Data Acquisition of Solar Power Plant Using Scada System

  IJETT-book-cover  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT)          
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Volume-23 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2015
Authors : Narayan Lal Purohit, Anshika
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V23P237


Narayan Lal Purohit, Anshika"Data Acquisition of Solar Power Plant Using Scada System", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V23(4),189-194 May 2015. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

In this paper we have developed a SCADA system for monitoring & accessing the performance of parameter such as voltage, current, humidity on real time basis. For this we have used the infrastructure of the existing industrial network, which is based on plc, Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) is a field of constant development and research. This project investigates on creating an extremely low cost device which can be adapted to many different SCADA applications via some very basic programming, and plugging in the relevant peripherals. Much of the price in some expensive SCADA applications is a result of using specialized communication infrastructure. The application of infrastructure, in the proposed scheme the cost will come down. Additionally the generic nature of the device will be assured. A SCADA deals with the creation of an inexpensive, yet adaptable and easy to use SCADA device and infrastructure using the industrial network, in particular. The hardware components making up the device are relatively unsophisticated, yet the custom written software makes it re-programmable over the air, and able to provide a given SCADA application with the ability to send and receive control and data signals at any non predetermined time. From the SCADA system which is proposed in setup the battery voltage of 12v could be sufficiently recorded from remote location. The properly designed SCADA system saves time and money by eliminating the need of service personal to visit each site for inspection, data collection /logging or make adjustments. Main concept of our paper is data acquisition & controlling by using SCADA software and PLC. Here PLC is a medium between electrical system & Personal Computer for SCADA to take input and output bits. . Automating electrical distributions systems by implementing a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system is the one of the most cost-effective solutions for improving reliability, increasing utilization, increasing efficiency and saving costs. Nowadays consumer requires more reliable & efficient power supply. So we can use automation systems as per the consumer requirement.


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Remote monitoring system, SCADA, networking cards, PLCs, Sensors, Microcontroller, solar PV.