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Simulation of a-Si PV System Linked to the Grid by DC Boost and Three-Level Inverter Under Cloud Scope

  • L. Fialho
  • R. MelícioEmail author
  • V. M. F. Mendes
  • M. Collares-Pereira
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 450)

Abstract

This paper is about a PV system linked to the electric grid through power converters under cloud scope. The PV system is modeled by the five parameters equivalent circuit and a MPPT procedure is integrated into the modeling. The modeling for the converters models the association of a DC-DC boost with a three-level inverter. PI controllers are used with PWM by sliding mode control associated with space vector modulation controlling the booster and the inverter. A case study addresses a simulation to assess the performance of a PV system linked to the electric grid. Conclusions regarding the integration of the PV system into the electric grid are presented.

Keywords

PV system DC-DC boost Three-level inverter Simulation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Fialho
    • 1
    • 2
  • R. Melício
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • V. M. F. Mendes
    • 2
    • 3
  • M. Collares-Pereira
    • 2
  1. 1.IDMEC/LAETA, Instituto Superior TécnicoUniversidade de LisboaLisbonPortugal
  2. 2.Universidade de ÉvoraÉvoraPortugal
  3. 3.Instituto Superior of Engenharia de LisboaLisbonPortugal

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