HOMER Software Bibliography

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Main HOMER Software References

Lambert T., Gilman P., Lilienthal P., “Micropower system modeling with HOMER,” Integration of Alternative Sources of Energy, Farret FA, Simões MG, John Wiley & Sons, December 2005, ISBN 0471712329

Lilienthal P.D., Lambert T.W., Gilman P., “Computer Modeling of Renewable Power Systems,” Cleveland CJ, editor-in-chief, Encyclopedia of Energy, Elsevier Inc., Volume 1, pp. 633-647, NREL Report No. CH-710-36771, 2004

Peer-Reviewed Papers

Qiblawey,Yazan, Abdulrahman Alassi,Mohammed Zain ul Abideen,Santiago Bañales. 2022.
Techno-economic assessment of increasing the renewable energy supply in the Canary Islands: The case of Tenerife and Gran Canaria
In Energy Policy, vol. 162, March 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2022.112791

Ellabban, Omar, Abdulrahman Alassi. 2021. Optimal hybrid microgrid sizing framework for the mining industry with three case studies from Australia. In IET Renewable Power Generation, vol. 15, Issue 2, February 2021, Pages 409-423. https://doi.org/10.1049/rpg2.12038

Hassan, Anjali Awasthi and Makbul Anwari. 2018.  Optimal Design and Analysis of Grid-connected Photovoltaic Under Different Tracking Systems Using HOMER,” In Energy Conversion and Management, vol. 155, 2018, Pages 42-57, ISSN 0196-8904.

Bennoua, S., A., M. Le Duigou, S. Quéméré, S. Dautremont. 2015. “Role of Hydrogen in Resolving Electricity Grid Issues”. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, vol. 40, no. 23,  2015, pp. 7231-7245.  Doi: 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2015.03.137.

Demiroren, A., and U. Yilmaz. “Analysis of Change in Electric Energy Cost with Using Renewable Energy Sources in Gokceada, Turkey: An Island Example.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, vol. 14, no. 1, 2010, pp. 323-333.   doi:10.1016/j.rser.2009.06.030

S. G. Fikari, S. G. Sigarchian and H. R. Chamorro, “Modeling and simulation of an autonomous hybrid power system,” 2017 52nd International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC), Heraklion, 2017, pp. 1-6.
doi: 10.1109/UPEC.2017.8231915

Georgilakis, P.S, 2005. “State-of-the-art of Decision Support Systems for the Choice of Renewable Energy Sources for Energy Supply in Isolated Regions,” International Journal of Distributed Energy Resources December: vol. 2, no. 2, pp. 129-150.

Hafez, O., Bhattacharya K., 2012. “Optimal Planning and Design of a Renewable Energy-based Supply System for Microgrids,” Renewable Energy,  vol 45, 2012, pp. 7-15.

Iqbal, M.T. 2004. “A Feasibility Study of a Zero Energy Home in Newfoundland,” Renewable Energy, vol. 29, no. 2, pp. 277-289.

Iqbal, M.T. 2003. “Pre-feasibility Study of a Wind-diesel System for St. Brendan’s, Newfoundland,” Wind Engineering, vol. 27, no. 1, pp. 39-51.

Islam, Md Shahinur, Ruma Akhter, and Mohammad Ashifur Rahman. “A Thorough Investigation on Hybrid Application of Biomass Gasifier and PV Resources to meet Energy Needs for a Northern Rural off-grid Region of Bangladesh: A Potential Solution to Replicate in Rural off-grid Areas or not?.” Energy, Volume 145, 15 February 2018, Pages 338-355. Doi: 10.1016/j.energy.2017.12.125.

Jones, M. 2015. “Systems Modeling and Economic Analysis of Photovoltaic (PV) Powered Water Pumping Brackish Water Desalination for Agriculture.” All Graduate Theses and Dissertations. Paper 4265.

Khan, M.J., Iqbal, M.T. 2005. “Pre-feasibility Study of Stand-alone Hybrid Energy Systems for Applications in Newfoundland,” Renewable Energy, vol. 30, no. 6, pp. 835-854.

Li He, Shiyue Zhang, Yizhong Chen, Lixia Ren and Jing Li. 2018. Techno-economic potential of a renewable energy-based microgrid system for a sustainable large-scale residential community in Beijing, China, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 93, October 2018, Pages 631-641. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2018.05.053

Malik, A.Q. 2011. “Assessment of the Potential of Renewables for Brunei Darussalam.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,  January 2011, vol 15, no. 1, pp. 427-437.

