Designing of Solar Tracking System using AT89C51 Microcontroller

Authors(6) :-Amandeep Kaur, Goma Chhetri, Narinder Singh, Asif, Sunil Kumar, Harpreet Kaur Channi

Solar panel have been used increasingly in recent years to convert solar energy to electrical energy. The solar panel can be used either as a stand-alone system or as a large solar system that is connected to the electricity grids. The earth receives 84 Terawatts of power and our world consumes about 12Terawattsof power supply per day. We are trying to consume more energy from the sun using solar panel. In order to maximize the conversion from solar to electrical energy, the solar panels have to be positioned perpendicular to the sun. Thus the tracking of the sun’s location and positioned of the solar panel are important. This paper aim is to design a tracking system, which can locate the position of the sun. The Tracking system will move the solar panel so that it is positioned perpendicular to the sun for maximum energy conversion at all time. Photo resistors will be used as sensors in this system. The system will consist of light sensing system, microcontroller, gear motor system, and a solar panel. Our system will output up to 40%more energy than solar panels without tracking systems.

Authors and Affiliations

Amandeep Kaur
Student of Electrical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, Indi
Goma Chhetri
Student of Electrical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, India
Narinder Singh
Student of Electrical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, India
Asif
Student of Electrical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, India
Sunil Kumar
Student of Electrical Engineering Department, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, India
Harpreet Kaur Channi
Assistant Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, University Institute of Engineering, Chandigarh University, Gharuan, Sas Nagar, Punjab, India

Terawatts, microcontroller, Photo resistors, Sensors.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 709-712
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1725151
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

Cite This Article :

Amandeep Kaur, Goma Chhetri, Narinder Singh, Asif, Sunil Kumar, Harpreet Kaur Channi, "Designing of Solar Tracking System using AT89C51 Microcontroller", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.709-712, September-October-2017.
Journal URL : http://ijsrcseit.com/CSEIT1725151

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