Inspec keywords: power generation economics; hybrid power systems; wind turbines; renewable energy sources; optimisation; diesel-electric power stations; particle swarm optimisation; power generation reliability; solar power stations; photovoltaic power systems; diesel-electric generators; power grids

Other keywords: hybrid power systems; cost-effective sizing; diesel power system; AC mini-grid hybrid power system; minimum system operating reserve; optimised system; hybrid system; remote area; storage technologies; 20-year system lifespan; South Australia; minimum net present cost; system load; generation

Subjects: Wind power plants; Power system management, operation and economics; Reliability; Optimisation techniques; Solar power stations and photovoltaic power systems; Optimisation techniques