Browsing School of Engineering and Sustainable Development by Subject "off-grid"
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Analysis of off-grid electricity system at Isle of Eigg (Scotland): Lessons for developing countries (Article)This paper analyses the off-grid electricity system in Isle of Eigg and compares its system design with an optimal design obtained through HOMER simulation tool. It then analyses whether such a system can be used in ...
(Book chapter)For isolated mini-grids powered mainly or wholly by renewable energy-based generation, balancing electricity supply and demand is a considerable challenge. This chapter reviews the scope and practical methods for active ...
(Book chapter)This chapter introduces the electricity access challenge and presents the decentralized approach to electrification of rural areas in developing countries. It then provides an overview of the content of the book.
Mini-grid based off-grid electrification to enhance electricity access in developing countries: What policies may be required? (Article)With 1.2 billion people still lacking electricity access by 2013, electricity access remains a major global challenge. Although mini-grid based electrification has received attention in recent times, their full exploitation ...