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  • 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 ...
  • Assessment of the impact of electric vehicles on iberian day-ahead electricity market 

    Olivella Rosell, Pol; Bosch Llufriu, Guillermo Ángel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Kovacevic, Mario (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    Electric vehicles (EVs) could become a controllable grid load by using demand side management techniques, but this requires an information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and aggregator agents, to ...
  • Charging/discharging process for electric vehicles: proposal and emulation 

    Barnola Sampera, Miquel; Heredero Peris, Daniel; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Bergas Jané, Joan Gabriel; Vidal Tejedor, Narcís (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2014)
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    This paper proposes a charging/discharging process for electric vehicles according to mode 4, specifically based on the CHAdeMO protocol. These initiatives will enable acceptably fast charging of EVs. The proposal has been ...
  • Arquitectura de una red inteligente rural 

    Girbau Llistuella, Francesc; Sumper, Andreas; Díaz González, Francisco; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni; Castro Cervera, Fernando; Gallart Fernández, Ramon (2015)
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    El trabajo presentado se enmarca en e l proyecto europeo del programa FP - 7 Smart Rural Grid que tiene como objetivo desarrollar la red rural inteligente y explorar las mejores maneras de hacer la transición de las actuales ...
  • 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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  • Modelling 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 ...
  • Study of optimization design criteria for stand-alone hybrid renewable power systems 

    Martínez Díaz, Maria del Mar; Villafafila Robles, Roberto; Montesinos Miracle, Daniel; Sudrià Andreu, Antoni (2013)
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    Hybrid renewable power systems integrate two or more sources of energy, one of which is renewable, optionally a storage system and typically work in stand-alone mode. They are being considered more and more and we should ...

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