Solar Panel Cleaning Device
Anurag S.D. Rai1, Ketan Shratriya2, Anil Kurchania3

1Dr. Anurag S.D. Rai, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal.
2Ketan Shratriya, Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal.
3Dr. Anil Kurchania,Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Rabindranath Tagore University, Bhopal.

Manuscript received on 02 August 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on 08 August 2019. | Manuscript published on 30 September 2019. | PP: 6160-6161 | Volume-8 Issue-3 September 2019 | Retrieval Number: C5461098319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.C5461.098319
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Abstract: Dust and dirt particles which fall on solar panel decreases the output of solar panel. Hence the cleaning of solar panel is one of the biggest challenge of engineering. In this paper the problem is discussed and a device for cleaning the surface of solar panel is disclosed. The device is portable in nature which is controlled by using a microcontroller and a feedback from a sensor for proper movement over the surface of solar panel. Initial test of the prototype device show some great result.
Keywords: Dust, Solar Panel, Cleaning Device, Microcontroller, Prototype, Sensor.

Scope of the Article:
Optical Devices