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    Assessment on Fault Diagnosis and State Evaluation of New Power Grid: A Review

    Bo Yang1, Yulin Li1, Yaxing Ren2, Yixuan Chen3, Xiaoshun Zhang4, Jingbo Wang5,*
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1287-1293, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027801
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Fault Diagnosis and State Evaluation of New Power Grid)
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    An Improvement in Power Quality and By-Product of the Run-Off River Micro Hydro Power Plant

    Ignatius Riyadi Mardiyanto1, Jangkung Raharjo2,*, Sri Utami1, Wahyu Budi Mursanto1, Agoeng Hardjatmo Rahardjo1
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1295-1305, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027756
    Abstract Utilization of Micro Hydro Power Plant at the Gunung Halu case study type run-off the river is a household use only in the afternoon, around 5 pm until bedtime at about 10 pm. Therefore, more than 75% of the energy is lost. This case study lost power which can be used as a by-product, such as for drying coffee beans. In this case study, a design was carried out to obtain by-products and improve power quality in the electrical system. In addition, they complain about the poor quality of power controlled by frequency using Triac-Based More >

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    An Improvement in Power Quality and By-Product of the Run-Off River Micro Hydro Power Plant

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    Hybrid Energy Systems and the Logic of Their Service-Dominant Implementation: Screening the Pathway to Improve Results

    Halyna Bielokha1, Leonora Chupryna2, Sergey Denisyuk1, Tatiana Eutukhova3, Oleksandr Novoseltsev2,*
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1307-1323, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.025863
    Abstract The transition of the global economy to a low-carbon development path has led to dramatic changes in the organization and functioning of energy markets around the world, where hybrid energy systems (HESs) are one of the decisive active agents. At the same time, a number of problems facing the modern HESs are primarily due to the stochastic nature of the renewable energy they use, require further profound changes not only in the technologies they use and how they manage them, necessary to meet the needs of end consumers and interact with the unified energy system,… More >

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    Analysis and Economic Evaluation of Hourly Operation Strategy Based on MSW Classification and LNG Multi-Generation System

    Xueqing Lu, Yuetao Shi*, Jinsong Li
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1325-1352, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.026142
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Key Technologies of Renewable Energy Consumption and Optimal Operation under )
    Abstract In this study, a model of combined cooling, heating and power system with municipal solid waste (MSW) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) as energy sources was proposed and developed based on the energy demand of a large community, and MSW was classified and utilized. The system operated by determining power by heating load, and measures were taken to reduce operating costs by purchasing and selling LNG, natural gas (NG), cooling, heating, and power. Based on this system model, three operation strategies were proposed based on whether MSW was classified and the length of kitchen waste… More >

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    Analysis and Economic Evaluation of Hourly Operation Strategy Based on MSW Classification and LNG Multi-Generation System

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    Research on Virtual DC Generator-Based Control Strategy of DC Microgrid with Photovoltaic and Energy Storage

    Feng Zhao, Chengrui Xiao*, Xiaoqiang Chen, Ying Wang
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1353-1370, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.025976
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Key Technologies of Renewable Energy Consumption and Optimal Operation under )
    Abstract With the penetration of a large number of photovoltaic power generation units and power electronic converters, the DC microgrid shows low inertia characteristics, which might affect the stable operation of the microgrid in extreme cases. In order to enhance the “flexible features” of the interface converter connected to the DC bus, a control strategy of DC microgrid with photovoltaic and energy storage based on the virtual DC generator (VDCG) is proposed in this paper. The interface converters of the photovoltaic power generation system and the energy storage system simulates the inertia and damping characteristics of More >

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    Kinetic Modeling of Light Naphtha Hydroisomerization in an Industrial Universal Oil Products Penex™ Unit

    Ramzy S. Hamied1, Zaidoon M. Shakor2,*, Anfal H. Sadeiq1, Adnan A. Abdul Razak2, Ammar T. Khadim3
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1371-1386, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.028441
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Energy Resources in Iraq: Status & Future Prospects)
    Abstract Recently, the isomerization of light naphtha has been increasingly significant in assisting refiners in meeting sternness specifications for gasoline. Isomerization process provides refiners with the advantage of reducing sulfur, olefin, and benzene in the gasoline basin without significantly victimizing the octane. The mathematical modeling of a chemical reaction is a critical tool due to it can used to optimize the experimental data to estimate the optimum operating conditions for industrial reactors. This paper describes light naphtha isomerization reactions over a Pt/Al2O3-Cl catalyst at the Al-Dura Oil Refinery (Baghdad, Iraq) using a newly developed universal mathematical model.… More >

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    Energy-Efficient Approaches for a Machine Tool Building in a University through Field Measurement and Energy Modelling

    Kusnandar1, Win-Jet Luo1,2, Indra Permana1, Fu-Jen Wang2,*, Gantulga Bayarkhuu2
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1387-1399, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027459
    Abstract The heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC) system consumes nearly 50% of the building’s energy, especially in Taiwan with a hot and humid climate. Due to the challenges in obtaining energy sources and the negative impacts of excessive energy use on the environment, it is essential to employ an energy-efficient HVAC system. This study conducted the machine tools building in a university. The field measurement was carried out, and the data were used to conduct energy modelling with EnergyPlus (EP) in order to discover some improvements in energy-efficient design. The validation between field measurement and… More >

