WIRELESS ENERGY MONITORING SYSTEM OF PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS WITH SMART ANTI-THEFT SOLUTION INTEGRATED WITH CONTROL UNIT OF HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICAL CONSUMPTION

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VOLUME 9 , ISSUE 2 (June 2016) > List of articles

WIRELESS ENERGY MONITORING SYSTEM OF PHOTOVOLTAIC PLANTS WITH SMART ANTI-THEFT SOLUTION INTEGRATED WITH CONTROL UNIT OF HOUSEHOLD ELECTRICAL CONSUMPTION

P. Visconti * / A. Lay-Ekuakille * / P Primiceri * / G. Cavalera *

Keywords : Wireless monitoring of PV plants, Anti-theft system, PIC signals processing, Solar trackers, Household energy savings.

Citation Information : International Journal on Smart Sensing and Intelligent Systems. Volume 9, Issue 2, Pages 681-708, DOI: https://doi.org/10.21307/ijssis-2017-890

License : (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)

Received Date : 17-January-2016 / Accepted: 05-April-2016 / Published Online: 01-June-2016

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This paper describes an intelligent system for monitoring photovoltaic plants, detecting thefts or malfunctions and optimizing energy production by algorithm to drive solar trackers. Sensing/processing board detects environmental parameters and calculates produced power/energy for monitoring efficiency while anti-theft system reveals any critical condition. Designed board controls biaxial trackers calculating sun position and following solar orbit to optimize energy production. Monitoring and anti-tampering systems communicate with PC or remote stations by wireless modules. Finally, wireless monitoring system of household facilities measures absorbed currents viewing consumption values on web-page. Depending on light/presence sensors, system can switch on/off monitored facilities obtaining energy savings.

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