Solar Energy Harvesting Solution for the Wireless Sensor Platform the UWASA Node

Thomas Höglund, Reino Virrankoski, Timo Mantere

Abstract

This paper presents a solar energy harvester and energy management prototype developed for the UWASA Node wireless sensor platform. The prototype was designed using a modular approach, requiring only minor hardware modifications in order to allow harvesting from different energy sources. The primary sensor network application for which the design was developed is wind turbine monitoring. The energy harvesting prototype and the performance level it enables for the sensor networking are evaluated through experiments, and methods of optimizing energy harvesting and energy management are discussed.

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in Harvard Style

Höglund T., Virrankoski R. and Mantere T. (2016). Solar Energy Harvesting Solution for the Wireless Sensor Platform the UWASA Node . In Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS, ISBN 978-989-758-169-4, pages 50-57. DOI: 10.5220/0005734800500057


in Bibtex Style

@conference{sensornets16,
author={Thomas Höglund and Reino Virrankoski and Timo Mantere},
title={Solar Energy Harvesting Solution for the Wireless Sensor Platform the UWASA Node},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,},
year={2016},
pages={50-57},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005734800500057},
isbn={978-989-758-169-4},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 5th International Confererence on Sensor Networks - Volume 1: SENSORNETS,
TI - Solar Energy Harvesting Solution for the Wireless Sensor Platform the UWASA Node
SN - 978-989-758-169-4
AU - Höglund T.
AU - Virrankoski R.
AU - Mantere T.
PY - 2016
SP - 50
EP - 57
DO - 10.5220/0005734800500057