Design methodology applied to Photovoltaic System with Inductor Tapped Topology



Photovoltaic system, inverter converter with tapped, MIC


In order to transform DC in AC ready to be delivered to the electrical-grid, the concept of AC Module is typically applied; however, the use of this scheme, presented are some quality problems in the generation of energy, as, voltage gain low, high THD and low conversion efficiency. As a solution, a tapped-inductor topology is proposed to design an inverter into a Module Integrated Converter (MIC). The proposed converter and its control system are evaluated by simulations. The simulation results were verified using an 80 watts prototype, which is the maximum power rating for a single photovoltaic module, in the obtained experimental results can be appreciated that the prototype working in a real photovoltaic system: increases the voltage gain, increases the efficiency and reduces the harmonic distortion with respect to a traditional converter.

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Author Biographies

Juan Carlos Yris-Pastor, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco

División Académica de Ingeniería y Arquitectura (DAIA)

Jorge Hugo Calleja-Gjumlich, Centro Nacional de Investigación y Desarrollo Tecnológico

Departamento de Ingeniería ElectrónicaDepartamento de Ingeniería Electrónica

Leobardo Hernández-González, Instituto Politécnico Nacional

Profesor a tiempo completo,Departamento de Electrónica, Escuela Superior de Ingeniería Mecánica y Eléctrica (ESIME)

José Armando Olmos-López, Universidad Juárez Autónoma de Tabasco

División Académica de Ingeniería y Arquitectura (DAIA)


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Yris-Pastor, J. C., Calleja-Gjumlich, J. H., Hernández-González, L., & Olmos-López, J. A. (2014). Design methodology applied to Photovoltaic System with Inductor Tapped Topology. Revista Facultad De Ingeniería Universidad De Antioquia, (74), 9–22. Retrieved from

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