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Microcontroller Based Automatic Cleaning of Solar Panel

@inproceedings{Halbhavi2015MicrocontrollerBA,
  title={Microcontroller Based Automatic Cleaning of Solar Panel},
  author={Sadashiv B. Halbhavi},
  year={2015}
}
The solar PV modules are generally employed in dusty environments which is the case in tropical countries like India. The dust gets accumulated on the front surface of the module and blocks the incident light from the sun. It reduces the power generation capacity of the module. The power output reduces as much as by 50% if the module is not cleaned for a month. In order to regularly clean the dust, a automatic cleaning system has been designed, which senses the dust on the solar panel and also… 

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