Intelligent Control of a Photovoltaic Pumping System

A. Elgharbi, D. Mezghani, A. Mami


This paper presents the application of the Adaptive Neuro Fuzzy Inference System (ANFIS) to track the maximum power of a photovoltaic generator that feeds a motor-pump group unit through a Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) inverter powered by a Single Ended Primary Inductance Converter (SEPIC) installed in the laboratory. The ANFIS control is trained in different temperatures and irradiances and the maximum power point tracking system varies automatically the duty cycle of the SEPIC converter. The performance of the MPPT controller is tested in simulations in Matlab/Simulink.


PV pumping system; MPPT; SEPIC; ANFIS

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