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    • 2 transistors + 2 diodes-based PEBB designed for general applications in power electronics 

      Nicolás Apruzzese, Joan; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Bordonau Farrerons, José; Busquets Monge, Sergio; Alepuz Menéndez, Salvador; Martínez Velasco, Juan Antonio; Peracaula Roura, Joan (2009)
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      This paper presents a new Power Electronic Building Block (PEBB) designed to facilitate the implementation of different power converter topologies. The proposed PEBB consists of two diodes and two transistors and it can ...
    • A comparative study of methods for estimating virtual flux at the point of common coupling in grid connected voltage source converters with LCL filter 

      Roslan, Nurul Fazlin; Suul, Jon Are; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016)
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      Grid connected Voltage Source Converters (VSCs) with LCL filters usually have voltage measurements at the filter capacitors, while it can be important to control the active or reactive power injection at the grid-side of ...
    • A comparative study of methods for estimating virtual flux at the point of common coupling in grid connected voltage source converters with LCL filter 

      Fazlin Roslan, Nurul; Suul, Jon Are; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017-08-23)
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      Grid synchronization based on Virtual Flux (VF) estimation allows for control of grid-connected power converter without depending on AC-voltage measurements. This is useful in voltage-sensor-less applications for reducing ...
    • A novel pulsewidth modulation to operate a bidirectional two-stage dc-ac converter with high-frequency isolation in discontinuous conduction mode for photovoltaic applications 

      Mata Dumenjó, Montserrat; Busquets Monge, Sergio; Diest, Jaume; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Barenys, Mireia; Nicolás Apruzzese, Joan; Salaet Pereira, Juan Fernando (2009)
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    • A photovoltaic three-phase topology to reduce common mode voltage 

      Vázquez Guzmán, Gerardo; Kerekes, Tamas; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Teodorescu, Remus; Aguilar, Daniel (2010)
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      At the present time most of the photovoltaic (PV) applications require to be integrated to the electrical grid. There are mainly two types of PV systems: with galvanic isolation (transformer) and transformerless. PV ...
    • A regenerative active clamp circuit for DC/AC converters with high-frequency isolation in photovoltaic systems 

      Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Mata Dumenjó, Montserrat; Bordonau Farrerons, José; Beristain Gimenez, Jose Antonio (2004-11-15)
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      DC/AC converters with high-frequency isolation and bidirectional power flow are extensively used in photovoltaic power systems and small isolated power converters at low and medium power ranges. The main disadvantages ...
    • A way of increasing stability margin of current control in VSCs connected to the grid through LCL filters 

      Marín Arévalo, Leonardo Vidal; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan (2017)
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      VSCs connected to the grid through LCL filters are common in the integration of renewable energies into electrical systems. Therefore, in this paper small signal stability of the current loop of this configuration is ...
    • Active power limiter for grid connection of modern renewable SSG SPC 

      Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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      Management of Renewable Static Synchronous Generation units based on Synchronous Power Controller (RSSG-SPC), not only provides grid synchronization without using PLL and gives proper dynamic to output active power, moreover ...
    • Active power limiter for static synchronous generators in renewable applications 

      Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-28)
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      Virtual Synchronous Generators (VSGs) are an interesting control approach for the connection of renewable energies to the electrical grid through power converters. These power devices have shown their ability to enable ...
    • Active power limiter for static synchronous generators in renewable applications 

      Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago (2018)
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      Control of the power converters in the Renewable Static Synchronous Generation units based on the Synchronous Power Control technique (RSSG-SPC) provides the opportunity for the grid operators to use simple and efficient ...
    • Adaptive droop for control of multiterminal DC bus integrating energy storage 

      Gavriluta, Catalin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015-02-01)
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      Multiterminal dc (MTDC) systems are drawing a lot of interest lately in applications related to distributed generation, especially in those that integrate wind or photovoltaic (PV) generation with energy storage (ES). ...
    • Adaptive droop for primary control in MTDC networks with energy storage 

      Gavriluta, Catalin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      Multi-terminal DC (MTDC) systems are drawing a lot of interest lately in applications related to distributed generation, especially in those that integrate wind or PV systems together with energy storage. This paper proposes ...
    • Advanced structures for grid synchronization of power converters in distributed generation applications 

      Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Teodorescu, Remus; Blaabjerg, Frede (2012)
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      The Transmission System Operators are specially concerned about the Low Voltage Ride Through requirements of distributed generation power plants. Solutions based on the installation of STATCOMs and DVRs, as well as on ...
    • An active power synchronizing controller for grid-connected power converters with configurable natural droop characteristics 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015)
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      Improving the dynamics of the widely applied gridconnected power converters has been drawing a lot of interests in recent years. Since the currently installed grid-connected converters doesn’t shown inertia effect in power ...
    • An approach to the performance-oriented model of variable-speed wind turbines 

      Rolán Blanco, Alejandro; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Aguilar Galván, Daniel; Vázquez Guzmán, Gerardo (IEEE Press. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 2010)
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      The aim of this work is to give an approach to the Performance-Oriented Model of Variable-Speed Wind turbines (VSWTs) equipped with permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG), and compare it to the component-oriented model. ...
    • Analysis of ferroresonance effects in distribution networks with distributed source units 

      Monadi, Mehdi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Fayezizadeh, Mostafa; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      The connection of Distributed Generation (DG) units to existing networks may give rise to harmful effects on the network and the DG units itself. Therefore, due to increasing penetration of DG units, it is important to ...
    • Analysis on dynamic interaction of renewable SSG SPC with external power grid 

      Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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      Control of renewables by Synchronous Power Controller (SPC) technology provides virtual damping and inertia which results to support phase stability on the grid and keep synchronism of interconnected areas tighter. Serving ...
    • Centralized synchronous controller based on load angle regulation for photovoltaic power plants 

      Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021-02)
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      The integration of renewable energies based on photovoltaic power plants (PVPPs) is increasing exponentially fast. In consequence, stability problems associated with the lack of inertia are becoming a serious concern. ...
    • Comparison of different power loop controllers for synchronous power controlled grid-interactive converters 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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      The impact caused by the large scale penetration of renewable energy sources into electrical grid has been given an increasing concern in the past decade. Multiple challenges will occur in the future when the share of the ...
    • Connection and disconnection transients for micro-grids under unbalance load condition 

      Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Azevedo, Gustavo M.S.; Candela García, José Ignacio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Blaabjerg, Frede; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2014-03)
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      In this paper the design and the implementation of a method oriented to carry out a safe and a stable intentional disconnection, and re-connection, of local micro-grids from the main distribution network under generic grid ...