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  • A simple approach for fast controller prototyping for a three phase interleaved DC-DC converter 

    Gavriluta, Catalin; Citro, Costantino; Nisak, Khairul; Beltrán San Segundo, Héctor (2012)
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    Initial control prototyping in power electronics is often a matter of trial and error because of the complicated mathematics involved in modeling systems based on their internal structure. Moreover, in practice, small ...
  • Comparative efficiency study of single phase photovoltaic grid connected inverters using PLECS® 

    Rouzbehi, Kumars; Davarifar, M.; Martino, M.; Citro, Costantino; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Daneshifar, Z.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Global warming is already having significant and costly effects on our communities, our health, and our climate. Nowadays, In developing countries (G20) around the world, decisions are being considered and a shifting ...
  • Control of grid-connected power converters based on a virtual admittance control loop 

    Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Citro, Costantino; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro (2013)
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    The connection of electronic power converters to the electrical network is increasing mainly due to massive integration of renewable energy systems. However, the electrical dynamic performance of these converters does ...
  • Current control design for three-phase grid-connected inverters using a pole placement technique based on numerical models 

    Citro, Costantino; Gavriluta, Catalin; Nizak Md, H. K.; Beltran, H. (2012)
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    This paper presents a design procedure for linear current controllers of three-phase grid-connected inverters. The proposed method consists in deriving a numerical model of the converter by using software simulations and ...
  • Decentralized control of MTDC networks with energy storage and distributed generation 

    Gavriluta, Catalin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Citro, Costantino; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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    Multi-terminal dc (MTDC) networks are drawing a lot of interest lately in applications related to distributed generation, especially in those that integrate energy storage. Several approaches for controlling the operation ...
  • Decentralized primary control of MTDC networks with energy storage and distributed generation 

    Gavriluta, Catalin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Citro, Costantino; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2014-11-01)
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    Multiterminal dc networks are drawing a lot of interest lately in applications related to distributed generation, particularly in those that also integrate energy storage (ES). A few approaches for controlling the operation ...
  • Design considerations for primary control in multi-terminal VSC-HVDC grids 

    Gavriluta, Catalin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Citro, Costantino; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015-05-01)
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    Multi-terminal dc networks based on voltage source converters (VSC) are the latest trend in dc-systems; the interest in the area is being fueled by the increased feasibility of these systems for the large scale integration ...
  • Enhanced average current-mode control for DC-DC converters based on an optimized fuzzy logic controller 

    Rouzbehi, Kumars; Miranian, Arash; Citro, Costantino; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2012)
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    This paper proposes a novel optimized fuzzy logic controller (OFLC) for current-mode control (CMC)-based voltage regulation in DC-DC converters. The implementation of the proposed fuzzy logic controller (FLC) does not ...
  • Flexible grid connection and islanding of SPC-based PV power converters 

    Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Citro, Costantino; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro (2018-05-01)
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  • Flexible grid connection and islanding of SPC-based PV power converters 

    Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Citro, Costantino; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Photovoltaic power plants (PV) are equipped with anti-islanding algorithms, embedded in the converters controller, to avoid the island operation. However, the current trends in the development of the future electrical ...
  • Overview of power processing structures for embedding energy storage in PV power converters 

    Citro, Costantino; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (IEEE Computer Society Publications, 2011)
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    The level of penetration of grid-connected photovoltaic (PV) systems has grown very quickly in recent years. Nonetheless, network stresses related to the recurrent voltage and frequency oscillations caused by their irregular ...
  • Resonance analysis of a wind power plant with modal approach 

    Rauma, Kalle; Md. Hasan, Khairul Nisak; Gavriluta, Catalin; Citro, Costantino (2012)
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    A detailed harmonic resonance analysis of power systems is more and more important due to the increasing number of power electronic devices. The topic is especially wellgrounded in wind power plants that besides having ...
  • Tuning of proportional resonant controllers for three phase PV power converters with LCL+trap filter 

    Zhang, Weiyi; Citro, Costantino; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Power generation facilities based on renewable energy sources, such as PV or wind, are frequently connected to the grid through three-phase power converters. As the power of the plant increases, the design of the grid ...