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  • Model and control of the isolated multi-modular converter 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Blaabjerg, Frede; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Multi-modular converters have proven to be one of the most suitable topology to be used in high and power applications. The modularity of these configurations offer several advantages, such as: high quality voltage, ...
  • Grid resonance attenuation in long lines by using renewable energy sources 

    Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    In this paper the grid harmonic resonance on long lines is studied, in particular the resonance phenomena between the grid series inductance and the line parallel capacitor. Later, the resonance is attenuated by using a ...
  • Competitive control of wave power plants through price-signal optimum allocation of available resources 

    Mir Cantarellas, Antoni; Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Martinez Garcia, Jorge; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    This paper presents a novel hierarchical control solution and real-time controller for distributed power plants aimed for achieving full control capabilities and increased benefits from direct market participation, grid ...
  • Hybrid solar plant with synchronous power controllers contribution to power system stability 

    Remón Rodríguez, Daniel; Mir Cantarellas, Antoni; Martinez Garcia, Jorge; Escaño, Juan M.; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    The penetration of renewable power plants in the global electricity mix is reaching significant levels, and power system operators are adapting their grid codes, so that renewable generators do not alter the operation ...
  • Re-synchronization strategy for the synchronous power controller in HVDC systems 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    Frequency and voltage regulation are required to support the grid under different scenarios. In order to handle these scenarios, classical control strategies demand complex systems to fulfill these requirements. However, ...
  • A way of increasing stability margin of current control in VSCs connected to the grid through LCL filters 

    Marín Arévalo, Leonardo Vidal; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan (2017)
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    VSCs connected to the grid through LCL filters are common in the integration of renewable energies into electrical systems. Therefore, in this paper small signal stability of the current loop of this configuration is ...
  • Analysis on impacts of the shunt conductances in multi-terminal HVDC grids optimal power-flow 

    Heidary Yazdi, Seyed Saeid; Rouzbehi, Kumars; Candela García, José Ignacio; Milimonfared, Jafar; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This study deals with impacts of the shunt conductances associated with HVDC cables and VSC-HVDC stations on optimal operation of Multi-Terminal HVDC (MT-HVDC). In this study, for the first time, shunt conductances are ...
  • Flexible HVDC transmission systems small signal modelling: a case study on CIGRE Test MT-HVDC grid 

    Heidary Yazdi, Seyed Saeid; Rouzbehi, Kumars; Candela García, José Ignacio; Milimonfared, Jafar; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    Future Flexible HVDC Transmission Systems will consist of several active and passive infrastructures including DC Power Flow Controller (DC-PFC) device. The addition of the DC-PFC to the future Multi-Terminal HVDC (MT-HVDC) ...
  • Active power limiter for grid connection of modern renewable SSG SPC 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    Management of Renewable Static Synchronous Generation units based on Synchronous Power Controller (RSSG-SPC), not only provides grid synchronization without using PLL and gives proper dynamic to output active power, moreover ...
  • Analysis on dynamic interaction of renewable SSG SPC with external power grid 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    Control of renewables by Synchronous Power Controller (SPC) technology provides virtual damping and inertia which results to support phase stability on the grid and keep synchronism of interconnected areas tighter. Serving ...
  • Generation frequency support by renewable SSG SPC unit on interconnected areas 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2017)
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    Supporting frequency inside of each generation area as well as keeping proper synchronism condition between interconnected areas are two main challenges for grid operators. In this paper, after analysis of structure of ...
  • Proportional-resonant current controller with orthogonal decoupling on the aß-reference frame 

    Tarrasó, Andres; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2018)
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    The increasing penetration of grid-connected RES systems, advanced control algorithms have been developed to operate under grid faults and fulfill strict requirements of the grid codes. In order to overcome this, the current ...

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