Photovoltaic Emulator


V. Shashank
T. Srinivas Reddy
P. S. Kulkarni


In order to facilitate the testing of PV systems, PV panels are required and it is necessary to connect them in different configurations to get the required output voltage and power. The output of PV panels depends on environmental factors like insolation, temperature, inclination of the panel, partial shading, etc. hence it is difficult to maintain and reproduce the same characteristics of PV panel. Therefore PV emulator is required to maintain and reproduce the same characteristics irrespective of weather conditions to facilitate the testing of PV systems. The aim of this paper is to design a controlled DC-DC converter which acts as PV emulator


How to Cite
Shashank, V., Srinivas Reddy, T., & Kulkarni, P. S. (2015). Photovoltaic Emulator. Power Research - A Journal of CPRI, 375–382. Retrieved from


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