Photovoltaic Cell with Shunt Active Power Filter for Harmonic Cancelation Using Modified PSO-Based PI Controller

  • Amba Subhadarshini Nayak
  • Devi Prasad Acharya
  • Subhashree ChoudhuryEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 665)


This chapter explains excellent performance of shunt active power filter (SAPF) integrated with photovoltaic source, for considerable energy management, harmonic alleviation, and reactive power recompense. The solar plant produces extreme or equal power essential to the load requirement, hence the coordination with grid is complex. The PV module is designed with INC-MPPT technology, and the shunt active power filter is connected at the AC side of the inverter integrated with a nonlinear load. Here, the shunt active power filter design depends on PI controller whose gains are selected arbitrary. In the first study, the total harmonic distortion (THD) is calculated with no filter and nonlinear load. Then, THD analysis is performed with SAPF. Further to pick up the recital of shunt active power filter, a new PSO optimization technique is applied to select the proper value of PI gains R and L of nonlinear load. The simulation result depicts that the optimized shunt active filter reduces harmonics to a great extent. The results of SAPF, PSO-SAPF, APSO-SAPF, and TCPSO-SAPF are compared.


SAPF Voltage-source inverter (VSI) INC-MPPT THD PSO APSO and TCPSO 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amba Subhadarshini Nayak
    • 1
  • Devi Prasad Acharya
    • 2
  • Subhashree Choudhury
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.IIITBhubaneswarIndia
  2. 2.Department of EEESiksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University)BhubaneswarIndia

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