Research outputs (Renewable Energy)

Book Chapters

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2020) Solar energy for power generation in Fiji: history, barriers and potentials. In: Translating the Paris Agreement into Action in the Pacific. Advances in Global Change Research. Advances in Global Change Research, 68 . Springer Nature, Switzerland, pp. 177-199. ISBN 978-3-030-30210-8

Selvin Chand, Shamal and Aamir, Iqbal and Cirrincione, Maurizio and Islam, F M Rabiul and Mamun, Kabir and Kumar, Ajal (2017) Identifying Energy Trends in Fiji Islands. In: Smart Energy Grid Design for Island Countries. Springer, United Kingdom, pp. 259-288. ISBN 978-1-5090-1405-7

Prasad, Krishneel and Singh, Anirudh (2015) Towards low carbon hotels in the Pacific region: a study of energy consumption and efficiency in hotels using models based on energy performance indicators. In: Climate Change in the Asia-Pacific Region. Climate Change Management . Springer International Publishing, Switzerland, pp. 357-374. ISBN 978-3-319-14937-0

Prasad, Shivneel and Kumar, Ajal and Raturi, Atul K. (2013) Optimization of a stand – alone renewable energy system for a small load requirement. In: Climate-Smart Technologies: Integrating Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency in Mitigation and Adaptation Responses. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, pp. 615-628. ISBN 9783642377525

Conference Proceedings

Small , Darcy and Bruce, Anna and Macgill, Iain and Raturi, Atul K. and Prakash, Vinal V. (2018) Delivery of Energy Services in Unfamiliar Contexts: Learnings from Fiji. [Conference Proceedings]

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2018) Role of solar photovoltaics in future electricity generation in Fiji. [Conference Proceedings]

Prakash, Vinal V. and Raturi, Atul K. (2018) Solar energy for clean water access in Fiji. [Conference Proceedings]

Curto, Domenico and Franzitta, Vincenzo and Viola , Alessia and Cirrincione, Maurizio and Mohammadi, Ali and Kumar, Ajal (2018) Greening and sustainable energy approach applied for Balearic Islands and Fiji Islands: a comparative study. [Conference Proceedings]

Prakash, Vinal V. and Raturi, Atul K. (2017) Energy needs assessment and strategies for 100% RE future for a small island community. [Conference Proceedings]

Datt, Alvin and Singh, Aman and Raturi, Atul K. (2015) Performance of a Solar EV charger in the Pacific Island Countries. [Conference Proceedings]

Nand, Ravinesh and Raturi, Atul K. (2015) Rural electrification initiatives in Fiji: a case study of solar home systems. [Conference Proceedings]

Raturi, Atul K. and Singh, Aman (2011) Techno-Economic Feasibility of Grid Connected PV Systems in the Pacific Island Countries. [Conference Proceedings]

Journal Articles

Nair, Krishnam and Kumar, Ajal (2021) Potential of wind energy resources around Nasawana village in Nabouwalu, Vanua Levu, Fiji. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 39 (1). pp. 409-425. ISSN 0144-5987

Talama, Fatonga and Kutty, Saiyad S. and Kumar, Ajal and Khan, Mohammad G.M. and Ahmed, Mohammed R. (2020) Assessment of wind energy potential for Tuvalu with accurate estimation of Weibull parameters. Energy Exploration and Exploitation, 38 (5). pp. 1742-1773. ISSN 0144-5987

Mani, Shavneet and Mani, Francis S. and Kumar, Ajal and Shah, S. and Peltier, R.E. (2020) Traffic related PM2.5 air quality: policy options for developing Pacific Island countries. Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 87 . NA. ISSN 1361-9209

Kishore, Kaushal and Kumar, Ajal and Tausinga, Sione and Rao, Dinesh K. (2020) A comprehensive wind resource estimation and economic analysis for Rakiraki, Fiji. Resources and Environmental Economics, 2 (2). pp. 143-157. ISSN 2630-4457

Kumar, Ajal and Tausinga, Sione and Kishore, Kaushal and Nair, Krishnam and Rao, Dinesh K. (2020) Technical and economic prospect of wind energy at Lapaha,Tonga. Resources and Environmental Economics, 2 (1). pp. 136-142. ISSN 2630-4457

Schoolman, Anya and Raturi, Atul K. and Nussey, Bill and Shirley, Rebekah and Knuckles, James A. and de Graaf, Florijn and Magali, Prosper R. and Lu, Zongxiang and Breyer, Christian and Markides, Christos N. (2019) Decentralizing energy for a high – demand, low – Carbon world. One Earth, 1 (4). pp. 388-391. ISSN 2590-3322

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2019) Fuel demand and emissions for maritime sector in Fiji: current status and low – carbon strategies. Marine Policy, 102 . pp. 40-50. ISSN 0308-597X

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2019) Low carbon alternatives and their implications for Fiji’s electricity sector. Utilities Policy, 56 . pp. 1-19. ISSN 0957-1787

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2018) Low – carbon measures for Fiji’s land transport energy system. Utilties Policy, 54 . pp. 132-147. ISSN 0957-1787

Mani, Jeanette and Mani, Francis S. and Subbarao, Srikanth and Raturi, Atul K. (2018) Carbon Footprinting and Mitigation Strategies for the USP Marine Campus. Journal of Pacific Studies, 38 (1). pp. 39-71. ISSN 1011-3029

