Hardware Implementation of Solar Assisted Automatic Curtain Control System

  • Prateek Singh
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan
  • Rajesh Singh
  • Rupendra Pachauri
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 624)


An innovative effort on hardware design of an automatic curtain control system powered by solar PV array. To achieve the objective, a constant voltage controller (CVC) type maximum power point tracking (MPPT) method for PV system is implemented with a DC to DC boost converter circuit to fond maximum power. Also, a motor controller unit is implemented to control the motor run time used in this system. The proposed system circuits which include CVC-MPPT circuit boost converter and motor control unit have been designed using Proteus environment. The closing and opening of curtain has been tested under different light intensity level. The performance analysis of entire system is observed acceptable.


Curtain control CVC MPPT DC–DC boost converter Solar PV array 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Prateek Singh
    • 1
  • Yogesh K. Chauhan
    • 1
  • Rajesh Singh
    • 2
  • Rupendra Pachauri
    • 2
  1. 1.Electrical Engineering Department, School of EngineeringGautam Buddha UniversityGreater NoidaIndia
  2. 2.Electronics Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department, College of Engineering StudiesUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesDehradunIndia

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