Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Development of low cost, efficient residential utility interface for modular PV system with improved power quality

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Janarthanan, R. ; Dept. of Electr. & Electron. Eng., PSG Coll. of Technol., Coimbatore, India ; Sundar Raghavan, M. ; Suresh Kumar, S.

This paper presents a high performance residential utility interface for photovoltaic (PV) system with DSP based control. The system is designed to realize high utilization efficiency and stability. The utilization efficiency is improved by using a new MPPT algorithm namely, three-point weight comparison method with dP/dD control. The overall efficiency is improved by using soft switching converters. The output power quality is improved by using unipolar sinusoidal pulse width modulation (SPWM) switching strategy. It reduces total harmonic distortion (THD) at the output and thereby improves the power quality. A 1Φ, 230 V, 200 W system was designed and implemented on a low cost DSP (TMS320C240). Maximum power point (MPP) tracking efficiency of 98% and THD of around 6% under full load conditions was achieved. The effectiveness of the proposed system has been confirmed by experimental results. Due to its simplified power stage and control stage, this system presents a better efficiency, lower cost and high reliability.

Published in:

TENCON 2004. 2004 IEEE Region 10 Conference  (Volume:D )

Date of Conference:

21-24 Nov. 2004

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.