Providencia Island High-Level Power System Capacity Expansion Analyses

Research output: NRELPresentation


Results of a high level cost-benefit analysis using HOMER Pro software are presented for Providencia Island, Colombia. The analysis focuses on integrating solar photovoltaics (PV) and a battery energy storage system (BESS) into an existing diesel-only remote power system. The analysis uses fuel costs and discount rates provided by the stakeholders and NREL-derived capital cost estimates.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages24
StatePublished - 2021

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/PR-7A40-82435


  • analysis
  • battery energy storage system
  • BESS
  • capacity
  • Colombia
  • photovoltaics
  • power system
  • solar


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