Special Issue "Power Electronics for the Grid Integration of Photovoltaic Systems"

A special issue of Energies (ISSN 1996-1073). This special issue belongs to the section "Solar Energy and Photovoltaic Systems".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2021.

Special Issue Editor

Dr. Rasoul Shalchi Alishah
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Guest Editor
Department of Electronic Design (EKS), Mid Sweden University, Holmgatan, 852 30 Sundsvall, Sweden
Interests: power electronics; grid-connected converters; line voltage regulator; leakage current elimination in grid-connected PV arrays; model predictive controller

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The Guest Editor is inviting submissions to a Special Issue of Energies on the subject area of “Power Electronics for the Grid Integration of Photovoltaic Systems”. Improving the performance of grid-connected PV system using power electronics is one of the most important targets for researchers. Designing new power electronic topologies with improved parameters such circuit size, manufacturing cost, high-efficiency, reduced voltage on solid-state switches, and high voltage gain is recommended. The design of new modulation techniques for grid-connected inverters, elimination of leakage current in grid-connected PV arrays, MPPT and shading challenges in PV arrays are also very important for improving the performance of grid-connected PV arrays. Moreover, the application of power electronic switches and converters as line voltage regulators (LVR) to keep the voltage profile based on world standards is another challenge in grid-connected inverters.

This Special Issue will deal with novel power electronic topologies, modulation techniques, and different challenges in PV arrays, voltage profile in distribution systems, and so on. Topics of interest for publication include, but are not limited to the following:

  • New power electronic topologies in grid-connected applications (DC-DC converters, DC-AC converters, etc.).
  • Modulation techniques for grid-connected converters (Model predictive controller, Hysteresis controller, etc.).
  • Maximum power point tracking.
  • Leakage current elimination in grid-connected converters.
  • Shading challenge in grid-connected PV arrays.
  • Line voltage regulator in grid-connected PV arrays.
  • Reliability analysis of grid-connected converters.
Dr. Rasoul Shalchi Alishah
Guest Editor

Manuscript Submission Information

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Keywords

  • New power electronic topologies in grid-connected applications (DC-DC converters, DC-AC converters, etc.)
  • Modulation techniques for grid-connected converters (Model predictive controller, Hysteresis controller, etc.)
  • Maximum power point tracking
  • Leakage current elimination in grid-connected converters
  • Shading challenge in grid-connected PV arrays
  • Line voltage regulator in grid-connected applications
  • Reliability analysis of grid-connected converters

Published Papers

This special issue is now open for submission.
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