Pattern Search algorithm for the Maximum Power Point Tracking in Photovoltaic System

Noureddine BARKA, Djillani BENATTOUS, Yacine LABBI


The aim of this paper is to present an intelligent control method for the maximum power point tracking (MPPT) of photovoltaic system under different climatic conditions with regard to temperature and irradiation. A Pattern Search algorithm (PS) is suggested to be combined with the maximum power point tracker as a strategic optimization for the photovoltaic panel. The voltaic system is composed of a solar panel and PS MPP tracker and it is simulated and evaluated. The system has shown a better performance as well as the effectiveness of PS MPP in terms of getting maximum energy production despite the changing climate conditions.


Photovoltaic system; power; MPPT;Pattern Search algorithm (PS); Optimization;

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