Appraisal of Climatic Conditions for Potential Solar Energy Applications in Nawabshah and Quetta Cities

Authors

  • A. Q. Jakhrani Department of Chemical Engineering, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah, Pakistan
  • A. R. Jatoi Department of Energy and Environment Engineering, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah, Pakistan
  • M. M. Jakhrani Department of Electrical Engineering, Indus University, Pakistan
  • A. N. Laghari Department of Energy and Environment Engineering, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah, Pakistan
  • S. A. Kamboh Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science and Technology, Nawabshah, Pakistan
Volume: 9 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 3711-3714 | February 2019 | https://doi.org/10.48084/etasr.2472

Abstract

This study was conducted to appraise climatic conditions for potential applications of solar energy units in Nawabshah and Quetta cities. For that, twenty two annual monthly average data of insolation on horizontal surface, at various slopes on titled surface, air temperature, earth skin temperature was acquired and evaluated through the Statistical Package for the Social Sciences software. It is discovered from the study that Quetta is a more promising place for installation of solar energy applications as compared to Nawabshah as it receives more solar radiations and less air temperature.

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air temperature, insolation, solar systems, climatic conditions

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A. Q. Jakhrani, A. R. Jatoi, M. M. Jakhrani, A. N. Laghari, and S. A. Kamboh, “Appraisal of Climatic Conditions for Potential Solar Energy Applications in Nawabshah and Quetta Cities”, Eng. Technol. Appl. Sci. Res., vol. 9, no. 1, pp. 3711–3714, Feb. 2019.

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