Quasi Z-source NPC inverter for PV application

Effah, Francis Boafo and Wheeler, Patrick and Watson, Alan James and Clare, Jon C. (2017) Quasi Z-source NPC inverter for PV application. In: 2017 IEEE PES‐IAS PowerAfrica Conference, 27-30 June 2017, Accra, Ghana.

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Abstract

This paper presents the operating principles and modified space vector modulation strategy for a three-phase quasi Z-source neutral point clamped inverter for solar photovoltaic applications. This topology combines the advantages of the neutral point clamped and quasi Z-source inverters. These advantages include single-stage buck-boost power conversion, continuous input current, and low voltage stress of switches. Simulation results are presented to verify the presented concepts.

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Keywords: Buck-boost; Quasi Z-source network; Single-stage; Neutral point clamped; Space vector modulation
Schools/Departments: University of Nottingham, UK > Faculty of Engineering > Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
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Depositing User: Burns, Rebecca
Date Deposited: 21 Mar 2018 13:49
Last Modified: 23 Mar 2018 07:37
URI: http://eprints.nottingham.ac.uk/id/eprint/50566

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