Analysis and Design of Modified Incremental Conductance-Based MPPT Algorithm for Photovoltaic System

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Nadjiha Hadjidj
Meriem Benbrahim
Djamel Ounnas
Leila Hayet Mouss


This study discusses the design of the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) technique for photovoltaic (PV) systems employing a modified incremental conductance (IncCond) algorithm to extract maximum power from a PV module. A PV module, a DC-DC converter, and a resistive load constitute the PV system. In the scientific literature, it is well-documented that typical MPPT algorithms have significant drawbacks, such as fluctuations around the MPP and poor tracking during a sudden change in atmospheric conditions. To solve the deficiencies of conventional methodology, a novel modified IncCond method is proposed in this study. The simulation results demonstrate that the updated IncCond algorithm presented allows for less oscillation around the maximum power point (MPP), a rapid dynamic response, and superior performance.

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N. . Hadjidj, M. . Benbrahim, D. . Ounnas, and L. H. . Mouss, “Analysis and Design of Modified Incremental Conductance-Based MPPT Algorithm for Photovoltaic System”, J. Ren. Energies, vol. 25, no. 2, pp. 187 -, Dec. 2022.


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