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    • Control design of Modular Multilevel Converters in normal and AC fault conditions for HVDC grids 

      Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Junyent Ferré, Adrià; Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Clariana Colet, Gerard; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2017-11)
      Article
      Open Access
      This paper describes a control design strategy of Modular Multilevel Converters (MMC) for High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) applications to operate during normal and AC fault conditions. First, a steady state analysis of ...
    • Design, control and testing of modular multilevel converter prototype 

      Collados Rodríguez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-09-13)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This Master Thesis presents the design, control and testing of a Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) prototype. This Voltage Source Converter (VSC) topology provides several advantages compared to previous generations for ...
    • Interaction analysis in islanded power systems with HVDC interconnections 

      Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sanz, Silvia; Longás, Carmen; Cordón, Antonio; Coronado, Luis (2018)
      Conference lecture
      Open Access
    • Modulation techniques applied to medium voltage modular multilevel converters for renewable energy integration: A review 

      Antonio Ferreira, Abel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Collados Rodríguez, Carlos (2018-02-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      Modular multilevel converters (MMC) inherent features are gaining more attention for dc voltage transmission systems. One of the main research paths regarding the converter performance deals with its voltage modulation. ...
    • Optimización del flujo de potencia en parques eólicos marinos 

      Collados Rodríguez, Carlos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2014-06-11)
      Bachelor thesis
      Open Access
      El present projecte presenta una eina per a l'optimització del flux de potència en parc eòlics marins. Consta de dues parts diferenciades: la primera d'elles es basa en la realització d'un programa d'optimització amb ...
    • Optimization-based reactive power control in HVDC-connected wind power plants 

      Schönleber, Kevin; Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Teixeira Pinto, Rodrigo; Ratés Palau, Sergi; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2017-08-01)
      Article
      Open Access
      One application of high–voltage dc (HVdc) systems is the connection of remotely located offshore wind power plants (WPPs). In these systems, the offshore WPP grid and the synchronous main grid operate in decoupled mode, ...
    • Reactive power management in an offshore AC network having multiple voltage source converters 

      Raza, Muhammad; Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016)
      Conference report
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Many offshore wind power plants are being developed every year at North and Baltic Sea. Combined energy transmission to shore instead of standalone is suitable from the prospective of environment and integrated European power ...
    • Reactive power management in an offshore AC network having multiple voltage source converters 

      Raza, Muhammad; Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2017-11-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      Many offshore wind power plants are being developed every year at North and Baltic Sea. From the prospective of environment and integrated European power, combined power transmission from several offshore wind power plants ...
    • Stability analysis of systems with high VSC penetration: where is the limit? 

      Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-12-16)
      Article
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      The paper addresses the stability of modern voltage-source-converter-dominated power systems, which are experiencing a progressive phase-out of conventional generation. An essential system model is used to capture the ...
    • Stability and interaction analysis in islanded power systems including VSC-HVDC and LCC-HVDC power converters 

      Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sanz, Silvia; Longás, Carmen; Cordón, Antonio; Coronado, Luis (2018)
      Conference lecture
      Restricted access - publisher's policy
      Islanded power systems are often connected to larger mainland power systems using HVDC cables. These interconnections are used to import power at lower cost compared to local generation and improve the security of supply. ...