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Design of Hybrid Power System using PV and Piezoelectric Energy Harvester

Sanan Afridi  and Dr. Abdul Basit

Vol. 10, Issue 03 PP. 16-21, March 2023


Keywords: Solar panel, Piezoelectric transducer, Battery, Voltage source inverter, Grid

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Now a days modern power system gradually prefers renewable energy resources. Conventional energy resources involves issues related environmental pollution and its reserves are also diminishing whereas demand for energy is rising daily. Whereas share of renewable energy in power industry is increasing because they are affordable, reliable, clean and available in large quantity. Renewable energy resources are intermittent in nature. So, to make power system more reliable combination of both piezoelectric transducers and solar panel are used to generate sufficient energy. Solar panels output is first given to DC-DC Boost Converter through maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithm. Piezoelectric generator gives AC output so it is desired to rectify this output to get DC. Both sources are then connected in parallel which charges/discharges through a bi-directional DC-DC converter. Battery is connected with the system. The overall DC output is converted to AC through voltage source inverter (VSI) for grid connection and vice versa. The main purpose to design such kind of power system is to generate electricity from renewable energy resources which will be more reliable.

  1. Sanan Afridi,, Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (CAS-E), Department of Electrical Energy System, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.
  2. Abdul Basit,, Center for Advanced Studies in Energy (CAS-E), Department of Electrical Energy System, University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan.

Sanan Afridi and Dr. Abdul Basit Design of Hybrid Power System using PV and Piezoelectric Energy Ha Vol. 10 Issue 03 PP. 16-21 March 2023.

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