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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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Grid connection control of VSC-based high power converters for wave energy applications 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rakhshani, Elyas; Remón, D.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      In the wave energy sector, an increasing concern regarding the grid connection of wave energy converters is recently being experienced, as well as in the main challenges resulting from the grid integration of large scale ...
    • Grid connection design and control of LCL+Trap filter based two-level VSC for wave power plant applications 

      Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rakhshani, Elyas; Remón, D.; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      This paper presents a filter design methodology and control design strategy for LCL+Trap filters deployed in large scale wave power plants. This filter topology appears as an alternative for the widely used LCL filters, ...
    • Integration of renewable generation for frequency support of HVDC/AC interconnected systems under power market scenario 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Remón, D.; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Rouzbehi, Kumars; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2014)
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      This paper proposes a modified model for active power/ frequency support of multi-area power system analysis that takes into account the effects of AC/DC systems under deregulated environment of the power market. The AC ...
    • Modeling and control of multi modular converters using optimal LQR controller with integral action 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Candela García, José Ignacio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2013)
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      A new application of LQR controller with the ability of reference tracking for a multi modular converter with several cells is proposed. First, the mathematical model for the grid connected MMC is presented and then, ...
    • 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 ...
    • PSO-based LQR controller for multi modular converters 

      Rakhshani, Elyas; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2013)
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      In this paper a new application of PSO technique for optimizing the controller parameters of multi modular converters is presented. PSO based LQR controller is designed for averaged model of modular converter and to ...
    • 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 ...
    • Tuning of proportional resonant controllers for three phase PV power converters with LCL+trap filter 

      Zhang, Weiyi; Citro, Costantino; Mir Cantarellas, Antonio; Remón, D.; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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      Power generation facilities based on renewable energy sources, such as PV or wind, are frequently connected to the grid through three-phase power converters. As the power of the plant increases, the design of the grid ...