Mahlia, T.M.I. 2011. “Life Cycle Cost Analysis of Fuel Cell-based Cogeneration System for Residential Application in Malaysia.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, January 2011, vol. 15, no. 1, pp. 416-426.

Mondal, M.A.H. 2010. “Assessment of Renewable Energy Resources Potential for Electricity Generation in Bangladesh. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, October 2010, vol. 14, no. 8, pp. 2401-13.

Querikiol, Edward M., Taboada, Evelyn B., “Performance Evaluation of a Micro Off-Grid Solar Energy Generator for Islandic Agricultural Farm Operations Using HOMER,” Journal of Renewable Energy, vol. 2018, Article ID 2828173, 9 pages, 2018. https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/2828173

Ramdhane, I. B. et al, 2017. “Optimization of Electrical Production of a Hybrid System (solar, diesel and storage) Pilot Using HOMER in Biret, Southern Coast of Mauritania,” International Journal of Physical Sciences, vol. 12,  September 30, 2017, pp. 211-223. doi: 10.5897/IJPS2017.4632

Rehman, S. 2007. “Feasibility Study of Hybrid Retrofits to an Isolated Off-grid Diesel Power Plant.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, May 2007, vol. 11, no. 4, pp. 635-653.

Ringkjøb, Hans-Kristian, Peter M. Haugan and Ida Marie Solbrekke, “A review of modeling tools for energy and electricity systems with large shares of variable renewables,” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 96, 2018, Pages 440-459.

Sigalo, Marvin, Nugha Tee and Rilwan Usman. “Comparative Analysis and Simulation of a Hybrid PV/Diesel Generator/Grid System for the Faculty of Engineering Main Building, Rivers State University, Port Harcourt Nigeria.” IOSR Journal of Engineering, September 2017, vol. 07, no. 09,  pp. 37-44.

Sen, Rohit, and Subhes C. Bhattacharyya, 2014. “Off-grid electricity generation with renewable energy technologies in India: An application of HOMER.”>Renewable Energy, vol. 62, February 2014, Pages 388-398.

Shaahid, S.M. & El-Amin, Ibrahim. (2009).Techno-economic Evaluation of Off-grid Hybrid Photovoltaic-diesel-battery Power Systems for Rural Electrification in Saudi Arabia-A Way Forward for Sustainable Development.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Apri 2009, vol. 13, no. 3, pp. 625-633.

Shaahid, S.M. 2008. “Economic Analysis of  Hybrid Photovoltaic-diesel-battery Power Systems for Residential Loads in Hot Regions-A step to Clean Future.”  Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, February 2008, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 488-503.

Shaahid, S.M. 2007. “Technical and Economic Assessment of Grid-independent Hybrid Photovoltaic-diesel-battery Power Systems for Commercial Loads in Desert Environments.” Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews October 2007, vol. 11, no. 8, pp. 1794-1810.

Shaahid, S.M., El-Amin, I., Rehman, S., Al-Shehri, A., Bakashwain, J., Ahmad, F. 2004. “Potential of Autonomous/off-grid hybrid Wind-diesel Power System for Electrification of a Remote Settlement in Saudi Arabia,” Wind Engineering, vol. 28, no. 5, 2004. pp. 621-628.

Sinha, Sunanda. S.S. Chandel. 2014. Review of software tools for hybrid renewable energy systems. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews,  Volume 32, 2014,Pages 192-205.

Weiwu Ma, Xinpei Xue, Gang Liu. 2018.
Techno economic-evaluation for hybrid renewable energy system.”Energy, Volume 150, September 2018, Pages 385-409. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2018.06.101

Ya, Aung. (2018). Green Improving by Autonomous PV Mini-Grid Model in Central Myanmar. Global Journal of Researches in Engineering: F, Electrical and Electronics Engineering. 18. 48-64.

Theses and Dissertations

Bailey P.N., Oracha C.O., Isono S., 2007. “Demand Analysis and Optimization of Renewable Energy – Sustainable Rural Electrification of Mbanayili, Ghana,” Masters Thesis, University of Michigan, April.

Camerlynck J. 2004. “Modelling of Renewable Energy Systems in the Maldives,” Internship Report, Department of Science Technology and Society, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Delgado-Thompson, William., 2017. “Incorporating Renewable Energy in a Desalination Plant – Case Study in El Paso, Texas,” Masters Thesis, University of Texas, Austin.

