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Finalized Research and Development Activity On Floating Solar Photovoltaic Technology In Turkiye

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Burak Omer Saracoglu had his Doctor of Philosophy (PhD.) degree from the Institute of Science and Technology at the Istanbul Technical University (ITU) in 2009, his Master of Science (MSc.)...

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My personal efforts continue to present the best power grids and tools that will help to design them and invest in them.

The latest titles of my robots and platforms are

Global Power Plants Developers
Global Power Plants Engineers 
Global Power Plants Owners
Global Power Prediction Systems
Global Profile Analyses Systems 
Global Social Network Analyses Systems

I am developing my tools in the philosophy of free and open source software.  

That approach will hopefully help to save the World and change the World. 

I am uploading video files of all my development activities.

You can watch my videos and use them too. Please feel free to use them. They will be valuable if you can use them in your daily life. 

My latest development achievement and its publication is in floating solar photovoltaic technology (floatovoltaics). It will be a mature technology in a few decades. 

You can find the details of the study and its publications on the following webpages.

Location alternatives generation and elimination of floatovoltaics with virtual power plant designs Renewable Energy Available online 4 May 2022
You can download its preprint on my ResearchGate profile.

In this study there are 4 natural and human-made water bodies in detail focus.

These are Yaprakli Dam Reservoir, Burdur Lake, Karacaoren I Dam, Yarisli Lake. 

Also some preliminary studies are made for the following water bodies:

● Aegean Region (Bay Gokova, Bay Guvercinlik, Gulf Izmir, Gulf Kusadasi) ● Eastern Anatolia Region (Dam Reservoir Keban, Lake Hazar, Lake Van) ● Marmara Region (Bay Tuzla Shipyards, Gulf Gemlik, Gulf Izmit, Lake Buyukcekmece, Lake Iznik, Lake Kucukcekmece) ● Mediterranean Region (Gulf Antalya, Gulf Yumurtalik, Lake Beysehir, Lake Egirdir) ● Southeastern Anatolia Region (Dam Reservoir Ataturk, Dam Resevoir Karakaya)

In Turkiye, there are tremendous number of surface water bodies that can be utilized with floating solar power plants. 

For instance, natural lakes (e.g.  Lake Van, Lake Beysehir), canals (e.g. Southeastern Anatolia Project (GAP) canals), coastal sides (e.g. Bay Tuzla Shipyards, Gulf Izmit), wastewater treatment facilities (e.g. Ankara Wastewater Treatment Plant, Buyukcekme Wastewater Treatment Plant).

The total potential capacity of floating solar power plants is extremely high. 

They can be invested economically with my investment perspective, which can be explained shortly as a crowd source community equity sharing model. 

I would like to invite all researchers to focus on this technology not only Turkiye but also World.  

I continue with new developing activities. I plan to present some free open source web apps. 


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