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Single-sensor maximum power point tracking algorithms

Urayai, C and Amaratunga, GAJ (2013) Single-sensor maximum power point tracking algorithms. IET Renewable Power Generation, 7. pp. 82-88. ISSN 1752-1416

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Abstract

Single-sensor maximum power point tracking algorithms for photovoltaic systems are presented. The algorithms have the features, characteristics and advantages of the widely used incremental conductance (INC) algorithm. However; unlike the INC algorithm which requires two sensors (the voltage sensor and the current sensor), the single-sensor algorithms are more desirable because they require only one sensor: the voltage sensor. The algorithms operate by maximising power at the DC-DC converter output, instead of the input. © 2013 The Institution of Engineering and Technology.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:46
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:19
DOI: 10.1049/iet-rpg.2011.0264