IOT Based Solar Panel Fault Monitoring And Control By Using Wi-Fi Modem

International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
© 2020 by SSRG - IJEEE Journal
Volume 7 Issue 1
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : T.Asha Rakshana, R.Palselvam,S.Priya, K.Genga Devi
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T.Asha Rakshana, R.Palselvam,S.Priya, K.Genga Devi, "IOT Based Solar Panel Fault Monitoring And Control By Using Wi-Fi Modem," SSRG International Journal of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, vol. 7,  no. 1, pp. 16-21, 2020. Crossref,


Solar power plants need to be monitored for optimum power output. This helps retrieve efficient power output from power plants while monitoring for faulty solar panels, connections, dust accumulated on panels lowering output and other such issues affecting solar performance. This project presents a hardware design of smart grid home gateway that integrates smart home network to be compatible for pv integration with solar system for fault location identification . So here propose an automated IOT based solar power monitoring system that allows for automated solar power monitoring from anywhere over the internet.In this work an Arduino based system integrated with LDR,CT and PT sensor for measuring parameters to monitor solar panel. Fault has been detected by comparing LDR sensor intensity with panel measured voltage.Our system constantly monitors the solar panel and transmits the power output to IOT system over the internet.


Fault system, Internet of things (IOT), Light Dependent Resistance(LDR).


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