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Technoeconomic modelling and optimisation of solar combined heat and power systems based on flat-box PVT collectors for domestic applications
Año:2018
Áreas de investigación
  • Ingenierías
Datos
Descripción
We investigare solar com bined heat and power (S-CHP) systems based on hybrid ph otovoltaic-thermal (PVT) collectors for the simultaneous provision of domestic hot water (DHW), space heating (SH) and power to single­ family homes. The systems include PVT collectors with a polycarbonate flat-box structure design, a water storage tank, an auxiliary heater and a battery storage subsystem. A methodology is developed for modelling the en­ ergetic and economic performance of such PVT-based S-CHP systems, which is used to optimally size and operate systems for covering the energy demands of single-family reference households at three selected locations: Athens (Greece), London (UK) and Zaragoza (Spain). The results show that optimised systems are capable of covering -65% of the annual household electricity demands in Athens, London and Zaragoza when employing 14.0, 17.0 and 12.4 m2 collector array areas respectively , while also covering a significan t fraction of the thermal energy demands in Athens ( -60%) and Zaragoza ( -45%); even in London, almost 30% of the reference household's thermal demand is covered by such a system. A corresponding economic analysis reveals that, despite the suita bility of Athens' weather conditions for implementing such solar-energy systems, the payback time (PBT) of the optimised S-CHP system in Athens is 15.6 years in contrast to the 11.6 years predicted for Zaragoza, due to the lower electricity prices in Greece.
Internacional
Si
JCR del ISI
Si
Título de la revista
Energy Conversion And Management
ISSN
0196-8904
Factor de impacto JCR
6,377
Información de impacto
Volumen
175
DOI
10.1016/j.enconman.2018.07.045
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Participantes
  • Autor: M. Herrando
  • Autor: Alba Ramos Cabal (UPM)
  • Autor: J. Freeman
  • Autor: I. Zabalza
  • Autor: C.N. Markides
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  • Creador: Grupo de Investigación: Silicio y Nuevos Conceptos para Células Solares
  • Centro o Instituto I+D+i: Instituto de Energía Solar
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