American Journal of Electrical Power and Energy Systems

Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023

  • Enhancement of Ready-Made Silicon Photovoltaic Panels’ Field Performance - a Review

    Divine Khan Ngwashi, Pierre Tsafack

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 59-67
    Received: 18 June 2023
    Accepted: 14 July 2023
    Published: 21 July 2023
    Abstract: Photovoltaic (PV) panels have attracted a lot of research interest in the past decade due to their clean and renewable character as an energy source. However, their intrinsic low conversion efficiency has been a major drawback, imposing the need for a huge initial cost of investment. Additionally, due to the low efficiency, PV system installations ... Show More
  • Impact Assessment of Optimal Integration of Combined DG and D-STATCOM Allocation for Active Distribution System Enhancement with Loading Variations

    Musa Mustapha, Ganiyu Ayinde Bakare, Yau Shuaibu Haruna, Babagana Mallambe Mustapha, Musa Baba Lawan, Abdulkadir Abubakar Sadiq

    Issue: Volume 12, Issue 4, July 2023
    Pages: 68-76
    Received: 11 July 2023
    Accepted: 26 July 2023
    Published: 4 August 2023
    Abstract: Renewable Distributed Generation (RDG) is a promising alternative to conventional power generation methods because it reduces power losses and dependence on central power generation. However, when DG is deployed, it doesn’t always provide the reactive power needed for proper voltage regulation leading to low voltage on some buses. To achieve the ma... Show More