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Implementation of PIC Microcontroller Based Boost Converter for Solar Panel without Battery Backup


G. Senthil Kumar, S. Indira
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Solar energy is radiant light and heat from the sun harness. A solar cell is a device that converts photons from the sun (solar light) into electricity. This works implements Converter which is used to step up solar panel voltage to a stable voltage without storage element such as battery. This converter is designed to provide stable 24V constant output. The output voltage is controlled by microcontroller unit using voltage feedback technique. The output of the boost converter is measured continuously and the value is sent to the inbuilt A/D converter module of microcontroller unit to convert into digital data and sent to the PWM module to produce pulse width modulation signal. The PIC controller produces PWM signal using inbuilt CCP (compare, capture and PWM) module. The PWM signal which controls the switching of MOSFET. Thus, by switching of MOSFET it would try to keep output as constant.

G. Senthil Kumar, S. Indira

Plastic solar cell, Practical Boost converter, Voltage divider, PIC Microcontroller, MOSFET driver

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October - 2017
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2017-10-31 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
52-55 IJSRSET17369   Technoscience Academy

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G. Senthil Kumar, S. Indira, "Implementation of PIC Microcontroller Based Boost Converter for Solar Panel without Battery Backup ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.52-55, September-October-2017.
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