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Power Electronics for Renewable Energy Sources

Syed M. Islam    Curtin University, Perth, WA, AustraliaChem V. Nayar    Curtin University, Perth, WA, AustraliaAhmed Abu-Siada    Curtin University, Perth, WA, AustraliaMd Mubashwar Hasan    Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia

Abstract

The Kyoto agreement on global reduction of greenhouse gas emissions has prompted renewed interest in renewable energy systems worldwide. Many renewable energy technologies today are well developed, reliable, and cost competitive with the conventional fuel generators. The cost of renewable energy technologies is on a falling trend and is expected to fall further as demand and production increases. There are many renewable energy sources (RES) such as biomass, ...

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