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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. ...
  • Adaptive control-based voltage regulation of a magnetically coupled multiport DC-DC converter for electrified vehicles applications 

    Holm Nielsen, Jens Bo; Fossas Colet, Enric; Repecho del Corral, Víctor; Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Griñó Cubero, Robert (2020)
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    This paper presents an adaptive control-based strategy to regulate the output voltage of a a magnetically coupled multiport dc-dc converter aimed at automotive applications. The proposed algorithm renders robustness to ...
  • 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, ...
  • Explore courses: virtual vs face-to-face 

    Grau Vilalta, Maria Dolors; Torra Bitlloch, Immaculada; Cunill Solà, Jordi (2020)
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    The “EXPLORATORI” is a project from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) and the Berga Town Council. The main objective of the project is to bring science closer to secondary school students, their teachers and ...
  • 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 ...
  • Complex-valued sliding mode control of an induction motor 

    Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Olm Miras, Josep Maria; Repecho del Corral, Víctor; Biel Solé, Domingo (2020)
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    Three-phase induction motors admit a complex-valued space state representation. In this paper, this complex description is used to design a torque controller and a rotor flux observer based on sliding modes. The advantage ...
  • On the vehicle state estimation benefits of smart tires 

    Mazzilli, Victor; Ivone, Davide; Vidal Muñoz, Victor; De Pinto, Stefano; Camocardi, Pablo; Pascali, Leonardo; Dòria Cerezo, Arnau; Gruber, Patrick; Tarquinio, G.; Sorniotti, Aldo
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    Smart tires are systems that are able to measure temperature, inflation pressure, footprint dimensions, and, importantly, tire contact forces. The integration of this additional information with the signals obtained from ...

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