solar tracking system
|Hikari Kikai Seisakusho takes advantage of the high-precision control technology cultivated through our machine tool business to promote the development of products in the renewable energy sector. Our solar tracking system for photovoltaic power generation and our Heliostat, solar collector for solar thermal generation system, which is expected to spread around the world, have been realizing a stable and efficient operation.
We intend to proceed aggressively with the development of products in this sector to help spread renewable energy as much as possible.
|We are developing Heliostats for tower-type solar thermal power plants which are expected to spread around the world. As one of a few Japanese Heliostat manufacturers, we continue to provide our top-level products to the world.
High-precision tracking function and robustness for stable operation
The greatest feature of Heliostat of Hikari Kikai Seisakusho is the high-performance tracking device which takes advantage of the precision control technology cultivated through years of manufacturing of machine tools and the know-how obtained through the development of tracking device for photovoltaic power generation. It is designed to perform correct and stable tracking to match the movement of the sun identified from the latitude/longitude/time to maximize the light collection efficiency. Also, we can customize its design/fabrication to match the specifications and needs of each plant.
|Main features of “Heliostat SHS2”
Tracking error: 0.05° or less
Light-collecting power: 1000 times or more
Light-collecting temperature: 700℃ or above
Robust drive structure for long periods of stable operation
Superior dust-proofing and drip-proofing
|Solar tracking system|
|Tracking device which supports high-efficiency photovoltaic power generation
Photovoltaic power generation is receiving the most attention as a next-generation energy source in Japan. Even in a region with a low solar altitude, when a solar power generation panel tracks the sunlight, sufficient photovoltaic power generation is possible. Similar to Heliostat, the solar tracking device for photovoltaic power generation of HIKARI takes advantage of the sophisticated control technology cultivated through our machine tool business.
|Features of solar tracking device of Hikari Kikai Seisakusho
◆ More than 30% increase of power generation efficiency
The power generation efficiency is 30 to 35% higher than that of the fixed type photovoltaic power generation thanks to the tracking system in which a solar power generation panel moves in accordance with the solar angle.
The industrial-machine-quality ring gear and screw jack are used to secure a stable machine drive. Also, a frame for machine structural use, which has superior strength, is used.
◆ Low cost
Lower maintenance and other running cost thanks to excellent durability.
◆ Full support
Full-support system covering from planning, design, installation to maintenance.