The growth in population of North Cyprus, and the increasing demand for housing, are two important factors that are rapidly shaping the development of the island. To meet this housing demand, contractors are resorting to high-rise apartment buildings as a housing solution. The study was carried out to investigate the possibilities of integrating PV systems into apartment buildings. This is a novel approach in housing within the context of North Cyprus. With the use of building information modelling (BIM) software, the possibility of this approach was tested. The study considered several cost variables and the advantages of building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) systems integrated into apartment buildings at the design stage of the buildings. The willingness to pay (WTP) for this technology was also tested using qualitative methods and an economic analysis was carried out to ascertain the viability and feasibility of this technology. This was in line with present government policies using the net metering system. The method of analysis was carried out using a model proposed for BIPV integration in apartment buildings. The results derived from the survey data suggest that consumers prefer a price lower than €4500 for a 3 kWp integration of solar power equipment to their apartments.
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