Dávila-Velázquez, J. 2008. “Desarrollo de un modelo para el diseño de sistema de energía renownable para acueductos comunitarios en puerto rico,” Masters Thesis in Engineering, University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez Campus.

Devine M. 2004. “Analysis of Electric Loads and Wind-diesel Energy Options for Remote Power Stations in Alaska,” Masters Thesis in Mechanical Engineering, University of Massachusetts Amherst, October.

Fikari, S.G., 2015.”Modeling and Simulation of an Autonomous Hybrid Power System,” Master Thesis, Uppsala University, Sweden, November.

Hansen C.J., Bower J., 2004. “An Economic Evaluation of Small-scale Distributed Electricity Generation Technologies,” Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford, UK, October.

Henryson M., Svensson M., 2004. “Renewable Power for the Swedish Antarctic station Wasa,” Masters Thesis, Department of Energy Technology, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden.

Kamel S. 2003. “An Optimization Approach to Hybrid Power Systems for Remote Area Applications in Egypt,” PhD Thesis in Economics, Colorado School of Mines, January.

Langåsen B.M. 2004. “Rural Electrification in Uganda: Powering the Masindi District,” Masters Thesis, Department of Energy and Process Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway. Spring.

LoVecchio J. 2003. “The Use of GIS as a Decision Support System for Assessing the Feasibility of Installing Wind Energy at the Sunshine Village Ski Resort in Banff National Park, Alberta,” Masters Thesis, Department of Geography, University of Calgary, September.

Rawat R. 2013. “Feasibility and Sensitivity Analysis of Hybrid Energy Systems for Uninterrupted Power Supply,” Dissertation, Centre for Energy and Environment, National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, India.

Sen, R., 2011. “Off-grid Electricity Generation with Renewable Energy Technologies in India; An Application of HOMER,” Masters Dissertation, University of Dundee, U.K., September.

van Alphen K. 2004. “The Implementation Potential of Renewable Energy Technologies in the Maldives,” Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, August 2004.

Wenisch J. “A Neural Network Model to Specify Optimal Equipment Sizes for Hybrid Renewable Power Systems, Masters Thesis in Civil Engineering, University of Colorado, Fall 2002

Conference Papers

Deshmukh, M.K. and Singh, A.B. “Modeling of Energy Performance of Stand-Alone SPV System Using HOMER Pro,” 2018 5th International Conference on Power and Energy Systems Engineering, CPESE 2018, 19–21 September 2018, Nagoya, Japan 

Algarni, H. and Awasthi, A., 2017. “Techno-economic Feasibility Analysis of a Solar PV Grid-connected System with Different Tracking Using HOMER Software. ” 2017 IEEE International Conference on Smart Energy Grid Engineering (SEGE).

Al-Badi A.H., Bourdoucen H., 2009. “Economic analysis of hybrid power system for rural electrification in Oman. 2009 2nd International Conference on Adaptive Science and Technology, p 284-289.

Alam M.S., Gao D.W., 2007. Modeling and analysis of a wind/PV/fuel cell hybrid power system in HOMER. 2007 Second IEEE Conference on Industrial Electronics and Applications, p 1594-1599.

Alboteanu, L., 2010. Energy efficiency of stand alone photovoltaic systems used in electrical drive for positioning ramps of anti hail missile,Proceedings 2010 3rd International Symposium on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, p 303-307.

Ashok S., Balamurugan P., 2008. Biomass gasifier based hybrid energy system for rural areas. 2007 IEEE Canada Electrical Power Conference, p 371-375.

Bajpai P., Kumar S., Kishore N.K., 2010. Sizing Optimization and analysis of a stand-alone WTG system using hybrid energy storage technologies,Proceedings of the International Conference on Energy and Sustainable Development: Issues and Strategies, p 6.

Bajpai P., Prakshan N.P., Kishore N.K., 2009. Renewable hybrid stand-alone telecom power system modeling and analysis. IEEE Region 10 Annual International Conference, Proceedings/TENCON, p 6 pp.

Barsoum N., Wong Y.Y., Tan K., Goh W.C., 2008. Modeling and cost simulation of stand-alone solar and biomass energy. 2008 Second Asia International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, p 1-6.

