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  • Active and reactive power strategies with peak current limitation for distributed generation inverters during unbalanced grid faults 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Borrell Sanz, Angel; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015-03-01)
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    Distributed generation inverters have become a key element to improve grid efficiency and reliability, particularly during grid faults. Under these severe perturbations, inverter-based power sources should accomplish ...
  • Active damping control for a three phase grid-connected inverter using sliding mode control 

    Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Matas Alcalá, José; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume (2013)
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    This paper proposes a ne w active damping method based on virtual resistors for three-phase grid connected voltage source inverters (VSI) with LCL filter. The use of this filters is a standard solution to provide the ...
  • Adaptive slope voltage control for distributed generation inverters with improved transient performance 

    Rey López, Juan Manuel; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Guzmán Solà, Ramon (2019-04-09)
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    Reactive power injection in distributed generation inverters is an useful ancillary service for grid supporting purposes. For grid-feeding converters, the slope control method is the most common voltage regulation strategy ...
  • A flexible experimental laboratory for distributed generation networks based on power inverters 

    Miret Tomàs, Jaume; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Moradi Ghahderijani, Mohammad (2017-10-13)
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    In the recently deregulated electricity market, distributed generation based on renewable sources is becoming more and more relevant. In this area, two main distributed scenarios are focusing the attention of recent research: ...
  • Análisis, diseño e implementación de sistemas de control en red mediante un uso eficiente del ancho de banda 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-12)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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    Existe una tendencia creciente a interconectar sistemas a través de redes en las que se intercambia información. La conexión en red permite aumentar las funcionalidades y mejorar las prestaciones del sistema. Desde hace ...
  • Analysis of consensus-based islanded microgrids subject to unexpected electrical and communication partitions 

    Rosero Chandi, Carlos Xavier; Velasco García, Manel; Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018-01-01)
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    Microgrids are power systems consisting of an electrical network composed by distributed loads and generation units that may include a communication network for improved operation. The considered microgrid in islanded mode ...
  • Communication-aware consensus for frequency restoration in islanded microgrids 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Martín Rull, Enric Xavier; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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    MicroGrids (MGs) include spatially distributed generation (DG) systems and loads that may require operating autonomously in islanded mode. The operation of islanded MGs can benefit from consensus theory and practice, ...
  • Consensus for active power sharing and frequency restoration in islanded microgrids subject to drifting clocks 

    Rosero Chandi, Carlos Xavier; Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The application of consensus theory in the control of islanded microgrids (MG) is gaining increased attention because it facilitates the development of distributed control solutions. In particular, its application to active ...
  • Control scheme for photovoltaic three-phase inverters to minimize peak currents during unbalanced grid-voltage sags 

    Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Matas Alcalá, José (2012)
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    Nowadays, the majority of the photovoltaic (PV) power sources are connected to the public grid. One of the main connection problems occurs when voltage sags appear in the grid due to short circuits, lightning, etc. ...
  • Control strategies based on effective power factor for distributed generation power plants during unbalanced grid voltage 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Matas Alcalá, José; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; de Sousa Pérez, Óscar; Martí Colom, Pau; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (2013)
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    Unbalanced voltages in three-phase power systems is a common perturbation propagated along the grid. Distributed Generation plants have gained widespread attention due to their capability to improve power quality in a ...
  • Control strategy for distribution generation inverters to maximize the voltage support in the lowest phase during voltage sags 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Garnica López, Miguel Andrés (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017-08-07)
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    IEEE Voltage sags are considered one of the worst perturbations in power systems. Distributed generation power facilities are allowed to disconnect from the grid during grid faults whenever the voltage is below a certain ...
  • Coordinated reactive power control for static synchronous compensators under unbalanced voltage sags 

    Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Matas Alcalá, José; Alarcón Gallo, Eduardo; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis (2012)
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    Unbalanced voltage sags strongly deteriorate the performance of power converters and electrical machines connected to the distribution network. In particular, a reduction of the power quality is noticed in these equipments, ...
  • Design of an embedded control system laboratory experiment 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Buttazzo, Giorgio (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010-10-01)
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    This paper presents a prototype laboratory experiment to be integrated in the education of embedded control system engineers. The experiment, a real-time control of a dynamical system, is designed to drive students to a ...
  • Design of an embedded control system laboratory experiment 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Buttazzo, Giorgio (2010-02-08)
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  • Distributed reactive power control methods to avoid voltage rise in grid-connected photovoltaic power generation systems 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Fuertes Armengol, José Mª; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (2013)
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    A high density of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) power generation systems is expected to occur in urban areas. The connection of distributed generation (DG) may cause serious problems in the distribution system such ...
  • Efficient utilization of bus idle times in CAN-based networked control systems 

    Martí Colom, Pau; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Velasco García, Manel; El Mongi Ben Gaid, Mohamed (2010)
    Conference lecture
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    This paper presents a novel approach to networked control systems (NCS) analysis and design that provides increased control performance for a set of control loops that exchange control data over the Controller Area Network ...
  • Estrategias de control para sistemas de generación distribuida durante huecos de tensión 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-07-17)
    Doctoral thesis
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    The objective of this thesis is the development of control strategies for distributed generation systems during voltage sags. The proposed control strategies present different options to improve the behavior of inverters ...
  • Examen de re-avaluació [Curs 2017-2018] 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Ruiz Vegas, Francisco Javier; Raya Giner, Cristóbal; Català Mallofré, Andreu; Guzmán Solà, Ramon (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-21)
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  • Examen de re-avaluació [Curs 2017/2018] 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Martí Colom, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-06-22)
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  • Examen final (Curs 2017-2018) 

    Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Martí Colom, Pau (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-01-10)
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