Application of Perturb and Observe Algorithm for MPPT Technique in Association with MP Controller for Reducing the THD of Grid Connected PV Systems

  • Sadasiva BeheraEmail author
  • Mayur Barman
  • N. B. Dev Choudhury
  • Satyaki Biswas
Conference paper
Part of the Learning and Analytics in Intelligent Systems book series (LAIS, volume 12)


This paper proposes a new strategy for reducing total harmonic distortion (THD) in photo voltaic (PV) systems. Here, the perturb and observe (P&O) algorithm is introduced for maximum power point tracking (MPPT) technique in association with a model predictive (MP) controller for reducing the THD of the PV Systems. The performance of the proposed P&O algorithm is validated by comparing the THD of the PV system with the conventional incremental conductance (IC) method for MPPT.


Perturb and observe algorithm MPPT MPC THD 



Authors would like to thank TEQIP III. NIT Silchar for all the supports for carrying out the presented work in this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Sadasiva Behera
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mayur Barman
    • 1
  • N. B. Dev Choudhury
    • 1
  • Satyaki Biswas
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical EngineeringNational Institute of Technology SilcharSilcharIndia

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