Review and comparison of high efficiency high power boost DC/DC converters for photovoltaic applications
Recent environmental issues have accelerated the use of more efficient and energy saving technologies in renewable energy systems. High power high efficiency boost DC/DC converters for the use in photovoltaic, fuel cell systems are discussed in this paper from the viewpoint of power losses and efficiency. State of the art converters with switching frequency within the range of 25 kHz with IGBTs to 100 kHz with power MOSFETs and the highest efficiency close to 98%, depending on the load conditions, is considered. A comparison and discussion of the highest efficiency high power DC/DC boost converters is also presented in this paper.
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