Expanding Value of Geographic Information Systems in Renewable Energy


  • Gao Qi Faculty of Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Liu Yang Faculty of Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Lincoln University College, Malaysia
  • Tao Yong Faculty of Social Science, Arts & Humanities, Lincoln University College, Malaysia




This chapter presents an overview of the research focus pertaining to the enhancement of the value of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) within the context of renewable energy. This paper elucidates the importance of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) as a potent instrument for the purpose of sustainable energy planning. Additionally, it underscores the current deficiencies in research pertaining to the seamless integration of GIS with renewable energy applications. The subsequent chapter provides a thorough examination of pertinent scholarly works, delving into the progression of Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and its utilization within the renewable energy industry. This paper examines a range of research endeavours that have employed Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in the context of renewable energy projects. The third chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the proposed methodology, which encompasses the integration of spatial analysis, data modelling, economic assessment, real-time data integration, and stakeholder engagement within Geographic Information Systems (GIS) frameworks for the purpose of renewable energy applications. Chapter five presents the outcomes of applying the GIS-based methodology in renewable energy. It discusses the results obtained from spatial modeming, economic feasibility assessments, and real-time data integration. The final chapter concludes the study by summarizing the contributions made to the field of GIS in renewable energy. It highlights the bridging of research gaps and the practical value of GIS tools. The chapter also suggests potential areas for future research, emphasizing the continuous evolution of GIS technology and its potential in fostering sustainable energy transitions.


Availability, Design and Construction, Environment, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Increasingly, Maintenance


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How to Cite

Qi, G., Yang, L. ., & Yong, T. . (2023). Expanding Value of Geographic Information Systems in Renewable Energy. International Journal of Emerging Issues in Social Science, Arts and Humanities ( IJEISSAH), 1(3), 62-71. https://doi.org/10.60072/ijeissah.2023.v1i03.006