Web-Based Condition and Fault Monitoring Scheme for Remote PV Power Generation Station

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 10)


Photovoltaic power generation stations are located at remote places and are unmanned. Electronic power processing circuitry plays vital role in conversion of electrical energy generated by PV module. The components of such circuitry work under stress and are prone to failure due to numerous reasons. Considering condition monitoring and fault monitoring issues, this communication proposes web-based condition and fault monitoring scheme for PV power generation systems. Scheme proposed here monitors present condition and nature of fault occurring in power generation station. Use of CAN-based controller is suggested to transmit data to master controller which is interfaced with dedicated server. Master station communicates recent information to dedicated server, which sends web page to remote node on request arrival. Nature and type of fault in any equipment or device can be displayed on web page. Further the scheme can be used to study the daily performance of PV power generation station.


PV station fault monitoring ICT in renewable energy Web-based fault monitoring Remote condition monitoring Remote PV system supervision 



Authors are thankful to Department of Technology, Shivaji University, Kolhapur India for providing necessary facilities for completion of this communication.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of TechnologyShivaji UniversityKolhapurIndia
  2. 2.KIT College of EngineeringKolhapurIndia

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