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Study of Multiple-Input Multiple-Output DC-DC Converter for DC Microgrid Applications

Saikumar Puppala, Devendra Potnuru, Piyush Pratap Singh


DC microgrids have been developed because of the integration of renewable energy sources and the rising demand for sustainable energy solutions. DC microgrids offer numerous advantages such as increased efficiency, reduced transmission losses, and enhanced reliability. However, the varying output characteristics of renewable sources and the dynamic nature of loads within a microgrid necessitate efficient power management systems. In order to overcome these difficulties, MIMO (Multiple-Input Multiple-Output) DC-DC converters have become a viable option. This paper presents a comprehensive review of the state-of-the-art MIMO DC-DC converters for DC microgrid applications. Various topologies, control strategies, and performance evaluation methods are discussed, providing insights into the current research landscape and future directions.

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