Renewable Micro-Power System Design using HOMER

Charles Kim, Ph.D.

 

Lecture Notes on Design and Simulation of Micro-Power Systems of Renewables

Lecture 1: Smart Grid Overview (with table of contents of the lecture notes)

Lecture 2: Renewable Energy Sources [Warning: 17MB]

Lecture 3: Micro-Grid and Micro-Power System Concept

Lecture 4: Micro-Power System Modeling using HOMER - part 1

Lecture 5: Micro-Power System Modeling using HOMER - part 2

Lecture 6: Modeling with HOMER - Team Project and Summary

 

 

Supporting Material

B35 Rayleigh [xlsx file]

B39 Average power density  [xlsx file]

B45 kWh per year [xlsx file]

B51 COE [xlsx file]

B53 Selling Price [xlsx file]

B55 COE [xlsx file]

B64 Solar Declination Method 1 + 2 [xlsx file]

B68 Insolation [xlsx file]

B82 Insolation on Tilted Collector [xlsx file]

B130 PV Sizing [xlsx file]

Links to NEC code on PV system (Article 690): slide & description

B134 COE [xlsx file]

B146 Battery [xlsx file]

B150 Battery Sizing [xlsx file]

B167 PV Sizing [xlsx file]

 

Latitude and longitude finder 1 & 2 & 3

 

Link to SWERA (Solar and Wind Energy Resource Assessment)  or HERE

SWERA Guidebook (Manual)

SWERA - usability and adoption - a case study

 

Wind Statistics and Forecast:  Windfinder.com

Peak Sun Hour Map: Oynot.com

National Council for Solar Growth - Evergreen Solar

Papers and Thesis with HOMER (p1, p2, p3, p4, p5, p6thesis, and p7 (and accompanying presentation slides) )

 

Energy Consumption Korea

 

HOMER Legacy Installation [.exe file] --- download and save as

ExampleProject.hmr [HOMER file]

 

Pyrometer? pyrheliometer ? -- How to pronounce?  Try howJsay.com

 

Team Project

Project Description

Project Presentation 1 - Team Neo-Power

 

Presentation, Homer Code, Input Summary, and System Report

 

Project Presentation 2 - Team Green Campus

 

Presentation, Homer Code, Input Summary, and System Report

 

Project Presentation 3 - Team Solar Pump

 

Presentation, Homer Code, Input Summary, and System Report

 

Project Presentation 4 - Team Yonwha Island

 

Presentation, Homer Code, Input Summary, and System Report