Power Quality Improvement in a PV Based EV Charging Station Interfaced with Three Phase Grid

Also Available Domains Power Quality|Electrical Vehicles

Project Code :TEPGPS713


The main objective of this project is the power quality improvement in a solar photovoltaic (PV) array generation based EV (Electrical Vehicle) charging station.


In this project, the power quality improvement in a solar photovoltaic (PV) array generation based EV (Electrical Vehicle) charging station. This charging station is capable of operating in standalone mode and charging the EV battery with the power generated by a PV array. Moreover, it also interfaces with the utility and feeds it the remaining power. Another advantage of the charging station is the compensation of the reactive power for the improvement of the grid power quality. The charging station serves the following purposes (i) harmonics current compensation, (ii) EV battery charging/discharging control, (iii) simultaneous EV battery charging and harmonics current compensation and (iv) simultaneous discharging and harmonics current compensation. The charging station is controlled in such a manner that it operates satisfactorily even under the unbalance grid voltages and total harmonics distortion of the grid currents is reduced below 5%. The control strategy is designed in such a manner that the charging station operates in grid connected mode. However, if the charging station loses the synchronism, then it operates in standalone mode and PV array charges the EV battery. A synchronization control is also developed to connect the system to the grid, when it is available. The simulation results can be evaluated by using Matlab/Simulink Software.

Keywords: EV charging station, DC-DC bidirectional converter, power quality, solar photovoltaic, VSC.

NOTE: Without the concern of our team, please don't submit to the college. This Abstract varies based on student requirements.

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Software Configuration:

Operating System :  Windows 7/8/10

Application Software :  Matlab/Simulink

Hardware Configuration:

RAM :  8 GB

Processor :  I3 / I5(Mostly prefer)

Learning Outcomes

·         Introduction to Matlab/Simulink

·         What is EISPACK & LINPACK

·         How to start with MATLAB

·         About Matlab language

·         About tools & libraries

·         Application of Matlab/Simulink

·         About Matlab desktop

·         Features of Matlab/Simulink

·         Basics on Matlab/Simulink

  •          Introduction to Electrical machines
  •          Introduction to Renewable Energy Sources
  •         Introduction to Solar Power System
  •          Introduction to permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM)
  •         Introduction to MPPT.
  •          Design of  adaptive hybrid generalized integrator (AHGI) sliding mode observer (SMO)
  •          Introduction to Pulse Width Modulation (PWM),
  •         Design of Solar Panel.
  •          Introduction to open loop and closed loop control system
  •         Introduction to bidirectional converter
  •         Introduction to Voltage Source Converters (VSC)
  •          We can learn about OFF board charger
  •          We can learn about different types of loads.
  •          We can learn about Mathematical model of Solar panel

·         Project Development Skills:

o   Problem analyzing skills

o   Problem solving skills

o   Creativity and imaginary skills

o   Programming skills

o   Deployment

o   Testing skills

o   Debugging skills

o   Project presentation skills

o   Thesis writing skills

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