Control of a Proportional Resonant Current Controller Based Photovoltaic Power System

  • Soukaina EssaghirEmail author
  • Mohamed Benchagra
  • Noureddine El Barbri
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 912)


This paper presents a power factor control of PV system connected to the grid. A Proportional-Resonant (PR) controller is used for replacing the conventional Proportional-Integral (PI) controller in this system. By comparison with the conventional PI control method, the PR control can introduce an infinite gain at the fundamental frequency and hence can achieve zero steady-state error. In order to examine the effectiveness of the suggested control, a simulation using the Matlab/Simulink software has been done and it’s concluded from the simulation results that the presented control by using the PR controller can be able to maintain maximum active power and to keep always a unity power factor despite variation load.


PV system Proportional Resonant PR Proportional Integral PI VSI Unity power factor Grid 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Soukaina Essaghir
    • 1
    Email author
  • Mohamed Benchagra
    • 1
  • Noureddine El Barbri
    • 1
  1. 1.ISERT LaboratoryUniv Hassan 1, ENSAKhouribgaMorocco

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