Proceedings of The International Conference on Advanced Research in Applied Science and Engineering
Understanding the Application of Photovoltaic Technology for Public Transportation
Saeful Bahri1 and Ari Widyati Purwantiasning
This research is aiming to explore and understand the application of photovoltaic technology particularly in transportation facilities for public users. This research is a first year study which is a part of two-year research. While there are many types of public transportation, this research have a significance type of public transportation which have a particular need for local community within historical area. Furthermore, this research is also aiming in the identification of an appropriate public transportation which suitable to be implemented within historical area. This research has implemented the qualitative method using some theories which have been applied to promote the perfect public transportation to be implemented.
Keywords: photovoltaic technology, solar cell, public transportation, tram, historical area.