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Arduino based maximum power point tracking for photovoltaic system

Idris, Iqram and Robian, Mohamad Solehin and Mahamad, Abd Kadir and Saon, Sharifah (2016) Arduino based maximum power point tracking for photovoltaic system. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (14). pp. 8805-8809. ISSN 18196608

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Abstract

Photovoltaic (PV) system is one of the solution to the energy and environmental issue. It offer possibility of converting sunlight to electricity. Unfortunately, the conversion efficiency of electric power generation are very low especially under low irradiation condition and the amount of electric power generated by solar array change continuously with weather condition. In order to overcome this problem, Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) is being used. This project proposes to design Perturb and Observe (P&O) controller in order to maintain maximum power delivered by the PV system. The performance of proposed method is evaluated by using Matlab/Simulink and Arduino Mega. The proposed method is capable to maximise the power point for PV system.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Photovoltaic; maximum power point tracking; perturb and observe; arduino
Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering > TK1001-1841 Production of electric energy or power. Powerplants. Central stations
Divisions: Faculty of Electrical and Electronic Engineering > Department of Computer Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:27
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:27
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8858
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