Simulation of a bi-directional buck-boost converter and application for the vehicle to grid, grid to vehicle

  • Swagata Banerjee
Keywords: battery, bi-directional converter, soft switching, grid to the vehicle, vehicle to grid


This paper presents a bidirectional buck-boost converter for bidirectional power flow, electric vehicle applications, and for power flow from source to load and load to source. Which is a vehicle to grid and grid to vehicle in terms of electric vehicle applications. The simulation has been done on a bidirectional buck-boost converter in MATLAB software using a hybrid energy storage system. Simulation proves the suitability for usage in electric vehicle applications and a hardware prototype has been created of the bidirectional buck-boost converter to verify the results of the converters working. In this converter soft switching can be used to reduce switching losses at many parts and to increase the overall efficiency of the bidirectional buck-boost converter.


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How to Cite
Banerjee, S. (2022). Simulation of a bi-directional buck-boost converter and application for the vehicle to grid, grid to vehicle. Asian Journal For Convergence In Technology (AJCT) ISSN -2350-1146, 8(1), 24-27.