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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)
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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)
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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 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
    Open Access
    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 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-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
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  • Optimal droop control for voltage source converters in islanded microgrids 

    Pegueroles Queralt, Jordi; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2012)
    Conference report
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  • 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 ...
  • Power system stabilizer control for wind power to enhance power system stability 

    Domínguez García, José Luís; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Sumper, Andreas (2011)
    Conference lecture
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    The paper presents a small signal stability analysis for power systems with wind farm interaction. Power systems have damping oscillation modes that can be excited by disturbance or fault in the grid. The power converters ...
  • Predictive control of wind farms based on lexicographic minimizers for power reserve maximization 

    Siniscalchi Minna, Sara; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos (2018)
    Conference report
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    This paper presents a model predictive control (MPC) strategy aimed to regulate the total power delivered to the grid while maximizing the power reserve. Nowadays, the high participation of wind energy in the electricity ...
  • Robust identification / invalidation in an LPV framework 

    Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Sánchez Peña, Ricardo Salvador (2010-02-01)
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    A robust linear parameter varying (LPV) identification/invalidation method is presented. Starting from a given initial model, the proposed method modifies it and produces an LPV model consistent with the assumed uncertainty/noise ...
  • Unfalsified adaptive control for manipulators with parameter uncertainties 

    Arango Castro, Jaime Enrique; Ocampo-Martínez, Carlos; Bianchi, Fernando Daniel; Osorio Londoño, Gustavo Adolfo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This work evaluates by simulation the performance of the Unfalsified Adaptive Control (UAC) for Multiple Degree of Freedom (MDoF) serial manipulators. The UAC is a data-driven technique that addresses stability issues of ...