Power Electronics for Solar and Wind Energy Conversion Systems

Power Electronics for Solar and Wind Energy Conversion Systems

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Authors: Felix Lobos, Edson Bim, Javier Pereda Torres
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168707

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Power Electronics for Solar and Wind Energy Conversion Systems is a comprehensive compilation of important developments from a holistic viewpoint that considers power electronics, machines, control and mechanical systems. The study of power electronics and its integration in different applications is covered through tutorials, exercises and simulation examples that help identify real-time, solution-based models on the proposed converter and controller designs for renewable energy sources. A comprehensive chapter is devoted to explaining controller design for power electronics systems and power converters design, providing engineers and researchers in all areas of power and renewable engineering the most advanced knowledge needed.

Key Features

  • Presents a compilation of all important topics for understanding wind and solar energy conversion
  • Provides support slides for course use and research learning
  • Includes step-by-step examples, simulations and exercises that will help readers apply advanced knowledge


Practicing electric, power and renewable engineers and graduate students, those with background in engineering or applied science

Table of Contents

  • Part I: Basic Concepts
    1. Production to renewable energies.
    2. Power electronics Devices
    3. Controller Design for Power Electronics Applications.
    4. Filter Design.
    5. Power Converters-Implementation issues.
    6. Exercises and Simulations

    Part II: Wind Energy Conversion
    1. Introduction to wind energy conversion
    2. Generators for Wind Energy Conversion
    3. Power Converters for Wind Energy Conversion
    4. Control Structures for Wind Energy Conversion
    5. Additional aspects
    6. Exercises and Simulations

    Part III: Solar Energy Conversion
    1. Introduction to solar energy conversion
    2. Power Converters for Solar Energy Conversion
    3. Control Structures for Solar Energy Conversion
    4. Additional aspects
    5. Exercises and Simulations

Product details

  • No. of pages: 450
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128168707

About the Authors

Felix Lobos

Dr.-Ing. Felix Rojas Lobos was born in Santiago, Chile. He received the B.Eng. and M.Sc. degrees in electrical engineering in 2009, from the Universidad de Santiago de Chile, Chile (awarded as the best graduated student). In 2016, he obtained his doctoral degree on power electronics from the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He also accomplished a 6 months internship at the Nottingham University, England. During his career, he has worked in research projects related to Active filter for railway Applications, Matrix Converters and Multilevel converters for distribution systems, with more than 10 publications in the last 5 years. Currently he is full time Assistant Professor at the University of Santiago, Chile. He is participating in several projects related to power converters for renewable energy systems and electromobility. His research interest includes multilevel converters for power network conditioning, solid state transformers and modulation strategies for power converters.

Affiliations and Expertise

Universidad de Santiago, Chile

Edson Bim

Edson Bim é engenheiro eletricista, mestre e doutor pela Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica da Unicamp. Professor da Faculdade de Engenharia Elétrica e Computação desde 1977, tem ministrado regularmente as disciplinas de graduação Princípios de Conversão Eletromecânica e Máquinas Elétricas e na pós-graduação, Acionamento Elétrico. Sua área de pesquisa é a de Controle de Máquinas Elétricas.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Energy and Systems, School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Campinas (Unicamp), Brasil

Javier Pereda Torres

Javier Pereda Torres works at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile in Chile.

Affiliations and Expertise

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile

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