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  • Behavior of the three-phase induction motor with spiral sheet rotor 

    Mujal-Rosas, Ramon Maria; Boix Aragonès, Oriol; Colom Fajula, Xavier; Rolán Blanco, Alejandro (2009-03)
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    Improvements in torque at low currents using a rotor with spiral sheets are analyzed. Several rotors and stators have been built combining different constructive and mechanical characteristics of the related elements: ...
  • Flicker mitigation by reactive power control in wind farm with doubly fed induction generators 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Galceran Arellano, Samuel (2014-02)
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    This paper presents a novel wind farm control with the purpose to mitigate the flicker emission of doubly fed induction generators. The presented control strategy is implemented in a wind farm connected to a distribution ...
  • Digital control of a power conditioner for fuel cell/super-capacitor hybrid system 

    Trujillo Caballero, Juan Carlos; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Posada Gómez, Rubén; Pouresmaeil, Edris; Aquino Robles, Jose A. (Taylor & Francis, 2014-01-25)
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    This article proposes a digital control scheme to operate a proton exchange membrane fuel cell module of 1.2 kW and a super-capacitor through a DC/DC hybrid converter. A fuel cell has been proposed as a primary source of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Run to failure: aging of commercial battery cells beyond their end of life 

    Andreas, Ziegler; Oeser, David; Hein, Thiemo; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Ackva, Ansgar (2020-04-11)
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    The aim of this work is to age commercial battery cells far beyond their expected lifetime. There is a gap in the literature regarding run to failure tests of lithium-ion batteries that this work intends to address. ...
  • Robust decentralized approach to interaction mitigation in VSC-HVDC grids through impedance minimization 

    Agbemuko, Adedotun Jeremiah; Domínguez Garcia, José Luis; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2020-01-01)
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    An interconnection of independently designed voltage source converters (VSCs) and their control in high voltage DC grids can result in network-level detrimental interactions and even instability. In many cases, vendors are ...
  • Energy-based control of a DC Modular Multilevel Converter for HVDC grids 

    Cheah Mañé, Marc; Arévalo Soler, Josep; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019-11-22)
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    DC-DC converters are expected to interconnect High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) grids with different configurations or voltage levels, which will increase reliability and operational flexibility. The DC Modular Multilevel ...
  • Flexible converters for meshed HVDC grids: From Flexible AC Transmission Systems (FACTS) to Flexible DC grids 

    Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol; Sau Bassols, Joan; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Cheah Mañé, Marc (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-01)
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    Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems (FACTS) have achieved to enhance the flexibility of modern AC power systems, by providing fast, reliable and controllable solutions to steer the power flows and voltages ...
  • The potential role of flexibility during peak hours on greenhouse gas emissions: A life cycle assessment of five targeted national electricity grid mixes 

    Munné Collado, Íngrid; Aprà, Fabio Maria; Olivella Rosell, Pol; Villafafila Robles, Roberto (2019-11-22)
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    On the path towards the decarbonization of the electricity supply, flexibility and demand response have become key factors to enhance the integration of distributed energy resources, shifting the consumption from peak hours ...
  • Deployment of a stand-alone hybrid renewable energy system in coastal areas as a reliable energy source 

    Kasaeian, Alibakhsh; Razmjoo, Armin; Shirmohammadi, Reza; Pourfayaz, Fathollah; Sumper, Andreas (2019-10-21)
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    Solar and wind can be considered as sustainable environmentally friendly and omnipresent renewable energy sources for generating a part of required electrical energy for inhabitants of the remote areas in different countries. ...
  • A comparison of power conversion systems for modular battery-based energy storage systems 

    Díaz González, Francisco; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Pagès Giménez, Marc; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020-02-07)
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    A modular battery-based energy storage system is composed by several battery packs distributed among different modules or parts of a power conversion system (PCS). The design of such PCS can be diverse attending to different ...

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