Hybrid energy systems integrate multiple sources of power generation, storage, and transport mechanisms and can facilitate increased usage of cleaner, renewable, and more efficient energy sources. Hybrid Power: Generation, Storage, and Grids discusses hybrid energy systems from fundamentals through applications and discusses generation, storage, and grids.
•Highlights fundamentals and applications of hybrid energy storage
•Discusses use in hybrid and electric vehicles and home energy needs
•Discusses issues related to hybrid renewable energy systems connected to the utility grid
•Describes the usefulness of hybrid microgrids and various forms of off-grid energy such as mini-grids, nanogrids, and stand-alone systems
•Covers the use of hybrid renewable energy systems for rural electrification around the world
•Discusses various forms and applications of hybrid energy systems, hybrid energy storage, hybrid microgrids, and hybrid off-grid energy systems
•Details simulation and optimization of hybrid renewable energy systems
This book is aimed at advanced students and researchers in academia, government, and industry, seeking a comprehensive overview of the basics, technologies, and applications of hybrid energy systems.