Paper: WRE-2014-02

Educational Lighting Smart Grid: Quasi-MPPT Solar Module using a Buck-Boost Converter

Authors: Gonzalez-Montoya, Marco Tulio   (ORCID:; Chavez-Cerna, Cesar Alejandro   (ORCID:

Abstract: The project’s goal is to learn about the construction and operation of a Maximum Power Point Tracking System connected to a Solar Panel, using a Buck-Boost Converter to deliver energy to a 48V DC bus. The Buck-Boost Converter has been chosen as the most appropriate topology from the point of operation of the Solar Panel regulation.  The implementation of MPPT algorithm has been done using a low cost MCU. This work has been done under the Mexican program Delfin 2014 ("Programa Interinstitucional para el Fortalecimiento de la Investigación y el Posgrado del Pacífico").

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Date: July 2014

Issue: 2

Keywords: Maximum Power Point Tracking, DC-to-DC Converters, Lighting Smart Grid, Solar Energy, Delfin program (Mexico).

Language: Spanish

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