Mapping of Tidal Energy Potential based on High and Low Tides for Sabah and Sarawak

Kamran Ahmed, Samo and Andrew Ragai, Henry Rigit and Baharun, Azhaili (2016) Mapping of Tidal Energy Potential based on High and Low Tides for Sabah and Sarawak. MATEC Web of Conferences, 87. ISSN 2261236X

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Tidal energy is one of the best predictable and reliable source of renewable energy. Therefore, this paper aims to map extractable tidal energy, and to determine potential locations to generate electricity from tidal power along the coastline of Sabah and Sarawak states of Malaysia. The data was obtained from Sarawak Marine Department, and analyzed by using ArcGIS version 10.3. There are two potential locations, namely Tawau in Sabah, and Pending in Sarawak, where 67.0kW and 115.4kW of optimum power generated were obtained respectively.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Generate electricity; Malaysia; nocv2; Renewable energies; Sarawak; Tidal energy, research, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, unimas, university, universiti, Borneo, Malaysia, Sarawak, Kuching, Samarahan, ipta, education
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Academic Faculties, Institutes and Centres > Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Ibrahim
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2017 08:06
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2017 02:06
URI: http://ir.unimas.my/id/eprint/15175

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