American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023

  • Electrical Power Transformer Damage on the Power Grid in Benin: Causes, Consequences and Solution Approaches

    Oswald Gbetondji Acclassato, Mathias Adjimon Houekpoheha, Basile Bruno Kounouhewa

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 1-9
    Received: Jan. 02, 2023
    Accepted: Jan. 20, 2023
    Published: Feb. 06, 2023
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    Abstract: The transformer exploits the phenomenon of electromagnetic induction of wound conductors. One of its important properties is that it can act as an impedance matcher. Faults on the electrical network often affect the grounding resistances of power transformers and eventually damage them. Benin's electricity network, like those of other countries in ... Show More
  • Performance Evaluation of an Installed On-Grid Photovoltaic System at Bamako

    Bakamba dite Djeneba Sacko, Souleymane Sanogo, Abdramane Ba

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 1, January 2023
    Pages: 10-23
    Received: Mar. 30, 2023
    Accepted: Apr. 15, 2023
    Published: Apr. 27, 2023
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    Abstract: The primary goal of this paper is to analyze the performance of an installed on-grid photovoltaic 100 kW system installed on the roof of a building at the Institute of Applied Sciences, University of Sciences, Techniques and Technologies of Bamako. The system under consideration is part of a pilot project of a grid-connected system in Mali by the R... Show More