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ISRN Mechanical Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 527979, 4 pages
Research Article

Sustainable Energy Alternatives Experimentation at SCT

Faculty in Power Engineering Department, Electrical and Electronics Section, Salalah College of Technology, P.O. Box No. 608, Salalah 211, Oman

Received 12 May 2012; Accepted 20 June 2012

Academic Editors: F. Findik and J.-I. Jang

Copyright © 2012 Javeed Ahmed Khan and Ramani Ranjan Panda. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.


Sustained energy generation is very important for any region's economic growth either developed or developing. As the growth of the country depends on sustainable and efficient power generation management, in order to attain the sustainable energy generation, experimentation, and explorations in the latest avenues for these generations have to be carried out. In this paper an attempt is made to report the experimentation carried out at Salalah College of Technology (SCT) in terms of sustainable energy generation using alternate energy resources. Experimentation carried out at SCT for solar harnessing in sustainable transportation and wind energy alternatives for hybrid power generation at decentralized levels is tested. Experimentation results for individual experiments are not disclosed. Whereas the overall efficiency in using such alternate technologies for sustained power generation and comparisons with other likewise locations are reported in this paper.