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Off-Grid Photovoltaic System Design for Haiti School Project

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ABSTRACT

In this paper a Photovoltaic (PV) system was designed for the Port-Margot School Solar Project in Haiti. This off-grid system consists of PV panels, inverter, battery storage and other components such as fuses, dc/ac disconnects and transformers [1]. Sizing the PV to fit on the roof was determined. The battery storage and inverter were chosen to be installed in the school building. The expected energy production was compared with data file from NASA website. The KW PV system was chosen to be the most effective and demonstrating renewable technologies and reducing the electrical load of the school.

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Feng, W. and Slameh, Z. (2014) Off-Grid Photovoltaic System Design for Haiti School Project. Journal of Power and Energy Engineering, 2, 24-32. doi: 10.4236/jpee.2014.211004.

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