Year 2019, Volume 6 , Issue 1, Pages 17 - 23 2019-03-25

Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions

Umair Younas [1] , Bayram Akdemir [2] , Ahmet Afsin Kulaksiz [3]


With the rapid increase of the requirement of electricity demand throughout the world, renewable energy resources (RERs) particularly solar photovoltaic (PV) is a viable alternative to mitigate the global energy crisis. With the advantages of being inexhaustible, abundant, and clean, PV is considered as one of the most useful RER. Besides, the power efficiency of Solar PV is highly affected by variations of solar irradiance and temperature of the solar cells. Hence, the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) controller is used to control the switching duty cycle of the power converters which ultimately maximize the output power of the PV array. In this paper, a case study of 240-kW solar PV array is performed in MATLAB/Simulink environment. Simulation is performed on ‘SunPower SPR-400E-WHT-D’ PV array which is comprised of 88 parallel strings and 7 series connected modules per string. The impact of variable weather conditions (irradiance and temperature) is analysed. Moreover, the 240-kW PV array is connected to 20 kV grid using boost converter and Voltage Source Converter (VSC). In this way, the inverted AC output power is coupled with the AC grid. This bidirectional output power with unity power factor can be utilized by industrial/commercial consumers to fulfil their energy demands. In this study, the results are presented to prove that the maximum power fluctuations during rapid weather changing conditions can be reduced and a collaboration in the installation of PV system can be provided.

Renewable Energy, Solar PV system, MPPT, DC-DC Boost Converter, Voltage Source Converter
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Primary Language tr
Subjects Engineering, Electrical and Electronic
Journal Section Research Article
Authors

Author: Umair Younas
Institution: KONYA TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Pakistan


Author: Bayram Akdemir
Institution: KONYA TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Author: Ahmet Afsin Kulaksiz (Primary Author)
Institution: KONYA TEKNİK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Dates

Publication Date : March 25, 2019

Bibtex @research article { ijeat526377, journal = {International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies}, issn = {}, eissn = {2548-060X}, address = {editor.ijeat@gmail.com}, publisher = {İlker ÖRS}, year = {2019}, volume = {6}, pages = {17 - 23}, doi = {10.31593/ijeat.526377}, title = {Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions}, key = {cite}, author = {Younas, Umair and Akdemir, Bayram and Kulaksiz, Ahmet Afsin} }
APA Younas, U , Akdemir, B , Kulaksiz, A . (2019). Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions. International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies , 6 (1) , 17-23 . DOI: 10.31593/ijeat.526377
MLA Younas, U , Akdemir, B , Kulaksiz, A . "Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 6 (2019 ): 17-23 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijeat/issue/44144/526377>
Chicago Younas, U , Akdemir, B , Kulaksiz, A . "Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 6 (2019 ): 17-23
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ISNAD Younas, Umair , Akdemir, Bayram , Kulaksiz, Ahmet Afsin . "Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions". International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies 6 / 1 (March 2019): 17-23 . https://doi.org/10.31593/ijeat.526377
AMA Younas U , Akdemir B , Kulaksiz A . Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions. IJEAT. 2019; 6(1): 17-23.
Vancouver Younas U , Akdemir B , Kulaksiz A . Modeling and simulation of a grid-connected PV system under varying environmental conditions. International Journal of Energy Applications and Technologies. 2019; 6(1): 23-17.