Publication Type:

Conference Paper

Source:

Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technological Trends in Computing, Communications and Electrical Engineering, ICETT 2016, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc. (2017)

ISBN:

9781509037513

URL:

https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-85017216080&doi=10.1109%2fICETT.2016.7873682&partnerID=40&md5=25e706a1dcdbb4a9913255922a4e7405

Keywords:

Displacement control, Efficiency, Electric inverters, Electric load flow, Electric power system control, Electric power transmission networks, Grid-connected photovoltaic, Grid-connected photovoltaic system, High frequency transformers, Incident solar radiation, Insolation conditions, Interface states, Maximum power point trackers, Maximum Power Point Tracking, Power converters, Single-phase inverters, Solar radiation, Solid state transformer (SST), Synchronous Reference Frame, Transient conditions

Abstract:

<p>This paper presents a Solid State Transformer (SST) interface for grid connected Photovoltaic (PV) system. A new method is proposed for Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) through a single phase inverter with phase displacement control. The inverter control variable is redefined such that it can be used for MPPT. Due to this control technique one converter stage for power tracking is eliminated, leading to a reduced component count for the overall system. The high frequency transformer's model parameters are designed for an operating frequency of 20 kHz for simulation studies. The grid side converter is controlled for synchronization and power flow using a Synchronous Reference Frame (SRF) current controller. The overall system is tested in simulation for a panel rating of 1.15 kWp under various insolation conditions and power balance is verified and presented. Testing is carried out under step change in the insolation to evaluate the performance of the SST interface under transient conditions. The proposed system is tracking the maximum power available from the panel and delivering it into the grid with high efficiency. The overall system efficiency and the high frequency transformer efficiencies are presented under various operating conditions. © 2016 IEEE.</p>

Notes:

cited By 0; Conference of 2016 IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technological Trends in Computing, Communications and Electrical Engineering, ICETT 2016 ; Conference Date: 21 October 2016 Through 22 October 2016; Conference Code:126790

Cite this Research Publication

V. Ankita and Dr. Vijayakumari A., “A reduced converter count solid state transformer for grid connected Photovoltaic applications”, in Proceedings of IEEE International Conference on Emerging Technological Trends in Computing, Communications and Electrical Engineering, ICETT 2016, 2017.

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