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  • 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
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    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 simplified model for the dynamic analysis and power generation of a floating offshore wind turbine 

    Lerch, Markus; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Molins i Borrell, Climent (EDP Sciences, 2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper presents a simplified model for the dynamic analysis of a floating off-shore wind turbine (FOWT), which can be suitable for early feasibility and pre-engineering studies, where the complete system has to modeled ...
  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • Design, operation and control of novel electrical concepts for offshore wind power plants 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-13)
    Doctoral thesis
    Open Access
    Offshore wind is an emerging energy sector with a huge potential to be tapped in the near future. Offshore Wind Power Plants (OWPPs) are becoming increasingly relevant in Europe and worldwide mainly because the wind speeds ...
  • DFIG-based offshore wind power plant connected to a single VSC-HVDC operated at variable frequency: Energy yield assessment 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de; Díaz González, Francisco; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sumper, Andreas (2015-06-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    The existence of HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) transmission systems for remote offshore wind power plants allows devising novel wind plant concepts, which do not need to be synchronized with the main AC grid. This ...
  • Feasibility analysis of offshore wind power plants with DC collection grid 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de; Domínguez García, José Luis; Díaz González, Francisco; Araguees Penalba, Monica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2015-06-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    Offshore wind power plants (OWPPs) tend to be larger in size and distant from shore. It is widely accepted that for long distances HVDC links are preferred over HVAC transmission. Accordingly, one possible approach might ...
  • 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 ...
  • Maximum wind power plant generation by reducing the wake effect 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de; Guillen Alias, Cesar; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sumper, Andreas (2015-09-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    This paper analyses, from a steady state point of view, the potential benefit of a Wind Power Plant (WPP) control strategy whose main objective is to maximise its total energy yield over its lifetime by taking into ...
  • Modeling and control of Type-2 wind turbines for sub-synchronous resonance damping 

    Mancilla David, Fernando; Domínguez García, José Luis; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Singh, Mohit B.; Muljadi, Eduard B. (2015-06-01)
    Article
    Open Access
    The rapid increase of wind power penetration into power systems around the world has led transmission system operators to enforce stringent grid codes requiring novel functionalities from renewable energy-based power ...
  • Modelización dinámica y control de un aerogenerador de velocidad variable con una máquina de inducción doblemente alimentada en PSS/E 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2010-02)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Hoy en d a, debido a la creciente penetraci on de la energ a e olica en la red el ectrica, los Operadores del Sistema de Transmisi on (TSO) se han visto obligados a revisar los requerimientos de conexi on a la red (Grid ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sensitivity analysis on the levelized cost of energy for floating offshore wind farms 

    Lerch, Markus; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela (Elsevier Ltd, 2018-12-01)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In this paper, a sensitivity analysis is performed on the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) for floating offshore wind farms (FOWFs). The analysis is carried out for three floating wind turbine concepts and three different ...
  • Technical and economic comparison of various electrical collection grid configurations for large photovoltaic power plants 

    Prada Gil, Mikel de; Domínguez García, José Luis; Trilla Romero, Lluís; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2017-02-22)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    In this study, a technical and economic comparative analysis for evaluating the performance of various electrical photovoltaic (PV) plant configurations is presented. This methodology assessment is based on a holistic ...
  • The influence of different wind and wave conditions on the energy yield and downtime of a Spar-buoy floating wind turbine 

    Lerch, Markus; Prada Gil, Mikel de; Molins i Borrell, Climent (2019-06)
    Article
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    Floating offshore wind turbines (FOWT) have been extensively proven in model tests and are reaching currently a pre-commercial phase where large scale demonstrators are being built offshore. This transition increases the ...