Maximum Power Point Tracking Using Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Cuk Converter

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Volume-67 Issue-11
Year of Publication : 2019
Authors : P.Prakash, M.Vigneshkumar, A.Vinothkumar, R.Thirumoorthy
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V67I11P201


MLA Style: P.Prakash, M.Vigneshkumar, A.Vinothkumar, R.Thirumoorthy  "Maximum Power Point Tracking Using Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Cuk Converter" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology 67.11 (2019):1-7.

APA Style:P.Prakash, M.Vigneshkumar, A.Vinothkumar, R.Thirumoorthy. Maximum Power Point Tracking Using Fuzzy Logic Controller Based Cuk Converter  International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 67(11),1-7.

The need for renewable energy sources is increases at present scenario because of the acute energy crisis. India plans to produce 20 Gigawatts Solar power by the year 2020, whereas we have only realized less than half a Gigawatts of our potential as of 31st October 2019. Solar energy is a vital untapped resource in a tropical country like ours. The main hindrance for the penetration and reach of solar PV systems is their low efficiency and high capital cost. In our project we examine a schematic to extract maximum obtainable solar power from a PV module using Fuzzy logic algorithm technique to obtain maximum efficiency and it is used to control the duty cycle of Cuk converter. DC to DC power electronic Cuk converter which is used to convert DC voltage from one level to another level without using transformer. Cuk converter can step up or step down the voltage according to application though Cuk converter has an inverted output but with suitable connection it provides zero ripple output voltage.


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Cuk Converter, MPPT, Fuzzy Logic Controller, DC-DC Converter.