Simulation of Small-Scale Solar Power Generation System in The Central Java Region: A Case Study of the Cilacap Area


  • Vincentius Rayza Lee Universitas Multimedia Nusantara
  • Fahmy Rinanda Saputri Universitas Multimedia Nusantara
(*) Corresponding Author



Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Solar Power, PV Array, Optimization


The limitations of conventional non-renewable energy resources raise concerns about sustainability and energy supply security in the future. One of the worrying factors is the carbon dioxide emissions that can affect living organisms' health. Renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind, and hydropower, emerge as solutions capable of minimizing environmental impacts and reducing dependence on limited resources. Therefore, this research will simulate and design a small-scale renewable energy power generation system, particularly solar energy, in the Cilacap region, Central Java. The main components involved in this research include PV arrays, IGBT diodes, and universal bridges, supported by supporting elements such as displays, scopes, resistors, capacitors, inductors, and bus selectors. The technical data used as input are specific to the area. The simulation results show that the direct power generated by one modelled PV array is 221.7 W per hour. This research contributes to optimising small-scale solar power generation systems in the designated area, considering relevant components and parameters to enhance efficiency and sustainability.


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Lee, V. R., & Saputri, F. R. (2024). Simulation of Small-Scale Solar Power Generation System in The Central Java Region: A Case Study of the Cilacap Area. Jurnal Riset Informatika, 6(2), 103–108.