Utilize este identificador para referenciar este registo: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/4526
Título: Renewable energy in Islands: an integrated proposal for electricity generation and transports
Autor: Marques, Patrícia
Silva, Énia
Camus, Cristina Inês
Eusébio, Eduardo
Palavras-chave: Renewable energy
Electric vehicles
Madeira Island
Terceira Island
Load profile
Data: Mar-2015
Resumo: The purpose of this article is to analyse and evaluate the economical, energetic and environmental impacts of the increasing penetration of renewable energies and electrical vehicles in isolated systems, such as Terceira Island in Azores and Madeira Island. Given the fact that the islands are extremely dependent on the importation of fossil fuels - not only for the production of energy, but also for the transportation’s sector – it’s intended to analyse how it is possible to reduce that dependency and determine the resultant reduction of pollutant gas emissions. Different settings have been analysed - with and without the penetration of EVs. The Terceira Island is an interesting case study, where EVs charging during off-peak hours could allow an increase in geothermal power, limited by the valley of power demand. The percentage of renewable energy in the electric power mix could reach the 74% in 2030 while at the same time, it is possible to reduce the emissions of pollutant gases in 45% and the purchase of fossil fuels in 44%. In Madeira, apart from wind, solar and small hydro power, there are not so many endogenous resources and the Island’s emission factor cannot be so reduced as in Terceira. Although, it is possible to reduce fossil fuels imports and emissions in 1.8% in 2030 when compared with a BAU scenario with a 14% of the LD fleet composed by EVs.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.21/4526
Aparece nas colecções:ISEL - Eng. Electrotécn. - Comunicações

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