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    • A comparison of power conversion systems for modular battery-based energy storage systems 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-07)
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      A modular battery-based energy storage system is composed by several battery packs distributed among different modules or parts of a power conversion system (PCS). The design of such PCS can be diverse attending to different ...
    • A model for an economic evaluation of energy systems using TRNSYS 

      Villa Arrieta, Manuel Ricardo; Sumper, Andreas (2018-04-01)
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      This paper presents a technical-economic model for the evaluation of energy systems called Energy Assessment Tool of Energy Projects (EATEP). It was created with the TRaNsient System Simulation Tool (TRNSYS) and works in ...
    • A power sharing algorithm for a hybrid energy storage system based on batteries 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
      Conference report
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      This paper presents a method to operate a hybrid Energy Storage System (ESS) based on a heterogeneous grouping of battery types. In particular, the system is composed by a lithium-ion battery pack and a lead-acid one. The ...
    • A review of deterministic and data-driven methods to quantify energy efficiency savings and to predict retrofitting scenarios in buildings 

      Grillone, Benedetto; Danov, Stoyan; Sumper, Andreas; Cipriano Lindez, Jordi; Mor, Gerard (2020-10)
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      Increasing the energy efficiency of the built environment has become a priority worldwide and especially in Europe. Because of the relatively low turnover rate of the existing built environment, energy efficiency retrofitting ...
    • Active power control in a hybrid PV-storage power plant for frequency support 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Sumper, Andreas; Boix Aragonès, Oriol (2017-03)
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      The recent increase of intermittent power generation plants connected to the electric power grids may stress the operation of power systems. So, grid codes started considering these power plants should con- tribute to the ...
    • Advanced Distribution Measurement Technologies and Data Applications for Smart Grids: A Review 

      Saldaña González, Antonio Emmanuel; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Smolnikar, Miha (2020-07-20)
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      The integration of advanced measuring technologies in distribution systems allows distribution system operators to have better observability of dynamic and transient events. In this work, the applications of distribution ...
    • Architecture definition and operation testing of local electricity markets. The EMPOWER project 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Araguees Penalba, Monica; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Vidal Clos, Josep-Andreu; Sumper, Andreas (2017)
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    • Arquitectura de una red inteligente rural 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Castro Cervera, Fernando; Gallart Fernández, Ramon (2015)
      Conference lecture
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      El trabajo presentado se enmarca en e l proyecto europeo del programa FP - 7 Smart Rural Grid que tiene como objetivo desarrollar la red rural inteligente y explorar las mejores maneras de hacer la transición de las actuales ...
    • Battery storage systems feasibility study for revenue models in Germany 

      Kassing, Philipp; Sumper, Andreas; Mueller, Thaddaeus; Heisswolf, Max (2017)
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      The German Energy Transition puts enormous pressure on the existing grid operation and planning. At the same time, battery technology is developing rapidly and has the potential to reduce stress on the grid and increase ...
    • Centralised and distributed optimization for aggregated flexibility services provision 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Barja Martínez, Sara; Ottesen, Stig Odegaard; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-07-01)
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      The recent deployment of distributed battery units in prosumer premises offer new opportunities for providing aggregated flexibility services to both distribution system operators and balance responsible parties. The ...
    • Comparison of control strategies of residential PV storage systems 

      Resch, Matthias; Ramadhani, Bagus; Bühler, Jochen; Sumper, Andreas (2015)
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    • Conductores de alta capacidad y cables, alternativas a las líneas aéreas convencionales 

      Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Rosario Calaf, Gerard del; Sumper, Andreas (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2008-10)
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      Hasta el momento, prácticamente la única opción disponible para aumentar la capacidad de transmisión del sistema eléctrico era añadir nuevas líneas aéreas de alta tensión en corriente alterna a la red de transporte. Sin ...
    • Consecuencias de los robos de las puestas a tierras en las redes de distribución de media y baja tensión 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica (2015-02-11)
      External research report
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    • Contribution of smart cities to the energy sustainability of the binomial between city and country 

      Villa Arrieta, Manuel Ricardo; Sumper, Andreas (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-08-01)
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      Cities are at the center of the transition to a decarbonized economy. The high consumption of electricity in these urban areas causes them to be the main focus of greenhouse gas emissions. However, they have a high margin ...
    • Control for power conditioner based PEM fuel cell and back-up power system with supercapacitor 

      Trujillo Caballero, Juan Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Sumper, Andreas; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Junyent Ferré, Adrià (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011)
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      This paper presents a new control strategy to operate a Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) 1,2 kW and supercapacitor (SC) through a hybrid converter proposed. The Fuel Cell (FC) has a slow dynamic device by its ...
    • Coordinated operation of wind turbines and flywheel storage for primary frequency control support 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Hau, Melanie; Sumper, Andreas; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2015-06-01)
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      This work assesses the participation of wind power plants in primary frequency control support. To participate in frequency control-related tasks, the wind power plants have to maintain a certain level of power reserves. ...
    • Day-ahead micro-market design for distributed energy resources 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Viñals Canal, Guillem; Sumper, Andreas; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Bremdal, Bernt; Ilieva, Iliana; Ottesen, Stig Odegaard (2016)
      Conference report
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    • Deep offshore wind farm planning and cost calculation tools 

      Perez, German; Lopez Mendia, Joseba; Val, Laura; Sumper, Andreas; Schuon, Frieder; Prada, Mikel de; Aragües, Monica; Lopes, Helder; Ergun, Hakan; van Hertem, Dirk (2013)
      Conference lecture
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    • Demand side management and electric vehicle integration (VERDE) 

      Cruz Zambrano, Miguel; Cairó, Ignasi; Santandreu Corretgé, Albert; Sumper, Andreas; Mora Marin, Maria Rosa; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (2011)
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    • Demonstration experience of the smart rural grid project 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Vidal Clos, Josep Andreu; Díaz González, Francisco (2016)
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      This paper aims to detail and illustrate the experiences for the grid-connected mode during the operational phase of the Smart Rural Grid (SRG) project. The SRG project is focused on DSO's capabilities to increase the ...