Renewable Energy Hybrid Training System
(RE - 009)
  • Setting up PV systems and testing the optimum alignment of solar modules.
  • Recording and displaying the characteristics of solar modules
  • Investigating the module′s response to shadow formation
  • Design and testing of a standalone PV system for the generation of AC voltage compatible with the standard electrical supply
  • Design and testing of PV systems with mains feed
  • Investigate response of a PV system to mains failure
  • Drawing The I-V Curve of PV Panel
  • Measuring the Power of a Solar PV Panel
  • Effect of Light Intensity on PV Panel
  • Investigating with different daily irradiation periods
  • Effect of Temperature on PV panel
  • Understanding the design and operation of modern small wind power stations
  • Explore the physical fundamental from wind energy into electricity
  • Design & operation of wind power station with energy storage system
  • Design & operation of OFF-grid wind power station
  • Operation of isolated wind power station and the effect of wind fluctuation on the operation.
  • Studying the effect of changing wind speed
  • Renewable Energy Hybrid Training System (RE-009)
    • Main frame (RE-009.1)
    • 1x Wind Emulator (RE-009.2)
    • 1x DC Kit (RE009.3)
  • 1x Load Modules (RE-009.3.1)
  • PWM Solar Charge Controller(RE-009.3.2)
  • MPPT Solar / Wind Charge Controller (RE-009.3.3)
  • 1x Solar Accumulator (Battery)(RE-009.3.4)
  • 1x DC Load (RE-009.3.5)
  • 3x DC Network Meter (RE-009.3.6)
  • PWM Charge Controller (RE-009.3.7)
  • 3-phase Rectifier Module (RE-009.3.8)
  • Blocking & By-pass Diode Module (RE-009.3.9)
    • Software (RE-009.4)
  • PV Solar Panel (RE-002)
  • Laboratory PC

Renewable Energy Hybrid Training System is a modular unit that consists of a main frame and interchangeable experimental modules. Using this training system, trainees will get familiarized with electricity generation from solar energy as well as wind energy, and the applications associated to these processes. By mixing and matching the provided modules, trainees will be able to execute a wide range of experiments. Whether, there’s an available sunlight source/ wind source or not, trainees would still be able to carry out the same experiments using provided emulators. Trainees will also be able to display the results through a provided software system.

                                     
  • Main Frame Code: (RE-009.1)
    • The training system comprises a main frame panel where all of the provided modules can be mounted to it.
    • The frame is designed in the form of modular system which allows trainees to alter the experiment conditions upon changing the used modules. The frame consists of three horizontal rows for mounting modules.
    • The main frame is a single-phase power supply unit with neutral and line paths needed for the power supplying and connection with the experimental modules
    • Up to 9 modules can be mounted at the same time which gives students the opportunity to execute more complex and sophisticated experiments.
    • The frame is supplied with a wooden bench where students can put any needed tool or measuring device for an easy access.
    • The frame is equipped with external cable holders to hang the training system cables.
    • The frame is equipped with fixed holder the computer CPU and another moveable holder for the computer screen.
    • The frame is electrostatically painted and assembled using special accessories to provide more durability and prevent corrosion.
    • The main frame is supplied with ON/OFF switch, emergency button, circuit breaker and two extra power sockets required for the connection of any external devices.
  • Wind Emulator Code: (RE-009.2)
    • The educational unit consists of a wind energy emulator and a control unit to display and control the speed of wind in order to simulate a real-life scenario of wind generation and to determine the performance of a wind power plant.
    • The control unit is capable of adjusting the speed of wind and displaying the measured wind, rotor speed, voltage and current values.
    • The module is supplied with run/stop switch to run the motor, a speed control potentiometer is supplied to change speed of the motor.
    • Shaft speed can be displayed and monitored through a mounted display.
    • The system is supplied with motor protection switch needed for obtaining the output.
    • The wind emulator is supplied with emergency button, operation indication LED, main ON/OFF switch, circuit breaker as well as overload indication LED
    • Technical Data
      • Three-phase motor
        • 3 HP
        • Speed: 900 rpm
      • Synchronous Generator Plant with Permanent Magnets
        • Generator type: 3-Phase permanent magnet synchronous generator
        • Voltage with no load: 30 V
        • Nominal current: 25 A
        • Nominal speed: 1000 rpm
        • Nominal power: 0.75 kw
      • Speed Meter
        • Digital Rotor Speed: 0…9999 RPM
        • RS-485 communication supported with ability to pc connection through remote control module.
