Seminar No: LEE-5042

Power Electronics for Photovoltaics

Power Electronics for Photovoltaics

  • You will gain comprehensive information about the state of technology as well as latest results from research and development.

  • The programme structure and the seminar venue best ensure exchange of views between participants and presenters.

  • The detailed seminar proceedings with all talks will be handed over at the start of the conference and will serve you well as reference works.

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Teilnehmerkreis

Planners, producers, engineers and scientists active in power
electronics for renewable energies, manufacturers and suppliers of power electronic systems and energy storage technology, energy consultants and suppliers.

Fachliche Leitung

Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

Head of Group Advanced Devices and Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Prof. Burger offers this seminar since 2006. His research and development acivities focus on power electronics and digital controls for photovoltaics and battery systems.

Besides research and lecturing on Power Electronics and Renewable Energies he supports standardisation committees like DKE on new standards for photovoltaics.

Ihre Referenten

Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

Head of Group Advanced Devices and Technologies, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Felix Eger

Group Sustainable Grids and Power Plants, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Corentin Gasser

Team Advanced Devices and High Efficiency Converters, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Andreas Hensel

Head of Team Advanced Devices and High-Efficiency Converters, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Sönke Rogalla

Head of Group Sustainable Grids and Power Plants, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Dr. Heribert Schmidt

Senior Scientist and Fellow, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Dr. Christoph Siedle

Team Modelling and Control of Converter Systems, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

Prof. Dr. Alexander Stadler

Coburg University, Coburg

Dr. Olivier Stalter

Head of Department Power Electronics, Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems ISE, Freiburg, Germany

 

 

Programm

1st Day
09:00 – 17:45 hrs

Welcome Address

Bernd Porzelius, Head of Department OTTI-Academy/Deputy Head of OTTI e.V., Regensburg, Germany

1.    Power Electronics for Photovoltaics – Review

Market data, PV electricity production
Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

2.    New Power Semiconductors

SiC and GaN power transistors and diodes, gate drivers, applications and challenges of the new technologies
Andreas Hensel

3.    Power Inductors

Electrical properties of chokes, losses, parasitic properties, core materials and their properties, shapes, design procedures, winding types, thermal design and simulation
Prof. Dr. Alexander Stadler

4.    Module Integrated Electronics

Active bypass diodes, DC/DC-converters, micro inverters, comparison of central, string and micro inverter concepts
Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

5.    Single Phase String Inverters

Basic requirements, circuits, efficiency, development trends
Dr. Olivier Stalter

6.    Three Phase String Inverters

basic requirements, circuits, efficiency, development trends
Dr. Olivier Stalter

7.    Electromagnetic Compatibility  

European and CEC efficiency, electromagnetic sources of interference, filter components, measurement
Dr. Heribert Schmidt

19:30    Joint dinner with the possibility to discuss and to exchange experiences at Hotel Prinz-            regent an der Messe (self pay)

2nd Day
08:30 – 18:00 hrs

8.    Central Inverters and PV Power Plant Concepts

Basic requirements, circuits, efficiency, reliability, cooling, power plant concepts, development trends, system design of PV power plants
Sönke Rogalla

9.    Battery Chargers and Off-Grid Inverters

Battery charge regulators: series, shunt and MPP-regulators, circuits, trends; off-grid- inverters: requirements, circuits, efficiency
Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

10.    Grid-connected Battery Systems

Residential battery systems for PV self-consumption, central battery systems for grid support, delivery of active and reactive power, compensation of harmonics
Dr. Olivier Stalter

11.    Feedback Control Systems for Power Electronics

Modelling of controlled systems, controller types, cascaded control, state control, dimensioning of controller parameters, control of DC/DC converters and DC/AC inverters, different types of PLLs
Dr. Christoph Siedle, Corentin Gasser

12.    Microgrids and PV-Diesel Systems

Definition of microgrids; control modes for microgrids; droop control for active and reactive power; hybrid systems; voltage and frequency control of diesel generators; development trends
Sönke Rogalla

13.    Grid Codes for PV Inverters

International requirements, low voltage ride through (LVRT), inverter efficiency, harmonics, measurement results, field experience
Sönke Rogalla

14.    Interactions between Modules and Inverters

Surface polarization effect in high efficiency solar cells; degradation of Thin Film modules; DC voltage to ground of different inverter types; which inverter for which module type?
Dr. Heribert Schmidt

15.    PV System Technology

IV-Curves, MPP and DC voltage range, temperature behaviour, MPP-Tracking, ratio PV power to inverter power, losses due to PV oversizing, power limitation to 70%
Prof. Dr. Bruno Burger

16.    Circuits for Fire Safety

Methods and circuits for arc-fault detection; ground-fault protection; circuits for disconnection of modules and strings; rapid system shutdown; safety requirements
Dr. Heribert Schmidt, Felix Eger

Zimmerreservierung

NH Hotel Munich-Dornach

Einsteinring 20
85609 Aschheim-Dornach
Germany

Phone:    +49 89 940096-707
Email:     nhmuenchendornach@nh-hotels.com

Please book your accomodation as soon as possible by yourself.

Das Ambiente

Munich: The vivid capital of Bavaria close to the Alps gives you the chance to experience tradition and high-tech in one place.

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