A Transportable Solar Power Generator

International Journal of Research in Science(ISSN Online: 2412-4389)

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Title A Transportable Solar Power Generator
 
Creator Ferrah, Azzeddine
Yaqoob, Fatima
Ismaeil, Mariam
Khalil, Dana
Abdelrahman, Amal
Mohamed, Aisha
 
Description This paper presents the design of a 2kW portable photovoltaic (PV) stand-alone facility (PV generator) that converts directly solar irradiance into electricity for immediate use or storage. The project aims to build a stand-alone solar power source for use in rural villages, mountainous and remote areas that are distant from the national grid. It can also be very useful for powering camping tents, fishing boats, small farms, and greenhouses. Equally, it could be used for disaster stricken areas and during power outages. However, the proposed generator will be more suited for camping trips that Emiratis take almost in weekly basis. The paper will focus on presenting the main features of the designed prototype. It will also investigate the performance of the proposed stand-alone PV generator. Parameters investigated include geographic location, climate condition, solar irradiance, load consumption, ambient temperature, array voltage, battery voltage, and energy output from the array. The work presented is based entirely on the work carried out by final year electrical engineering students, during their capstone design project. The project work, presented, is a manifestation of the students learning during earlier semesters. It puts into practice the application of solar energy technology, that the student learned in his course on renewable energy systems.
 
Publisher Research Plus Journals
 
Date 2017-06-24
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
text
 
Format application/pdf
application/pdf
 
Identifier http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJRS/article/view/268
10.24178/ijrs.2017.3.2.06
 
Source International Journal of Research in Science; Vol 3 No 2 (2017): International Journal of Research in Science; 6-11
2412-4389
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJRS/article/view/268/503
http://researchplusjournals.com/index.php/IJRS/article/view/268/504
 
Coverage United Arab Emirates
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2017 International Journal of Research in Science(ISSN Online: 2412-4389)
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0
 

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