E3S Web Conf.
Volume 120, 20192019 2nd International Conference on Green Energy and Environment Engineering (CGEEE 2019)
|Number of page(s)||8|
|Published online||27 September 2019|
Gas-to-electricity investment planning for power system stability improvement and environmental sustainability in Nigeria
1 Faculty of Engineering, University of the Ryukyus, 1 Senbaru, Nishihara-cho, Nakagami, Okinawa, 903-0213, Japan
2 Institute for Sustainable Development, First Technical University, Ibadan, Oyo, 200253, Nigeria
3 Faculty of Engineering, Adeleke University, Ede, Osun, 232101, Nigeria
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Power outage is a prominent feature of the current Nigerian power system. However, a properly planned energy sector can help the nations quest for energy sustainability and economic development. Techno-economic assessment of the Nigerian energy facilities for efficient gas-to-grid power integration is presented in this paper using the particle swarm optimization algorithm (PSO) for solving a voltage stability-constrained optimal power flow model on Matlab environment. Investment in gas-fired DG technology can be an economic and sustainable approach for reducing the detrimental effeccts of gas-flaring practices of the petroleum industries on the environment. The technical benefits such as voltage profile improvement and voltage stability enhancement are the main focus of the technical analysis carried out in this study.
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