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    • A gain-scheduled LPV control for oxygen stoichiometry regulation in PEM fuel cell systems 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Kunusch, Cristian; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (2014)
      Article
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      The article addresses the LPV control of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC). In order to optimize efficiency, PEMFCs require reliable control systems ensuring stability and performance, as well as robustness ...
    • A multi-objective predictive control strategy for enhancing primary frequency support with wind farms 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; De Schutter, Bart (2018)
      Conference report
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      Nowadays, wind power plants (WPPs) should be able to dynamically change their power output to meet the power demanded by the transmission system operators. When the wind power generation exceeds the power demand, the WPP ...
    • A non-centralized predictive control strategy for wind farm active power control: A wake-based partitioning approach 

      Siniscalchi-Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Domínguez García, José Luis; De Schutter, Bart (Elsevier, 2020)
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      Owing to wake effects, the power production of each turbine in a wind farm is highly coupled to the operating conditions of the other turbines. Wind farm control strategies must take into account these couplings and produce ...
    • A non-centralized predictive control strategy for wind farm active power control: A wake-based partitioning approach 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Domínguez Garcia, José Luis; De Schutter, Bart (Elsevier, 2020-05-01)
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      Open Access
      Owing to wake effects, the power production of each turbine in a wind farm is highly coupled to the operating conditions of the other turbines. Wind farm control strategies must take into account these couplings and produce ...
    • A wind farm control strategy for power reserve maximization 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (Elsevier, 2019-02-01)
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      Nowadays, in many countries wind energy is responsible for a significant part of the electricity generation. For this reason, Transmission System Operators (TSOs) are now demanding the wind power plants (WPPs) to contribute ...
    • A wind farm operational strategy for primary frequency support optimization 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Prada Gil, Mikel de (2017)
      Conference lecture
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      With the aim of distributing the total power required at the wind farm control level for each wind turbine, we proposed a multi-objective model predictive control scheme able to (i) ensure the tracking of the power demanded ...
    • Control of multi-terminal HVDC networks towards wind power integration: A review 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Domínguez García, José Luis; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-03-01)
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      © 2015 Elsevier Ltd. More interconnections among countries and synchronous areas are foreseen in order to fulfil the EU 2050 target on the renewable generation share. One proposal to accomplish this challenging objective ...
    • Control signal selection for damping oscillations with wind power plants based on fundamental limitations 

      Domínguez García, José Luis; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2013-11)
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      Transmission system operators are increasingly demanding that wind power plants (WPPs) contribute to enhance stability of power systems. When WPPs act as power system stabilizers(PSSs), the control and measured signals ...
    • Data-driven decentralized algorithm for wind farm control with population-games assistance 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (2019)
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      In wind farms, the interaction between turbines that operate close by experience some problems in terms of their power generation. Wakes caused by upstream turbines are mainly responsible of these interactions, and the ...
    • Data-driven fault diagnosis and robust control: Application to PEM fuel cell systems 

      Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ingimundarson, Ari (2017-04-07)
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      A data-driven methodology that includes the unfalsified control concept in the framework of fault diagnosis and isolation (FDI) and fault-tolerant control (FTC) is presented. The selection of the appropriate controller ...
    • Experimental implementation of a voltage control for a Multiterminal VSC-HVDC offshore transmission system 

      Egea Àlvarez, Agustí; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Junyent Ferré, Adrià; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2012)
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    • Fault-tolerant unfalsified control for PEM fuel cell systems 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Kunusch, Cristian; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (2015)
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      The article addresses the implementation of a data-driven control strategy in a real test bench based on proton exchange membrane fuel cells (PEMFCs). The proposed control scheme is based on Unfalsified Control (UC), which ...
    • Model-based control design for H2 purity regulation in high-pressure alkaline electrolyzers 

      David, Martín Rafael; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (2021-05-01)
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      This paper proposes two control strategies that mitigate the cross contamination of H2 and O2 in a high-pressure alkaline electrolyzer, which consequently increases the supplied gases purity: one based on a decoupled PI ...
    • Model-free control for wind farms using a gradient estimation-based algorithm 

      Barreiro Gómez, Julián; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Quijano Silva, Nicanor (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Wind turbines working close to other turbines experience interactions that affect the power production. These interactions arise as a consequence of wakes caused by upstream wind turbines. In order to achieve a more effective ...
    • Modelling and analysis of CIGRE HVDC offshore multi-terminal benchmark grid 

      Pegueroles, Jordi; Barnes, Mike; Gomis, Oriol; Beddard, Antony; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel (Elsevier Ltd, 2015)
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      HVDC power transmission systems are being commissioned in the North Sea to link inland power grids with large offshore wind power farms. The growing number of large wind farms is driving the need to design more reliable ...
    • On the implementation of gain-scheduled LPV control for oxygen stoichiometry regulation in PEM fuel cells 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Kunusch, Cristian; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The article addresses the LPV control of a Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel Cell (PEMFC) facing oxygen stoichiometry regulation. In order to optimize efficiency, PEMFCs require reliable control systems ensuring stability ...
    • Optimal control of VSC for STATCOM applications 

      Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Trilla, Lluis; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (IFAC PapersOnLine, 2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Optimal droop control for voltage source converters in islanded microgrids 

      Pegueroles Queralt, Jordi; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2012)
      Conference report
      Open Access
    • Partitioning approach for large wind farms: active power control for optimizing power reserve 

      Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Prada Gil, Mikel de; De Schutter, Bart (IEEE Press, 2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Nowadays, large wind farms are expected to guarantee stability of the electrical grid contributing with ancillary services, such as frequency support. To this end, wind farm controllers must set the power generation of ...
    • Power system stabiliser capability of offshore wind power plants 

      Domínguez García, José Luís; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Sumper, Andreas; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (2012)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
      Nowadays, wind power generation is being located offshore because of its higher wind speed at lower height and larger installation zones in comparison with onshore technologies. Recently, the concept of wind power plant ...