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  • On the performance of the energy-controlled MMC: impact of the Internal and the DC capacitances in HVDC applications 

    Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019)
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    As the power system is evolving towards a cleaner energy generation framework, the penetration of power electronic devices into the grid has become an evident fact. The number of commissioned VSC-HVDC installations is ...
  • Impact of different regulatory structures on the management of energy communities 

    Hoz Casas, Jordi de la; Alonso Travesset, Alexandre; Coronas Herrero, Sergio; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Matas Alcalá, José (2020-06-01)
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    The following paper aims to prove the importance of embedding the regulatory framework when analyzing the distributed generation activity of an energy community. At present, most of the scientific literature has focused ...
  • Multiport interline current flow controller for meshed HVDC grids 

    Sau Bassols, Joan; Ferrer San José, Ricard; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-07-01)
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    In meshed high voltage direct current grids, the current of each line cannot be controlled independently, since it depends on the resistances between nodes. Additional devices, such as current flow controllers (CFCs), may ...
  • Maximum torque per voltage flux-weakening strategy with speed limiter for PMSM drives 

    Miguel Espinar, Carlos; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-09-02)
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    This paper presents an enhanced Flux Weakening (FW) control scheme for Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSMs), focused on electric vehicle applications. The novelty of the proposed algorithm is the integration in a ...
  • Optimal current reference calculation for MMCs considering converter limitations 

    Westerman Spier, Daniel; Prieto-Araujo, E.; López Mestre, Joaquim; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-08-31)
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    The paper addresses an optimization-based reference calculation method for Modular Multilevel Converters (MMC) operating in normal and constrained situations (when the converter needs to prioritize its quantities as it has ...
  • INVADE Flexibility centralized algorithm to manage electric vehicles under DSO requests in buildings with limited information 

    Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Barja Martínez, Sara; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Díaz González, Francisco (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
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    This paper exposes a flexibility management algorithm to optimize the operation of behind-the-meter charging infrastructure in a building including external flexibility requests from the local distribution system operator. ...
  • Steady-state analysis of the modular multilevel converter. 

    Westerman Spier, Daniel; López Mestre, Joaquim; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    In this paper, the steady-state behavior of the modular multilevel converter (MMC) is studied under balanced and unbalanced AC grid voltage conditions. The suggested mathematical model is derived combining the converter ...
  • An enhanced electrical angle representation in PMSM control with misplaced Hall-effect switch sensos 

    Miguel Espinar, Carlos; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Gross, Gabriel Igor; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel (2020)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    This paper proposes an enhanced method to represent the rotor position to control a Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) based on a First-Order Taylor-Series approximation, by using misplaced Hall-effect switch sensors. ...
  • Overcurrent protection based on ANNs for smart distribution networks with grid-connected VSIs 

    Bakkar, Mostafa; Bogarra Rodríguez, Santiago; Córcoles López, Felipe; Iglesias, Javier (2020-12-16)
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    Recently, the global concern for protection coordination is growing with the impact of distributed generators connected to medium voltage distribution system. Effective protection strategies need to be developed in order ...
  • A data acquisition pipeline for home energy management systems 

    Munné Collado, Íngrid; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Bové Salat, Adrià (2020)
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    This paper presents a modular data acquisition pipeline to integrate exible assets and distributed and renewable energy sources in households. This modular and general system's main aim is to enhance the data acquisition, ...
  • Contributions for improving the stability of marine power generation plants 

    Herrero Sabat, Antonio; Álvarez Flórez, Jesús Andrés; Casals Torrens, Pau; Bosch Tous, Ricardo; Serrano Fontova, Alexandre (Elsevier, 2020-06-20)
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    The Electrical Engineering department of the University FNB/UPC -Barcelona Tech. conducted a large set of real tests on a hybrid propulsion platform with compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel at the facilities of Marina Barcelona ...
  • Optimal multivariable MMC energy-based control for DC voltage regulation in HVDC applications 

    Sánchez Sánchez, Enric; Groß, Dominic; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Dörfler, Florian; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-04-01)
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    The penetration of renewable energy resources is changing the way the power system is understood and operated. With an increasing number of power electronics devices integrated into the power system, the modular multilevel ...

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