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    • A comparison of power conversion systems for modular battery-based energy storage systems 

      Díaz González, Francisco; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-07)
      Article
      Open Access
      A modular battery-based energy storage system is composed by several battery packs distributed among different modules or parts of a power conversion system (PCS). The design of such PCS can be diverse attending to different ...
    • A first estimate for thermal osmotic long storage 

      Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier; Heras Jiménez, Salvador Augusto de las (2019-09-15)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this brief note, a first assessment on the possibilities for thermal osmotic storage using the thermal precipitation of aqueous solutions as alternative to sensible heat storage is performed. In a recent study it was ...
    • A model predictive control-based energy management scheme for hybrid storage system in islanded microgrids 

      Raveendran Nair, Unnikrishnan; Costa Castelló, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-05-21)
      Article
      Open Access
      Model predictive control (MPC) facilitates online optimal resource scheduling in electrical networks, thermal systems, water networks, process industry to name a few. In electrical systems, the capability of MPC can be ...
    • A novel algorithm based on the combination of AC-OPF and GA for the optimal sizing and location of DERs into distribution networks 

      García Muñoz, Fernando Esteban; Díaz González, Francisco; Corchero García, Cristina (Elsevier, 2021-09)
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      This article proposes an algorithm to obtain an optimal local solution for the network planning process related to the optimal integration of different renewable energy sources (RES) and different BatteryEnergy Storage ...
    • 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 ...
    • A self-branched lamination of hierarchical patronite nanoarchitectures on carbon fiber cloth as novel electrode for ionic liquid electrolyte-based high energy density supercapacitors 

      Manikandan, Ramu; Justin Raj, Chellan; Nagaraju, Goli; Puigdollers i González, Joaquim; Voz Sánchez, Cristóbal (2019-11-14)
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      Open Access
      The developments of rationally designed binder-free metal chalcogenides decorated flexible electrodes are of paramount importance for advanced energy storage devices. Herein, binder-free patronite (VS4) flower-like ...
    • Active transformer functionalities including an energy storage system 

      Vidal León Romay, José David; Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Candela, Jose Ignacio; Rodriguez, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2021)
      Conference lecture
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      This paper presents a series converter in an application with a Custom Power Active Transformer (CPAT) which is a power electronics integrated transformer providing services to the grid and load. The active transformer ...
    • Adaptació el sistema de recuperació d'energia cinètica (KERS) per a l'ús domèstic d'una caravana 

      Serra Codina, Enric (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2021-10-21)
      Bachelor thesis
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      El treball que es presenta a continuació és l’adaptació teòrica del KERS (un sistema de recuperació d’energia cinètica) a una caravana, per transformar aquesta energia en elèctrica i emmagatzemar-la en les corresponents ...
    • 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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      Open Access
      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)
      Conference lecture
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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 methodology for the optimal sizing of the energy storage system in a hybrid electric refuse collector vehicle using real routes 

      Cortez, Ernest; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Soriano Alfonso, Franciso (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2018-11-24)
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      Open Access
      This paper presents a new methodology for optimal sizing of the energy storage system ( ESS ), with the aim of being used in the design process of a hybrid electric (HE) refuse collector vehicle ( RCV ). This methodology ...
    • Almacenamiento de energía para la reducción del coste de los errores de predicción en la generación eólica 

      Labrador Martínez, Víctor (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2015-06)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
      Open Access
      El presente proyecto tiene como objetivo determinar la viabilidad de la instalación de un sistema de almacenamiento energético, concretamente de una batería, como instrumento para reducir el coste imputado a los ...
    • An electrochemical impedance spectroscopy study of ZnI2 redox flow batteries 

      Molinari, Benjamin (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2019-07-03)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This thesis work focuses on the zinc-iodine redox flow battery system with ananalysis of the electrochemical changes which occur throughout charge and dis-charge. A literature review of energy storage techniques was first ...
    • An estimate for thermal osmotic heat storage using precipitation of common salts 

      Arias Montenegro, Francisco Javier; Heras Jiménez, Salvador Augusto de las (2019-09-09)
      Article
      Open Access
      In this brief note, a first assessment on the possibilities for thermal osmotic storage by harnessing the thermal dependence of the solubility of common salts as an alternative method to sensible heat storage is discussed. ...
    • Analysis and comparison of battery energy storage technologies for grid applications 

      SAEZ-DE-IBARRA, A.; Milo, Aitor; Gaztañaga, Haizea; Etxeberria Otadui, Ion; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Bacha, Seddik; Debusschere, V. (2013)
      Conference report
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      Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESSs) could contribute to the generation/consumption balance of the grid and could provide advanced functionalities at different grid levels (generation, T&D, end-user and RES integration). ...
    • Analysis and evaluation of Li-Ion batteries 

      Train Packard, Marcos (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Universitat de Barcelona, 2012-06)
      Master thesis
      Open Access
      This document provides an introduction and over view of state-of-the-art energy storage technology including a comparison of them and various evaluations of the new possibilities they give to the energy infrastructure and ...
    • Analysis and simulation of a thermoelectric system for a lunar application 

      Serra Bertran, Pol (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-07-19)
      Bachelor thesis
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    • Analysis and simulation of a thermosolar heating system using phase change material as the flowing fluid 

      Utrilla Duaso, Javier (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya / Politecnico di Torino, 2011)
      Master thesis (pre-Bologna period)
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      The increasing gas emissions and the continuous rise of fuel prices are the main reasons why new solutions for world energy demand are searched. Using Europe as an indicator, every year more than thirty per cent of the oil ...
    • Analysis of a thermal energy storage system for application in the Moon 

      Climent Molina, Blai (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-19)
      Bachelor thesis
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      One of the biggest challenges of the Moon exploration is the survival of the crew and the lunar assets during the lunar night. Lunar environment is a harsh, alien environment in the true sense of the word and requires ...
    • Analysis of different solar energy acquisition systems for applications in the Moon 

      Campal, Maryne (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2012-07-27)
      Bachelor thesis
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      The big challenge of the NASA and space agencies for years to come is to return to the Moon to build a base of research there. This return to the Moon stays only a stage before the purpose of the big space agencies: the ...