Preliminary Study on Site Selection For Floating Hybrid Wind And Solar Energy Systems In Turkey

2021-09-08
Yerlikaya, Nevzat Can
Çakan, Çağatay
Başara, Ilgın
Caceoğlu, Eray
Huvaj Sarıhan, Nejan
It is well-known that even though fossil fuels are the main energy resource in Turkey, use of sustainable energy resources such as wind and solar energy has been increasing in the past years and expected to continue on this trend in the next years to come. The suitable land for land-based wind turbines and photovoltaic (PV) systems could also be convenient for various other purposes, such as agriculture. This study aims to investigate the suitable sites for a combined floating wind and solar systems in the seas and on water bodies on land in Turkey. Firstly, a literature review is conducted about floating hybrid wind and solar energy systems around the world to identify criteria to be used for site selection. A preliminary study on site selection is carried out for a hybrid floating wind and solar energy system using Geographic Information Systems. Maps such as wind speed, solar energy capacity and bathymetry are used. Although there are various other criteria that needs to be considered in site selection (such as environmentally protected areas), the result of this study could be useful as a starting point for developing a roadmap for future applications of alternative renewable energy systems in Turkey.

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Citation Formats
N. C. Yerlikaya, Ç. Çakan, I. Başara, E. Caceoğlu, and N. Huvaj Sarıhan, “Preliminary Study on Site Selection For Floating Hybrid Wind And Solar Energy Systems In Turkey,” presented at the 14th International Congress on Advances in Civil Engineering (ACE2020-21), İstanbul, Türkiye, 2021, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/92064.