Northern Arizona University

Department of Mechanical Engineering

2014 Senior Design Project



ISES Solar Charging Station


  Group members:

Ze Chen

Tyler Faulkner

Alexa Kearns

Yaqoub Molany

Thomas Penner


  Project description:

The Institute for sustainable Energy Solutions (ISES)has in its possession multiple solar

photovoltaic modules that can be installed on a structure and power small electronics such as

cell phones and laptops. The capstone design team will test the existing PV panels for their

preformace and design a control storage system that can be installed on the structure along

with the PV panels. Ideally, this project will become a NAU Green Fund project.


Project Sponsor:

Dr. Thomas Acker


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