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An Implementation of Realtime Remote-Monitoring System for Distributed Photovoltaic Power Plants
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An Implementation of Realtime Remote-Monitoring System for Distributed Photovoltaic Power Plants
Kim, Chang-Joon; Kim, Jung-Ki; Jang, Kyung-Sik;
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In this paper, we propose a real-time remote monitoring system for distributed solar power generation system. The proposed system consists of PVC, UTC, OTC and monitoring server. PVC collects the operational information from the PV`s inverter via serial interface. The sensing data is transmitted to the server by wireless communications and stored in the DB server. The PV`s status is monitored via UTC, and the operating of PVC and UTC are managed by OTC. In addition, by providing information about the power generated by PV system and failure diagnosis in real time, the proposed system shows the possibility of reducing the maintenance costs and improved failure recovery time.
Solar Photovoltaic;Realtime Monitoring;Fault Diagnosis;
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