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Opinion Article - (2023) Volume 10, Issue 3

Solar Tracker with Live Data Feed and Maximizing Solar Energy Harvesting with Real Time Monitoring
Kofi Boachie*
Department of Agriculture, University of Jeber, Indonesia
*Correspondence: Kofi Boachie, Department of Agriculture, University of Jeber, Indonesia, Email:

Received: 31-May-2023, Manuscript No. IPIAS-23-17079; Editor assigned: 02-Jun-2023, Pre QC No. IPIAS-23-17079 (PQ); Reviewed: 16-Jun-2023, QC No. IPIAS-23-17079; Revised: 21-Jun-2023, Manuscript No. IPIAS-23-17079 (R); Published: 28-Jun-2023, DOI: 10.36648/2394-9988-10.3.23


The demand for renewable energy sources has led to an increasing focus on solar power as a sustainable and environmentally friendly option. Solar trackers are innovative systems that enhance the efficiency of solar panels by dynamically adjusting their orientation to follow the sun’s path throughout the day. When combined with live data feed capabilities, solar trackers offer a powerful solution for optimizing solar energy harvesting and monitoring system performance in real-time. Traditional fixed solar panels are installed at a fixed angle relative to the ground. As the sun moves across the sky, the incident angle between the solar panels and the sunlight changes, leading to variations in energy capture efficiency. Solar trackers address this limitation by automatically adjusting the position of the solar panels to face the sun directly at all times. This allows solar panels to receive maximum sunlight, significantly increasing energy production compared to fixed installations. Several types of solar trackers are used, including single-axis and dual- axis trackers. Single-axis trackers move the panels in one dimension, typically following the sun’s path from east to west. Dual-axis trackers, on the other hand, adjust the panels both horizontally (azimuth) and vertically (elevation), providing even higher energy gains throughout the day and across different seasons. Integrating live data feed capabilities into solar trackers offers several advantages for system performance monitoring and optimization.


Real-Time Tracking and Adjustment is Live data feed enables solar trackers to continuously receive up-to-date information about the sun’s position, weather conditions, and energy generation. This real- time data allows the tracker to make swift and accurate adjustments to maintain optimal panel orientation, ensuring maximum energy capture.

System Performance Monitoring is with live data feed, users can monitor their solar energy systems’ performance in real-time. This includes tracking the amount of energy generated, efficiency metrics, and any potential issues that may arise. Real-time performance data helps identify and address problems promptly, maximizing the system’s overall productivity.

Remote Monitoring and Control is the live data feed can be accessed remotely through web portals or mobile applications. This remote monitoring capability allows solar system owners, operators, or maintenance teams to check the system’s performance and make necessary adjustments from anywhere, improving system reliability and reducing downtime. By collecting and analyzing historical data from the live feed, users can gain valuable insights into energy generation patterns, peak production times, and system behavior under various conditions. This information can be utilized to optimize the solar energy system’s design, location, and performance.

Live data feed helps identify any operational inefficiencies or underperforming components in the solar system. Timely detection of issues allows for proactive maintenance and reduces the risk of significant system downtime or energy losses. Integrating live data feed into solar trackers requires robust communication networks, data processing capabilities, and secure cloud storage.


Solar trackers equipped with live data feed are a cutting-edge solution for maximizing solar energy harvesting while providing real-time performance monitoring and optimization. By continuously adjusting the position of solar panels to track the sun’s movement and leveraging live data insights, solar energy systems become more efficient, reliable, and capable of meeting the increasing demand for sustainable energy solutions. As the technology continues to evolve, solar trackers with live data feed hold tremendous promise for a greener and more energy-efficient future.

Citation: Boachie K (2023) Solar Tracker with Live Data Feed and Maximizing Solar Energy Harvesting with Real Time Monitoring. Int J Appl Sci Res Rev 10:23.

Copyright: ©2023 Boachie K. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited