Photovoltaic system implementation in baltra and puerto ayora islands

Socioeconomic and environmental impact

  • Epeni-Tombo Genial Belvinel Student Engineering career in electricity , Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Guillermo Antonio Loor Engineering career in electricity, Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Julio Cesar Hernandez Chilan Engineering career in electricity, Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, Portoviejo, Ecuador
  • Maria Rodriguez Gamez Engineering career in electricity, Universidad Tecnica de Manabi, Portoviejo, Ecuador
Keywords: Baltra, Environment, Photovoltaic system, Puerto Ayora, Solar energy


In the research, an analysis of the impact of the photovoltaic systems installed in two islands of the Galápagos archipelago is made. In this sense, a series of calculations has been used to find the significant values that have allowed us to choose the specific devices for this project. A modeling study was analyzed to quantify the total energy of the system, the number of possible modules to be installed, the amount of energy to be stored according to the type of batteries and the ampere-hour (Ah) that the regulation set must support of the electric current. The socio-economic and environmental impact of the system on Baltra Island was assessed with an example and estimations to make it explicit, the results of the surveys used are shown through which the most significant results were exposed, exposing that the photovoltaic systems in stage of implantation do not affect the environment, flora and fauna, its greatest impact is in the use of land.


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How to Cite
Belvinel, E.-T. G., Loor, G. A., Chilan, J. C. H., & Gamez, M. R. (2018). Photovoltaic system implementation in baltra and puerto ayora islands. International Journal of Life Sciences, 2(3), 20-27.