Analysis and Design of Photovoltaic Pumping System based on Nonlinear Speed Controller

  • Fouad Zebiri Faculty of Sciences & Technology, Bordj Bou Arreridj University.
  • Abdelhalim Kessal Faculty of Sciences & Technology, Bordj Bou Arreridj University.
  • Lazhar Rahmani Laboratoire d’automatique, University of Setif 1
  • Ali Chebabhi Faculty of Sciences & Technology, Bordj Bou Arreridj University. ICEPS Laboratory. Djillali Liabes University of Sidi Bel-Abbes.


This paper presents an analysis by which the dynamic performances of a permanent magnet brushless DC (PMBLDC)motor is controlled through a hysteresis current loop and an outer speed loop with different controllers. Thedynamics of the photovoltaic pumping drive system with sliding mode speed controllers are presented. The proposedstructure is comprised of a photovoltaic generator associated to a DC-DC converter controlled by fuzzy logicto ensure maximum power point tracking. The PWM signals are generated by the interaction of the motor speedclosed-loop system and the current hysteresis. The motor reference current is compared with the motor speedfeedback signal. The considered model has been implemented in the Matlab /Simpower environment. The resultsshow the effectiveness of the proposed method in increasing the performance of the water pumping system.


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How to Cite
ZEBIRI, Fouad et al. Analysis and Design of Photovoltaic Pumping System based on Nonlinear Speed Controller. Journal of Power Technologies, [S.l.], v. 96, n. 1, p. 40--48, apr. 2016. ISSN 2083-4195. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 26 july 2021.
Renewable and Sustainable Energy


Photovoltaic, Permanent magnet brushless DC (PMBLDC) motor, MPPT, Speed control, Fuzzy, Sliding Mode

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