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A linear programming approach for battery degradation analysis and optimization in offgrid power systems with solar energy integration

Chiara Bordin, Harold Oghenetejiri Anuta, Andrew Crossland, Isabel Lascurain Gutierrez, Chris J. Dent and Daniele Vigo

Renewable Energy, 2017, vol. 101, issue C, 417-430

Abstract: Storage technologies and storage integration are currently key topics of research in energy systems, due to the resulting possibilities for reducing the costs of renewables integration. Off-grid power systems in particular have received wide attention around the world, as they allow electricity access in remote rural areas at lower costs than grid extension. They are usually integrated with storage units, especially batteries. A key issue in cost effectiveness of such systems is battery degradation as the battery is charged and discharged.

Keywords: Linear programming; Optimization; Battery degradation; Offgrid (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2017
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