Recreation of AC/AC Converter Utilizing Single Stage Grid Converter for Wave Energy Converter


  • S. Saravanan, V. S. Arulmurugan, Jagannath Jadhav, P. Sathiyamurthi, N. R. Nagarajan


AC/AC Converter, Grid Single Stage, Photovoltaic (PV)


A transformer less quadratic buck-boost converter specifically tailored for renewable energy applications. Conventional converters encounter limitations in terms of size, weight, and reliance on transformers, impeding their efficiency and applicability. To overcome these challenges, a novel converter topology is suggested. It offers a compact and lightweight design, enhanced efficiency, and improved power quality. The project commences with a comprehensive review of existing buck-boost converters and their relevance to renewable energy systems. Through this analysis, the shortcomings of conventional converters are identified. Subsequently, a transformer less quadratic buck­ boost converter is designed and studied, capitalizing on its versatility in accommodating various renewable energy sources such as photovoltaic (PV) systems, wind turbines, and fuel cells. Simulation studies are conducted to assess the performance of the proposed converter using advanced software tools. The results illustrate its superior efficiency and reduced losses, indicating enhanced overall system performance. To validate the feasibility of the design, a hardware prototype is developed and tested. Comparative analyses with existing transformer-based converters underscore the advantages of the transformer less design. In conclusion, the proposed transformer less quadratic buck-boost converter presents a promising solution for renewable energy applications. Its compact size, improved efficiency, and superior power quality make it an attractive option for harnessing energy from renewable.


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S. Saravanan. (2024). Recreation of AC/AC Converter Utilizing Single Stage Grid Converter for Wave Energy Converter. International Journal of Intelligent Systems and Applications in Engineering, 12(21s), 3499 –. Retrieved from



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