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    • A data acquisition pipeline for home energy management systems 

      Munné Collado, Íngrid; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Bové Salat, Adrià (2020)
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      This paper presents a modular data acquisition pipeline to integrate exible assets and distributed and renewable energy sources in households. This modular and general system's main aim is to enhance the data acquisition, ...
    • A novel home energy management system environmental-based with LCA minimization 

      Barja Martínez, Sara; Munné Collado, Íngrid; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2020)
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      This paper presents a novel environmental-based home energy management system that focuses on the environmental impact caused by residential electricity consumption. It is aimed to reduce the carbon footprint by minimizing ...
    • A novel hybrid home energy management system considering electricity cost and greenhouse gas emissions minimization 

      Barja Martínez, Sara; Rücker, Fabian; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Munné Collado, Íngrid; Lloret Gallego, Pau (2021-06-28)
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      This paper proposes a multi-objective hybrid energy management system that minimizes both the electricity expenses and the household greenhouse gas emissions released due to consumption, considering the entire life cycle ...
    • Assessment of the impact of electric vehicles on iberian day-ahead electricity market 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Bosch Llufriu, Guillermo Ángel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Kovacevic, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Electric vehicles (EVs) could become a controllable grid load by using demand side management techniques, but this requires an information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and aggregator agents, to ...
    • Baterías tradicionales y avanzadas 

      Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Valsera Naranjo, Eduardo (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2010-09)
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      Las políticas de impulso a los vehículos eléctricos y a las fuentes de energía renovables para la generación eléctrica están propiciando nuevos mercados para las baterías, que al mismo tiempo representan un reto para los ...
    • Biomass gasification for off-grid electrification of South-Saharan Africa 

      Depoorter Ruelle, Víctor; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Giral Guardia, Jordi; Lladó Jaume, Àngel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2013)
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      The NGO Misión y Desarrollo para Goundi, with the collaboration of the technology transfer centre CITCEA-UPC and the support of the CCD-UPC, is carrying out since 2011 the project Pôle Goundi aiming to electrify Goundi, a ...
    • Centralised and distributed optimization for aggregated flexibility services provision 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Barja Martínez, Sara; Ottesen, Stig Odegaard; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-07-01)
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      The recent deployment of distributed battery units in prosumer premises offer new opportunities for providing aggregated flexibility services to both distribution system operators and balance responsible parties. The ...
    • Centralized flexibility services for distribution system operators through distributed flexible resources 

      Barja Martínez, Sara; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Universidad Santiago de Cali, 2019)
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      Under the context of smart grids within smart cities, increasing distributed generation, consumer empowerment and emerging flexibility services, distribution system operators could benefit by activating flexibility in ...
    • Charging/discharging process for electric vehicles: proposal and emulation 

      Barnola Sampera, Miquel; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Vidal Tejedor, Narcís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      This paper proposes a charging/discharging process for electric vehicles according to mode 4, specifically based on the CHAdeMO protocol. These initiatives will enable acceptably fast charging of EVs. The proposal has been ...
    • Composed index for the evaluation of energy security in power systems within the frame of energy transitions—The case of Latin America and the Caribbean 

      Fuentes Ruiz, Sergio; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Rull Duran, Joan; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2021-04-26)
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      Energy transitions are transforming energy systems around the globe. Such a shift has caused the power system to become a critical piece of infrastructure for the economic development of every nation on the planet. Therefore, ...
    • Composed index for the evaluation of the energy security of power systems: Application to the case of Argentina 

      Fuentes Ruiz, Sergio; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Lerner, Eduardo (2020-08-01)
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      Energy transitions’ trend towards sustainable systems has prompted energy systems to shift from being fossil-fuel-based to rely on renewable energy. These transitions have led the power system to occupy the center of modern ...
    • Conductores de alta capacidad y cables, alternativas a las líneas aéreas convencionales 

      Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Rosario Calaf, Gerard del; Sumper, Andreas (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2008-10)
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      Hasta el momento, prácticamente la única opción disponible para aumentar la capacidad de transmisión del sistema eléctrico era añadir nuevas líneas aéreas de alta tensión en corriente alterna a la red de transporte. Sin ...
    • Convertidores de frecuencia: retos y aplicaciones futuras 

      Blaabjerg, Frede; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Thoegersen, Peter; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2005-04)
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      La tecnología de los convertidores de frecuencia está madura en cuanto a su uso en el control de motores, pero la rápida evolución que han sufrido estos equipos en los últimos diez años ha hecho que su aplicación efectiva ...
    • Day-ahead micro-market design for distributed energy resources 

      Olivella Rosell, Pol; Viñals Canal, Guillem; Sumper, Andreas; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Bremdal, Bernt; Ilieva, Iliana; Ottesen, Stig Odegaard (2016)
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    • Deterministic and Probabilistic Assessment of the Impact of the Electrical Vehicles on the Power Grid 

      Valsera Naranjo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (2010-03-23)
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      This paper analyzes the impact of the charge of EVs(Electrical Vehicles) on a power grid. In order to simulate the behavior of the EV charging on the grid a model of its battery has been found (EV’s charging curve). As the ...
    • El auge de los recursos energéticos distribuidos 

      Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2013-01)
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      La generación de electricidad se ha realizado tradicionalmente en grandes centrales operadas de manera centralizada. Sin embargo, la tendencia actual es la generación distribuida, que presenta nuevos retos y oportunidades ...
    • El ecosistema del vehículo eléctrico 

      Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2013-06)
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      Las ventas de vehículos eléctricos en España se incrementaron casi un 30% en el 2012 respecto al 2011, aunque solo representaron un 0,07% del total. Sin embargo, se continúa trabajando para alcanzar las cifras esperadas. ...
    • Electromechanical modelling and control of a micro-wind generation system for isolated low power DC micro grids 

      Colet Subirachs, Alba; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Clos Costa, Daniel; Martín Segura, Guillermo; Junyent Ferré, Adrià; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Ferrer Martí, Laia (2010-06-01)
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      This paper describes the modelling and control of a micro-wind generation system, based on an axial flux permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG), for isolated low power DC micro grids. The system consists of a ...
    • Embotellando energía: el sueño de los eléctricos 

      Mascarell, Eduardo; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2009-05)
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      La electricidad se genera en el mismo instante en que se consume porque, hasta ahora, no se ha podido almacenar en cantidades significativas. La evolución de la tecnología está permitiendo pensar que en un futuro esto sí ...
    • Energy efficiency for low-income households 

      Ugarte, Sergio; van der Ree, Bart; Voogt, Monique; Eichhammer, Wolfgang; Ordoñez, José Antonio; Reuter, Matthias; Schlomann, Barbara; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2016-11)
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      This study analyses the impacts that energy efficiency has on low-income households; to what degree energy efficiency policies should specifically target low-income households; and in which circumstances they should be ...