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    • A power sharing algorithm for a hybrid energy storage system based on batteries 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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      This paper presents a method to operate a hybrid Energy Storage System (ESS) based on a heterogeneous grouping of battery types. In particular, the system is composed by a lithium-ion battery pack and a lead-acid one. The ...
    • 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 ...
    • Advanced Distribution Measurement Technologies and Data Applications for Smart Grids: A Review 

      Saldaña González, Antonio Emmanuel; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Smolnikar, Miha (2020-07-20)
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      The integration of advanced measuring technologies in distribution systems allows distribution system operators to have better observability of dynamic and transient events. In this work, the applications of distribution ...
    • 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 ...
    • Consecuencias de los robos de las puestas a tierras en las redes de distribución de media y baja tensión 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica (2015-02-11)
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    • Control of the parallel operation of VSC-HVDC links connected to an offshore wind farm 

      Rodríguez Amenedo, José L.; Arnaltes, S.; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-02)
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      This paper introduces the control of the parallel operation of two VSC-HVDC links interconnecting an offshore wind farm. The aim of the study is to propose and validate a control system that allows the parallel operation ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dynamic modelling and control of a PV generator for large scale applications 

      Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
      Conference report
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      As large scale photovoltaic power plants are increasing their capacity, the new grid codes are requiring that these power plants have similar performance as conventional power plants do. Because of this, it is essential ...
    • Effect of variable solar irradiance on the reactive power response of photovoltaic Generators 

      Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2018)
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      New grid requirements for large scale photovoltaic power plants (LS-PVPPs) demanding ancillary services make necessary the enhancement of photovoltaic (PV) generator's control. One of the challenges is the reactive power ...
    • ENERGIES RENOVABLES (1r quadrimestre) 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-01-25)
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    • 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 ...
    • 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)
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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 ...
    • Nuevos conceptos en microrredes para la distribución de energía eléctrica 

      Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Sumper, Andreas (Grupo Tecnipublicaciones, 2015-01)
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      La red eléctrica tradicional, gracias al aumento de la generación distribuida, la irrupción de la electrónica de potencia y las avanzadas tecnologías de la información y comunicación, está evolucionando hacia las futuras ...
    • Operation and control of transmission systems for offshore wind power plants 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-04-29)
      Doctoral thesis
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      This thesis deals with grid integration of oshore wind power plants through HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current) or HVAC (High Voltage Alternating Current) transmission . The behaviour of wind farms and their transmission ...
    • OPEX of hybrid DC/AC power systems with large penetration of offshore wind taking into account spinning reserves 

      Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Rimez, Johan; Van Hertem, Dirk; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2018-10-01)
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      This study presents a method to analyse the secure and optimal operation of transmission systems consisting of both HVDC (high-voltage direct current) and high-voltage alternating current interconnections under a scenario ...
    • 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, ...