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Assessment parameters for coal-fired generation plant site selection

Assessment parameters for coal-fired generation plant site selection

Abbas, Ahmad Rosly, Low, K. S., Ahmad, Ir. Mohd Noh, Chan, J. H. ORCID: 0000-0002-6275-9763, Sasekumar, A., Abdul Ghaffar, Fauza, Osman Salleh, Khairulmaini, Raj, John K., Abdul Yamin, Saad, Wan Aida, Wan Zahari, Phua, Y. T., Phua, Y. N., Wong, Y. Y., Jamaludin, Ir. Mashitah, Jaafar, Shaari and Hee Yau, Phoon (2005) Assessment parameters for coal-fired generation plant site selection. International Energy Journal, 6 (1):part 4. pp. 45-54. ISSN 1513-718X

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In order to meet future demand for electricity, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) is committedto the long-term strategic planning in locating suitable sites for future development of power stations.Site selection is an important process in the early planning stage of any power plant development asit will have significant implications on the capital investment, operational as well as the environmentand socio-economic costs of the power plant.The aim of this presentation is to briefly describe the ten (10) main assessment parametershaving the most profound effects on the selection of potential coal-fired generation plant sites.These assessment parameters were derived based on a survey of approximately 40 experts, comprisingfrom various specialists such as engineers from TNB, senior officers from Department Of EnvironmentMalaysia (DOE), scientist from University Malaya (UM) and a number of other independentconsultants.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © Asian Institute of Technology.
Uncontrolled Keywords: Energy; Multi-criteria decision making; Site selection
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences
H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Business
Faculty of Business > Department of Systems Management & Strategy
Faculty of Business > Networks and Urban Systems Centre (NUSC) > Supply Chain Management Research Group
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