Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, Springer Verlag, Volume 397, p.265-276 (2016)

ISBN:

9788132226697

URL:

http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?eid=2-s2.0-84955264335&partnerID=40&md5=314d634acbbcf09489996ae08e94725b

Keywords:

Curve fitting, extraction, Extraction techniques, MATLAB, Maximum power point trackers, Maximum Power Point Tracking, Photovoltaic cells, Photovoltaic model, Photovoltaic modules, Physical parameters, PV arrays, PV Modules, Scattering parameters, Soft computing, Stand-alone PV systems

Abstract:

This paper presents a method for extraction of the model parameters pertaining to a commercially available PV module, which can be used to develop an accurate PV model that can serve as a source for simulation studies of both grid-connected and stand-alone PV systems. All the physical parameters required for the PV model are determined only from the published V-I characteristics of the module and the standard cell equation. A curve fitting based extraction technique is proposed to obtain the parameters pertaining to a particular PV module available in the market. The extracted parameters are used and a simulation model of the PV module is developed in MATLAB/Simulink. The inputs to the model are irradiance, ambient temperature, number of series and parallel modules in an array as required in an application. A 115 W commercial module S115 is taken for verification, and its physical parameters are extracted and its simulation model is developed. The characteristics of the developed model with the extracted parameters, for several G and TC are presented and compared with the published data of S115 and com- pliance confirmed. The model has been tested for sudden changes in irradiance and temperature using a maximum power point tracker. © Springer India 2016.

Notes:

cited By 0; Conference of International Conference on Soft Computing Systems, ICSCS 2015 ; Conference Date: 20 April 2015 Through 21 April 2015; Conference Code:160689

Cite this Research Publication

A. Vijayakumari, Devarajan, A. T., and Devarajan, N., “Extraction of photovoltaic (PV) module’s parameters using only the cell characteristics for accurate PV modeling”, Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol. 397, pp. 265-276, 2016.