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JOCET 2018 Vol.6(3): 213-218 ISSN: 1793-821X
DOI: 10.18178/JOCET.2018.6.3.462

Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a Photovoltaic System for a House in Qassim, Saudi Arabia

F. Alharbi Saif and M. T. Iqbal
Abstract—This study presents a dynamic modeling of a photovoltaic (PV) system for a residential application using Simulink. The PV system designed here consists of 56, 300W, 24 V PV modules, 52, 200Ahr, 12V batteries, a maximum power point tracking (MPPT) charge controller and an 11 kW inverter to power a house. This paper proposes a boost converter; (MPPT) to be applied to the system. Additionally, varying weather curves data were implemented in the design to simulate potential conditions, namely radiation and temperature. A step-up transformer is used to achieve the house required voltage. The simulation results prove that such a PV system would work smoothly without grid connection at a location such as Qassim, Saudi Arabia.

Index Terms—PV system, modeling, renewable energy, MPPT, solar energy.

The authors are with the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Memorial University, St. John’s, Canada (e-mail:{Sha603, Tariq}@mun.ca).

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Cite:F. Alharbi Saif and M. T. Iqbal, "Dynamic Modeling and Simulation of a Photovoltaic System for a House in Qassim, Saudi Arabia," Journal of Clean Energy Technologies vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 213-218, 2018.

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