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International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science

A Survey of Energy Harvesting Sources for IoT Device

( Vol-3,Issue-1,January 2017 )

Author(s): Mamatha Dhananjaya, Manjunatha Reddy H S

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Page No: 033-036
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Energy harvesting, Environmental energy, Mechanical Turbine, MPPT, Piezoelectric material, Power management, Thermoelectric Generator.


Environmental Energy is an alternative energy for wireless devices. A Survey of Energy Harvesting Sources for IoT Device is proposed. This paper identifies the sources of energy harvesting, methods and power density of each technique. Many reassert have carried to extract energy from environment. The IoT and M2M are connected through internet or local area network and these devices come with batteries. The maintenance and charging of batteries becomes tedious due to thousands of device are connected. The concept of Energy harvesting gives the solution for powering IoT, M2M, Wireless nodes etc. The process of extracting energy from the surrounding environment is termed as energy harvesting and derived from windmill and water wheel, thermal, mechanical, solar.

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