Study and Simulation of a Shunt Active Power Filter powered by a Photovoltaic Source Controlled by Sliding Mode

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Abdelkader Morsli
Noureddine Ould Cherchali
Amel Abbadi
Abderrezak Gacemi
Mohamed Khelil Cherfi
Abdelhalim Tlemçani


The development of energies from renewable sources and the increase in electricity consumption will require new solutions to maintain the levels of service, quality of voltage and availability of electricity networks. A tailor made role for power electronics. The objective of this work on this paper is the remediation of the problem caused by the injection of harmonics discharged by the non-linear load (i.e. by the rectifier in our case). This remediation consists in reducing as much as possible the impurities diffused in the electrical network. For this we used a Shunt Active Power Filter (SAPF) as a perfect solution by eliminating all harmonics one by one. In this article, we have proposed a control technique on the voltage inverter, it is the technique "Synchronous Reference Frame -SRF" and an MPPT regulator on the photovoltaic generator which is used as a continuous source of the SAPF, it is the “Sliding Mode Control- SMC” technique. The simulation results obtained under MATLAB / Simulink clearly showed us that the system sizing choices, as well as the control techniques are efficient and according to the international standard recommendations IEEE519-92 (The total Harmonic Distortion is less than 5 percent).

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A. Morsli, N. Ould Cherchali, A. Abbadi, A. Gacemi, M. K. Cherfi, and A. Tlemçani, “Study and Simulation of a Shunt Active Power Filter powered by a Photovoltaic Source Controlled by Sliding Mode”, J. Ren. Energies, vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 45 -, Jun. 2022.


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