Performance Evaluation of Maximum Power Point Tracking Approaches and Photovoltaic Systems

Islam, Haidar and Mekhilef, Saad and Shah, Noraisyah Mohamed and Tey, Kok Soon and Seyedmahmousian, Mehdi and Horan, Ben and Stojcevski, Alex (2018) Performance Evaluation of Maximum Power Point Tracking Approaches and Photovoltaic Systems. Energies, 11 (2). p. 365. ISSN 1996-1073, DOI

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This paper elaborates a comprehensive overview of a photovoltaic (PV) system model, and compares the attributes of various conventional and improved incremental conductance algorithms, perturbation and observation techniques, and other maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms in normal and partial shading conditions. Performance evaluation techniques are discussed on the basis of the dynamic parameters of the PV system. Following a discussion of the MPPT algorithms in each category, a table is drawn to summarize their key specifications. In the performance evaluation section, the appropriate PV module technologies, atmospheric effects on PV panels, design complexity, and number of sensors and internal parameters of the PV system are outlined. In the last phase, a comparative table presents performance-evaluating parameters of MPPT design criterion. This paper is organized in such a way that future researchers and engineers can select an appropriate MPPT scheme without complication.

Item Type: Article
Funders: University of Malaya, Malaysia, through Frontier Research Grant No. FG007-17AFR and Innovative Technology Grant No. RP043B-17AET, University Malaya’s BKP Grant No. BK052-2016
Uncontrolled Keywords: maximum power point tracking; photovoltaic systems; incremental conductance; perturbation and observation; partial shading conditions; performance evaluation
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > QA75 Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Computer Science & Information Technology > Department of Computer System & Technology
Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Ms. Juhaida Abd Rahim
Date Deposited: 05 Aug 2019 09:02
Last Modified: 05 Aug 2019 09:02

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