Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters

Gamal M. Dousoky, Masahito Shoyama, Haitham Abu-Rub

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Abstract

This paper presents a dual-mode controller to improve the performance of maximum power point tracking in grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. Most of grid-connected PV applications require a controllable active/reactive power generation. The proposed method employs both of the load angle and the inverter modulation index into two control modes: Active power mode, and reactive power mode. Such technique enables an efficient and flexible active/reactive power control beside MPPT function using a single-stage VSI. A simulation model is developed for the overall system to investigate the performance of the proposed dual-mode controller. Furthermore, the controller is designed and implemented using a digital signal processor (DSP). Algorithms are configured on a fixed point DSP TMS320F2812. Moreover, the controller is simulated in MATLAB/Simulink environment and is experimentally investigated using a breadboard built especially for the case study. The results show good dynamic and steady-state performances.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society
Pages665-670
Number of pages6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Event39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013 - Vienna, Austria
Duration: 10 Nov 201314 Nov 2013

Other

Other39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013
CountryAustria
CityVienna
Period10/11/1314/11/13

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Reactive power
Controllers
Digital signal processors
Power control
MATLAB
Power generation
Modulation
Maximum power point trackers

Keywords

  • DSP
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Photovoltaic
  • Power conditioning
  • Renewable energy systems
  • Voltage Source Inverters

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Dousoky, G. M., Shoyama, M., & Abu-Rub, H. (2013). Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. In Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (pp. 665-670). [6699214] https://doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2013.6699214

Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. / Dousoky, Gamal M.; Shoyama, Masahito; Abu-Rub, Haitham.

Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. 2013. p. 665-670 6699214.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Dousoky, GM, Shoyama, M & Abu-Rub, H 2013, Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. in Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society., 6699214, pp. 665-670, 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2013, Vienna, Austria, 10/11/13. https://doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2013.6699214
Dousoky GM, Shoyama M, Abu-Rub H. Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. In Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. 2013. p. 665-670. 6699214 https://doi.org/10.1109/IECON.2013.6699214
Dousoky, Gamal M. ; Shoyama, Masahito ; Abu-Rub, Haitham. / Dual-mode controller for MPPT in single-stage grid-connected photovoltaic inverters. Proceedings, IECON 2013 - 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society. 2013. pp. 665-670
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