Barsoum N.N., Vacent P., 2007. Balancing cost, operation and performance in integrated hydrogen hybrid energy system. 2007 1st Asia International Conference on Modeling and Simulation, p 5.

Bautista, Luis Ruben. 2004. The Eolic Resource In The Electricity Production With Renewable Resources In Rural Areas. World Renewable Energy Congress VIII.

Bekker B., Gaunt T., 2008. Simulating the impact of design-stage uncertainties on PV array energy output estimation. 16th Power Systems Computation Conference, p 7.

Damanhuri N.S., Othman N.A., Ibrahim I.R., Radzali R., Mohd M.N., 2010. System Design and Cost Analysis Simulation of Small Scale Dual-Tariff Solar Photovoltaic (PV) System in UiTM Pulau Pinang Malaysia, Proceedings of the World Congress on Engineering 2010, p 4 pp.

Deaconu S.I., Topor M., Popa G.N., Bistrian D., 2009. Analysis of hybrid power system incorporating squirrel cage induction generators. Proceedings of the 13th WSEAS International Conference on Systems. (part of the 13th WSEAS CSCC Multiconference), p 289-294.

Dobariya C.V., Agalgaonkar A.P., Khaparde S.A., Kulkarni S.V., Abhyankar A.R., 2005. Economic Analysis of Distributed Generators. Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Applications in Electrical Engineering Recent Advances, Sep. 29 – Oct. 1.

Edwards D., Negnevitsky M., 2008. Designing a wind-diesel hybrid remote area power supply (RAPS) system. 2008 IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, p 312-317.

Eger L., Prakash K., 2011. Classification-aware dimensionality reduction methods for explosives detection using multi-energy X-ray computed tomography, Proceedings of SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, v 7873.

Garimella N., Nair N.K.C., 2009. Assessment of battery energy storage systems for small-scale renewable energy integration. TENCON 2009 IEEE Region 10 Conference, p 6.

Garud S., Mohanty P., 2004. Application of HOMER software for village electrification project – A case study for village Jarha. World Renewable Energy Congress VIII.

Hansen C.J., Bower J., 2004. An Economic Evaluation of Small-scale Wind-diesel Hybrid Systems in Kachchh, India. World Renewable Energy Congress VIII.

Hobbs, W.B. 2008. Simulation of major aspects of wind energy generation. Proceedings of the ASME Power Conference 2008, p 657-71.

Kamel S., Dahl C., 2002. The economics of hybrid power systems for sustainable desert agriculture in Egypt. Proceedings of the Sustainable Energy and Development Conference, June 2-7

Kumarvel S., Ashok S., 2010. Residential-scale solar/pico-hydel/wind based hybrid energy system for remote area electrification, Communications in Computer and Information Science, Power Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering – International Conference, v 102 CCIS, p 56-62.

Kusakana K., Munda J.L., Jimoh A.A., 2009. Feasibility study of a hybrid PV-micro hydro system for rural electrification. IEEE AFRICON Conference.

Kusakana K., Munda J.L., Jimoh A.A., 2008. Economic and environmental analysis of micro hydropower system for rural power supply. 2008 IEEE 2nd International Power and Energy Conference, p 441-444.

Lai C., Lin T., Lambert T., 2006. The Complementary Operations and Diverse Applications of Hybrid System (Small-scale Wind Power and PV) Used in Land Aquafarms in Taiwan. December 5.

Mocek T., Rus B., Kozlova M., Polan J., Homer P., Jakubczak K., Nejdl J., Snopek D., Fajardo M., Davies J.R., Barszczak-Sardinha A., Tallents G.J., Booth N., Edwards M.H., Gartside L.M.R., Whittaker D.S., Zhai Z., Mistry P., Pert G.J., Lee R.W., Foord M.E., Chung H., Moon S.J., 2009. Applications of high energy X-ray lasers in plasma probing and warm dense matter generation. Pacific Rim Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics, CLEO – Technical Digest.

Mondal Md. Alam Hossain, Islam A. K. M., 2009. Techno-economic feasibility of grid connected solar PV system in Bangladesh. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology, p 1-4.

Moury S., Ahshan R., 2009. A feasibility study of an on-grid solar home system in Bangladesh. Proceedings of 1st International Conference on the Developments in Renewable Energy Technology, p 92-95.

Mulhall P., Lukic S.M., Wirasingha S.G., Lee Y., Emadi A., 2009. Solar/battery electric auto rickshaw three-wheeler. 5th IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference, VPPC ’09, p 153-159.

