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Comparison of a Developed Dual Axis Solar Tracking System based on Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) and Astronomical Equations with Existing Systems

Anuja Borkar, Sunil Surve. Published in Information Sciences.

Communications on Applied Electronics
Year of Publication: 2016
Publisher: Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Authors: Anuja Borkar, Sunil Surve
10.5120/cae2016652165

Anuja Borkar and Sunil Surve. Article: Comparison of a Developed Dual Axis Solar Tracking System based on Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) and Astronomical Equations with Existing Systems. Communications on Applied Electronics 4(9):18-21, April 2016. Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA. BibTeX

@article{key:article,
	author = {Anuja Borkar and Sunil Surve},
	title = {Article: Comparison of a Developed Dual Axis Solar Tracking System based on Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) and Astronomical Equations with Existing Systems},
	journal = {Communications on Applied Electronics},
	year = {2016},
	volume = {4},
	number = {9},
	pages = {18-21},
	month = {April},
	note = {Published by Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA}
}

Abstract

A novel, low cost solar tracker based on Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) and astronomical equation is designed and implemented. Simulated results of the system predict an increase in efficiency compared to other tracking solar panels. Experimental testing also shows an excellent agreement with the available models. In addition, further improvements to the design are critically evaluated in terms of complexity and benefit.

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Keywords

Solar tracking, efficiency, maximum power point tracking (MPPT), astronomical equations