1st Edition

Grid Integration of Solar Photovoltaic Systems

By Majid Jamil, M Rizwan, D P Kothari Copyright 2018
    272 Pages 173 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book covers the various aspects of solar photovoltaic systems including measurement of solar irradiance, solar photovoltaic modules, arrays with MATLAB implementation, recent MPPT techniques, latest literature of converter design (with MATLAB Simulink models), energy storage for PV applications, balance of systems, grid integration of PV systems, PV system protection, economics of grid connected PV system and system yield performance using PV system. Challenges, issues and solutions related to grid integration of solar photovoltaic systems are also be dealt with.

    1. Exposure to Renewable Energy Sources

    2. Electrical Fundamentals

    3. Measurement and Estimation of Solar Irradiance

    4. Solar Photovoltaic Cells, Modules, and Arrays

    5. Maximum Power Point Tracking Techniques and Charge Controllers

    6. Converter Design

    7. Energy Storage for PV Applications

    8. Mounting Structure

    9. Balance of Systems

    10. Site Selection and Assessment

    11. Grid Integration of PV Systems

    12. PV System Protection

    13. Economics of Grid-Connected PV Systems

    14. System Yield and Performance

    15. Design of Transformers, Inductors, and Filters for PV Applications




    Dr. D. P. Kothari is presently Director Research of S.B.Jain Institute of Technology, Management and Research, Nagpur. He obtained his B.E. (Electrical) in 1967, M.E. (Power Systems) in 1969 and Ph.D. in 1975 from BITS, Pillani, Rajasthan. From 1969 to 1977, he was involved in teaching and development of several courses at BITS Pillani. Earlier Dr. Kothari served as Vice Chancellor, VIT, Vellore, Director in-charge and Deputy Director (Administration) as well as Head in the Centre of Energy Studies at Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and as Principal, VRCE, Nagpur. He was visiting professor at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia