Comparative Analysis of On- and Off-Grid Electrification: The Case of Two South Korean Islands
AbstractSouth Korea’s main industry is the manufacturing industry, and it requires stable energy. Korea heavily relies on importing oils to produce energy, thus efficient energy management is critical. This is why many renewable and smart energy policies and infrastructure planning are being set up currently. Supplying reliable and sustainable renewable energy to remote areas has especially been questioned; therefore, adopting sustainable and clean energy based on renewable resources cannot be delayed any more. This research examines the most economically, technologically and environmentally suitable energy grid of two South Korean Islands. Several hybrid energy system configurations that analyze and identify the optimal grid-connected and grid-independent hybrid power generation systems are simulated in this study. According to the results of the study, the optimal regionally detached power generation system was the wind-PV-battery-converter hybrid system. At the end of this paper, implications and limitations are discussed. View Full-Text
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Kim, H.; Baek, S.; Choi, K.H.; Kim, D.; Lee, S.; Kim, D.; Chang, H.J. Comparative Analysis of On- and Off-Grid Electrification: The Case of Two South Korean Islands. Sustainability 2016, 8, 350.
Kim H, Baek S, Choi KH, Kim D, Lee S, Kim D, Chang HJ. Comparative Analysis of On- and Off-Grid Electrification: The Case of Two South Korean Islands. Sustainability. 2016; 8(4):350.Chicago/Turabian Style
Kim, Heetae; Baek, Seoin; Choi, Kyu H.; Kim, Dojin; Lee, Seongmin; Kim, Dahill; Chang, Hyun J. 2016. "Comparative Analysis of On- and Off-Grid Electrification: The Case of Two South Korean Islands." Sustainability 8, no. 4: 350.
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