American Journal of Energy Engineering

Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019

  • Optimization of a Thermoelectric Cooling System with Peltier Effect

    Louis Okotaka Ebale, Landry Jean Pierre Gomat, Nzonzolo, Marc Romaric Mavoungou, Feldha Kibongani

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 55-63
    Received: 25 September 2019
    Accepted: 8 October 2019
    Published: 20 October 2019
    Abstract: The use of the Peltier effect for the cooling of a cooler powered by photovoltaic energy is a solution for the conservation of foodstuffs or pharmaceuticals when conditions as well geographical and climatic become difficult. Only a problem often arises with the choice of the supply current. Indeed, a choice of the supply current too low will produc... Show More
  • Optimal and Economic Evaluation of a Stand-alone Microgrid for Electricity and Water Supply for Namibia’s Rural Village

    Tom Wanjekeche, Theophilus Ananias

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 3, September 2019
    Pages: 64-73
    Received: 16 October 2019
    Accepted: 4 November 2019
    Published: 11 November 2019
    Abstract: Stand-alone microgrid hold a primary solution for electricity and water supply in remote areas access to National grid is not possible. This paper presents a detailed optimal sizing and economic evaluations of a stand-alone microgrid for a remote village (Amarika) in Namibia. Several renewable energy sources such as wind turbines and photovoltaic a... Show More