Small Scale Wind Powered Reverse Osmosis Plant without Batteries in Trinidad and Tobago
|International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)||
|© 2018 by IJETT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2018|
|Authors : Rikhi Ramkissoon, Krishpersad Manohar, Anthony Ademola Adeyanju
|DOI : 10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V58P224|
Rikhi Ramkissoon, Krishpersad Manohar, Anthony Ademola Adeyanju "Small Scale Wind Powered Reverse Osmosis Plant without Batteries in Trinidad and Tobago", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V58(3),123-129 April 2018. ISSN:2231-5381. www.ijettjournal.org. published by seventh sense research group
A wind-powered reverse osmosis desalination system was proposed in order to assess the potential of the development of renewable energy powered water desalination in Trinidad. A simulation model for the prediction of the power delivered for a given value of wind speed was adopted. Based on the average wind speed data (3.5 m/s) and salinity of the feed water, the amount of water that can be produced was calculated as 57.6 gal/day. The system had a modest 1 kW VAWT and shows potential to deliver fresh water throughout the year at 26.7 KWh/kgal operating from seawater with a salinity of 10,800 ppm.
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Vertical Axis wind turbine, Reverse Osmosis, Wind, Desalination.