Design Analysis and Implementation of MPPT using PSIM

Shivrudraswamy, R and Shukla, Aditya Nandan and Chandrakala, C B (2016) Design Analysis and Implementation of MPPT using PSIM. In: International Conference on Emerging Trends and Advances in Electrical Engineering and Renewable Energy, 17/12/2016, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majhitar,.

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Solar energy is one of the highly available non-conventional and clean energy source. Harnessing the power from the solar panel is costlier than other sources. The maximum power point tracking (MPPT) helps maximum power utilization and also improves the system efficiency of PV panel and therefore reduces the overall cost of system. Normally, the voltage and current relationship is nonlinear and maximum power point (MPP) varies according to the solar irradiance. The MPPT consist of a DC to DC converter and a MPPT algorithm. This paper presents a simulation of perturb and observe (P&O) MPPT algorithm and SEPIC converter by using a simulation software powersim (PSIM). The simulation shows that the DC to DC converter extract maximum power from the panel using MPPT algorithm

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: DC-DC Converter, fossil fuel, MPPT, photovoltaic, P&O, SEPIC
Subjects: Engineering > MIT Manipal > Electrical and Electronics
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Information and Communication Technology
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2017 13:33
Last Modified: 13 Jan 2017 13:33

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