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    • A proportional resonant controller tuning method for grid connected power converters with LCL+trap filter 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2014)
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      Three-phase power converters are largely employed in power generation facilities based on renewable energy sources, and these converters commonly working in grid connection mode are frequently connected to the grid through ...
    • A unified current loop tuning approach for grid-connected photovoltaic inverters 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-09-01)
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      High level penetration of renewable energy sources has reshaped modern electrical grids. For the future grid, distributed renewable power generation plants can be integrated in a larger scale. Control of grid-connected ...
    • 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 ...
    • Adaptive vector control based wave-to-wire model of wave energy converters 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Zhang, Weiyi; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017-03-29)
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      This study presents a complete wave-to-wire model in which a novel wave energy converter control approach based on adaptive vector control is introduced. The proposed control for maximum power absorption of the primary ...
    • Adaptive vector control of wave energy converters 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017-05-01)
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      Many grid connection concerns, such as maximum power absorption and improved power quality, are increasingly gaining research interest in the wave energy sector, as several wave energy converter (WEC) concepts approach ...
    • Aggregated model of a distributed PV plant using the synchronous power controller 

      Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Nieto, Juan Diego; Zhang, Weiyi; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2015)
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      Power plants employing renewable energy sources connected to large power systems continue increasing their number and size. PV and wind farms are a clear example of this trend. They employ power electronics in order to ...
    • An active power self-synchronizing controller for grid-connected converters emulating inertia 

      Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rakhshani, Elyas; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Renewable energy sources are increasing their penetration in power systems, making necessary new control systems that offer services usually provided only by conventional generators. In this paper, an active power controller ...
    • An active power synchronization control loop for grid-connected converters 

      Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rakhshani, Elyas; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      The increasing penetration of renewable energy sources in power systems requires new control systems that provide services similar to those of conventional generators. This paper proposes an active power controller that ...
    • Analysis of derivative control based virtual inertia in multi-area high-voltage direct current interconnected power systems 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Remon, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-05-12)
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      Due to increasing level of power converter-based component and consequently the lack of inertia, automatic generation control (AGC) of interconnected systems is experiencing different challenges. To cope with this challenging ...
    • Analysis of derivative control based virtual inertia in multi-area HVDC interconnected AGC power systems 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-02-04)
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      Due to increasing level of power converter based component in the grid and consequently the lack of inertia, AGC in multi area interconnected power systems are experiencing different challenges. To cope with this challenging ...
    • 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 ...
    • Competitive control of wave power plants through price-signal optimum allocation of available resources 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Martinez Garcia, Jorge; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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      This paper presents a novel hierarchical control solution and real-time controller for distributed power plants aimed for achieving full control capabilities and increased benefits from direct market participation, grid ...
    • Competitive power control of distributed power plants 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2018-04-05)
      Doctoral thesis
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      Nowadays, the electrical energy sector is currently found in a dramatic changing paradigm, which moves towards an increasing trend in generating power at distribution levels, where electricity is typically consumed, by ...
    • Derivative based inertia emulation of interconnected systems considering phase-locked loop dynamics 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Remon, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Mehrjerdi, H.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016)
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      Recent trend of research is oriented in different methods of emulating the inertia to increase the sustainability of the system. In the case of dynamic performance of power systems especially in frequency control of ...
    • Design of AC-DC power converters with LCL + tuned trap line filter using Si IGBT and SiC MOSFET modules 

      Piasecki, S.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rabkowski, J.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      This paper presents a method for improving the design procedure of AC-DC power converters for power generation applications. The proposed methodology is based on selection of the most convenient configuration, in terms ...
    • Design of the LCL+trap filter for the two-level VSC installed in a large-scale wave power plant 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rakhshani, Elyas; Remón, D.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      This paper presents a methodology for designing the link passive filter of the power converters installed in a multi-megawatt wave power plant. Such filter is based on the superposition of both LCL and trap filter ...
    • Dynamics estimation and generalized tuning of stationary frame current controller for grid-tied power converters 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-12-23)
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      The integration of AC-DC power converters to manage the connection of generation to the grid has increased exponentially over the last years. PV or wind generation plants are one of the main applications showing this trend. ...
    • Enhancement of the stability of a distribution system through synchronous PV 

      Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Zhang, Weiyi; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016)
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      Distributed renewable energy sources progressively gain importance in power systems, with which new challenges, but also new opportunities, arise. Therefore, it is necessary to analyze the interaction between this type of ...
    • 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)
      Conference report
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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 ...
    • Equivalent model of large-scale synchronous photovoltaic power plants 

      Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2016-08-09)
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      The impact that power plants employing renewable energy sources have on power systems is no longer negligible due to the ever-increasing portion of the power share that these generation systems represent. Therefore, the ...