Power Electronics in Hybrid Renewable Energies Systems

  • Djamila RekiouaEmail author
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This chapter is devoted to power electronics in hybrid renewable energy systems. Renewable energy generators are almost always associated with power electronics. The configuration of a hybrid system essentially depends on the choice of static converters, which in general, depends on the nature of the source and of the load. Indeed, for a DC bus architecture, all generators must be connected in series with the inverter in order to supply alternative loads. On the other hand, in the case of an AC bus configuration, each converter will be associated with its generator in such a way as to supply the load independently and simultaneously with the other converters. In the mixed DC/AC configuration, the converters located between two can be replaced by a bidirectional converter. The different structures of converters used in wind and photovoltaic systems are presented. Some applications are given under MATLAB/Simulink. The different converters used in photovoltaic, wind power and storage systems are presented with some examples under MATLAB/Simulink, as well as some control techniques applied to static converters.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.L.T.I.I LaboratoryUniversity of BejaiaBejaiaAlgeria

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