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Stefan cel Mare
University of Suceava
Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science
13, Universitatii Street
Suceava - 720229

Print ISSN: 1582-7445
Online ISSN: 1844-7600
WorldCat: 643243560
doi: 10.4316/AECE


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Design and Implementation of PV based Energy Harvester for WSN Node with MAIC algorithm

RAJENDRAN, H. See more information about RAJENDRAN, H. on SCOPUS See more information about RAJENDRAN, H. on IEEExplore See more information about RAJENDRAN, H. on Web of Science, RAMABADRAN, R. See more information about  RAMABADRAN, R. on SCOPUS See more information about  RAMABADRAN, R. on SCOPUS See more information about RAMABADRAN, R. on Web of Science, SANKARARAJAN, R. See more information about SANKARARAJAN, R. on SCOPUS See more information about SANKARARAJAN, R. on SCOPUS See more information about SANKARARAJAN, R. on Web of Science
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Author keywords
DC-DC power converters, energy harvesting photovoltaic cells, solar energy, wireless sensor networks

References keywords
power(19), energy(11), tracking(8), solar(7), point(7), maximum(7), systems(6), system(6), sensor(6), harvesting(6)
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Date of Publication: 2015-05-31
Volume 15, Issue 2, Year 2015, On page(s): 109 - 116
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2015.02014
Web of Science Accession Number: 000356808900014
SCOPUS ID: 84979846389

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Wireless sensor networks (WSNs) are hardly in need of an additional source of power other than the normally used batteries, to increase the lifetime considerably. In this paper, mathematical modeling of photovoltaic energy harvesting (PVEH) system for the WSN is presented. The system comprises of the solar PV panel, boost converter as maximum power point tracker with moving averaged incremental conductance (MAIC) maximum power point (MPP) algorithm, Ni-MH battery for energy storage, compensator, buck regulator and the mathematically modeled WSN mote. MAIC algorithm is proposed to avoid the effect of drastic variations in input irradiance, in locking the MPP point. WSN mote is modeled in both active and sleep state based on the power consumption. To maintain the voltage stability, proper compensator has been designed for the proposed system. The performance of the system is tested for dynamic variations of environmental conditions using MATLAB simulation. The proposed system has 50 to 60 percent improved conversion efficiency when compared to the conventional direct coupling method. The parameters of the photovoltaic panel model have been validated through experimentation. Also the practical verification of the operation of MPPT circuit has been performed.

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Web of Science® Citations for all references: 4,526 TCR
SCOPUS® Citations for all references: 7,053 TCR

Web of Science® Average Citations per reference: 206 ACR
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