Techno-Economic Feasibility Study of Investigation of Renewable Energy System for Rural Electrification in South Algeria

F. Chermat, M. Khemliche, A. Badoud, S. Latreche


This work aims to consider the combination of different technologies regarding energy production and management with four possible configurations. We present an energy management algorithm to detect the best design and the best configuration from the combination of different sources. This combination allows us to produce the necessary electrical energy for supplying habitation without interruption. A comparative study is conducted among the different combinations on the basis of the cost of energy, diesel consumption, diesel price, capital cost, replacement cost, operation, and maintenance cost and greenhouse gas emission. Sensitivity analysis is also performed.


renewable energy; energy management; techno-economic; feasibility study; optimization

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