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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. ...
  • Methodology for the sizing of a hybrid energy storage system in low voltage distribution grids 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Díaz González, Francisco; Sumper, Andreas; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Candido, Luisa; Gallart Fernández, Ramon (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper presents a methodology for the sizing of hybrid storage solutions in low-voltage distribution networks. A hybrid storage solution is defined as that able to integrate and maximize the performance of a heterogeneous ...
  • 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, ...
  • RESOLVD: ICT services and energy storage for increasing renewable hosting capacity in LV distribution grids 

    Sumper, Andreas; Plana Olle, Pau; Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Díaz González, Francisco; Puranik, Sanket; Meléndez Frigola, Joaquim; Kokos, Isidoros; Candido, Luisa (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2020)
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    This article presents the H2020 project RESOLVD (Renewable Penetration Levered by Efficient Low Voltage Distribution Grids). The purpose of this project is to improve the efficiency of distribution networks at the same ...
  • 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 ...
  • A power sharing algorithm for a hybrid energy storage system based on batteries 

    Díaz González, Francisco; Aragüés Peñalba, Mònica; Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Llonch Masachs, Marc; Sumper, Andreas (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
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    This paper presents a method to operate a hybrid Energy Storage System (ESS) based on a heterogeneous grouping of battery types. In particular, the system is composed by a lithium-ion battery pack and a lead-acid one. The ...
  • 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 ...
  • On resonance instabilities in VSCs connected to weak grids 

    Orellana Montaño, Luis Carlos; Prieto Araujo, Eduardo; Sainz Sapera, Luis; Cheah Mañé, Marc; Gomis Bellmunt, Oriol (2019)
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    This paper addresses the oscillatory stability phenomena studied in the literature and reported by network operators in grid-connected VSC systems. Negative interactions have been observed at different frequencies in these ...

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