Switched mode power conversion for alternative energy

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The solar power conditioning and the wind power conditioning systems are discussed in this paper. Various maximum power point tracking methods are examined. The power electronic converter topologies for power point tracking and voltage conversion are studied in this paper. Other power conditioning systems are also studied, including the inverter drives, battery charger and DC-DC and AC-AC power converters. This paper gives an overview of the recent development of the power converters and drive circuits in the area. Concentration has been put on different maximum power point tracking methods, and brief description of each type is shown.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-132
Number of pages8
JournalKongzhi Lilun Yu Yingyong/Control Theory and Applications
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Feb 2008


  • Alternative energy
  • Maximum power point tracking
  • Switched mode power conversion

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Control and Systems Engineering


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