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Digital Object Identifier (DOI) : 10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080832
Article Published in International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), Volume 8 Issue 8, 2017.
Abstract: This work aims to develop an accurate energy management strategy for a hybrid renewable energy system feeding a pumping station. A developed model under Simulink environment is used to compare the performance of the pumping system when it is only fed by a photovoltaic generator, by a hybrid photovoltaic and fuel cell system and finally by a hybrid photovoltaic, fuel cell and a supercapacitor system. The developed control strategy is based on Fuzzy Logic control technique. Several simulations in different dramatic scenarios of working conditions show that the developed control strategy brought major enhancements in system performance and that the use of the supercapacitor makes economic profits by reducing the fuel cell production during critical solar irradiation periods.
Houssem CHAOUALI, Hichem OTHMANI, Mohamed Selméne BEN YAHIA, Dhafer MEZGHANI and Abdelkader MAMI, “Energy Management Strategy of a PV/Fuel Cell/Supercapacitor Hybrid Source Feeding an off-Grid Pumping Station” International Journal of Advanced Computer Science and Applications(IJACSA), 8(8), 2017. http://dx.doi.org/10.14569/IJACSA.2017.080832