A novel design of DC-DC converter for photovoltaic PCS

  • Park, Sung-Joon (Korea Hydro-Nuclear Power)
  • Published : 2009.06.30

Abstract

Renewable energy resources will be an increasingly important part of power generation in the new millennium. Besides assisting in the reduction of the emission of greenhouse gases, they add the much needed flexibility to the energy resource mix by decreasing the dependence on fossil fuels. Due to their modular characteristics, ease of installation and because they can be located closer to the user, PV system have great potential as distributed power source to the utilities. In this paper, a dc-de power converter scheme with the push-pull based technology is proposed to apply for solar power system which has many features such as high efficiency, stable output, and low acoustic noises, DC-DC converter is used in proposed topology has stable efficiency curve at all load range and very high efficiency characteristics. This paper presents the design of a single-phase photovoltaic inverter model and the simulation of its performance.

Keywords

DSC;photovoltaic power system;solar generator

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