P.Y. Lim

Curtin University Australia, Bentley, Western Australia, Australia

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  • P.Y. Lim, C.V. Nayar
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    ABSTRACT: A predictive dispatch algorithm and control for a Photovoltaic-Variable Speed Diesel Generator battery-less hybrid energy system is proposed in this paper. The diesel generators are dispatched based on the predicted net load from the incorporated prediction models. The proposed algorithm is based on the one-hour ahead prediction models to forecast the renewable resource and the load demand. Besides, an adaptive dispatch which is based on one minute average data is also included to complement the predictive dispatch strategy. The adaptive dispatch reacts to the power flow imbalances occur during the intervals in between the prediction periods. This dual-dispatch algorithm is to ensure the on-line diesel capacity is always sufficient throughout the operation. Simulation of the system is performed using MATLAB/Simulink.
    Energy Conference and Exhibition (EnergyCon), 2010 IEEE International; 01/2011
  • P.Y. Lim, C.V. Nayar
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    ABSTRACT: Off-grid hybrid energy system is increasingly popular for remote area power generations. This paper presents the photovoltaic-variable speed diesel generator hybrid energy system without energy storage element. This configuration avoids the high battery installation and maintenance costs as well as the associated complex control. Moreover, incorporation of the variable speed diesel generators into the hybrid energy system gives advantages over the conventionally used constant speed diesel generators. Simulation of the system using MATLAB/Simulink is presented.
    Universities Power Engineering Conference (AUPEC), 2010 20th Australasian; 01/2011
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    ABSTRACT: Design and optimization of a hybrid power system is site specific. It depends mainly on the available of renewable sources and the load demand. Sizing of the components has significant influence on the system performance. Due to the weather dependant nature of renewable energy sources, a fossil fuel based constant-speed generator is an essential component in traditional hybrid power systems. However, the efficiency of this generator especially at light loads can be significantly improved by adopting a variable-speed operation. This paper presents a combined sizing and operation control programme that can be used with both traditional constant-speed generators as well as novel variable-speed generators. The programme uses the polynomial curve fitting for the fuel consumption characteristics of variable-speed generators. The accuracy of the calculations is verified by comparing with a well known renewable energy optimization package.
    01/2010;

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  • 2011
    • Curtin University Australia
      • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
      Bentley, Western Australia, Australia