High Efficiency Residential Photovoltaic system

Student thesis: Master thesis (including HD thesis)

  • Cam Pham
4. term, Energy Engineering, Master (Master Programme)
In this report a novel high efficiency topology has been proposed,
which is using low voltage switches and manage
bidirectional power flow in 700V applications.
A methodology has been established to perform analytic
calculations of power losses.
A thermal model in Plecs has been created to predict the
losses.
As the result, the simulation confirms the analytical calculations,
the worst case efficiency is 97% at 3 kW in boost
mode and 98:3% in buck mode.
The converter has been designed and built. Due to time
constraint the verification of high efficiency is postponed to
after the report submit.
LanguageEnglish
Publication date1 Feb 2012
Number of pages56
ID: 60643370