A Novel Approach of Electrification of the High Rise Buildings at Dhaka City During Load Shedding Hours

Monjurul Ehsan, Enaiyat Ovy, Kazy Fayeen Shariar, Shah Muhammad Ferdous


The scope of this paper concentrates on an approach to provide additional power supply by the implementation of the integration of wind turbine and Pico hydro tutbine installed at the roof of high rise building. The Pico hydro turbine is installed over the storage tank where the tank is filled with water by the high capacity pump which is installed at the ground floor of the building. In the storage tank of high rise building water is thrown by the pump with a very high velocity which pushes the turbine to make it spin. The spinning of the turbine is turned into electricity by means of a generator and immense amount of wasted kinetic energy of the water is recovered thrown by the pump. The electrical energy created is usually stored in a battery which can then power electrical objects in house, such as appliances and lights.When the storage tank will be filled by water no more power can be extracted from the Pico hydro turbine. A wind turbine could also be installed at the roof of the high rise building with the purpose of acquiring additional power supply as the wind velocity is generally higher at the roof of the building. The electrical power, obtained from both the generators one coupled with the Pico hydro turbine impeller and another with the wind turbine blade can be utilized in houses, offices, and also in the industries. With the integration of Pico hydro turbine and wind turbine more electrical power could be gained. Moreover the major advantage of this system is the elimination of the cost of fuel and it is an eco-friendly clean power generation method. The feasibility of the overall integrated system is analyzed in this research work.


Pico Hydro Turbine; Wind Turbine; High Rise Building.

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