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An Integrated Neutrosophic AHP and TOPSIS Methods for Assessment Renewable Energy Barriers for Sustainable Development

Authors Names :   Reem Atassi   1 *     Kun Yang   2  

1  Affiliation :  Faculty of Computer Information System, Higher Colleges of Technology, UAE

    Email :  ratassi@hct.ac.ae

2  Affiliation :  Beijing Normal University, China

    Email :  yangkun@bnuz.edu.cn

Doi   :   https://doi.org/10.54216/IJNS.180201

Received: November 02, 2021 Accepted: March 01, 2022

Abstract :

Technologies of renewable energy (RE) play a vital role in increasing economic growth in many countries and present a solution for many social, ecological, and political problems. Though, RE faces many barriers that prevent its development. So, these barriers are ranked and identified in this work, including five main barriers and fifteen sub barriers. In addition, five strategies are identified and ranked. The first step in this work, the Analytical Hierarchy Process (AHP) approach used to rank main and sub barriers under Single Valued Neutrosophic Sets (SVNSs). Then Neutrosophic Technique for Order of Preference by Similarity to Ideal Solution (TOPSIS) approach assessed the five strategies. The outcomes of this work show that Commercial barriers ranked as the highest barriers and social-ecological ranked as the lowest barriers by using the AHP approach. Outcomes by neutrosophic TOPSIS show that capital assistant ranked as the highest strategies and RE goals ranked as the lowest strategies. This work can help decision-makers, governments for building a RE by using these strategies to overcome barriers that faced them.

Keywords :

Renewable Energy , AHP , TOPSIS , Barriers , Neutrosophic

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Cite this Article as :
Reem Atassi , Kun Yang, An Integrated Neutrosophic AHP and TOPSIS Methods for Assessment Renewable Energy Barriers for Sustainable Development, International Journal of Neutrosophic Science, Vol. 18 , No. 2 , (2022) : 157-173 (Doi   :  https://doi.org/10.54216/IJNS.180201)