Kumar , Sandip R. and Francisco, Gafaro and Daka, Andrew and Raturi, Atul K. (2017) Modelling and analysis of grid integration for high shares of solar PV in small isolated systems- A case of Kiribati. Renewable Energy, 108 . pp. 589-597. ISSN 0960-1481

Prasad, Ravita D. and Raturi, Atul K. (2016) Grid electricity for Fiji Islands: future supply options and assessment of demand trends. Energy, 119 . pp. 860-871. ISSN 0360-5442

Prasad, Ravita D. and Bansal, R.C. and Raturi, Atul K. (2016) A review of Fiji’s energy situation: challenges and strategies as a small island developing state. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, TBC . TBC. ISSN 1364-0321

Raturi, Atul K. and Singh, Aman and Prasad, Ravita D. (2016) Grid – connected PV systems in the Pacific Island countries. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 58 . pp. 419-428. ISSN 1364-0321

Raturi, Atul K. and Prasad, Ravita D. (2014) Renewable energy based electricity generation in the pacific island countries. Tech Monitor, 31 (3). pp. 14-22. ISSN 0256-9957

Prasad, Ravita D. and Bansan, R.C. and Raturi, Atul K. (2014) Multi – faceted energy planning: a review. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 38 . pp. 686-699. ISSN 1364-0321

Kumar, Ajal and Nair, Krishnam (2014) Wind energy potential, resource assessment and economics of wind power around Qamu, Navua, Fiji. International Journal of Wind and Renewable Energy, 3 (1). pp. 1-6. ISSN 2277-3975

Kumar, Ajal and Nair, Krishnam (2013) Wind power potential at Benau, Savusavu, Vanua Levu, Fiji. International Journal of Energy, Information and Communications, 4 (1). pp. 51-62. ISSN 2093-9655

Nand, Ravinesh and Raturi, Atul K. (2013) Feasibility study of a grid connected photovoltaic system for the central region of Fiji. Applied Solar Energy, 49 (2). pp. 110-115. ISSN 0003-701X

Lal, Sandeep and Raturi, Atul K. (2012) Techno-economic analysis of a hybrid mini-grid system for Fiji islands. International Journal of Energy and Environmental Engineering , 3 . pp. 1-10. ISSN 2008-9163

Kumar, Ajal and Nair, Krishnam (2012) Wind characteristics and energy potentials at Wainiyaku Taveuni, Fiji. Management of Environmental Quality: An International Journal, 23 (3). pp. 300-308. ISSN 1477-7835

Raturi, Atul K. (2011) Feasibility study of a solar water pumping system. Applied Solar Energy, 47 (1). pp. 11-13. ISSN 0003-701X

Narayan, Monishka R. and Raturi, Atul K. (2011) Investigation of some common Fijian flower dyes as photosensitizers for dye sensitized solar cellsabstract. Applied Solar Energy, 47 (2). pp. 112-117. ISSN 0003-701X

Reddy, Vikash and Raturi, Atul K. (2010) Optimization and sesnsitivity analysis of a PV/wind/diesel hybrid system for a rural community in the Pacific. Applied Solar Energy, 46 (2). pp. 152-156. ISSN 0003-701X

Raturi, Atul K. and Fepuleai, Y. (2010) Photosynthesis in a test tube-dye sensitized solar cells as a teaching tool. Renewable Energy, 35 (5). pp. 1010-1013. ISSN 0960-1481

Kumar, Ajal and Prasad, Shivneel (2010) Examining wind quality and wind power prospects on Fiji Islands. Renewable Energy, 35 (2). pp. 536-540. ISSN 0960-1481

Kumar, Ajal and Deo, Ravin N. (2006) Wind regime in the proximity of the 20 kW experimental turbine site at Nabua, Fiji. The South Pacific Journal of Natural Science, 24 (1). pp. 51-53. ISSN 1013-9877

Professional and Technical Reports

Raturi, Atul K. (2019) REN21, 2019: Asia and the Pacific Renewable Energy Status Report. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2019) Renewables 2019 Global Status Report. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2018) Renewable 2018 Global Status. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2017) Renewables 2017 Global Status Report. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2016) Renewables 2016 Global status report. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2015) Renewables 2015 Global Status Report. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Raturi, Atul K. (2012) Pacific SIDS energy, ecosystems and sustainable livelihoods initiative: managing the ecosystem implications of energy policies in the Pacific Island States Review Report 2011. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Renard, Y. and Raturi, Atul K. (2010) Mid-term review report on Pacific SIDS energy ecosystems and sustainable livelihoods initiative: managing the ecosystem implications of energy policies in the Pacific Island states. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Gardiner, Derek J. and Roy, S. and Djurovic, M. and Corkish, R.P. and De Alwis, A. and Yoshino, H. and Raturi, Atul K. and Ravindran, M. and Dasappa, S. and Kumar, A. and Hasan, M.N. (2009) Science plan on sustainable energy. [Professional and Technical Reports]

Other Reports:

Raturi, Atul K. (2016) The French Pacific fund project status report: sustainable energy for sustainable development. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Raturi, Atul K. (2016) Project completion report: development of rural school solar water pumping project. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)

Kumar, Ajal and Weir, Anthony D. (2008) Wind power in Fiji: a preliminary analysis of the Butoni wind farm. UNSPECIFIED.

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