Wind - Battery Hybrid System with Maximum Power Point Extraction for Residential Loads


Siddharth Joshi
Vivek Pandya
Bhavesh Bhalja


This paper proposes a hybrid wind (of 28 kW)generation system for standalone application with battery backup of 4.5 kW. This system is useful where grid connection is not viable and costly; particularly in the remote area. To enhance the performance of the proposed hybrid scheme, maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithm is implemented using DC-DC boost converter. The performance of the proposed system has been validated on an equivalent electrical load of the order of 17 kW using permutations and combinations of various types of residential load. Its performance has also been evaluated for extreme operating conditions of radiation levels, wind speeds and load switching events along with variation in climate conditions. The simulation results clearly indicate that the proposed hybrid wind battery satisfy the power demand and regulate the DC bus voltage as per IEEE 1250 standard.


How to Cite
Joshi, S., Pandya, V., & Bhalja, B. (2016). Wind - Battery Hybrid System with Maximum Power Point Extraction for Residential Loads. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 12(2), 251–260. Retrieved from


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