American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019

  • Transformer Wireless Monitoring System Using Arduino/XBEE

    Amevi Acakpovi, Chiedozie Odazie, Issah Babatunde Majeed, George Eduful, Nana Yaw Asabere

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 1-10
    Received: 28 November 2018
    Accepted: 21 December 2018
    Published: 31 January 2019
    Abstract: Distribution transformers are generally provided with advanced control measures that ensure their operation and safety at a high reliability because their failure usually leads to long power outage, increase maintenance cost and unreliable provision of electricity to customers. Despite the protection measures that accompany a distribution transform... Show More
  • Performance Analysis of Installed Solar PV System Using Homer in Tanzania: A Case Study of Zanzibar and Arusha

    Mohammed Haji, Eugene Park, Thomas Kivevele

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 11-22
    Received: 4 November 2018
    Accepted: 7 February 2019
    Published: 6 March 2019
    Abstract: This study reflects two photovoltaic (PV) power generations, at Karume Institute of Science and Technology (KIST) - Zanzibar and The Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science and Technology (NM-AIST) - Arusha in Tanzania. The output data sets from each site were verified for possible PV simulation of different operational scenarios to obtain th... Show More
  • Research on Path Planning of Substation X-Robot

    Guangchao Hao, Ronghai Liu, Shuting Wan

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 23-32
    Received: 27 December 2018
    Accepted: 24 January 2019
    Published: 12 March 2019
    Abstract: In this paper, according to the environment of the robot in the substation, firstly, the D-H mathematical modeling of the UR10 manipulator is built and the forward and inverse kinematics of the UR10 manipulator are solved by studying the basic knowledge of the manipulator. Secondly, aiming at the problems existing in the traditional artificial pote... Show More
  • Design and Control of Single-Phase-to-Three-Phase PFC for Cereals Grinding System Fed by PV-Battery Microgrid

    Moustapha Diop, Mouhamadou Thiam, Alphousseyni Ndiaye, Samba Gueye, Lamine Thiaw

    Issue: Volume 8, Issue 1, January 2019
    Pages: 33-41
    Received: 31 December 2018
    Accepted: 28 January 2019
    Published: 15 March 2019
    Abstract: PV/Battery microgrids hold the most promising solution for providing electricity to remote areas. However, the power quality of these microgrids is vulnerable to nonlinear loads and power electronics components, often necessary to power certain systems such as the cereal grinding systems. These grinding systems consist of mills locally designed dri... Show More