Piezo Electricity and Object Presence Based Street Light

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2019 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 6 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : Harsha Vardhan N, Vamsi Krishna K, Naveen Kumar S
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Harsha Vardhan N, Vamsi Krishna K, Naveen Kumar S, "Piezo Electricity and Object Presence Based Street Light," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 6,  no. 1, pp. 5-7, 2019. Crossref, https://doi.org/10.14445/23488379/IJEEE-V6I1P102


The requirement for efficient energy storage is required in the present scenario . The other methods of energy harvesting doesn’t involve the use of piezo. In general , the applications based on piezo utilize the voltage produced right at the moment. The proposed work is accomplished by using piezo Electric to produce the electricity and IR sensors that will control the light based on object's movement detection. The IR sensor is set to sense the objects passing the road. The electricity can be produced and stored at the same time using piezo electric. So, we proposed a method for the efficient storage of produced piezo electric voltage in a lithium metal hydride battery. This project requires a sensor to detect the object and an series of piezoelectric sensors to detect the vehicle’s pressure and accordingly produce the voltageto store in a battery. So when there are no objects on the path lights remains off. IR Sensors used on the road senses vehicle movement and sends 0 or 1 to street lights to toggle them. Such a method of automatic toggle helps in saving a lot of energy and increases the efficiency of electric storage using piezo.


Piezo electricity generators(sensors) , Object detection , Energy harvesting.


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