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Research article
26 Jul 2016
Research article |  | 26 Jul 2016

Optimal site selection for sitting a solar park using multi-criteria decision analysis and geographical information systems

Andreas Georgiou and Dimitrios Skarlatos


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The objective of this paper is to present a general integrated framework to evaluate land suitability for the optimal placement of solar park, which is based on a combination of a GIS, remote sensing techniques, and multi-criteria decision-making methods. Innovative aspect derives from the proposed tool as currently implemented within a local GIS, which provides a versatile platform of analysis and semi-automation of the operations, which might also extended into full automation.