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Volume 31, 2018The 2nd International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2017)
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|02. Renewable Energy
|21 February 2018
Solar Water Heating System for Biodiesel Production
Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanjungpura University, Pontianak - Indonesia
2 Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Tanjungpura University, Pontianak - Indonesia
* Corresponding author: :email@example.com
Nowadays, electricity become very expensive thing in some remote areas. Energy from solar panels give the solution as renewable energy that is environment friendly. West Borneo is located on the equator where the sun shines for almost 10-15 hours/day. Solar water heating system which is includes storage tank and solar collections becomes a cost-effective way to generate the energy. Solar panel heat water is delivered to water in storage tank. Hot water is used as hot fluid in biodiesel jacked reactor. The purposes of this research are to design Solar Water Heating System for Biodiesel Production and measure the rate of heat-transfer water in storage tank. This test has done for 6 days, every day from 8.30 am until 2.30 pm. Storage tank and collection are made from stainless steel and polystyrene a well-insulated. The results show that the heater can be reach at 50ºC for ±2.5 hours and the maximum temperature is 62ºC where the average of light intensity is 1280 lux.
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