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Articles | Volume XLII-4/W3
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W3, 37–41, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W3-37-2017
Int. Arch. Photogramm. Remote Sens. Spatial Inf. Sci., XLII-4/W3, 37–41, 2017
https://doi.org/10.5194/isprs-archives-XLII-4-W3-37-2017

  25 Sep 2017

25 Sep 2017

ANALYSIS OF SOLAR POTENTIAL OF ROOFS BASED ON DIGITAL TERRAIN MODEL

M. Gorički1, V. Poslončec-Petrić2, S. Frangeš2, and Ž. Bačić2 M. Gorički et al.
  • 1Tapaprojket d.o.o., Zagreb, Croatia
  • 2Faculty of Geodesy, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Keywords: smart city, 3D models, digital surface model, solar potential of roofs

Abstract. One of the basic goals of the smart city concept is to create a high-quality environment that is long sustainable and economically justifiable. The priority and concrete goal today is to promote and provide sustainable sources of energy (SSE). Croatia is rich with sun energy and as one of the sunniest European countries, it has a huge insufficiently used solar potential at its disposal. The paper describes the procedure of analysing the solar potential of a pilot area Sveti Križ Začretje by means of digital surface model (DSM) and based on the data available in the Meteorological and Hydrological Service of the Republic of Croatia. Although a more detailed analysis would require some additional factors, it is clear that the installation of 19,6m2 of solar panels in each household could cover annual requirements of the household in the analysed area, the locality Sveti Križ Začretje.