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Design of a solar tracker system for PV power plants
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This paper deals with the design and execution of a solar tracker system dedicated to the PV conversion panels. The proposed single axis solar tracker device ensures the optimization of the conversion of solar energy into electricity by properly orienting the PV panel in

Camtracker: a new camera controlled high precision solar tracker system for FTIR-spectrometers
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A new system to very precisely couple radiation of a moving source into a Fourier Transform Infrared (FTIR) Spectrometer is presented. The Camtracker consists of a homemade altazimuthal solar tracker , a digital camera and a homemade program to process the camera

Two axes solar tracker based on solar maps, controlled by a low-power microcontroller
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There are actually several solutions for two axis solar tracking systems using electromechanical devices, in which a controller detects the Sun apparent position, and controls the position of the structure supporting the panels toward the sun by enabling the

A simple neural network solar tracker for optimizing conversion efficiency in off-grid solar generators
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Abstract. A new model of neural network and a new type of neural controller are proposed, aiming to reduce cost and complexity without sacrificing efficiency of traditional, more complex neural net-based solar trackers The solution is derived from Mark Tildens neural and nervous

Fuzzy control based solar tracker using Arduino Uno
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This paper presents the fuzzy logic control based solar tracking system using Arduino Uno. Stepper motor helps in tracking the axis of the sun and keeps the panel in direction of the sun all day long and a Buck DC-DC Converter has been used for Maximum Power Point

Solar tracker
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Solar energy is rapidly gaining notoriety as an important means of expanding renewable energy resources. As such, it is vital that those in engineering fields understand the technologies associated with this area. My project will include the design and construction of

Solar tracker
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The tracker uses two Nema 23 bipolar stepper motors to rotate 2 photovoltaic cells around the altitude and azimuth axes. We have three tracking algorithms to track the sun. The first moves the PV panel in little squares in spherical coordinates, finds the point on the square

Theoretical and experimental performance investigation of a two-axis solar tracker under the climatic condition of Denizli, Turkey
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In this study, an open-loop, two axes movable photovoltaic (PV) solar tracker is designed and analyzed as detailed. Its performance over a fixed tilted (37o) PV system is evaluated theoretically and experimentally for the climatic condition of Denizli, Turkey. Two DC

A review of solar tracker patents in Spain
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A solar tracker is a machine that is designed as a mounting for photovoltaic panels so that they track the sun in such a way that the panels are perpendicular at all times to its rays, thereby increasing energetic efficiency with respect to fixed systems. The principal objective

A study on automatic dual axis solar tracker system using 555 timer
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This automatic dual axis solar tracker system is a design and implementation of a polar single axis solar panel tracker . It has a fixed vertical axis and an adjustable horizontal motor controlled axis. This setup is similar to an office swivel chair. The tracker actively track the

Solar tracker of two degrees of freedom for photovoltaic solar cell using fuzzy logic
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This paper proposes and evaluates mathematical simulation, a solar tracking controlled by fuzzy logic in order to achieve the correct positioning of a photovoltaic solar cell and get as much sunlight during the day and therefore produce the most electricity. The results of the

Comparison of power output from solar PV panels with reflectors and solar tracker
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In this paper, performance enhancement of solar Photo Voltaic (PV) panels has been experimented utilizing diffused reflectors and solar - tracker in other to determine the one with higher power output. An intelligent solar tracker and diffused reflector augmented systems

Image-based solar tracker using Raspberry Pi
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Malaysia is a country that receives the sun light throughout the year. Sun light can be used as an alternative energy to fossil-fuel or hydroelectricity station to generate electricity. There are various methods used to optimize the harvesting of solar energy but some were costly

Experimental investigation and construction of PV solar tracker control system using image processing
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Finding energy sources to satisfy the worlds growing demand is one of societys foremost challenges for the next half-century. The challenge in converting sunlight to electricity via photovoltaic solar cells is dramatically reducing $/watt of delivered solar electricity. In this

Comparison of solar trackers and application of a sensor less dual axis solar tracker
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In the 21th century, one of the biggest problems that the world faces is energy provision. Today, the way that most countries use for energy production is not clean and continuous. The most obvious proof for that is the change in the climate. The amount of CO2 (carbon

Intelligent solar tracker system implemented on 8051 microcontroller
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Solar energy is becoming increasingly attractive as we grapple with global climate changes. However, while solar energy is free, non-polluting, and inexhaustible, solar panels are fixed. As such, they cannot take advantage of maximum sunlight as weather conditions and

Design and construction of a microcontroller based single axis solar tracker
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Renewable energy solutions are becoming increasingly popular. Photovoltaic ( solar ) systems are but one example. Maximizing power output from a solar system is desirable to increase efficiency. In order to maximize power output from the solar panels, one needs to

An Efficient Low Cost Solar Tracker Using Microcontroller
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Solar energy is gaining importance day by day as an energy resource. Efficiency of solar panel systems must be maximized to make solar energy more usable. By sun tracking we can increase the efficiency of solar panel. When the solar panel is perpendicular to the suns

Structural and motion system dynamic analysis of a two-axes solar tracker under wind action
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Solar trackers are being increasingly used within the industry in order to improve the amount of power produced by photovoltaic systems. The design of these devices must pay special attention to wind action as the most relevant load seen by the generally flexible structure

Improve dual axis solar tracker algorithm based on sunrise and sunset position
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This paper presents sensorless dual axis solar trackers based on sun position using sunrise and sunset database. The database created from exact calculation of solar azimuth and elevation based on Terrestrial Dynamical Time (TDT) system with parameters input: local





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