Posts tagged with: Capacitors

Six-Switch Step-Up Common-Grounded Five-Level Inverter With Switched-Capacitor Cell for Transformerless Grid-Tied PV Applications

Authors: Reza Barzegarkhoo, Yam. P. Siwakoti, Naser Vosoughi, and Frede Blaabjerg
Photovoltaic (PV) string inverters with transformerless grid-connected architecture are the most commonly used solar converters owing to their appliance-friendly and cost-effective benefits. A novel circuit configuration for these converters is presented in this study, which …

Modular Multilevel Converters: Recent Achievements and Challenges

Authors: Marcelo A. Perez; Salvador Ceballos; Georgios Konstantinou; Josep Pou; Ricardo P. Aguilera
Extended Abstract:
The modular multilevel converter (MMC) is currently one of the power converter topologies, which has largely increased its research and development worldwide. Its features, such as high quality of voltages and …