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Volume 190, 20201st International Conference on Renewable Energy Research and Challenge (ICoRER 2019)
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Potential of New and Renewable Energy in Merauke Regency as the Future Energy
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Musamus University, Jl. Kamizaun Mopah Lama, Merauke 99600, Indonesia
2 Department of Environmental Science, University of Latvia, Jelgavas Street 1, Room 302, Riga LV-1004, Latvia
3 Department of Agrotechnology, Merdeka University of Madiun, Jl. Serayu No.79, Madiun 63133, East Java, Indonesia
4 Indonesian Renewable Energy Society (METI), Menara MTH Lt, 10 Jalan. MT. Haryono Kav. 23, Center Jakarta 12820, Indonesia
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electricity consumption in Merauke Regency increases every year in line with economic growth and population growth. Meanwhile, fossil energy reserves as fuel for power plants have decreased. To reduce dependence on fossil energy and offset the increase in electricity consumption it is necessary to develop alternative electrical energy sourced from renewable energy. Merauke Regency has great potential for renewable energy derived from biomass, solar, and wind. A study or analysis is needed to be able to estimate the energy potential that can be developed in an area. This study uses data collection techniques and analysis of the potential for renewable energy in Merauke Regency using RETScreen Expert. Analysis results show the potential of solar energy, and the most potential biomass energy to be developed.
Key words: biomass energy / clean energy / retscreen expert / solar energy / wind energy
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