International Journal of Photoenergy / 2014 / Article / Tab 8

Research Article

A Hybrid MCDM Model for Improving GIS-Based Solar Farms Site Selection

Table 8

Influential weights of solar farms site and performances of selected regions.

Dimensions/criteriaLocal weightsGlobal weightsEastern ChinaWestern ChinaSouthern China

Environment ()0.0973.6675.6672.400
 Agrological capacity ()1.0000.0973.6675.6672.400
Orography ()0.2854.5296.0513.043
 Slope ()0.3360.0963.6675.3332.800
 Orientation ()0.3150.0906.4008.4004.400
 Area ()0.3480.0993.6675.6002.400
Location ()0.3833.5485.1443.336
 Distance to roads ()0.2560.0983.3335.6673.200
 Distance to power lines ()0.2340.0903.8006.4004.200
 Distance to villages ()0.2700.1033.6673.3333.667
 Distance to substations ()0.2400.0923.4005.4002.267
Climatology ()0.2355.1937.3364.087
 Solar radiation ()0.5080.1204.8007.4673.333
 Average temperature ()0.4920.1165.6007.2004.867

Total performances4.2275.9693.339