High-Performance Constant Power Generation in Grid-Connected PV Systems

Research output: Contribution to journalLetterResearchpeer-review

116 Citations (Scopus)
927 Downloads (Pure)

Abstract

An advanced power control strategy by limiting the maximum feed-in power of PV systems has been proposed, which can ensure a fast and smooth transition between maximum power point tracking and Constant Power Generation (CPG). Regardless of the solar irradiance levels, high-performance and stable operation are always achieved by the proposed control strategy. It can regulate the PV output power according to any set-point, and force the PV systems to operate at the left side of the maximum power point without stability problems. Experimental results have verified the effectiveness of the proposed CPG control in terms of high accuracy, fast dynamics, and stable transitions.
Original languageEnglish
JournalIEEE Transactions on Power Electronics
Volume31
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)1822-1825
Number of pages4
ISSN0885-8993
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2016

Keywords

  • Active power control
  • constant power control
  • maximum power point tracking
  • PV systems
  • power converters

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics of 'High-Performance Constant Power Generation in Grid-Connected PV Systems'. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Cite this