Murphy J., Ender T., Mavris D., Haynes C., 2009. A surrogate modeling based approach to renewable mobile hybrid power system design. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Proceedings, v 8, p 219-228.

A. Pérez-Santiago, M. Reyes-Carrasquillo and E. I. Ortiz-Rivera, “Work in progress-HOMER: An educational tool to learn about the design of renewable energy systems at the undergraduate level,2012 Frontiers in Education Conference Proceedings, Seattle, WA, 2012, pp. 1-6.    doi: 10.1109/FIE.2012.6462512

A. Pérez-Santiago, R. Ortiz-Dejesus and E. I. Ortiz-Rivera, “HOMER: A valuable tool to facilitate the financing process of photovoltaic systems in Puerto Rico,2014 IEEE 40th Photovoltaic Specialist Conference (PVSC), Denver, CO, 2014, pp. 1467-1470.
doi: 10.1109/PVSC.2014.6925192

Phuangpornpitak N., Kumar S., 2007. PV hybrid system optimization for an island community. Proceedings of ISES Solar World Congress 2007. Solar Energy and Human Settlement, p 1495-1499

Razak N.A.B.A., Othman M.M.B., Musirin I., 2010. Optimal sizing and operational strategy of hybrid renewable energy system using HOMER, 4th International Power Engineering and Optimization Conference, Program and Abstracts, p 495-501.

Romero, Arturo Paredes Rubio. 2004. Designing High Reliability Power Systems for PEMEX Using HOMER, World Renewable Energy Congress VIII.

Shafiullah G., Oo A.M.T., Jarvis D., Ali A.S., Wolfs P., 2010. Prospects of solar energy in Australia, 2010 6th International Conference on Electrical and Computer Engineering, p 350-353.

Sim E.Y., Barsoum N., 2008. Cost effective simulation of the hybrid solar/wind and diesel energy system in rural areas. AIP Conference Proceedings, v 1052, p 68-73.

Simic Z., Vrhovcak M.B., Sljivac D., 2009. Small wind turbine power curve comparison. IEEE AFRICON Conference.

Simic Z., Mikulicic V., 2007. Small wind off-grid system optimization regarding wind turbine power curve. IEEE AFRICON Conference.

Su W., Yuan Z., Chow M., 2010. Microgrid planning and operation: Solar energy and wind energy, IEEE PES General Meeting.

Tafreshi S.M.M., Zamani H.A., Ezzati S.M., Baghdadi M., Vahedi H., 2010. Optimal Unit Sizing of Distributed Energy Resources in MicroGrid Using Genetic Algorithm, 2010 18th Iranian Conference on Electrical Engineering, p 836-841.

Turkay B.E., Telli A.Y., 2009. Economic analysis of stand alone and grid connected hybrid energy systems. ELECO 2009 – 6th International Conference on Electrical and Electronics Engineering, December 14, p I34-I39.

Vuc G., Borlea I., Barbulescu C., Prostean O., Jigoria-Oprea D., Neaga L., 2011. Optimal energy mix for a grid connected hybrid wind – Photovoltaic generation system, Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE 3rd International Symposium on Exploitation of Renewable Energy Sources, p 129-32.

Wencong S., Zhiyong Y., Mo-Yuen C., 2010. Microgrid Planning and Operation: Solar Energy and Wind Energy, IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting, p 7.

NREL Reports

Bakisae J., Cameron D., Jimenez T., Baring-Gould I., 2004. Hybrid wind/diesel optimization and regional cost analysis for remote Alaskan native villages, August.

Cotrell J., Pratt W., 2003. Modeling the feasibility of using fuel cells and hydrogen internal combustion engines in remote renewable energy systems, NREL/TP-500-34648, September. (www.nrel.gov/docs/fy03osti/34648.pdf)

Givler T., Lilienthal P., 2005. Using HOMER Software, NREL’s Micropower Optimization Model, to Explore the Role of Gen-sets in Small Solar Power Systems; Case study: Sri Lanka, NREL/TP-710-36774, May. ( www.nrel.gov/docs/fy05osti/36774.pdf)

Givler T., Lilienthal P., 2004. Using HOMER, NREL’s micropower optimization model, to compare solar and hybrid off-grid power systems, August.

