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Dr PB NUMBI-Modelling and Simulation of a Hybrid Renewable-Battery System Powering a Cathodic Protection Unit.pdf (2 MB)

Modelling and simulation of a sybrid renewable/battery system powering a cathodic protection unit

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posted on 2022-01-21, 08:20 authored by Cyncol A. Sibiya, Bubele P. Numbi, Kanzumba Kusakana
—In this paper, the performance of the proposed off-grid wind-solar PV hybrid system powering the cathodic protection unit is simulated and analyzed using MATLAB/SIMULINK. Furthermore, the performance simulation for the battery energy storage system with PV-wind hybrid energy system under variable solar irradiance and wind speed respectively is also conducted. The hybrid system consists of a wind turbine which uses a permanent magnet synchronous generator driven directly from the turbine, a PV array and a battery bank. The simulated results reflect that the designed hybrid system of such capacity can adequately supply a cathodic protection unit with no power shortage at different weather conditions.