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A system and method for monitoring performance of one or more solar panels in a photovoltaic array. The system and method includes a number of sensors are configured to measure an output of individual solar panels. A telemetry gateway collects data from the sensors and transmits the collected data to a monitoring system. The monitoring system includes an event signature recognizer; a trend analyzer; and a symmetry analyzer. The monitoring system detects events, trends and solar panel array asymmetry. Additionally, the monitoring system displays realtime graphs, proposed corrective actions, and alerts via a user interface.

Title
System and method for solar panel array analysis
Application Number
12/386958
Publication Number
8289183 (B1)
Application Date
April 24, 2009
Publication Date
October 16, 2012
Inventor
Andrew Foss
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Frederick J Telecky Jr
Wade James Brady III
Alan A R Cooper
Assignee
Texas Instruments Incorporated
TX, US
IPC
H02H 9/04
H02H 3/20
G08C 15/06
G08B 23/00
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