Towards 100% Renewable Production: Dakhla Smart City Electrification

  • Jihane KartiteEmail author
  • Mohamed Cherkaoui
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


Hybrid Renewable Energy System (HRES) is becoming attractive due to its ability to electrify remote area. This paper presents a methodology for electrifying the Dakhla city localized in the west of Morocco. The idea is based on using a Hybrid PV/Wind system with battery storage. Firstly we use Backtracking Search optimization Algorithm (BSA) to find the global optimum of the objective function then we compare the obtained result with the Improved Backtracking Search optimization Algorithm (IBSA) result. IBSA has already shown its effectiveness and robustness in such studies and the simulation section demonstrates its efficiency.


Hybrid renewable energy system (HRES) Dakhla city Optimization 



The authors thank Mr. Amine Elgasmi for the financial assistance and support.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Electrical Engineering DepartmentMohammedia School of EngineersRabatMorocco

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