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Modular Hybrid Energy Concept Employing a Novel Control Structure Based on a Simple Analog System

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Author keywords
DC-DC power converters, photovoltaic systems, analog circuits, wind energy, hybrid power systems

References keywords
power(24), energy(11), system(7), wind(6), maximum(6), grid(6), point(5), photovoltaic(5), control(5), tracking(4)
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Date of Publication: 2016-05-31
Volume 16, Issue 2, Year 2016, On page(s): 3 - 10
ISSN: 1582-7445, e-ISSN: 1844-7600
Digital Object Identifier: 10.4316/AECE.2016.02001
Web of Science Accession Number: 000376996100001
SCOPUS ID: 84974829731

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This paper proposes a novel control topology which enables the setup of a low cost analog system leading to the implementation of a modular energy conversion system. The modular concept is based on hybrid renewable energy (solar and wind) and uses high voltage inverters already available on the market. An important feature of the proposed topology is a permanently active current loop, which assures short circuit protection and simplifies the control loops compensation. The innovative analogue solution of the control structure is based on a dedicated integrated circuit (IC) for power factor correction (PFC) circuits, used in a new configuration, to assure an efficient inverter start-up. The energy conversion system (control structure and maximum power point tracking algorithm) is simulated using a new macromodel-based concept, which reduces the usual computational burden of the simulator and achieves high processing speed. The proposed novel system is presented in this article from concept, through the design and implementation stages, is verified through simulation and is validated by experimental results.

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