Extremum Seeking and P&O Control Strategies for Achieving the Maximum Power for a PV Array

  • B. K. OubbatiEmail author
  • M. Boutoubat
  • M. Belkheiri
  • A. Rabhi
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The aim of this paper is to study and to compare between two control strategies for tracking the Maximum Power Point (MPP) for a photovoltaic (PV). The PV array is connected to the load through a boost converter. In fact, the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) is achieved by using two different methods for searching the Maximum Power point (MPP). These strategies methods are Perturb and observe (P&O) and Extremum Seeking Control (ESC). The aim goal of these strategies is to predict the maximum power point. Simulation results show the effectiveness of the control strategies applied to the studied system.


Extremum Seeking Control (ESC) Perturb and observe technique MPPT PV array 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. K. Oubbati
    • 1
    Email author
  • M. Boutoubat
    • 2
  • M. Belkheiri
    • 1
  • A. Rabhi
    • 3
  1. 1.LTSS LaboratoryLaghouat UniversityLaghouatAlgeria
  2. 2.LACoSERE Laboratory LaghouatUniversityLaghouatAlgeria
  3. 3.MIS LaboratoryPicardie UniversityAmiensFrance

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