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PHOTOVOLTAIC PUMPING SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES TRENDS

@article{Moussi2003PHOTOVOLTAICPS,
  title={PHOTOVOLTAIC PUMPING SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES TRENDS},
  author={Ammar Moussi and A. Saadi and Achour Betka and Gregory M. Asher},
  journal={LARHYSS Journal},
  year={2003},
  volume={2},
  pages={127-150}
}
This paper has reviewed the principle research activity in photovoltaic pumping systems over the past decades. Prior to the common use of power converters, the principle problem was the to find the best matching of DC motors connected directly to the PV array and, naturally such systems were very sub-optimal in that they were unable to utilise the PV capacity. The use of power converters has allowed the extra freedom to exploit the maximum energy capture from the PV arrays. Much of the research… Expand
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