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Determining Solar Power Plant Location Using Hesitant Fuzzy AHP Method


Gökçe Candan, Ph.D.

Merve Cengiz Toklu, Ph.D.


The fossil resource consumption, which is scarce for the solution of the increasing energy demand problem as the population increases, is replaced by the consumption of renewable energy resources. Solar energy from renewable energy sources is the type of energy with the highest potential on earth. The maximization of the efficiency to be taken from solar energy is possible with the correct selection of the location. The decision to decide on more than one criterion for multiple alternatives is a very difficult problem. Therefore, the problem of choosing a solar power plant is a complex decision problem, and this study aims to solve the problem of the most appropriate location for the Solar Power Plant by using Hesitant Fuzzy AHP. Based on linguistic expressions of three different decision makers, three alternative locations were evaluated by considering four different evaluation criteria.

Keywords: Hesitant Fuzzy AHP, Location Decision, MCDM, Multi Criteria Decision Making, Solar Power

Jel Classification: C44, O13, Q42

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Candan, G. & Cengiz Toklu, M. (). Determining Solar Power Plant Location Using Hesitant Fuzzy AHP Method. Alphanumeric Journal, 9(1), 25-34. http://dx.doi.org/10.17093/alphanumeric.747299


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Volume 9, Issue 1, 2021


alphanumeric journal

Volume 9, Issue 1, 2021

Pages 25-34

Received: June 2, 2020

Accepted: April 18, 2021

Published: June 30, 2021

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