Techno-economic analysis of HRES in south-east of Ireland

Md Mizanur, Mary Doyle Kent, Peter Kopacek

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Abstract

Energy is a critical element in the sustainable conversation of our planet. As global demand continues to increase, renewable systems are being deployed, but renewable resources are intermittent. Research shows that by combining systems in a hybrid manner, emissions can be reduced and quality of life improved. This case study focuses on the south-east region of Ireland. Two domestic scenarios are investigated. Housing developments of 800 and 2,000 houses are studied with hybrid alternatives. HOMER is used to gather electrical generation data, carbon emissions and cost analysis. Qualitative research investigated Ireland's energy policies, and three experts were interviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)454-459
Number of pages6
JournalIFAC-PapersOnLine
Volume54
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2021
Event20th IFAC Conference on Technology, Culture, and International Stability TECIS 2021 - Moscow, Russian Federation
Duration: 14 Sep 202117 Sep 2021

Keywords

  • Climate crisis
  • Grid-connected
  • HOMER
  • HRES
  • Renewable energy
  • Standalone
  • Techno-economic

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