Designing a Fuzzy-PI Controller of a Stand-Alone Wind Energy Conversion System for MPPT

  • Fatima Ezzahra TahiriEmail author
  • Khalid Chikh
  • Mohamed Khafallah
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Intelligent Transportation and Infrastructure book series (LNITI)


This chapter presents the design and simulation of Fuzzy Proportional Integral (PI) controller used to maximize the power transfer of a standalone Wind Energy Conversion System (WECS). The Fuzzy-PI controller, applied to WECS for MPPT, improves well the system performance in comparison with the classical PI controller. Indeed, this proposed controller allows to obtain a good responses by adjusting the Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator’s (PMSG) rotor speed under variation of the wind speed. The computer simulation results, in Matlab/Simulink environment, presented in this paper, show the effectiveness and the good performances of the proposed designed system.


Fuzzy-PI controller Classical PI controller WECS PMSG MPPT 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Fatima Ezzahra Tahiri
    • 1
    Email author
  • Khalid Chikh
    • 1
    • 2
  • Mohamed Khafallah
    • 1
  1. 1.Energy and Electrical Systems LaboratoryHassan II University-ENSEMCasablancaMorocco
  2. 2.Engineering and Applied Technologies LaboratorySultan Moulay Slimane University-ESTBéni MellalMorocco

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