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Topology reconfiguration for optimization of photovoltaic array output

Published on Jun 1, 2016in Sustainable Energy, Grids and Networks
· DOI :10.1016/j.segan.2016.01.003
Henry Braun4
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(ASU: Arizona State University),
Santoshi T. Buddha3
Estimated H-index: 3
(ASU: Arizona State University)
+ 4 AuthorsDevarajan Srinivasan2
Estimated H-index: 2
(ASU: Arizona State University)
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Abstract
As more utility scale photovoltaic (PV) power plants are installed, there is a need to improve monitoring and management of PV arrays. A procedure is presented here for optimizing the electrical configuration of a PV array under a variety of operating conditions. Computer simulations and analysis with synthetic and real data are presented in this paper. The performance of the optimization system is evaluated for a variety of partial shading conditions using a SPICE circuit simulator. In general, a 4%–5% gain in power output is achievable by employing active switching in order to reconfigure the array’s electrical configuration.
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