National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology of Japan (AIST) announced that its collaboration research team has developed a communication technology which uses the direct current (DC) power line of a solar panel as a communication line. The newly developed communication technology is expected to be used for monitoring of power generation in each solar panel, easy detection of malfunctions and high-efficiency power generation, etc. Technologies of solar energy generation seem to be moving one step further intelligently to control and maintain the solar panel unit. For details of the news announcement, please click here.
Souse: AIST News Release