This paper presents a case study of a remote village dependent on agriculture currently grid connected. The remote village consists of 10 houses. The latitude and longitude of the study area are 35° 20´ N and 43° 15´ E respectively. The proposed model consists of photovoltaic (PV) array, wind energy subsystem, micro hydro, diesel generator and battery storage sub-system. The aim of this paper is to present optimization of distributed energy resources DERs includes distribution generation with battery backup and to provide a reliable, continuous,
sustainable, and good-quality electricity service to the users in the village using HOMER model. Among 1104 simulations, 3 cases was designated and analysed. It was found that the optimal case is wind, hydro, diesel generator, convertor and batteries. Economical Distance Limit (EDL) for optimal case was calculated and found equal to 3.55km. Emissions were calculated and compared.

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