Viability of micro electrical networks with high penetration of renewable resources in urban areas: Case study of residential condominiums




Renewable energy, Micro-grid, Photovoltaic, Residentia, Wind


This study addresses the implementation of electrical micro-grids in urban areas as a response to the need for the insertion of renewable energies in different societies. In a first phase, the energy consumption profile of a condominium with a residential, commercial type load is characterized. and community, addressing the construction of said profile by lifting real loads and statistical criteria of use and coincidence. In the second phase, the natural resources, wind speed and solar radiation available in the study area are analyzed through the specialized software Homer Pro with latitude and longitude coordinates, subsequently the viability of the renewable electricity generation elements is analyzed and defined use, a possible generator set and its use of fuel are also proposed in order to complement the micro-grid in aspects of inertia and stability. With the energy demand and generation resources raised, architectural alternatives of a potential micro-network for the condominium are designed, simulations are carried out for isolated and interconnected cases with real values ​​of the environment and an economic analysis of the implementation, obtaining the viability of the micro network.



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Trujillo Sandoval, D. J., Mosquera Velásquez, F. I., & García Torres, E. M. (2021). Viability of micro electrical networks with high penetration of renewable resources in urban areas: Case study of residential condominiums. Enfoque UTE, 12(2), pp. 19 - 36.