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Feasibilty of Wind-Solar Hybrid System for Cleveland, Ohio, USA

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The most promising and most feasible application of solar-wind hybrid energy is in the area of space and service water heating. Since these heating processes require only moderate temperatures, they can be easily achieved by the use of low-cost flat-plate collectors and low cut-in wind turbines. As the heating of buildings and provision of hot water account for a very significant percent of the total energy consumption in Cleveland, the diversion of these energy demands to solar-wind hybrid energy would result in a substantial relief of our dependence on fossil fuels and other forms of energy resources.

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R. Gorla and R. Salako, "Feasibilty of Wind-Solar Hybrid System for Cleveland, Ohio, USA," Smart Grid and Renewable Energy, Vol. 2 No. 1, 2011, pp. 37-44. doi: 10.4236/sgre.2011.21005.

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