Location Selection of Solar Power Plants, Wind and Distributed Generation and Degisn of Electrical Distribution Network

Document Type : Original Article


1 M.Sc., Iran University of Science and Technology.

2 Assistant Professor, Iran University of Science and Technolog.

3 Professor, Iran University of Science and Technology.


Today, the required energy mostly comes from fossil fuels. Due to the limitation of fossil fuel reserves in the world and emissions of pollutants, today's industries have been challenged to replace renewable energy source.Among these renewable energies, solar and wind are important. In this research, firstly, the factors affecting the location of the solar and distributed generation have been investigated and mapping of criteria in the GIS has been prepared.Then, considering the importance of integrating the information, the ANP technique is chosen for weighting the layers and implemented with Super Decision software.Finally, the model of supply chain of the distribution network is proposed with the aim of maximizing the supplier's profit and minimizing the emissions.Zanjan province is considered as the case study for which the model is solved. According to the results, areas of Khodabandeh, Ijrud, and Mahnashan are suitable for the construction of wind power plants and areas of Khodabande and Ijrud are suitable for the construction of solar power plant. Finally, Khodabandeh, Zanjan, and Mahnashan are suitable for construction of the small gas scale plant.


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