Enhancement of operation efficiency of grid interconnected photovoltaic systems

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Photovoltaic (PV) generation is emerging as an important part of the electric energy system. Various interconnection and operation technologies are needed to accommodate the PV systems into power grid operation and control. Due to the volatility of PV power outputs, it is a challenging task to enhance the overall operational efficiency of grid interconnected PV systems. This paper presents a cross-entropy (CE) based technique to optimize the generation schedule of the grid interconnected PV systems incorporating the volatility of the PV power outputs. Numerical simulation results are presented to demonstrate the effectiveness of the proposed technique.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)6564-6566
Number of pages3
JournalThin Solid Films
Issue number22
Publication statusPublished - 2010 Sep 1



  • Cross-entropy
  • Energy conversion
  • Operational efficiency
  • Photovoltaic generation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Materials Chemistry
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Surfaces and Interfaces

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