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  • Analytical dead-band compensation for ZCS modulation applied to hybrid Si-SiC dual active bridge 

    Capó Lliteras, Macià; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Díaz González, Francisco; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-10-02)
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    This paper proposes a triangular modulation with zero current switching (ZCS) for a hybrid Si-SiC isolated bidirectional DC-DC converter (IBDC). Three of the four legs in the IBDC operate at ZCS and use Si IGBTs, while the ...
  • Renewable energy auction prices: near subsidy-free? 

    Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Alonso Travesset, Alexandre; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Matas Alcalá, José (2020-07-01)
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    The latest trend of low record bid prices in renewable energy auctions has raised concerns on the effective deployment of the winning projects. A survey of recent auction data from several countries, technologies and ...
  • Transition to a greener power sector: Four different scopes on energy security 

    Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Rull Duran, Joan; Galceran Arellano, Samuel; Fuentes Ruiz, Sergio (Elsevier, 2020-06-01)
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    Energy transitions have placed the power system in the center of the energy agenda, since electricity constitutes a bridge between renewable resources and the decarbonization of the global economy. Therefore, due to ...
  • Open-circuit fault diagnosis and maintenance in multi-pulse parallel and series TRU topologies 

    Saura Perisé, Jaime; Bakkar, Mostafa; Bogarra Rodríguez, Santiago (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-27)
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    Transformer Rectifier Units (TRUs) are a reliable way for DC generation in several electric applications. These units are formed by multiple three-phase uncontrolled bridge rectifiers connected according to two main ...
  • New sogi-fll grid frequency monitoring with a finite state machine approach for better response in the face of voltage sag and swell faults 

    Abdali Nejad, Sajad; Matas Alcalá, José; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Al-Turki, Y.A. (2020-04-01)
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    The SOGI-FLL (Second-Order Generalized Integrator–Frequency-Locked Loop) is a well-known and simple adaptive filter that allows for estimating the parameters of grid voltage with a small computational burden. However, the ...
  • Principles of operation of grids of DC and AC subgrids interconnected by power converters 

    Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Arévalo Soler, Josep; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-15)
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    The concept of segmented AC power systems interconnected by means of HVDC is becoming more and more significant for many cases worldwide. Such systems are already existing and will become more complex with the increasing ...
  • Evaluación de riesgos ocupacionales de los trabajadores de la minería española (2018) 

    Freijo Álvarez, Modesto; Sanmiquel Pera, Lluís; Montañá Puig, Juan; Romero Durán, David; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel (2020-10-01)
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    El sector minero español puede clasificarse en dos tipos, minería energética y no energética. La actividad minera implica riesgos para la salud y seguridad en el trabajo.En este estudio se ha evaluado los ...
  • System architecture for managing congestions in distributions grids using flexibility 

    Munné Collado, Íngrid; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Ottesen, Stig Ø.; Palma Costa, Vera; Gallart, Ramon; Sumper, Andreas (2019)
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    The increased penetration of renewable, intermittent and distributed energy resources, flexible loads and EVs in the distribution network, has arisen congestion issues at medium and low voltage level. These flexible ...
  • Non-linear least squares optimization for parametric identification of DC-DC converters 

    Rojas Dueñas, Gabriel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-06-19)
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    Switching mode power converters are being extensively applied in different power conversion systems. Parameter identification comprises a set of techniques focused on extracting the relevant parameters of the converters ...
  • Interaction assessment and stability analysis of the MMC-based VSC-HVDC link 

    Dadjo Tavakoli, Saman; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2020-04-21)
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    This paper investigates the dynamic behavior of a modular multi-level converter (MMC)-based HVDC link. An overall state-space model is developed to identify the system critical modes, considering the dynamics of the master ...
  • Stability analysis of systems with high VSC penetration: where is the limit? 

    Collados Rodríguez, Carlos; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-12-16)
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    The paper addresses the stability of modern voltage-source-converter-dominated power systems, which are experiencing a progressive phase-out of conventional generation. An essential system model is used to capture the ...
  • International tendencies on energy security: a review on national energy policies in the electrical sector 

    Fuentes Ruiz, Sergio; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Olivella Rosell, Pol (2019-05-03)
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    Energy security constitutes a priority within national energy policies. The international trend of energy transitions has fostered electrification of the energy systems, so it results imperative to study how the concept ...

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