Design of an automated cleaning system for solar panels
Mounir Bouzguenda, Bader Bashmail, Mohammed Ben Youssef Al-Khaldi, Nasser Al-Jafar, Saad Al-Jasim, Mohammed A. Al Aqildownload PDF
Abstract. This project involves the design of an automated system for solar panel cleaning. The purpose of the design is to reduce the effect of dust on solar PV efficiency. The result is an increase in the efficiency of panel power output by 6.89%. The system is useful in the solar panel field where the system can be operated for a long time without human intervention. It measures and records current, voltage, temperature, radiation, and humidity. The measured data are sent to the designated supervisor.
Maximum Power Point, KSA 2030 Vision, Automated Cleaning System, Arduino-based Controller, Sensors
Published online 8/10/2023, 7 pages
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Citation: Mounir Bouzguenda, Bader Bashmail, Mohammed Ben Youssef Al-Khaldi, Nasser Al-Jafar, Saad Al-Jasim, Mohammed A. Al Aqil, Design of an automated cleaning system for solar panels, Materials Research Proceedings, Vol. 31, pp 408-414, 2023
The article was published as article 42 of the book Advanced Topics in Mechanics of Materials, Structures and Construction
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