Levene J., Kroposki B., Sverdrup G., 2006. Wind Energy and Production of Hydrogen and Electricity – Opportunities for Renewable Hydrogen, NREL/CP-560-39534, March. (www.nrel.gov/docs/fy06osti/39534.pdf)

Walker B., 2001. Renovation of the photovoltaic-diesel generator system at natural bridges national monument, August 10.

Wei G., 2000. A case study of wind-diesel hybrid system in China, January 4.

Other Papers

Ericson, S., Rose, E.,  Jayaswal, H., et al, Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis and Glassmire, J., Klawiter, S., and Rajasekaran, D., HOMER Energy, 2017. HOMER Energy Hybrid Storage Market Assessment: A Joint Institute for Strategic Energy Analysis White Paper, October 2017.

Sen, R. and Bhattacharyya, S,C., 2014. Renewable Energy-Based Mini-Grid for Rural Electrification: Case Study of an Indian Village. In: Bhattacharyya S., Palit D. (eds) Mini-Grids for Rural Electrification of Developing Countries. Green Energy and Technology 2014. Springer International Publishing, pp. 203-232.

Abdirahman M.A., Abdul H.M.Y., Mohd W.M., Omar T.K., Alshammari F.S., Faizah M.N.,  2014. Feasibility Study of Renewable Energy-based Microgrid System in Somaliland’s Urban Center. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, July, vol. 40, no. 1, pp. 1048-1059.

Abdullah M.O., Yung V.C., Anyi M., Othman A.K., Ab. Hamid K.B., Tarawe J., 2010. Review and Comparison Study of Hybrid Diesel/solar/hydro/fuel Cell Energy Schemes for a Rural ICT Telecenter. Energy, February, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 639-646.

Afzal A., Mohibullah M., Sharma V.K., 2010. “Optimal Hybrid Renewable Energy Systems for Energy Security: A Comparative Study.” International Journal of Sustainable Energy, March, vol. 29, no. 1, pp. 48-58.

Akyuz E. Oktay Z., Dincer I., 2011. “Energetic, Environmental and Economic Aspects of a Hybrid Renewable Energy System: A Case Study,” International Journal of Low-Carbon Technologies, March 2011, vol. 6, no. 1, pp. 44-54.

Al-Karaghouli A., Kazmerski L.L., 2010. “Optimization and Life-cycle Cost of Health Clinic PV System for a Rural Area in Southern Iraq Using HOMER Software.” Solar Energy, April 2010, vol. 84, no 4, pp. 710-714.

Alam H.M. Md., Sadrul Islam A.K.M., 2011. “Potential and Viability of Grid-connected Solar PV System in Bangladesh,” Renewable Energy, June 2011, vol. 36, no. 6, pp. 1869-1874.

Alam, M and Bhattacharyya, S, 2016. “Decentralized Renewable Hybrid Mini-Grids for Sustainable Electrification of the Off-Grid Coastal Areas of Bangladesh.” Energies 2016, vol. 9, no. 4, p. 268

Beccali M., Brunone S., Cellura M., Franzitta V., 2008. “Energy, Economic and Environmental Analysis on RET-Hydrogen Systems in Residential Buildings.” Renewable Energy, March 2008, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 366-382.

Bekele G., Palm B., 2010.”Feasibility Study for a Standalone Solar-wind-based Hybrid Energy System for Application in Ethiopia.” Applied Energy, February 2010, vol. 87, no. 2, pp. 487-495.

Beluco A., Benevit, M., Gewehr A., Silva J., 2016. “Subtle Influence of the Weibull Shape Parameter on Homer Optimization Space of a Wind Diesel Hybrid Gen Set for Use in Southern Brazil, ” Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, vol. 4, pp. 38-48.

Brown S.J., Rowlands I.H., 2009. “Nodal Pricing in Ontario, Canada: Implications for Solar PV Electricity.” Renewable Energy, January 2009, vol. 34, no. 1, pp. 170-178.

Canales, F.A. Beluco, A., 2014. “Modeling Pumped Hydro Storage with the Micropower Optimization Model (HOMER).” Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy, vol. 6, paper no. 043131, 12 p.

Canales, F.A. Beluco, A. Mendes, C.A.B.,2015. “A Comparative Study of a Wind Hydro Hybrid System with Water Storage Capacity: Conventional Reservoir or Pumped Storage Capacity” Journal of Energy Storage, vol.4, p.96-105.

