Modeling and Simulation of Incremental Conductance Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) Algorithm for Solar PV Array Using Boost Converter

Authors(3) :-G. Joga Rao, Dr. S. K. Shrivastava, Md. Gouse Baig

The increasing demand for electricity and depleting fossil fuels made the solar Photovoltaic (PV) systems to be a better alternative for the future power requirements. Nowadays solar energy has great importance. Because it is easily available resource for energy generation. The fact that the output of the PV system is dependent upon the solar irradiance and temperature. In order to get maximum power from the solar panels the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) controllers can play an important role in photovoltaic systems, they have to operate at their maximum power point (MPP) despite the changes in the environment conditions. Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) which significantly increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic System. There are different MPPT control methods used for solar PV systems, Incremental conductance(IC), Perturb and observe(P&O), Constant Current method, Constant Voltage method, Fuzzy Control, and Neural Network Control. This paper presents the modeling and simulation of incremental conductance MPPT algorithm for pv array using boost converter. The simulation has been accomplished using MATLAB/SIMULINK.

Authors and Affiliations

G. Joga Rao
EEE Department, S.R University, Alwar, Rajasthan, India
Dr. S. K. Shrivastava
EEE Department, S.R University, Alwar, Rajasthan, India
Md. Gouse Baig
EEE Department, S.R University, Alwar, Rajasthan, India

Photovoltaic (PV) System, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT), Maximum Power Point(MPP), Incremental Conductance method(IC), Boost Converter.

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Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 4 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2016-08-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 650-656
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1624146
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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G. Joga Rao, Dr. S. K. Shrivastava, Md. Gouse Baig, " Modeling and Simulation of Incremental Conductance Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) Algorithm for Solar PV Array Using Boost Converter, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp.650-656, July-August-2016.
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