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‘Analysis of the furling system of locally manufactured small wind turbines’

Abstract The purpose of this diploma thesis is to study and simulate the passive power control mechanism (furling) in small wind turbines, as well as to verify the results of the simulation with experimental measurements. The experimental measurements of the … Continue reading

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July 2016 – Laboratory testing of a 3D printed turgo turbine for a 350W pico hydro system

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November 2017 – Rural electrification project in Nepal using locally manufactured wind turbines

 

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‘Local control of distributed generation at off-grid microgrids’

Abstract This thesis presents various types of droop control methods in single-phase, isolated, low-voltage microgrids, for inverters connected in parallel that support a common load. The main feature of the project was the controlled sharing of power (active and reactive) … Continue reading

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‘Electrification of rural areas in developing countries’

Abstract Subject of this thesis is to study and review the best practices of rural electrification technologies in developing countries and to perform a simulation for the electrification of a small community in the Dejen District of Ethiopia. The Homer … Continue reading

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‘Real-time simulation of off-grid hybrid systems’

Abstract In recent years, the integration of Renewable Sources of Energy in hybrid islanded grids has been significant, thus it is imperative to develop power control techniques to ensure the stable operation and reliability of system. In this diploma thesis, … Continue reading

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‘Design of axial flux permanent magnet generators for optimum turbine power matching of locally manufactured small wind turbines in direct battery charging applications’

Abstract The object of this thesis is the study and simulation of the connection of small wind turbines in battery based systems and the creation of a simulation that maximizes the energy production, based on the optimal cable cross-section and … Continue reading

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