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Title: Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report

Abstract

The Manzanita Indian Reservation is located in southeastern San Diego County, California. The Tribe has long recognized that the Reservation has an abundant wind resource that could be commercially utilized to its benefit, and in 1995 the Tribe established the Manzanita Renewable Energy Office. Through the U.S. Department of Energy's Tribal Energy Program the Band received funds to install a hybrid renewable power system to provide electricity to one of the tribal community buildings, the Manzanita Activities Center (MAC building). The project began September 30, 1999 and was completed March 31, 2005. The system was designed and the equipment supplied by Northern Power Systems, Inc, an engineering company with expertise in renewable hybrid system design and development. Personnel of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provided technical assistance in system design, and continued to provide technical assistance in system monitoring. The grid-connected renewable hybrid wind/photovoltaic system provides a demonstration of a solar/wind energy hybrid power-generating project on Manzanita Tribal land. During the system design phase, the National Renewable Energy Lab estimated that the wind turbine is expected to produce 10,000-kilowatt hours per year and the solar array 2,000-kilowatt hours per year. The hybrid system was designed to provide approximately 80 percentmore » of the electricity used annually in the MAC building. The project proposed to demonstrate that this kind of a system design would provide highly reliable renewable power for community uses.« less

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EE) (US)
OSTI Identifier:
841361
DOE Contract Number:
FC36-99R810677
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 31 Mar 2005
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 17 WIND ENERGY; 24 POWER TRANSMISSION AND DISTRIBUTION; DESIGN; ELECTRICITY; HYBRID SYSTEMS; MONITORING; NATIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY LABORATORY; PERSONNEL; POWER SYSTEMS; SOLAR WIND; WIND TURBINES; AMERICAN INDIANS; TRIBAL; RENEWABLE ENERGY; SOLAR; WIND

Citation Formats

Trisha Frank. Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report. United States: N. p., 2005. Web. doi:10.2172/841361.
Trisha Frank. Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report. United States. doi:10.2172/841361.
Trisha Frank. Thu . "Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report". United States. doi:10.2172/841361. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/841361.
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title = {Manzanita Hybrid Power system Project Final Report},
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abstractNote = {The Manzanita Indian Reservation is located in southeastern San Diego County, California. The Tribe has long recognized that the Reservation has an abundant wind resource that could be commercially utilized to its benefit, and in 1995 the Tribe established the Manzanita Renewable Energy Office. Through the U.S. Department of Energy's Tribal Energy Program the Band received funds to install a hybrid renewable power system to provide electricity to one of the tribal community buildings, the Manzanita Activities Center (MAC building). The project began September 30, 1999 and was completed March 31, 2005. The system was designed and the equipment supplied by Northern Power Systems, Inc, an engineering company with expertise in renewable hybrid system design and development. Personnel of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory provided technical assistance in system design, and continued to provide technical assistance in system monitoring. The grid-connected renewable hybrid wind/photovoltaic system provides a demonstration of a solar/wind energy hybrid power-generating project on Manzanita Tribal land. During the system design phase, the National Renewable Energy Lab estimated that the wind turbine is expected to produce 10,000-kilowatt hours per year and the solar array 2,000-kilowatt hours per year. The hybrid system was designed to provide approximately 80 percent of the electricity used annually in the MAC building. The project proposed to demonstrate that this kind of a system design would provide highly reliable renewable power for community uses.},
doi = {10.2172/841361},
journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2005},
month = {Thu Mar 31 00:00:00 EST 2005}
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