The Dual-Mode Maximum Power Point Tracking Control Method Based on Improved Variable Step Size


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In the entire PV system, the maximum power point tracking (MPPT) has become an important part of the essential, the maximum power point tracking can improve the output power of photovoltaic power generation system as to improve the overall system power. Constant Voltage Tracking (CVT), Perturbation and Observation (P&O), incremental Conductivity, Short circuit control, Hysteresis comparing are the most commonly used methods. Due to a variety of methods have their advantages and disadvantages to each other, to improve efficiency, control accuracy, speed up the response, this paper, put up a program based on reforming the progress in dual-mode maximum power point tracking and this program can be faster and more accurate to find the maximum power point in the current environment, also reduce the oscillation near the maximum power point and improve the efficiency of solar photovoltaic grid-connected system.



Advanced Materials Research (Volumes 588-589)

Edited by:

Lawrence Lim




Q. P. Yuan et al., "The Dual-Mode Maximum Power Point Tracking Control Method Based on Improved Variable Step Size", Advanced Materials Research, Vols. 588-589, pp. 1624-1627, 2012

Online since:

November 2012




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