dc.contributor.author Jahangiri, M dc.contributor.author Shamsabadi, AA dc.contributor.author Mostafaeipour, A dc.contributor.author Rezaei, M dc.contributor.author Yousefi, Y dc.contributor.author Pomares, LM dc.date.accessioned 2021-10-05T01:49:59Z dc.date.available 2021-10-05T01:49:59Z dc.date.issued 2020 dc.identifier.issn 0360-3199 dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.ijhydene.2020.03.101 dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10072/408532 dc.description.abstract Hydrogen has been a promising energy carrier to meet the world's energy needs as well as reduce pollutant emissions. Although many countries have policies and programs to expand hydrogen production, the potential for hydrogen production in different regions of Qatar has not yet been evaluated. Therefore, this paper, for the first time, evaluates the possibility of an average annual cogeneration of 14 kWh of electricity and 85 kg/day of hydrogen by a home-scale solar-wind system connected to the grid in Qatar. NASA's 20-year average of meteorological data, the electricity tariff and gasoline price in 2018, along with annual real interest rate, were used as inputs to HOMER software. The techno-econo-enviro analysis was done over a one-year period hour by hour. From the results, it was found that the lowest prices of hydrogen and electricity generated, with $2.092/kg and$ 11.495/kWh, were related to Grid and PV-Wind-Grid scenarios, respectively. Also, results indicated that Ar-Ruways station and PV-Wind-Grid scenario were the most environmentally suitable options that resulted in a CO2 emission rate of 1434 kg annually. To select just one station among five areas, a fuzzy method was deployed as a prioritization technique. Its results suggested that Doha Intl Airport site is the most suitable one for constructing solar-wind hybrid energy generation system. dc.description.peerreviewed Yes dc.language en dc.publisher Elsevier BV dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom 13862 dc.relation.ispartofpageto 13875 dc.relation.ispartofissue 27 dc.relation.ispartofjournal International Journal of Hydrogen Energy dc.relation.ispartofvolume 45 dc.subject.fieldofresearch Chemical sciences dc.subject.fieldofresearch Engineering dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode 34 dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode 40 dc.title Using fuzzy MCDM technique to find the best location in Qatar for exploiting wind and solar energy to generate hydrogen and electricity dc.type Journal article dc.type.description C1 - Articles dcterms.bibliographicCitation Jahangiri, M; Shamsabadi, AA; Mostafaeipour, A; Rezaei, M; Yousefi, Y; Pomares, LM, Using fuzzy MCDM technique to find the best location in Qatar for exploiting wind and solar energy to generate hydrogen and electricity, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2020, 45 (27), pp. 13862-13875 dc.date.updated 2021-10-05T01:49:01Z gro.hasfulltext No Full Text gro.griffith.author Rezaei, Mostafa
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