Photovoltaic Energy Asessment Using Geospatial Technology
Deepak Kumar, Sulochana Shekhar
KEY WORDS: Incident Solar Radiation, Photovoltaic (PV), Object Relational Database (ORD), Geostatistics, Energy Spatial Data Infrastructure (ESDI), Climatological Solar Radiation.
ABSTRACT: Now days, Geospatial Technology have become an important segment for evaluation and deployment of solar renewable energy systems, demanding close attention to issues of functionality, sustainability and usability. Whilst some research has begun to examine the functionality of Modelling & Assessment of systems but little attention has been paid. The work influences Solar Energy Modelling for Photovoltaic (PV) potential assessment for local energy management. An accurate assessment of projects requires a spatial analysis of resources, which can be most easily completed within a Geographic Information System (GIS). Methodology explains how the general Geospatial tools are used to identify and quantify these potential, constraints of these projects to enhance their efficiency. The methodology section of this paper offers insight to work the done and the ways in which other researchers can use GIS in the field of Solar Energy. When it comes to sound energy management, conservation is always top priority. At the Regional Peel, we recognize the reducing energy use helps to save money, decrease the need for additional power generation and best of all — it helps to protect our environment. This paper describes for solar energy assessment modelling using GIS and its application to the regional scale. It also explains the value of GIS for renewable energy resources problems and suggests the use of the tool for energy supply‐demand matching.
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