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    • A Cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer International Publishing Switzerland, 2016-02-26)
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      This volume features papers from the 18th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, held by the University of Zaragoza in collaboration with the Spanish Association of Project Management and Engineering ...
    • A cost analysis of electric vehicle batteries second life businesses 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2014)
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      In the following years thousands of electric cars are expected to be sold. Knowing that these batteries are not useful anymore for traction services after they have lost a 20% of its capacity, there will be thousands of ...
    • A critical evaluation of cathode materials for lithium-ion electric vehicle batteries 

      Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (2018)
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      There has been an intensive research and development focus on lithium-ion batteries, which have revolutionized the electric vehicle market due to the batteries’ high energy and power density, longer lifespan, and increased ...
    • Adaptive Volt-Var Control Algorithm to Grid Strength and PV Inverter Characteristics 

      Cantero, Toni; Colet Subirachs, Alba; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Domínguez García, José Luis; Álvarez de Sotomayor, Amelia; Martin, Williams; Stauffer, Yves; Alet, Pìère-Jean (2021-04-16)
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      The high-penetration of Distributed Energy Resources (DER) in low voltage distribution grids, mainly photovoltaics (PV), might lead to overvoltage in the point of common coupling, thus, limiting the entrance of renewable ...
    • Aging model for re-used electric vehicle batteries in second life stationary applications 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; González Benítez, María Margarita (Springer, 2017-03-08)
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      This book gathers the best papers presented at the 19th International Congress on Project Management and Engineering, which was held in Granada, Spain in July 2015. It covers a range of project management and engineering ...
    • An Electric taxi fleet charged by second use batteries: not just economic profit 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (Emerald Group Publishing, 2013-07-15)
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      The road transport sector is the second biggest CO2 emissions contributor after energy generation. In urban environments, its impact is increased due to the worse combustion engine driving efficiency. It is thought that ...
    • An Electric taxi fleet charging system using second life electric car batteries simulation and economical approach 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (Publicaciones de la Universidad de Valladolid, 2013)
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      The industrial car manufacturers see in the high battery price an im-portant obstacle for an electric vehicle mass selling, thus mass production. There-fore, in order to find some cost relieves and better selling opportunities, ...
    • Análisis de ciclo de vida para la selección de electrodos en la electrocoagulación de aguas residuales de la industria papelera 

      López Grimau, Víctor; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2017)
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      La electrocoagulación es una técnica electroquímica de tratamiento de aguas residuales basada en la generación in situ del coagulante. Se utilizan ánodos sacrificables de Hierro o de Aluminio dando lugar a cationes Fe3+ ...
    • Análisis del efecto de la pobreza energética en el consumo de los hogares a través de los contadores inteligentes 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Bonet, Neus; Cantero, Toni; Jiménez Martínez, Mariana Catalina; Ortiz, Joana Aina (Asociación Española de Ingeniería de Proyectos (AEIPRO), 2021)
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      Spain is Pioneer in implementing Smart meters in Europe, having spread them in almost all territory. Presumably, this allows to increase the knowledge in the energy consumption of households, providing information to ...
    • Assessing electric vehicles battery second life remanufacture and management 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (River Publishers, 2016-01)
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      Electric cars are entering into the automotive market. However, their prices are still expensive mostly due to the battery cost. Additionally, electric vehicle batteries are considered not useful for traction purposes after ...
    • Battery dismantling centre in Europe: A centralized vs decentralized analysis 

      Rallo Tolós, Héctor; Sánchez Ballesta, Anna; Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (Elsevier, 2022-11)
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      At end-of-life, the battery of electric vehicles (EVs) must be properly managed at dedicated facilities to maximize reuse and recycling. Therefore, transportation entails major challenges, as they are not only heavy and ...
    • Communications concerns for reused electric vehicle batteries in smart grids 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz (2016-09-16)
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      Electric vehicles use 10 to 25 kWh batteries. After their use in cars, these batteries are still in good condition to be used for energy storage in stationary applications and smart grid systems at all stages: generation, ...
    • Comparison between economic and environmental drivers for demand side aggregator 

      Barbero, Mattia; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina (2020-08)
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      Demand-side flexibility is a promising source of the energy system that might enhance renewable energy penetration and help to democratize the electricity sector. However, it is not clear what is the best strategy to adopt ...
    • Comparison of the state of lithium-sulphur and lithium-ion batteries applied to electromobility 

      Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela; Rallo, Héctor; Canals Casals, Lluc; Merino, Antonio; Amante García, Beatriz (2018-11-15)
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      The market share in electric vehicles (EV) is increasing. This trend is likely to continue due to the increased interest in reducing CO2 emissions. The electric vehicle market evolution depends principally on the evolution ...
    • Critical evaluation of European balancing markets to enable the participation of Demand Aggregators 

      Barbero, Mattia; Corchero García, Cristina; Canals Casals, Lluc; Igualada González, Lucía; Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier) (2020-04-15)
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      European Directives are incentivizing consumers to play an active role in the electricity system and to collaborate to maintain its stability, which has been historically provided by large generation power plants. However, ...
    • Critical evaluation of European Union legislation on the second use of degraded traction batteries 

      Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Electric vehicles are one promising alternative towards a low carbon electric mobility future with less dependency on fossil fuels. The European Union automotive industry is a global leader but there currently exists ...
    • Design, automation and remote management of a water purification plant 

      Amante García, Beatriz; Canals Casals, Lluc; Mera Clavijo, Francisco Javier (2018-01)
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      This study presents a water purification plant that uses the waste cake from the process of oil extraction of Moringa oleifera seeds. The particularity of this purification plant is that it should be autonomous to work in ...
    • El envejecimiento de las baterías de un vehículo eléctrico y cómo lo percibe el conductor 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Castellà Daga, Santiago (2016-03-01)
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      The electric vehicle is steadily entering into the automotive market. Most of these vehicles are equipped with Li-ion batteries to store the electric energy. Despite of the fast charge and the autonomy range, one of the ...
    • Electric Vehicle Battery Reuse: Preparing for a Second Life 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Amante García, Beatriz; Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente (OmniaScience, 2017-05)
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      Purpose: On pursue of economic revenue, the second life of electric vehicle batteries is closer to reality. Common electric vehicles reach the end of life when their batteries loss between a 20 or 30% of its capacity. ...
    • End of electric vehicle batteries: reuse vs. recycle 

      Kotak, Yash; Marchante, Carlos; Canals Casals, Lluc; Bhavya Satishbhai, Kotak; Koch, Daniel; Geisbauer, Christian; Trilla Romero, Lluís; Gómez-Nuñez, Alberto; Schweiger, Hans-Georg (2021-04-16)
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      It is a fact that electric vehicles (EVs) are beneficial for climate protection. However, the current challenge is to decide on whether to reuse an EV battery or to recycle it after its first use. This paper theoretically ...