Study of the MPP tracking algorithms: Focusing the numerical method techniques

Amir, A. and Amir, A. and Selvaraj, J. and Rahim, Nasrudin Abd (2016) Study of the MPP tracking algorithms: Focusing the numerical method techniques. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 62. pp. 350-371. ISSN 1364-0321, DOI

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A comparative review between different algorithms for maximum power point (MPP) tracking is presented, particularly focusing Numerical Method (NM) techniques. This paper presents a wide range of efficient NM schemes which have been neglected by most of the MPPT review papers. As, NM techniques are one of the simplest and fastest tracking algorithms. These techniques offer advantages of exact MPP tracking, standalone applications, flexible searching step sizes and no steady state oscillations. In addition, many different MPPT schemes are discussed and compared with the NM techniques. There are many ways of grouping and categorizing the MPPT algorithms for the Photovoltaic (PV) Array. However, evaluation of the NM schemes in comparison with other techniques is provided effectively through analog and digital classification, in terms of implementation and circuitry involved. Therefore, a comparative review majorly focusing on the importance of NM schemes to track the MPP is presented in comparison with other techniques, through analog and digital classification.

Item Type: Article
Funders: University of Malaya, UM Power Energy Dedicated Advanced Centre (UMPEDAC), the High Impact Research Grant (H-16001-00-D000032), Postgraduate Research Fund (PPP) (eg: PG001-2013A) and the Fundamental Research Grant Scheme (FRGS)–FP065-2014A
Uncontrolled Keywords: Maximum power point tracking (MPPT); Numerical methods (NM); Analog and digital techniques; Photovoltaic (PV) array modeling
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2017 03:26
Last Modified: 08 Nov 2019 09:07

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