CPG-UVT-Based Grid-Connected PV System

  • Ravindra B. KuhadaEmail author
  • Bharti B. Parmar
  • Mahesh H. Pandya
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 604)


The paper presents a grid-connected PV system with the unit vector template method which is used to control the PV inverter. A control strategy, constant power generation is used to control the power of the PV system with a DC–DC converter while high PV penetration is being issued. Therefore, PV penetration is limited with the CPG control technique without using any extra requirement, e.g., extra grid or battery storage. With MATLAB/Simulink, simulation is carried out for a grid-connected PV system by constant power generation (active power control) and the unit vector template method is used as an inverter control technique for grid synchronizing.


PV (Photovoltaic) MPPT (Maximum power point tracking) CPG (Constant power generation) P&O (Perturb and Observe) UVT (Unit vector template) PCC (Point of common coupling) 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ravindra B. Kuhada
    • 1
    Email author
  • Bharti B. Parmar
    • 1
  • Mahesh H. Pandya
    • 1
  1. 1.Lukhdhrji Engineering CollegeMorbiIndia

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