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    • A review of energy storage technologies for large scale photovoltaic power plants 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Cifuentes-García, Francisco-Javier; Glenny Crende, Ignacio; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Díaz González, Francisco; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2020-09-15)
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      Energy storage can play an essential role in large scale photovoltaic power plants for complying with the current and future standards (grid codes) or for providing market oriented services. But not all the energy storage ...
    • Active and reactive power control of a PV generator for grid code compliance 

      Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019-10-13)
      Article
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      As new grid codes have been created to permit the integration of large scale photovoltaic power plants into the transmission system, the enhancement of the local control of the photovoltaic (PV) generators is necessary. ...
    • Active power control in a hybrid PV-storage power plant for frequency support 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Sumper, Andreas; Boix Aragonès, Oriol (2017-03)
      Article
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      The recent increase of intermittent power generation plants connected to the electric power grids may stress the operation of power systems. So, grid codes started considering these power plants should con- tribute to the ...
    • Architecture definition and operation testing of local electricity markets. The EMPOWER project 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Araguees Penalba, Monica; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Vidal Clos, Josep-Andreu; Sumper, Andreas (2017)
      Conference report
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    • Capability curve analysis of photovoltaic generation systems 

      Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-12-15)
      Article
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      The present article assesses the study of the PV generator capability curves for use in large scale photovoltaic power plants (LS-PVPPs). For this purpose, the article focuses on three main aspects: (i) the modelling of ...
    • Control of renewable distributed power plants 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2015)
      Master thesis
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      The main objective of this master thesis is to design a power plant controller for a photo- voltaic (PV) power plant. In a first stage, the current situation of the status of the electrical grid is analysed. The electrical ...
    • Feeder flow control and operation in large scale photovoltaic power plants and microgrids : Part I Feeder ow control in large scale photovoltaic power plants : Part II Multi-microgrids and optimal feeder ow operation of microgrids 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-10-04)
      Doctoral thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis deals with the integration of photovoltaic energy into the electrical grid. For this purpose, two main approaches can be identified: the interconnection of large scale photovoltaic power plants with the ...
    • Methodology for the evaluation of resilience of ICT systems for smart distribution grids 

      Lloret Gallego, Pau; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Van Schepdael, Lien; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Sumper, Andreas (2017-08-29)
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      Ensuring resilient operation and control of smart grids is fundamental for empowering their deployment, but challenging at the same time. Accordingly, this study proposes a novel methodology for evaluating resilience of ...
    • Microgrid clustering architectures 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Díaz González, Francisco; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Sumper, Andreas (2018-02-15)
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      Microgrids are considered one of the most promising solutions to integrate renewable distributed generation into the electric power system. During the last decade, the microgrid concept has been studied and developed and ...
    • Multi-period power management optimization for operating isolated hybrid microgrids 

      Galceran-Feixas, M.; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Vidal Clos, J.-A; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2018)
      Conference report
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      The aim of this study is to develop an algorithm for ensuring optimal operation of isolated microgrids. The generic microgrid considered consists of a set of distributed controllable generators integrated to a distribution ...
    • Optimal feeder flow control for grid connected microgrids 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas; Caire, Raphael (2019-11-01)
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      The optimal management of distributed energy resources is one of theexisting challenges for the deployment of microgrids. When microgrids op-erate under feeder flow control mode, trying to maintain a constant self-consumption, ...
    • Optimal operation of isolated microgrids considering frequency constraints 

      Vidal Clos, Josep Andreu; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Vinyals Canal, Guillem; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute, 2019-01-09)
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      Isolated microgrids must be able to perform autonomous operation without external grid support. This leads to a challenge when non-dispatchable generators are installed because power imbalances can produce frequency ...
    • Optimization of surge arrester locations in overhead distribution networks 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Sumper, Andreas; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Rull Duran, Joan (2015-04-01)
      Article
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      Lightning is considered one of the main causes of faults in overhead distribution networks. Direct strokes usually lead to flashovers due to the insulation levels that are used. Induced overvoltages caused by indirect ...
    • Optimization problem for meeting distribution system operator requests in local flexibility markets with distributed energy resources 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Sumper, Andreas; Ottesen, Stig Odegaard; Vidal Clos, Josep Andreu; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2018-01-15)
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      The increasing penetration of distributed energy resources in the distribution grid is producing an ever-heightening interest in the use of the flexibility on offer by said distributed resources as an enhancement for the ...
    • Power plant control in large-scale photovoltaic plants: Design, implementation and validation in a 9.4 MW photovoltaic plant 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Serrano Salamanca, Luis; Pacheco Navas, Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-01-01)
      Article
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      © The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2016. This study proposes an algorithm for active and reactive power management in large photovoltaic (PV) power plants. The algorithm is designed in order to fulfil the ...
    • Protección contra sobretensiones por descargas atmosféricas a tierra mediante 

      Bullich Massagué, Eduard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2013-02)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      Las redes de distribuci on (de media tensi on), encargadas de distribuir la energ a el ectrica desde la red de transporte hasta el usuario nal, est an sujetas a perturbaciones que pueden afectar a la calidad de la energ ...
    • Topologies for large scale photovoltaic power plants 

      Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-06-01)
      Article
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      © 2016 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved. The concern of increasing renewable energy penetration into the grid together with the reduction of prices of photovoltaic solar panels during the last decade have enabled the ...