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    • A novel fractional proportional-resonant current controller for voltage source converters 

      Heredero Peris, Daniel; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Chillón Antón, Cristian; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This paper proposes a hybrid controller that combines conventional proportional-resonant controllers with the more recent application of fractional order calculus applied to the current control loop of voltage source ...
    • A sensorless stable V/f control method for a five-phase PMSM 

      Sala Pérez, Pau; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2013)
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      This paper presents a sensorless and stable control method for a five-phase permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM). At first, a model of a five-phase PMSM is presented. After that a stability study has been performed ...
    • Apunts de Màquines elèctriques 

      Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016)
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    • Design and control of a modular multilevel DC/DC converter for regenerative applications 

      Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Massot Campos, Miquel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rufer, Alfred (2013-08)
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      This paper compares different cascaded and multilevel topologies to interface supercapacitors to a dc bus in regenerative braking applications. It is shown that the modular multilevel dc/dc converter (MMC) can benefit ...
    • Design methodology for a dc–dc power conversion system with EIS capability for battery packs 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2018-09-01)
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      This paper presents a design methodology for a dc-dc power conversion system (PCS) for battery packs. The methodology provides with an optimal design of the PCS and the associated inductive-capacitive filter interfacing ...
    • Droop control for loss minimization in HVDC multi-terminal transmission systems for large offshore wind farms 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Egea Àlvarez, Agustí; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2014-07)
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      A control scheme is proposed in order to minimize the losses in multi-terminal HVDC systems for large offshore wind power plants. This approach is based on two cascaded control schemes. A low level droop control regulates ...
    • Flicker mitigation by reactive power control in wind farm with doubly fed induction generators 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2014-02)
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      This paper presents a novel wind farm control with the purpose to mitigate the flicker emission of doubly fed induction generators. The presented control strategy is implemented in a wind farm connected to a distribution ...
    • General form of consensus optimization for distributed OPF in HVAC-VSC-HVDC systems 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Nguyen, Tung Lam; Caire, Raphael; Sumper, Andreas; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Tran, Quoc-Tuan (2020-04-24)
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      In this paper a distributed algorithm for ensuring Optimal Power Flows in hybrid AC-DC systems is proposed. While centralized OPF formulations require information of many variables of all the network nodes, the present ...
    • High-accuracy all-digital resolver-to-digital conversion 

      Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Ferrater Simón, María Misericordia; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Ramírez Pisco, Rodrigo; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2011-04-19)
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      In this article, a high-accuracy all-digital resolverto- digital converter is presented. The two basic components of a conventional tracking R/D converter, the phase detector and the loop filter, are software implemented ...
    • Integral approach to energy planning and electric grid assessment in a renewable energy technology integration for a 50/50 target applied to a small island 

      Mendoza Vizcaino, Javier; Raza, Muhammad; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2019-01-01)
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      This paper presents an energy planning, a grid assessment, and an economic analysis, considering three growing scenarios (Low, Base and High) in the electricity consumption, to supply the energy demand for a hybrid power ...
    • Interaction analysis between MMC-based VSC-HVDC links and DFIG-based WPPs within the AC network 

      Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Energynautics GmbH, 2017)
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      This paper deals with a detailed interaction anal- ysis between a wind power plant (WPP) including Doubly Fed Induction Generators (DFIG) and a Voltage Source Converter High Voltage Direct Current (VSC-HVDC) link based on ...
    • LCL filter design for an NPC three-level three-phase grid connected inverter 

      Benet Barberan, Jordi; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2012)
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    • Multilevel two quadrant DC/DC converter for regenerative braking in mobile applications 

      Massot Campos, Miquel; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rufer, Alfred (2011)
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      In this paper different cascaded and multilevel topologies are compared for regenerative braking systems using supercapacitors (SC). It shows that the multilevel buck derived topology can beneficiate from both reduced ...
    • Multipurpose emulation platform for research in microgrids 

      Lledó Ponsati, Tomàs; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      This paper proposes the outline design of a platform that can be used to implement multiple emulators to replicate the behaviour of different energetic resources, storage systems, loads or electric grids. This platform can ...
    • New DSP based development platform for solar inverters and wind power generation 

      Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Edicions UPC, 2010)
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      Power electronics plays a key role in electrical renewable energy generation in photovoltaics, fuel cells but also in wind energy. This paper presents a new educational tool designed do motor control that can be also used ...
    • Operation and control of a current source converter series tapping of an LCC-HVDC link for integration of offshore wind power plants 

      Sau Bassols, Joan; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-12)
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      This work presents a series tapping station for integrating Offshore Wind Power Plants (OWPP) into a (Line Commutated Converter High Voltage Direct Current) LCC-HVDC transmission system. The tapping station allows to ...
    • Optimal operation of hybrid high voltage direct current and alternating current networks based on OPF combined with droop voltage control 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Sau Bassols, Joan; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Sumper, Andreas; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2018-10)
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      This study focuses on the operation and control of HVDC multi-terminal systems that transmit the power being generated in offshore wind farms to the terrestrial AC grids. The aim of the paper is to propose and validate an ...
    • 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 ...
    • Optimal power flow tool for mixed highvoltage alternating current and high-voltage direct current systems for grid integration of large wind power plants 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Egea Àlvarez, Agustí; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2015-11-01)
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      This study presents a tool for solving optimal power flows (OPFs) in hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and high-voltage alternating current (HVAC) systems for grid integration of large wind power plants, located ...
    • Passive and Active Methods of Islanding for PV systems 

      Skocil, Tomas; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Rull Duran, Joan (2009)
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      This paper presents a review of some techniques for islanding detection, especially by using inverter based DG applications and it also focuses on several islanding detection methods for a single- phase current-control ...