Derivation of Candidate Sites for a Tidal Current-Pumped Storage Hybrid Power Plant Using GIS-based Site Selection Analysis

GIS기반 적지분석을 통한 조류-양수 융합발전시스템 설치후보지 도출 연구

  • LEE, Cholyoung (Marine Bigdata Center, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) ;
  • CHOI, Hyun-Woo (Marine Bigdata Center, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) ;
  • PARK, Jinsoon (Uldolmok Tidal Power Station, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) ;
  • KIM, Jihoon (Maritime Robotics Test and Evaluation Unit, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology) ;
  • PARK, Junseok (Coastal Development and Ocean Energy Research Center, Korea Institute of Ocean Science and Technology)
  • 이철용 (한국해양과학기술원 해양빅데이터센터) ;
  • 최현우 (한국해양과학기술원 해양빅데이터센터) ;
  • 박진순 (한국해양과학기술원 울돌목조류발전기지) ;
  • 김지훈 (한국해양과학기술원 해양로봇실증단) ;
  • 박준석 (한국해양과학기술원 연안개발.에너지연구센터)
  • Received : 2020.11.25
  • Accepted : 2020.12.08
  • Published : 2020.12.31


This study aimed to determine candidate areas for tidal current-pumped storage hybrid power plants using GIS-based site selection analysis. The study area is the southwestern sea surrounding Jindo Island in South Korea. Factors to be considered for the site selection analysis were derived considering the design and installation characteristics of the hybrid power plant. Numerical simulation to predict tidal speed was performed using the MOHID(Modelo HIDrodin?mico) and the results were converted into spatial data. Subsequently, a GIS-based overlay analysis method proposed in this study was applied to derive the installation candidate area. A total of 10 regions were identified as candidate sites. Among them, it was determined that the power generator could be installed in relatively wide sea areas in Jindo, Seongnamdo, and Hajodo.


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