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  • 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 ...
  • Capability curve analysis of photovoltaic generation systems 

    Cabrera Tobar, Ana; Bullich Massagué, Eduard; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2016-12-15)
    Article
    Open Access
    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)
    External research report
    Open Access
  • 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)
    Article
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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)
    Conference report
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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)
    Exam
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  • 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)
    Article
    Open Access
    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 ...
  • 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
    Open Access
    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, ...
  • Optimal operation of DC networks to support power system outage management 

    Teixeira Pinto, Rodrigo; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016-11)
    Article
    Open Access
    The penetration of dc networks for different applications in power systems is increasing. This paper presents a novel methodology for security-constrained optimal power flow (SCOPF) operation of a power system, such as a ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Optimització del transport d’energia elèctrica en sistemes multiterminal HVDC per grans parcs eòlics marins 

    Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2011-05)
    Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
    Open Access
    Aquest projecte estudia els sistemes multiterminal VSC-HVDC per transmissió submarina. En la primera part del projecte, aplicant tècniques d’optimització, es proposa una metodologia per minimitzar les pèrdues per efecte ...
  • 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 ...