Techno-economic comparison between PV and wind to produce green hydrogen in Jordan

Techno-economic comparison between PV and wind to produce green hydrogen in Jordan


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Abstract. The world has begun to move towards searching for the best ways and means to be able to produce hydrogen gas in a healthy and environmentally friendly manner. Especially after manufacturing cars that run on hydrogen, many home appliances in the future would operate using hydrogen. This research paper aims to provide a detailed study and comparison for the potential of photovoltaic energy and wind energy in hydrogen gas production using electrolyzes technology for home applications. In this study, a mathematical model is proposed to predict hydrogen production by means of the two renewable energy sources. Furthermore, the mathematical model computes the electrical energy produced from the fuel cells using the produced hydrogen gas and evaluate its levelized cost. The study was conducted based on the technical specifications based on Jordanian codes and conditions. Results showed that photovoltaic energy system is the best solution compared to other proposed systems which can produce 30,140.5252 kg of hydrogen and produce 1,264,551 kWh/year with the lowest hydrogen levelized cost of 13.262 $/kg.

Hydrogen, Green Hydrogen, Renewable Energy, Photovoltaic Energy, Wind Energy, Levelized Cost of Hydrogen (LCOH)

Published online 7/15/2024, 8 pages
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Published under license by Materials Research Forum LLC., Millersville PA, USA

Citation: Zaid HATAMLEH, Ahmad AL MIAARI, Techno-economic comparison between PV and wind to produce green hydrogen in Jordan, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 43, pp 36-43, 2024


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