of governor system in smart distribution systems.


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