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  • Active power limiter for static synchronous generators in renewable applications 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago (2018)
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    Control of the power converters in the Renewable Static Synchronous Generation units based on the Synchronous Power Control technique (RSSG-SPC) provides the opportunity for the grid operators to use simple and efficient ...
  • Stability analysis of a grid-connected VSC controlled by SPC 

    Marin, Leonardo; Tarrasó, Andres; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    In the near future a large part of traditional generation based on conventional synchronous machines (SM) will be replaced by renewable generation based on voltage source converters (VSC). In this sense, power system ...
  • Multilevel single phase isolated inverter with reduced number of switches 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    This paper proposes a cascaded single phase multilevel inverter using an off-the-shelf three-phase inverter and transformer. The concept is based on a cascaded connection of two inverter legs using a typical three phase ...
  • Realization of a 10 kW MES power to methane plant based on unified AC/DC converter 

    Shahparasti, Mahdi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Bosch, Pau; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    This paper presents a galvanic isolated multi output AC/DC topology that is suitable for Microbial electrosynthesis (MES) based Power to Methane energy storage systems. The presented scheme utilizes a three phase back to ...
  • Remote power control strategy based on virtual flux approach for the grid tied power converters 

    Fazlin Roslan, Nurul; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The control of active and reactive power for the Renewable Energy Sources (RES) based power plants are very important. The injection of active and reactive power to the grid is normally controlled at the Point of Common ...
  • Stability analysis of a droop-controlled grid-connected VSC 

    Marin, Leonardo; Tarrasó, Andres; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper a small signal stability analysis of a reverse droop-controlled grid-connected voltage source converter has been performed. The analysis includes the getting of a state-space representation of the system and ...
  • Integrated series transformer in cascade converters for photovoltaic energy systems 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Atef Abbas Elsaharty, Mohamed; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    This paper proposes a novel configuration for photovoltaic applications based on a cascade converter topology. The series connection between modules is achieved through the magnetic core of the integrated series transformer, ...
  • Start-up of virtual synchronous machine: methods and experimental comparison 

    Zhang, Weiyi; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    A modern grid is smarter mainly in the advance in information and communication technologies, while the power processing mechanism does not make a big difference. To make a modern grid smarter, the grid control should be ...
  • Smart AC storage based on microbial electrosynthesis stack 

    Shahparasti, Mahdi; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz, Raul Santiago; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper, a variable and smart energy storage system, consisting on a two-level voltage source converter with LCL filter and Microbial Electrosynthesis (MES) stack, is presented. This energy storage system is able to ...
  • Fuzzy gain scheduling based grid synchronization system responsive to the electrical network conditions 

    Rouzbehi, Kumars; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Catalán, Pedro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    In power conversion applications grid synchronization systems should face very different network operating conditions such as: generic grid connection, faulty or distorted scenarios or islanded conditions among others. ...
  • Impedance source interlinking converter for microbial electrosynthesis energy storage applications 

    Shahparasti, Mahdi; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz, Raul Santiago; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    In this paper, a new type of single-stage interlinking converters for Microbial Electrosynthesis (MES) energy storage applications connected to the three-phase grid is presented, in which impedance source network (ZSN) is ...
  • Event-based under-frequency inertia emulation scheme for severe conditions 

    Eliassi, Mojtaba; Betancourt, Pedro A.; Torkzadeh, Roozbeh; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2018)
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    Open Access
    The existing UFLS schemes suggested for conventional power systems need to be reassessed in the presence of renewable energy sources and storage systems equipped with grid-supporting convertors. A new Event-Based Under-Frequency ...

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