Year 2018, Volume 5 , Issue 3, Pages 127 - 130 2018-12-13

Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor

Serhat Aksungur [1] , Tarkan Koca [2]


Parallel to the developing technology and the increasing population, the energy requirement is increasing day by day. Turkey's dependence on foreign sources of energy constitutes a significant budget in terms of energy costs. In this context, in Turkey, renewable energy sources with high potential are gaining importance. Fossil energy sources cause environmental pollution and threaten human health more and more every day. For this reason, the use of renewable energy sources should be encouraged and widespread. With a good energy needs analysis, producer costs will be reduced and efficiency will be increased.

Solar energy is an efficient resource in electricity generation. Increase the efficiency of the solar panels used, increases the amount of electricity produced. However, the change in the angle of the sun's rays has an adverse effect on energy production. 

In this study, it was aimed to increase the efficiency of the solar panels by moving according to angle of sunlight. For this purpose, solar panel was driven by the servo motor and it was directed to the sunlight. Servo motor's PID control was implemented using the MATLAB program. The energy analysis made is given in the results.

Solar energy is an efficient resource in electricity generation. Increase the efficiency of the solar panels used, increases the amount of electricity produced. However, the change in the angle of the sun's rays has an adverse effect on energy production.

In this study, it was aimed to increase the efficiency of the solar panels by moving according to angle of sunlight. For this purpose, solar panel was driven by the servo motor and it was directed to the sunlight. Servo motor's PID control was implemented using the MATLAB program. The energy analysis made is given in the results.

Solar Panel, Servo Motor, PID control
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Mechanical
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Author: Serhat Aksungur (Primary Author)
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Tarkan Koca
Institution: İNÖNÜ ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : December 13, 2018

Bibtex @research article { ijeat450834, journal = {International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies}, issn = {}, eissn = {2548-060X}, address = {editor.ijeat@gmail.com}, publisher = {İlker ÖRS}, year = {2018}, volume = {5}, pages = {127 - 130}, doi = {10.31593/ijeat.450834}, title = {Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor}, key = {cite}, author = {Aksungur, Serhat and Koca, Tarkan} }
APA Aksungur, S , Koca, T . (2018). Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor. International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies , 5 (3) , 127-130 . DOI: 10.31593/ijeat.450834
MLA Aksungur, S , Koca, T . "Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 5 (2018 ): 127-130 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijeat/issue/41119/450834>
Chicago Aksungur, S , Koca, T . "Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 5 (2018 ): 127-130
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ISNAD Aksungur, Serhat , Koca, Tarkan . "Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 5 / 3 (December 2018): 127-130 . https://doi.org/10.31593/ijeat.450834
AMA Aksungur S , Koca T . Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor. IJEAT. 2018; 5(3): 127-130.
Vancouver Aksungur S , Koca T . Solar tracking system with PID control of solar energy panels using servo motor. International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies. 2018; 5(3): 130-127.