DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF POWER GENERATION AND DESALINATION APPLICATION IN MALAYSIA UTILIZING OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY

Authors

  • Mohd Alshafiq Tambi Chik Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Nor 'azizi Othman Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Shamsul Sarip Institute of Ocean Energy, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia
  • Yasuyuki Ikegami eInstitute of Ocean Energy, Saga University, Saga, Japan
  • Amyra MY Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Norazli Othman Razak School of Engineering and Advanced Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Ridzuan Yacob School of Business & Management Maritime, Universiti Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia
  • Hirofumi Hara Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Zuriati Zakaria Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia
  • Harmi Izzuan Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v77.4144

Keywords:

Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion, OTEC, LTTD, power generation, Integrated OTEC, I-OTEC

Abstract

Sources of electricity in Malaysia are highly depending on fuel, natural gas and coal and desalination plant as for brackish water consume high electricity to produce freshwater. Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination (LTTD) plant is one of the mediums that will reduce these problems. This paper presents a simulation of the OTEC plant, LTTD plant and the Integrated OTEC plant using temperature and topographic characteristic information in Malaysia. The design optimization was also preferable in this study which affected and influenced the maximum output of power generation and freshwater production at maximum net power generation based on tropical data in Malaysia. A model for calculation and optimization is presented in this paper.

Author Biography

Mohd Alshafiq Tambi Chik, Malaysia-Japan International Institute of Technology, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, K. Lumpur, Malaysia

MJIIT,MASTER OF PHILOSOPHY STUDENT

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2015-10-21

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Tambi Chik, M. A., Othman, N. 'azizi, Sarip, S., Ikegami, Y., MY, A., Othman, N., … Izzuan, H. (2015). DESIGN OPTIMIZATION OF POWER GENERATION AND DESALINATION APPLICATION IN MALAYSIA UTILIZING OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY. Jurnal Teknologi, 77(1). https://doi.org/10.11113/jt.v77.4144

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