Dalton G.J., Lockington D.A., Baldock T.E., 2009. “Case Study Feasibility Analysis of Renewable Energy Supply Options for Small to Medium-sized Tourist Accommodations.” Renewable Energy, April, vol. 34, no. 4, pp. 1134-1144.

Dalton G.J., Lockington D.A., Baldock T.E., 2008. “Feasibility Analysis of Stand-alone Renewable Energy Supply Options for a Large Hotel.” Renewable Energy, July 2008, vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 1475-1490.

Frearson, L, Lee, R.G, and Rodden, P., 2011. “An Assessment of Photovoltaic Modeling Software Using Real World Performance Data,”  p 1-5.

Geovanni H.G., Orlando L.D., Rafael P.D., Alberto S.J., Sebastian P.J., 2010. “Analysis of the Current Methods Used to Size a Wind/hydrogen/fuel cell-integrated System: A New Perspective.” International Journal of Energy Research, vol. 34, pp. 1042–1051. doi: 10.1002/er.1626

Giannoulis E.D., Haralambopoulos D.A., 2011. “Distributed Generation in an Isolated Grid: Methodology of Case Study for Lesvos – Greece,”Applied Energy, July 2011, vol. 88, no. 7, pp. 2530-2540.

Haidar A.M.A., John P.N., Shawal M., 2011. “Optimal Configuration Assessment of Renewable Energy in Malaysia.” Renewable Energy, February, vol. 36, no. 2, p 881-888.

Himri Y., Boudghene S.A., Draoui B., Himri S., 2008.” Techno-economical Study of Hybrid Power System for a Remote Village in Algeria.” Energy, July 2008, vol. 33, no 7, pp. 1128-1136.  doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2008.01.016

Kanase-Patil A.B., Saini R.P., Sharma M.P., 2010. “Integrated Renewable Energy Systems for Off Grid Rural Electrification of Remote Area.” Renewable Energy, June 2010, vol. 35, no. 6, pp. 1342-1349.

Karakoulidis K., Mavridis K., Bandekas D.V., Adoniadis P., Potolias C., Vordos N., 2011. “Techno-economic Analysis of a Stand-alone Hybrid Photovoltaic-diesel-battery-fuel cell Power System”, Renewable Energy, August, vol. 36, no. 8, pp. 2238-2244.

Karki S., Mann M.D., Salehfar H., 2008. “Environmental Implications of Renewable Distributed Generation Technologies in Rural Electrification.” Energy Sources, Part B: Economics, Planning and Policy, April, vol. 3, no. 2, pp. 186-195.

Kusakana K., Munda J.L., Jimoh A.A., 2009. “Feasibility Study of a Hybrid PV-micro Hydro System for Rural Electrification,” IEEE AFRICON 2009, p 5.

Lau K.Y., Yousof M.F.M., Arshad S.N.M., Anwari M., Yatim A.H.M., 2010. “Performance Analysis of Hybrid Photovoltaic/diesel Energy System under Malaysian Conditions.” Energy, August, vol. 35, no. 8, pp. 3245-3255.

Lei J., Xie J., Gan D., 2009. “Optimization of Distributed Energy System and Benefit Analysis of Energy Saving and Emission Reduction.” Automation of Electric Power Systems, December, vol. 33, no. 23, pp. 29-36.

Lipman T., Ramos R., Kammen D.M., 2005. “An Assessment of Battery and Hydrogen Energy Storage Systems Integrated with Wind Energy Resources in California,” California Energy Commission, Publication number CEC-500-2005-136, September 2005.

Manwell J. F., McGowan J. G., Blanco G., 2002. “Potential for Wind Energy Development on New England Islands,” University of Massachusetts Renewable Energy Research Laboratory Report, January.

Magarappanavar, U.S., Koti, S., 2016. “Optimization of Wind-Solar-Diesel Generator Hybrid Power System Using HOMER,” International Research Journal of Engineering and Technology(IRJET), June 2016, p 522-526.

Mulhall P., Lukic S.M., Wirasingha S.G., Lee Y.J., Emadi A., 2010. “Solar-assisted Electric Auto Rickshaw Three-wheeler.” IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, June, vol. 59, no. 5, pp. 2298-2307.

Nair N.K.C., Garimella N., 2010. “Battery Energy Storage Systems: Assessment for Small-scale Renewable Energy Integration,” Energy and Buildings, November, vol. 42, no. 11, pp. 2124-2130.

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