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Golden Section Search based Maximum Power Point Tracking Strategy for a Dual Output DC-DC Converter


Gayathri. R., K. Harish Reddy, Dr. Angeline Ezhilarasi
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This paper shows the analytical performance of maximum power point tracking for a photovoltaic system. In contemplation for photovoltaic (PV) systems to escalate their efficiency of power generation, it is mandatory to locate the Maximum power point (MPP) under all possible illumination conditions. The current-voltage (I-V) characteristics of PV devices are non-linear in nature, thereby the , MPP varies with changing elemental and environmental conditions. Maximum power point tracking (MPPT) control is expected to obtain the MPP irrespective of the device and climatic changes. This paper presents the implementation of Golden section search method for tracking the MPP. The algorithms are implemented using an Aurdino microcontrollerATMEGA328 and was tested for various operating conditions. In this system, a regular 250W solar panel was used for model interpretation, and results of simulation were correlated.

Gayathri. R., K. Harish Reddy, Dr. Angeline Ezhilarasi

Dual Output, MPPT, GSS, PV

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 5 | September-October - 2016
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2016-10-30 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
167-176 IJSRSET162544   Technoscience Academy

Cite This Article

Gayathri. R., K. Harish Reddy, Dr. Angeline Ezhilarasi, "Golden Section Search based Maximum Power Point Tracking Strategy for a Dual Output DC-DC Converter", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 2, Issue 5, pp.167-176, September-October-2016.
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