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Gewählte Doctoral Thesis:

Heyam K. J. Alnajjar (2023): Development of a modelling and analysis procedure for renewable energy potential: application for the case study ´Gaza Strip´.
Doctoral Thesis - Institut für Verfahrens- und Energietechnik (IVET), BOKU-Universität für Bodenkultur, pp 109. UB BOKU obvsg FullText

Data Source: ZID Abstracts
Due to the energy crisis caused by the lack of some of electricity sources, as well as other political and economic considerations, a serious problem has arisen in Gaza City, Palestine. The goal of this research is to develop modeling and analytical procedures for renewable energy potential. Firstly, a brief survey has been conducted on the energy sources. Estimating the amount of electricity generated by renewable resources such as solar, biomass, wind, and wave is the initial step in the research. The hybrid system is designed to serve residential load with peak demand 84.5 kWp and daily consumption of around 1078.8 kWh. The system components capacities and full connections are evaluated using a pre-calculated mathematical model. In the next step, HOMER Pro software has been used to design the desired system based on locally accessible components at a reasonable price. Biomass shared in the hybrid system regard to the biogas extraction in anaerobic digestion assumption, which is chosen among various biomass conversion technologies. The results reveal that combined grid tied solar and biomass components and exclude diesel generator and batteries. Solar energy harvest by PV panels, while the biogas engines generate electricity to introduce cost of energy (COE) (US$0.438/kWh) and (US$2.30M) Net Present Cost (NPC), as well as to comply with the limits of simulation input parameters and constraints. Finally, performance basic indicators, namely, energy efficiency, system sizing, and economic parameters have been evaluated. These results can be a helpful tool in the design of such types of hybrid system.

Betreuer: Pfeifer Christoph
1. Berater: Pröll Tobias
2. Berater: Al Afif Rafat

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