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  • Photovoltaic inverters with fault ride-through capability 

    Azevedo, Gustavo M.S.; Vázquez, Gerardo; Luna Alloza, Álvaro; Aguilar Galván, Daniel; Rolán Blanco, Alejandro (ISIE, 2009)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper presents a new control strategy that allow the photovoltaic system operate under grid faults without overpass the rated current and assuring sinusoidal currents. In the classic control strategies used in ...
  • Symmetrical and unsymmetrical voltage sag effects on the three-phase synchronous machine stability 

    Aguilar Galván, Daniel; Rolán Blanco, Alejandro; Vázquez, Gerardo; Córcoles López, Felipe; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (2009)
    Conference lecture
    Open Access
    This paper focuses on the effects of voltage sags, both symmetrical and unsymmetrical, on the three-phase Synchronous Machine (SM). Voltage sags on SM cause speed variations, current and torque peaks and hence may cause ...
  • Influence of the ICFF decoupling technique on the stability of the current control loop of a grid-tied VSC 

    Marín Arévalo, Leonardo Vidal; Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rye, Rebecca; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    The control scheme of grid-tied converters is often implemented in the dq-frame due to simplicity of design. However, with this transformation, there exists an inherent cross-coupling term between the d-and q-channels which ...
  • Synchronous power controller for distributed generation units 

    Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Lai, Ngoc-Bao; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Renewable energies has shown to be a promising solution to improve the energy injected to the electrical network. However, the lack of inertia in such systems have proven to affect the grid stability, as those technologies ...
  • LMI-based control design to enhance robustness of synchronous power controller 

    Lai, Ngoc-Bao; Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Synchronous power controller (SPC) has emerged as a suitable technique to equip grid-connected inverters with grid supporting functionalities such as inertial emulation and frequency/voltage support by mimicking the behavior ...
  • Synchronous frequency support of photovoltaic power plants with inertia emulation 

    Verdugo Retamal, Cristian Andrés; Tarraso Martínez, Andrés; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Rodríguez Cortés, Pedro (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2019)
    Conference report
    Open Access
    Grid stability is one of the main concerns in renewable energies. The lack of inertia and their low capability to provide frequency support has created the need for implementing new control strategies to solve this problem. ...
  • Active power limiter for static synchronous generators in renewable applications 

    Abdollahi, Mostafa; Candela García, José Ignacio; Rocabert Delgado, Joan; Muñoz Aguilar, Raúl Santiago (2018)
    Conference report
    Restricted access - publisher's policy
    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)
    Conference report
    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)
    Conference report
    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)
    Conference report
    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 ...

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