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Energy and Power Generation Handbook: Established and Emerging Technologies

K. R. Rao
K. R. Rao
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ASME Press
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Hydro Tasmania has developed a remote island power system in the Bass Strait, Australia, that achieves a high level of renewable energy penetration through the integration of wind and solar generation with new and innovative storage and enabling technologies. The ongoing development of the power system is focused on reducing or replacing the use of diesel fuel while maintaining power quality and system security in a low inertia system. In recent years Hydro Tasmania has undertaken several renewable energy developments on King Island with the aim to reduce dependence on diesel, reduce operating cost and greenhouse gas emissions, and demonstrate...

28.1 Introduction
28.2 The King Island Renewable Energy Integration Project
28.3 Off-grid Power System Development
28.4 King Island Power System Overview
28.5 Performance of Renewable Energy Developments
28.6 Assessment of Benefits
28.7 King Island Proposed Developments
28.8 Conclusions
28.9 References
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