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New Technologies and Techniques to Increase PV Penetration in Power Systems
Submission Deadline: October 15, 2019 (Closed) Submit Now
Taha Selim Ustun, PhD
Head, Power System Automation and Cybersecurity Lab, Fukushima Renewable Energy Institute, Fukushima, Japan
Research Interests: power systems protection, communication in power networks, distributed generation, microgrids, smartgrids, and renewable energy
About This Topic
Photovoltaic (PV) generation holds a special place among renewable energy technologies. PV systems can be implemented from micro-to-macro scale. It can be the only power generation source of a poor house or a multi-megawatt power plant in the desert. Recent developments in material science have, dramatically, increased the efficiency of PV systems. At the same time, costs have plummeted continuously. All these developments made PV systems very popular due to several technical, economical, and environmental benefits.
The successful implementation of PV systems, be it stand-alone or grid-connected, relies on several factors. Potential estimation, correct sizing, power electronics, energy conversion, grid stability, dynamic interactions, power quality, power system stability, public policy, investment, and incentives are all different parts of the puzzle for a smooth PV systems operation. This exciting research field includes fields such as data analysis, public policy, power electronics, power systems modeling, and analysis. In addition, recent advances in communication and control extended to PV systems to enable standardized communication and different optimization control techniques such as fuzzy logic or neural networks.
In short, PV systems hold a key position in renewable energy field. There are research questions that belong to a wide variety of engineering branches. This Special Issue solicits papers that relate to the successful planning, investment, application, and operation of PV systems. This Special Issue focuses on the following topics (including but not limited to the following):
PV materials; PV cells and modules; PV generation; Power electronics devices; Novel optimization and control techniques; Modeling, simulation, and stability analysis of PV systems; Increased PV penetration; Economic analysis; Renewable energy policy; Incentive studies
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by Babkir Ali
Received: 23 May 2019; Published: 23 July 2019; doi: 10.21926/jept.1903001
This paper is intended to evaluate the economic viability of producing solar photovoltaic modules in Sudan. The simple payback period and the net present value were used as economic indicators to study comparatively different annual production capacities. Initial and operating costs were developed and analyzed for the product lifecycle. The [...]