Hydrogen production through the use of solar energy using photovoltaic cells and electrolysis


Mona A. Bayoumi, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Banha University, Banha, Egypt.
Mohamed Gomaa Abdallah, Department of Electrical Technology Faculty of Technology Helwan University Cairo, Egypt.
El Sayed F. El Tantawy, Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering Banha University, Banha, Egypt.
Dina Mourad Hafezc, Department of Electrical Egineering & Electrical Technology Faculty of Egineering & Technology and Industrial Education Prince Sattam Bin Abdulaziz University & Helwan University Al-Kharj, Saudi Arabia & Cairo, Egypt.


The Global warming and other environmental issues have stimulated researchers to explore and implement methods to achieve, this is an unprecedented time in history for green hydrogen with interest being amplified worldwide due to its potential to address the climate crisis as well as energy security and resiliency. Though there are significant challenges, zero and low-carbon hydrogen can be a key part of a comprehensive portfolio of solutions to achieve a sustainable and equitable clean energy future. the clean Energy, the weather-dependent electricity generation from Renewable Energy Sources (RES), such as solar, entails those systems for energy storage are becoming progressively more important. Among the different solutions that are being explored, hydrogen is currently considered as a key technology allowing future long- term and large-scale storage of Renewable Power, The Power-to-Gas concept, based on water electrolysis using electricity coming from renewable sources is the most environmentally clean approach. This article gives an overview of the state-of-the-art green hydrogen production technologies using renewable and sustainable energy resources Hydrogen from water. A proposal In this paper present, This system, which is constituted principally with a photovoltaic array maximum power point tracking (MPPT) algorithms based on Perturb and Observe (P&O), Electrolyzer, compressor, fuel cell, and hydrogen tank the results obtained from system to produce green hydrogen, the case study is carried out to verify the relevance and effectiveness of the proposed management strategy. in MATLAB Simulink Simulation results show that the use of the proposed stand-alone photovoltaic system design with the associated electrical energy and hydrogen management strategy provides a good solution for green energy and hydrogen production with high energy efficiency and low system cost.