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  • A novel home energy management system environmental-based with LCA minimization 

    Barja Martínez, Sara; Munné Collado, Íngrid; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2020)
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    This paper presents a novel environmental-based home energy management system that focuses on the environmental impact caused by residential electricity consumption. It is aimed to reduce the carbon footprint by minimizing ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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)
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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)
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    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)
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    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. ...
  • 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, ...
  • Non-Intrusive parameter identification of a three-phase rectifier based on an optimization approach 

    Rojas Dueñas, Gabriel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Candelo Zuluaga, Carlos Andres (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Six-pulse diode rectifiers are widely used in many power conversion systems. In this work a non-intrusive approach for parameter identification of such power device is presented and its accuracy and performance is evaluated ...
  • Centralized flexibility services for distribution system operators through distributed flexible resources 

    Barja Martínez, Sara; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Lloret Gallego, Pau; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (Universidad Santiago de Cali, 2019)
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    Under the context of smart grids within smart cities, increasing distributed generation, consumer empowerment and emerging flexibility services, distribution system operators could benefit by activating flexibility in ...
  • 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 ...
  • Optimal sizing and location of reactive power compensation in offshore HVAC transmission systems for loss minimization 

    Dakic, Jovana; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019)
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  • Black-box modelling of a DC-DC buck converter based on a recurrent neural network 

    Rojas Dueñas, Gabriel; Riba Ruiz, Jordi-Roger; Moreno Eguilaz, Juan Manuel; Kadechkar, Akash; Gómez Pau, Álvaro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    Neural network; Power converter; Training; Prediction; System identification; Black-box model
  • Active learning based laboratory towards engineering education 4.0 

    Delgado Prieto, Miquel; Fernández Sobrino, Ángel; Ruiz Soto, Lucía; Romero Durán, David; Fibla Biosca, Pere; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (2019)
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    Universities have a relevant and essential key role to ensure knowledge and development of competencies in the current fourth industrial revolution called Industry 4.0. The Industry 4.0 promotes a set of digital technologies ...

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