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Energy planning model with renewable energy using optimization multicriteria techniques for isolated rural communities: Cajamarca province, Peru
Year:2017
Research Areas
  • Engineering
Information
Abstract
One of the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) introduced by the United Nations is SDG 7, Affordable and Clean Energy: ?to ensure access to affordable, reliable and modern energy for all.? Peru is one of the Latin America and Caribbean countries that has signed this commitment. The Peruvian government encourages the supply of electricity from renewable energy sources to isolated rural communities, and renewable energy is considered in the country energy planning. This paper presents an energy planning model based on multicriteria optimization techniques, named SEPLAN (Sustainable Energy Planning). The SEPLAN model allows the incorporation of objectives that could be in conflict: for example, economic, environmental, or social objectives, as well as universal access to energy. In this model, six objective functions were established: replaceable amounts of fossil energy; CO2, NOX, and SO2 avoidable emissions; cost minimization; and universal access to energy in isolated rural communities. Linear programming was applied to the six objective functions, and optimal solutions were chosen for each one. The efficient solutions were found with compromise programming, and Chebysev distance (L?) was chosen as the Pareto optimal solution. The proposed model was applied in Cajamarca province, Peru. Cajamarca has the lowest electrification rate of the country due to the very high dispersion of households of rural communities. The results for the analysed scenarios provided the prioritization of the energy alternatives considered. When encouraging the objective function related to universal access to energy in isolated rural communities, photovoltaic solar energy was the priority in power energy generation. Thereby, the model could become a useful tool for decision makers.
International
Si
JCR
No
Title
Journal of Renewable And Sustainable Energy
ISBN
1941-7012
Impact factor JCR
1,135
Impact info
Datos JCR del año 2016
Volume
9
10.1063/1.4989574
Journal number
6
From page
065903-1
To page
065903-23
Month
OCTUBRE
Ranking
Participants
  • Autor: Eder Jesús Falcón Roque (UPM)
  • Autor: Isabel Cristina Pascual Castaño (UPM)
Research Group, Departaments and Institutes related
  • Creador: Departamento: Ingeniería y Gestión Forestal y Ambiental
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