      • Energy Monitor
        • Three-phase measurement of current and voltage: 3x400 V/5 A
        • Two Digital inputs
          • Working Voltage: 24V
      • Max. measurement values
        • Voltage P-P: 690 V
        • Current: 5 A
      • Fault tolerances
        • Voltage 0.2%, Current 0.2%
        • Apparent power 0.5%, Active power 0.2%, Reactive power 1%
        • Active energy Class 0.2, Reactive energy Class 2
      • Operating voltage
        • 110 V-230 V, 50/60 Hz
  • DC Kit Code: (RE-009.3)
    • Load Modules (RE-009.3.1)
    • PWM Solar Charge Controller (RE-009.3.2)
    • MPPT Solar / Wind Charge Controller (RE-009.3.3)
    • Solar Accumulator (Battery) (RE-009.3.4)
    • DC Load (RE-009.3.5)
    • DC Network Meter (RE-009.3.6)
    • PWM Charge Controller (RE-009.3.7)
    • 3-phase Rectifier Module (RE-009.3.8)
    • Blocking & By-pass Diode Module (RE-009.3.9)
  • Software Code:(RE-009.4)
    • The system is supplied with software where all of the measured values can be displayed and monitored. All of the modules can also be controlled through the software system.
    • Through the supplied software, trainees will be also able to plot all of the related curves such as V&I curves.
    • all of these software features can be accessed through connecting with the supplied remote module
  • This module is designed to allow students to add loads to any experiment.
  • This load can be connected to another load modules in series or in parallel which provides students with variety of load values for experiments.
  • Technical Data
    • Resistor Value Range: 0…800-ohm,0….150-ohm, 0…100-ohm
    • Power: 500 W
  • This module ensures a steady voltage is supplied from a system, resulting in optimal battery maintenance.
  • The unit also features a large LCD display that informs the user about the state of charge and operating modes. Additionally, the unit also features a user-controlled energy meter.
  • Technical data
    • Voltage:12V/24V Auto
    • Current:30A
    • Max.PV input voltage:100V
    • Max PV input power : 400W/12V, 8000 W/24V
  • This Module controller is advanced maximum power point tracking (MPPT) charging technology for off-grid photovoltaic systems.it is mainly used in the field of security monitoring, RV, and household system, etc.
  • Technical Data
    • Voltage:12V/24V Auto
    • Current:30A
    • Max.PV input voltage:100V
    • Max. PV input input
      power:400W/12V,8000W/24V
    • Communication:RS232
  • This Module is designed to enable students to charge and discharge batteries according to the experiment needs.
  • The module also obtains the ability to connect Remotely, so that students can connect and disconnect this module remotely through our software.
  • Technical Data
    • Battery Voltage: 24V
    • Battery Capacity: 9 A/H
  • This Module is designed to simulate a real DC Load, using two different types of lamps.
  • The module consists of two Halogen lamp and two LED lamps.
  • This module enables students to access different load wattagev on experiment.
  • Technical Data
    • Halogen Lamp
      • Voltage Required: 12V
      • Watt: 50 W
    • LED Lamp
      • Voltage Required: 12V
      • Watt: 4 W
  • The DC network meter is supplied to monitor dc network power flow in a digital way
  • The module has a digital process indicator used as DC current meter and digital DC voltage meter. It support Modbus communication through RS-485 serial interface.
  • Technical Data
    • Digital Voltammeter: 600 vdc peak measurement
    • Digital ammeter: 25 Adc peak measurement
    • Modbus through RS-485
  • This Module controller is a 35 amp multi-function DC controller that is field configurable for both 12V or 24V operation. The DC controller is a critical component in any solar, wind or hydro power generation system and protects the batteries from over-discharge and over-charge conditions.
  • Technical Data
    • Rated PV current 35 A
    • Charging / load current @ 25°C (77°F) 35 A
    • Voltage configurations 12 and 24 V
    • Max. PV open circuit array voltage 55 V
    • Max. voltage drop through controller 0.30 V
    • Total operating consumption 15 mA
  • This module is used to convert three-phase alternating current to direct current. It has three inputs terminals for AC voltage and two output terminals for DC voltage.
  • Technical Data
    • 3 phase Input Voltage: up to 32 V AC
    • 3 phase Input current: up to 20 A AC
    • Rated output power: 1.2 Kw
    • Rated DC voltage output: 0 to 56 V DC
  • Bypass diodes are wired in parallel with individual solar cells or panels to provide a current path around them in the event that a cell or a panel becomes faulty or open circuit.
  • Blocking diodes allows the flow of current from a solar panel to the battery but prevents or blocks the flow of current from battery to solar panel, thereby, preventing battery from discharge
  • Technical Data
    • 5 blocking diodes
    • 5 By-pass diodes
    • Rated forward voltage: 0.6 to 0.7 V DC