The MPPT Command for a PV System Comparative Study: Fuzzy Control Based on Logic with the Command “P&O”

  • Aicha DjalabEmail author
  • Mohamed Mounir Rezaoui
  • Ali Teta
  • Mohamed Boudiaf
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems book series (LNNS, volume 62)


The photovoltaic system is able to provide a maximum power to the load to a point of particular operation which is usually called as the maximum point of power (MPP); thus, it is important to use a maximum power point trackers (MPPT) to achieve the photovoltaic maximum power nevertheless the unsteady environmental conditions. The (P&O) algorithm has used to be a classical solution for the purpose of tracking the maximum power, however, there are several drawbacks in this technique such as it causes an oscillation nearby the maximum power point. To overcome the existing problems in the classical method a lot of researches have been done.

This article provides an intelligent method to improve and optimize the performance of the maximum power point tracker associated with the PV array with the help of fuzzy logic technology, as well as compare its behavior by report has other techniques (P&O) used in the photovoltaic systems controls. The simulation results are developed under MATLAB/Simulink software. An extensive simulation have been done and compared with the traditional (P&O) technique under various climatic conditions to provide the effectiveness of the proposed controller.


The PV system Maximum power point tracking MPPT The perturbation and observation (P&O) Fuzzy logic controller (FLC) Matlab/Simulink 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Aicha Djalab
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed Mounir Rezaoui
    • 1
  • Ali Teta
    • 1
  • Mohamed Boudiaf
    • 1
  1. 1.Applied Automation and Industrial Diagnostics LaboratoryDjelfa UniversityDjelfaAlgeria

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