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    • 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)
      Article
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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, ...
    • Estudio de mercados de flexibilidad de la demanda y algoritmos de agregadores 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Barbero, Mattia; Corchero García, Cristina; Igualada González, Lucía (2018)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      La flexibilidad de la demanda implica, siempre, un desplazamiento de la misma buscando un beneficio, aunque este beneficio se pueda obtener por medios distintos: el arbitraje de precios aprovechando la fluctuación del ...
    • How building and district algorithms enhance renewable energy integration in energy markets 

      Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Ortiz, Joana; Salom, Jaume; Cardoner, David; Igualada González, Lucía; Carrillo, Rafael E.; Stauffer, Yves (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      This study shows the results of the SABINA H2020 project, which analyzes the effect of two level optimization algorithms to increase the consumption of renewable power sources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. First, ...
    • Hybrid AC-DC offshore wind power plant topology: optimal design 

      Prada Gil, Mikel de; Igualada González, Lucía; Corchero García, Cristina; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sumper, Andreas (2015-07-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      The aim of this paper is to present a hybrid AC-DC offshore wind power plant (OWPP) topology and to optimize its design in order to minimize the OWPP's total cost. This hybrid concept is based on clustering wind turbines ...
    • Optimal energy management for a residential microgrid including a vehicle-to-grid system 

      Igualada González, Lucía; Corchero García, Cristina; Cruz Zambrano, Miguel; Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier) (2013-11-18)
      External research report
      Open Access
      An optimization model is proposed to manage a residential microgrid including a charging spot with a vehicle-togrid system and renewable energy sources. In order to achieve a realistic and convenient management, we take ...
    • Optimal Energy Management System applied to commercial self-consumption solutions 

      Sola Saura, Alaia; Igualada González, Lucía; Corchero García, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      IREMS, an optimization model developed to manage self-consumption solutions and overcome the limitations the commercial management functionalities present has been validated under the conditions of one of the real installations ...
    • Optimal energy management system for V2G chargers combined with PV and ESS in a real environment 

      Corchero García, Cristina; Farré, Jordi; Igualada González, Lucía; Pons, Xavier; Sanmartí Cardona, Manel (2019)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The integration of Electric Vehicles in electricity grids is very likely to pose several challenges to the electrical grid operation and expansion. The potential flexibility of the load associated to the ...
    • Optimal location of fast charging stations in Barcelona: a flow-capturing approach 

      Cruz Zambrano, Miguel; Corchero García, Cristina; Igualada González, Lucía; Bernardo, Valeria (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      The aim of this paper is to find the optimal location of electric vehicle (EV) fast charging stations by means of two methodologies: a classical flow-capturing optimization model involving only mobility needs, and ...
    • Optimal management of microgrids 

      Igualada González, Lucía (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      Desenvolupament dels models matemàtics necessaris per a controlar de forma òptima la microxarxa existent als laboratoris del Institut de Recerca en Energia de Catalunya. Els algoritmes s'implementaran per tal de simular ...
    • Optimal sizing of microgrids: a fast charging station case 

      Corchero García, Cristina; Cruz Zambrano, Miguel; Heredia, F.-Javier (Francisco Javier); Cairó Molins, Josep Ignasi; Igualada González, Lucía; Romero Ortega, Aitor (2012)
      Conference report
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      In this work we focus on the optimal design of electric vehicle charging stations. We consider investment, operational costs, physical constraints and different electricity pricing strategies. The size of the various ...
    • Overview of the regulation on aggregator agents in Europe 

      Barbero, Mattia; Igualada González, Lucía; Corchero García, Cristina (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      Demand Response (DR) mechanisms promise to increase competition in the electricity sector and grid's reliability. Balancing and ancillary services could be offered by consumers for frequency balances but a new actor is ...
    • Sistema de gestión energético óptimo para edificios inteligentes con sistemas de generación renovable integrados 

      Igualada González, Lucía; Corchero García, Cristina; Cruz Zambrano, Miguel (2013)
      Conference report
      Open Access
      Como solución para los nuevos edificios que desean adquirir la etiqueta de “edificios inteligentes” proponemos un software de gestión energética optima. Se trata de un sistema centralizado capaz de gestionar elementos de ...