Paper Title:
Methodology for Closed Loop Control of Heliostat Tracking in a Solar Tower Power
  Abstract

Due to the inefficient utilization of solar energy in a solar tower power plant, this paper presents a new control method of closed loop tracking. With the current widely-used machine vision technology applied in the heliostats control, it is possible to obtain the deviation of heliostat position by image processing. According to the deviation, the controller adjusts heliostat position in order to achieve accurate tracking. The test result shows the effectiveness of the method.

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Periodical
Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 347-353)
Chapter
Chapter 1: Development and Utilization of Solar Energy
Edited by
Weiguo Pan, Jianxing Ren and Yongguang Li
Pages
1098-1101
DOI
10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.347-353.1098
Citation
M. Xu, T. T. Ding, X. M. Zhu, "Methodology for Closed Loop Control of Heliostat Tracking in a Solar Tower Power", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 347-353, pp. 1098-1101, 2012
Online since
October 2011
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