Year 2018, Volume 4, Issue 2, Pages 90 - 98 2018-12-01

GHG EMISSIONS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF 1MW GRID-CONNECTED SOLAR PV PLANT AT LEFKE IN NORTHERN CYPRUS: CASE STUDY

YOUSSEF KASSEM [1] , Hüseyin Gökçekuş [2]

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The present study aimed to evaluate and analyze the techno-economic of proposing a 1MW grid-connected PV power plant in Lefke town. The potential of proposed a PV plant was also assessed from environmental viewpoints by calculating the annual total amount of CO2. Three different tracking systems (Open surface, Vertical-axis, and Two-axis) were investigated. The analysis showed that the LCOE for an Open surface, Vertical-axis, and Two-axis tracking systems were 0.150$/kWh, 0.115$/kWh and 0.109$/kWh, respectively. The resulting GHG emissions were varied between 1321 and 1829 tCO2/year while the energy performance, assessed as EP, was varied between 11.2 and 16.8 years. This study concluded that the PV plant could be used as a viable alternative to reduce the GHG emissions in Northern Cyprus and generating electricity from environmentally friendly scours.  

Economic viability; GHG emissions; Lefke town; PV power plant; Sun-tracking systems.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Published Date December 2018
Journal Section Articles
Authors

Author: YOUSSEF KASSEM (Primary Author)
Institution: Near East University
Country: Cyprus


Author: Hüseyin Gökçekuş
Institution: Near East University
Country: Cyprus


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APA KASSEM, Y , Gökçekuş, H . (2018). GHG EMISSIONS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF 1MW GRID-CONNECTED SOLAR PV PLANT AT LEFKE IN NORTHERN CYPRUS: CASE STUDY. Disaster Science and Engineering, 4 (2), 90-98. Retrieved from http://www.disasterengineering.com/issue/39326/464176
MLA KASSEM, Y , Gökçekuş, H . "GHG EMISSIONS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF 1MW GRID-CONNECTED SOLAR PV PLANT AT LEFKE IN NORTHERN CYPRUS: CASE STUDY". Disaster Science and Engineering 4 (2018): 90-98 <http://www.disasterengineering.com/issue/39326/464176>
Chicago KASSEM, Y , Gökçekuş, H . "GHG EMISSIONS AND ENERGY PERFORMANCE OF 1MW GRID-CONNECTED SOLAR PV PLANT AT LEFKE IN NORTHERN CYPRUS: CASE STUDY". Disaster Science and Engineering 4 (2018): 90-98
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