Development of Renewable Energy Potential in Kuwait

Naser, A. N. Muhaisen and Musse, Mohamud Ahmed and Sheroz, Khan and Mohamed, H. Habaebi and Nabil, A. Ahmed and Atika, Arshad (2016) Development of Renewable Energy Potential in Kuwait. 2016 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD). ISSN 978-1-5090-2948-8 (Online)

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This paper is aimed at proposing an effective solution to enhance continuous power availability and to reduce the peak load demand in Kuwait electric grid system. The peak demand is made up from solar renewable energy sources. The potential of renewable energy as power generation sources in Kuwait has been studied and solar energy potential has been analyzed. In the pursuit of proposing a system based on a hybrid of solar and wind, this paper only discusses the solar energy part. In this paper, solar energy system performance has been simulated using PSIM software in order to examine the real justification of utilizing it as an alternative solution to Kuwait electricity demand during peak hours of a hot summer day.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: renewable energy; electric grid; solar; wind, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Karen Kornalius
Date Deposited: 17 May 2017 06:28
Last Modified: 17 May 2017 06:28
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/16277

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