Study on Implementation of Rooftop Photovoltaic Power Plant as an Effort to Attain a Sustainable Campus

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  •   Razali Thiab

  •   Munira Amudy

  •   T. A. Rizal

Abstract

The concept of Green Campus means that the University has implemented environmental preservation activities, energy efficiency, and deliver comfortable conditions to support learning and work activities. The activity to harvest renewable energy is one of several approaches towards a sustainable campus. This study aims to analyze the technical and economic feasibility of a solar power plant erected on the roof of buildings within the campus area. Based on the University of Samudra development master plan, it has carried a technical and financial feasibility study with the assists of the System Advisor Model (SAM) software. The analysis shows that the current roof area is possible to generate electrical power of 3 MW, with economic calculations of electricity production costs of 11.7 cents/kWh.


Keywords: Solar Power Plants, Green Campus, Sustainability, Feasibility Study

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Thiab, R., Amudy, M. and Rizal, T. 2019. Study on Implementation of Rooftop Photovoltaic Power Plant as an Effort to Attain a Sustainable Campus. European Journal of Engineering Research and Science. 4, 11 (Nov. 2019), 21-25. DOI:https://doi.org/10.24018/ejers.2019.4.11.1606.