The NCP1294 is a flexible solution used in Module Level Power Management
(MLPM) solutions. This application note describes its use as a solar
array controller with functionality for managing maximum peak power
tracking (MPPT) and battery charging. It covers in detail the NCP1294's
principle of operation, how it works as a switching controller, and
associated circuits for lead acid battery charging with MPPT. The
application note includes a comprehensive design example and test data.