Volume 7, Issue 1, March 2019, Page: 1-7
Performance Optimization and Modelization of a Photovoltaic Pumping System
Mohamed El Mamy Mohamed Mahmoud, Applied Research Laboratory for Renewable Energies, Mauritania University of Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania; Unit of Electromechanical Research, Institute Superior of Technological Education, Rosso, Mauritania; Laboratory of Semiconductor and Solar Energy, University of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Jeyid Yacoub El Moubarrack, Irrigation Laboratory and Salinity Management, Institute Superior of Technological Education, Rosso, Mauritania
Chighali Ehssein, Unit of Electromechanical Research, Institute Superior of Technological Education, Rosso, Mauritania
Ahmed Mohamed Yahya, Applied Research Laboratory for Renewable Energies, Mauritania University of Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Abdel Kader Mahmoud, Applied Research Laboratory for Renewable Energies, Mauritania University of Nouakchott, Nouakchott, Mauritania
Issakha Youm, Laboratory of Semiconductor and Solar Energy, University of Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Received: Feb. 16, 2019;       Accepted: Mar. 28, 2019;       Published: May 23, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ajee.20190701.11      View  228      Downloads  32
Abstract
The photovoltaic (PV) pumping system is a widely used application in Mauritania to ensure the water supply in rural area for populations needs. The system is composed of a PV generator, a DC/DC converter, a DC/AC inverter, a BLDC motor and a centrifugal pump. Study in this article we study with simulation in Matlab/ Simulink environment the performances of the PV pumping system taking into account the climate parameters (solar irradiance, and ambient temperature), and the effect of the total manometric head (HMT) on the pumped flow rate. In addition it also counted the electrical energy and flow rate of the each climatic parameter. Two mathematical motor –pump models for PV application, were proposed in this article to contribute in the studies of PV pumping sizing. These models link directly the operating current to the voltage and electrical power to the flow rate of the pump versus total head.
Keywords
Generator Photovoltaic, System, Power, Converter, Motor-pump, Flow Rate, Total Manometric Head (HMT)
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Mohamed El Mamy Mohamed Mahmoud, Jeyid Yacoub El Moubarrack, Chighali Ehssein, Ahmed Mohamed Yahya, Abdel Kader Mahmoud, Issakha Youm, Performance Optimization and Modelization of a Photovoltaic Pumping System, American Journal of Energy Engineering. Vol. 7, No. 1, 2019, pp. 1-7. doi: 10.11648/j.ajee.20190701.11
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