Analysis and design of power management scheme for an on-board solar energy storage system

W. Jiang, F.Y. Yu, Z.Y. Lin, G.F. Wu, H. Chen, S. Hashimoto

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This paper investigates the power management issues in a mobile solar energy storage system. A multi-converter based energy storage system is proposed, in which solar power is the primary source while the grid or the diesel generator is selected as the secondary source. The existence of the secondary source facilitates the battery state of charge detection by providing a constant battery charging current. Converter modeling, multi-converter control system design, digital implementation and experimental verification are introduced and discussed in details. The prototype experiment indicates that the converter system can provide a constant charging current during solar converter maximum power tracking operation, especially during large solar power output variation, which proves the feasibility of the proposed design.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publication2014 International Power Electronics Conference, IPEC-Hiroshima - ECCE Asia 2014
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)978-1-4799-2705-0
Publication statusPublished - 2014
Event7th International Power Electronics Conference - Hiroshima, Japan
Duration: 18 May 201421 May 2014


Conference7th International Power Electronics Conference
Abbreviated titleIPEC-Hiroshima - ECCE Asia 2014

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