publication . Article . 2015

Hybrid hydrogen-battery systems for renewable off-grid telecom power

D. Scamman; M. Newborough; H. Bustamante;
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  • Published: 01 Oct 2015 Journal: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, volume 40, pages 13,876-13,887 (issn: 0360-3199, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
Off-grid hybrid systems, based on the integration of hydrogen technologies (electrolysers, hydrogen stores and fuel cells) with battery and wind/solar power technologies, are proposed for satisfying the continuous power demands of telecom remote base stations. A model was developed to investigate the preferred role for electrolytic hydrogen within a hybrid system; the analysis focused on powering a 1 kW telecom load in three locations of distinct wind and solar resource availability. When compared with otherwise equivalent off-grid renewable energy systems employing only battery energy storage, the results show that the integration of a 1 kW fuel cell and a 1.6 ...
Subjects
free text keywords: Fuel Technology, Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Energy Engineering and Power Technology, Condensed Matter Physics, Telecom; Off-grid; Electrolysis; Hybrid hydrogen-battery energy storage; Renewable storage
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