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  • A communication-assisted protection scheme for direct-current distribution networks 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Zamani, M. Amin; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-05-27)
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    One of the major issues associated with the implementation of direct-current distribution systems is the design of a proper protection scheme. The fault current characteristics in direct-current distribution systems are ...
  • Adaptive power control of wave energy converters for maximum power absorption under irregular sea-state conditions 

    Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    This paper proposes a novel wave energy converter (WEC) control technique based on an adaptive vector controller for maximum power absorption of the wave energy resource. The proposed controller arises as a suitable solution ...
  • A protection strategy for fault detection and location for multi-terminal MVDC distribution systems with renewable energy systems 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    A fault location method and a fault clearance strategy are presented in this paper for medium voltage dc (MVDC) distribution system. MVDC systems are applicable for connection between microgrids (MGs) and integration of ...
  • Design of a centralized protection technique for medium voltage DC microgrids 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015)
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    This paper presents a communication-assisted protection technique for dc microgrids. The technique, consist of a centralized fault detection, by use of the differential method; and a fault isolation strategy by coordinated ...
  • Distributed FLISR algorithm for smart grid self-reconfiguration based on IEC61850 

    Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Monadi, Mehdi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper proposes a distributed algorithm for Fault Location, Isolation, and Service Restoration (FLISR) to be implemented as part of the intelligent software for controlling the operation of each circuit breaker. The ...
  • Equivalent model of a synchronous PV power plant 

    Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The continuous integration of renewable energy sources into power systems has led to the construction of large power plants based on power electronics, with power ratings up to hundreds of megawatts, in order to accomodate ...
  • Implementation of the differential protection for MVDC distribution systems using real-time simulation and hardware-in-the-loop 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Development of Medium Voltage DC (MVDC) distribution systems require using proper protection schemes whereas due to the behavior of dc fault current, the conventional fault detection methods for ac distribution systems ...
  • Multi-terminal MVDC grids fault location and isolation 

    Monadi, Mehdi; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-06-28)
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    Voltage source converters (VSCs) are highly vulnerable to DC fault current; thus, protection is one of the most important concerns associated with the implementation of multi-terminal VSC-based DC networks. This paper ...
  • Overview of intelligent substation automation in distribution systems 

    Nieto, Juan Diego; Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015)
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    New trends in electricity production, that involve generating power locally at the distribution voltage level by using renewable energy sources, are changing the paradigm of the distribution network, giving it an active ...
  • Second life battery energy storage system for enhancing renewable energy grid integration 

    Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Saez-de Ibarra, Andoni; Martinez-Laserna, Egoitz; Stroe, Daniel-Ioan; Swierczynski, Maciej; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    Connecting renewable power plants to the grid must comply with certain codes and requirements. One requirement is the ramp rate constraint, which must be fulfilled in order to avoid penalties. As this service becomes ...
  • Synchronous PV support to an isolated power system 

    Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed; Koch-Ciobotaru, Cosmin; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2015)
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    The increase of renewable energy sources and distributed generation may have a negative impact on power systems, specially on weak ones. Therefore, their control systems are acquiring growing importance, with new proposals ...