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Techno-Economic Assessment of Solar PV/Thermal System for Power and Cooling Generation in Antalya, Turkey
KTH, School of Industrial Engineering and Management (ITM), Energy Technology, Applied Thermodynamics and Refrigeration.
2013 (English)Independent thesis Advanced level (degree of Master (Two Years)), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

In this study a roof-top PVT/absorption chiller system is modeled for a hotel building in Antalya, Turkey to cover the cooling demand of the hotel, to produce electricity and domestic hot water. PVT modules, an absorption chiller, a hot storage tank and a natural gas fired auxiliary heater are the main components of the system. Elecetrical power produced by the system is 94.2 MWh, the cooling power is 185.5 MWh and the amount of domestic hot water produced in the system is 65135 m3 at 45 0C annually.  Even though the systems is capable of meeting the demands of the hotel building, because of the high investment costs of PVT modules and high interest rates in Turkey, it is not economically favorable. Using cheaper solar collectors, integrating a cold storage unit in the system or having an improved conrol strategy are the options to increase the system efficiency and to make the system economically competitive.

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2013. , 51 p.
Keyword [en]
solar cooling, photovoltaic/thermal collectors, absorption chiller, techno-economic assessment
National Category
Energy Engineering
URN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-119608OAI: diva2:612063
Educational program
Master of Science - Sustainable Energy Engineering
Available from: 2013-04-15 Created: 2013-03-19 Last updated: 2013-04-15Bibliographically approved

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