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    Virtual Synchronous Generator Adaptive Control of Energy Storage Power Station Based on Physical Constraints

    Yunfan Huang1, Qingquan Lv2, Zhenzhen Zhang2, Haiying Dong1,*
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1401-1420, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027365
    Abstract The virtual synchronous generator (VSG) can simulate synchronous machine’s operation mechanism in the control link of an energy storage converter, so that an electrochemical energy storage power station has the ability to actively support the power grid, from passive regulation to active support. Since energy storage is an important physical basis for realizing the inertia and damping characteristics in VSG control, energy storage constraints of the physical characteristics on the system control parameters are analyzed to provide a basis for the system parameter tuning. In a classic VSG control, its virtual inertia and damping coefficient… More >

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    Simulation Study of the Control Strategy of a DC Inverter Heat Pump Using a DC Distribution Network

    Siwei Han1,*, Xianglong Li2, Wei Zhao1, Linyu Wang1, Anqi Liang2, Shuang Zeng2
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1421-1444, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027094
    Abstract Photovoltaics, energy storage, direct current and flexibility (PEDF) are important pillars of achievement on the path to manufacturing nearly zero energy buildings (NZEBs). HVAC systems, which are an important part of public buildings, play a key role in adapting to PDEF systems. This research studied the basic principles and operational control strategies of a DC inverter heat pump using a DC distribution network with the aim of contributing to the development and application of small DC distribution systems. Along with the characteristics of a DC distribution network and different operating conditions, a DC inverter heat… More >

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    A Two-Layer Fuzzy Control Strategy for the Participation of Energy Storage Battery Systems in Grid Frequency Regulation

    Wei Chen1, Na Sun1, Zhicheng Ma2, Wenfei Liu2, Haiying Dong1,*
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1445-1464, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027158
    Abstract To address the frequency fluctuation problem caused by the power dynamic imbalance between the power system and the load when a large number of new energy sources are connected to the grid, a two-layer fuzzy control strategy is proposed for the participation of the energy storage battery system in FM. Firstly, considering the coordination of FM units responding to automatic power generation control commands, a comprehensive allocation strategy of two signals under automatic power generation control commands is proposed to give full play to the advantages of two FM signals while enabling better coordination of… More >

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    A Two-Layer Fuzzy Control Strategy for the Participation of Energy Storage Battery Systems in Grid Frequency Regulation

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    Regional Renewable Energy Optimization Based on Economic Benefits and Carbon Emissions

    Cun Wei1, Yunpeng Zhao2,*, Mingyang Cong1, Zhigang Zhou1,*, Jingzan Yan3, Ruixin Wang1, Zhuoyang Li1, Jing Liu1
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1465-1484, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.026337
    Abstract With increasing renewable energy utilization, the industry needs an accurate tool to select and size renewable energy equipment and evaluate the corresponding renewable energy plans. This study aims to bring new insights into sustainable and energy-efficient urban planning by developing a practical method for optimizing the production of renewable energy and carbon emission in urban areas. First, we provide a detailed formulation to calculate the renewable energy demand based on total energy demand. Second, we construct a dual-objective optimization model that represents the life cycle cost and carbon emission of renewable energy systems, after which More >

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    A Data Driven Security Correction Method for Power Systems with UPFC

    Qun Li, Ningyu Zhang*, Jianhua Zhou, Xinyao Zhu, Peng Li
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1485-1502, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.022856
    Abstract The access of unified power flow controllers (UPFC) has changed the structure and operation mode of power grids all across the world, and it has brought severe challenges to the traditional real-time calculation of security correction based on traditional models. Considering the limitation of computational efficiency regarding complex, physical models, a data-driven power system security correction method with UPFC is, in this paper, proposed. Based on the complex mapping relationship between the operation state data and the security correction strategy, a two-stage deep neural network (DNN) learning framework is proposed, which divides the offline training… More >

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    Thermodynamic Analysis and Optimization of the C3/MRC Liquefaction Process

    Guisheng Wang*
    Energy Engineering, Vol.120, No.6, pp. 1503-1514, 2023, DOI:10.32604/ee.2023.027416
    (This article belongs to the Special Issue: Multiphase Flow Theory in Oil and Gas Gathering and Transportation Process)
    Abstract In the natural gas liquefaction process, the mixed refrigerant natural gas liquefaction process is widely used in LNG liquefaction plants because of its advantages of low energy consumption. This paper focuses on the influences of important parameters in the C3/MRC liquefaction process, that is, the comparison between propane precooling temperature and the number of moles of methane in mixed refrigerant, power consumption and loss. In addition, the total process was optimized with the optimizer and manual adjustment in HYSYS software to minimize the total power consumption. The results show that with increasing propane precooling temperature, More >

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