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Tikrit Journal of Engineering Sciences (2016) 23(1) 69- 77
A New Study of Maximum Power Point Tracker Techniques and Comparison for PV Systems
|Ahmed M. Atallah||Almoataz Y. Abdelaziz||Raihan S. Jumaah|
|Electrical power & Machine Department, Faculty of Engineering, Ain Shams University, Egypt|
The maximum power point tracker techniques vary in many aspects as simplicity, digital or analogical implementation, sensor required, convergence speed, range of effectiveness, implementation hardware, popularity, cost and in other aspects. This paper presents in details comparative study between two most popular algorithm technique which is incremental conductance algorithm and perturb and observe algorithm. Two different converters buck and cuk converter use for comparative in this study. Few comparisons such as efficiency, voltage, current and power output for each different combination have been recorded. Multi changes in irradiance, temperature by keeping voltage and current as main sensed parameter been done in the simulation. Matlab simulink tools have been used for performance evaluation on energy point. Simulation will consider different solar irradiance and temperature variations.
Keywords: Maximum power point tracking (MPPT), Photovoltaic (PV), DC-DC converters