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PHOTOVOLTAIC CURRENT GENERATORS FOR ECOLOGICAL AND CROPS PROTECTION SENSORS SYSTEM

Objective


A crop irrigation system, powered by a photovoltaic current generator, has been developed. A microprocessor controls water supply and the addition of nutrients. It can be programmed to operate at set periods, or can respond directly to sensors indicating soil humidity, plant surface temperature, and ambient light.

A system for measuring and recording significant data from photovoltaic systems has been developed. The system uses a removable cartridge for storing data, which can be transferred elsewhere for analysis.

A low energy consumption ultrasonic washing machine, powered by a photovoltaic current generator, has been developed. It comprises a rotating drum, immersed in degassed water, with a submersible magnetostrictive transducer of working frequency 20 kHz, a water heater, and acoustic insulation.

A low energy consumption refrigerator, powered by a photovoltaic current generator, has been developed. The temerature (5 C) in maintained by water ice created by the spinal heat pipe. A small refrigerator (45 l) will last 5 days without sunlight or battery backup; a large one (1000 l) 3 days.

A reversible ventilator system, powered by a photovoltaic current generator, has been developoed to maintain a constant temperature within a house during a warm day.

Funding Scheme

CSC - Cost-sharing contracts

Coordinator

Italsolar SpA
Address
Via A D'andrea 6
00048 Nettuno
Italy

Participants (1)

Italenergie SpA
Italy
Address
Viale Della Repubblica 39
67039 Sulmona