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  • Active-power voltage-support for a microgrid under short-circuits, modelled in complex valued domain 

    Iñiguez Amigot, José Ignacio; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio; Chico Villegas, José Pascual (2023)
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    The growing number of electric vehicles (EVs) connected to the grid are a promising potential to support the overall system stability, known as vehicle to grid concept. During grid faults these vehicles can be seen as ...
  • Model predictive control for an LCL voltage source inverter with active damping capability and current limitation 

    Chico Villegas, José Pascual; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; García de Vicuña Muñoz de la Nava, José Luis; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Komurcugil, Hasan (2023)
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    This paper presents a model predictive control (MPC) for a grid-connected voltage source inverter (VSI) with current limitation. The control algorithm is performed in the dq frame to obtain the amplitude of the inverter ...
  • Passivity based control of four-switch buck-boost DC-DC converter without operation mode detection 

    Komurcugil, Hasan; Bayhan, Sertac; Guler, Naki; Guzmán Solà, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2022)
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    This paper presents a passivity-based control approach for four-switch buck-boost (FSBB) DC-DC converters. The state variables are selected as the inductor current and the capacitor voltage errors. The passivity based ...
  • Mitigation of voltage sags with electric-vehicle based microgrids in large parking lots 

    Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Borrell Sanz, Angel (2022)
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    This paper presents a real-time control strategy for electric-vehicle based microgrids to mitigate voltage sags in large parking lots. It is programmed into the digital processors of the battery chargers and consists on ...
  • Optimizing voltage support using electric vehicles in an islanded microgrid under voltage sags 

    Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Borrell Sanz, Àngel (2022)
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    The number of electric vehicles connected to the grid is growing constantly due to environmental and regulatory issues. Using these connected vehicles as distributed generators is a promising future functionality, known ...
  • Voltage support using electric vehicles in an islanded resistive-microgrid under voltage sags 

    Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Borrell Sanz, Àngel (2022)
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    The number of electric vehicles connected to the grid is growing constantly due to environmental and regulatory issues. Conventionally these vehicles work as variable loads, although using them as distributed generators ...
  • Proposal of novel single-phase power quality indicators considering subsynchronous frequency perturbations in voltage and current under non-sinusoidal conditions 

    El Mariachet Carreño, Jordi; Matas Alcalá, José; Martín Cañadas, María Elena; Tinoco, G.; Abdalinejad, S. (2019)
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    This work pretends to reconsider power quality (PQ), in AC single-phase low voltage systems, considering perturbation sources with frequency components below the fundamental frequency in voltage and current signals. These ...
  • Multi-layer active power and frequency control strategy for industrial microgrids 

    Rey, Juan Manuel; Solano, Javier; Torres Martínez, Javier; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Ghahderijani, Mohammad Moradi; Castilla Fernández, Miguel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Industrial microgrids require control strategies that guarantee high reliability and power quality. In this paper a multi-layer active power and frequency control strategy for industrial microgrids is presented. It is ...
  • A communication-less control scheme for a variable air-gap wireless energy transfer system using current source resonant converter 

    Ghahderijani, Mohammad Moradi; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Rey López, Juan Manuel; Torres Martínez, Javier; Garnica López, Miguel Andrés (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents a robust control method for wireless energy transfer systems using current source resonant converter without any communication network. The proposed control strategy is valid even for systems with ...
  • Experimental study of clock drift impact over droop-free distributed control for industrial microgrids 

    Torres Martínez, Javier; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Ghahderijani, Mohammad Moradi; Rey López, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    It is well-know that in systems composed of several digital processors, clock signals of individual units differ from each other due to clock drifts. This paper investigates the effect of clock drifts from voltage source ...
  • Control scheme for a multiple-output DC/DC current source parallel resonant converter 

    Ghahderijani, Mohammad Moradi; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Guzmán Solà, Ramon; Rey López, Juan Manuel (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The aim of this paper is to regulate the output voltages of a multiple-output DC/DC class-D current source parallel resonant converter. To this end, a sliding mode control scheme is presented consisting of an outer voltage ...
  • Consensus for active power sharing and frequency restoration in islanded microgrids subject to drifting clocks 

    Rosero Chandi, Carlos Xavier; Martí Colom, Pau; Velasco García, Manel; Castilla Fernández, Miguel; Miret Tomàs, Jaume; Camacho Santiago, Antonio (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    The application of consensus theory in the control of islanded microgrids (MG) is gaining increased attention because it facilitates the development of distributed control solutions. In particular, its application to active ...

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