Study of the Efficiency of the Solar Tracker System compared to the Fixed Solar Generation System

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https://doi.org/10.33448/rsd-v11i6.28671

Keywords:

Photovoltaic Solar System; Tracker; Efficiency.

Abstract

Este experimento teve como objetivo analisar o comportamento da diferença de geração entre uma usina fotovoltaica utilizando o sistema de rastreamento solar (Tracker) em comparação com um sistema Fixo voltado ao norte. Ambas as usinas instaladas na região de Cascavel - Paraná. O sistema consiste em duas usinas on-grid de 300kW com 810 módulos de 500wP. No primeiro período de coleta de dados no mês novembro e dezembro 2021, verificou-se que a usina que utiliza o rastreador solar, durante a coleta de dados, alcançou maior eficiência de geração em comparação com a usina fixa. Atingindo uma média de eficiência de 30%, a mais que a usina fixa. Para o segundo período com os dados coletados em janeiro e fevereiro de 2022, a eficiência de geração da usina utilizando o rastreador solar ficou superior aos 30% em comparação com a usina fixa. O teste utilizou-se não paramétrico de Wilcoxon com correção de continuidade.  O teste foi significativo (p=2,578 x 10-6) indicando diferença significativa entre os métodos comparados (Tracker x Fixo).

Author Biography

Cristiano Fernando Lewandoski, Western Paraná State University

Doctoral student in Energy Engineering in Agriculture - UNIOESTE. - Master in Energy Engineering in Agriculture (2019) - UNIOESTE. - Experience in Electrical Engineering, with emphasis on Electrical and Industrial Installations, Industrial Automation, Industry 4.0. - Dimensioning of Photovoltaic systems, Biomass, Vegetable oil extraction, Industrial Electrical Installations, Industrial Automation, Automation 4.0, IoTs, Supervision Systems. - Researcher at the Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná since 2017, working on research in the laboratory of CDTER - Center for Diffusion of Renewable Energy in partnership with FUNDETEC - Cascavel. - Industrial Automation Projects, PLC programming, Supervisory Programming, CCM Projects, Projects and assembly of electrical and automation panels. - Consulting on industrial works, consulting on renewable energy and Energy Efficiency projects. - Speaker on Renewable Energy and Renewable Energy. - Works of Technological Innovation Projects in partnership with the NIT - Unioeste Technological Innovation Nucleus. - Development of Research with technologies and partnership with companies Delta, Siemens, ABB, Eaton and Weg. - Electric Mobility Project - EVs - V2G. (Vehicle Automation). - Projects with Electric Stations - Wall Box (Alternate Current and Direct Current Loads). - Projects with Tracker control for Solar Tracker, currently a researcher at the laboratory LABTES - UNIOESTE

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20/04/2022

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LEWANDOSKI, C. F. .; SANTOS, R. F. .; SIO, J. P. M. K. .; CANFILD, D. da C. .; CARMO, M. B. do .; SILVA, F. M. da .; SIQUEIRA, J. A. C. .; OLIVEIRA, W. A. de .; IKPEHAI, A. .; REGINATTO, R. . Study of the Efficiency of the Solar Tracker System compared to the Fixed Solar Generation System. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 6, p. e6711628671, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i6.28671. Disponível em: https://rsdjournal.org/index.php/rsd/article/view/28671. Acesso em: 18 may. 2022.

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