Intelligent Control of Standalone Photovoltaic/Fuel Cell Power Plant with Super Capacitor Energy Storage

Authors(1) :-Dr. G. Mahesh Manivanna Kumar

This is the paper based on "Intelligent Control of a Standalone Photovoltaic / Fuel cell Power Plant With Super capacitor Energy Storage" .A renewable energy hybrid power plant, fed by photovoltaic (PV) and fuel cell (FC) sources with a super capacitor(SC) storage device and suitable for distributed generation applications, is proposed herein. The PV is used as the primary source; the FC acts as a backup, feeding only the insufficiency power (steady-state) from the PV; and the SC functions as an auxiliary source and a short-term storage system for supplying the deficiency power (transient and steady-state) from the PV and the FC. For high-power applications and optimization in power converters, four-phase parallel converters are implemented for the FC converter, the PV converter, and the SC converter, respectively. Using the intelligent fuzzy logic controller based on the flatness property for dc grid voltage regulation, we propose a simple solution to the fast response and stabilization problems in the power system. Because of this, two or more renewable energy sources are required to ensure a reliable and cost-effective power solution. Such a combination of different types of energy sources into a system is called a hybrid power system.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. G. Mahesh Manivanna Kumar
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, JEPPIAAR SRR Engineering College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India

FC Converter, PV Converter, SC Converter, Voltage Regulation

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 8 | November-December 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-12-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 402-409
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1738106
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

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Dr. G. Mahesh Manivanna Kumar, " Intelligent Control of Standalone Photovoltaic/Fuel Cell Power Plant with Super Capacitor Energy Storage, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 8, pp.402-409, November-December-2017.
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