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  • How building and district algorithms enhance renewable energy integration in energy markets 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Ortiz, Joana; Salom, Jaume; Cardoner, David; Igualada González, Lucía; Carrillo, Rafael E.; Stauffer, Yves (2019)
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    This study shows the results of the SABINA H2020 project, which analyzes the effect of two level optimization algorithms to increase the consumption of renewable power sources and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. First, ...
  • SABINA: el proyecto que entiende la agregación de la demanda como el camino hacia la transición energética reduciendo las emisiones 

    Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina (2019)
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    Persiguiendo los objetivos de incrementar el uso de energías renovables, reducción de las emisiones y del consumo, el proyecto H2020 SABINA maximiza las posibilidades de la flexibilidad de los edificios en base a dos ...
  • Improving urban metabolism: bi-directional energy and environmental benefits of rooftop greenhouse and building integration 

    Muñoz Liesa, Joan; Royapoor, Mohammad; López Capel, Elisa; Cuerva Contreras, Eva; Gassó Domingo, Santiago; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro (International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA), 2019)
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    Rapid global urbanisation in 21st century results in cities consuming vast resources but also offering unique opportunities for more integrated and circular resource management. This work investigates potential benefits ...
  • Life cycle assessment of Li-Sulfur of batteries for electric vehicles 

    Benveniste Pérez, Gabriela; Canals Casals, Lluc; Corchero García, Cristina; Amante García, Beatriz (2019)
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  • Red internacional para la Gestión de Innovación y Tecnología en Nuevos Emprendimientos (GESIT) 

    Farrerons Vidal, Óscar; García Carrillo, Àgueda (2020)
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    La red internacional para la Gestión de Innovación y Tecnología en Nuevos Emprendimientos (GESIT) es un programa cuyo propósito es impulsar la innovación y la competitividad en nuevos emprendimientos, mediante el fortalecimiento ...
  • Sustainable business model archetypes for the electric vehicle battery second use industry: towards a conceptual framework 

    Reinhardt, Robert; Amante García, Beatriz; Christodoulou, Ioannis; Gassó Domingo, Santiago (ESCP Europe (École Supérieure de Commerce de Paris), 2019)
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    This study examines the necessity and contributes towards the development of a sustainable business model (SBM) for the emerging battery second use (B2U) market within the electric vehicle (EV) industry. Previous work ...
  • BIM LOD for facility management tasks 

    Alavi, Yesed Hamidreza; Forcada Matheu, Núria (European Council on Computing in Construction (EC3), 2019)
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    Building information modeling (BIM) widely adopted in design and construction phase of the buildings, holds undeveloped possibilities for supporting Facility Management (FM) tasks in Operation & Maintenance (O&M) phase. ...
  • Individualized sustainable and cost optimal energy retrofitting solutions for the existing office building stock 

    Gangolells Solanellas, Marta; Casals Casanova, Miquel; Puig Engel, Ariadna; Ferré Bigorra, Jaume; Gaspar Fàbregas, Kàtia (Instituto de Investigação e Desenvolvimento Tecnológico para a Construção, Energia, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade, 2019)
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    Formulating cost-effective and environmentally friendly energy retrofitting strategies for the existing building stock is a complex task due to the heterogeneity of this sector. The aim of this paper is to present an ongoing ...
  • Impacto en la salud, socieconómico y ambiental de las medidas para incentivar la reducción del uso del vehiculo privado por los trabajadores 

    Cremades Oliver, Lázaro Vicente; Gómez Yepes, Milena Elizabeth (2019)
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    Es cada vez más evidente que el creciente consumo de combustibles fósiles a nivel mundial es actualmente el mayor responsable de la contaminación atmosférica en todo el planeta y, como consecuencia, de la alteración del ...
  • Analysis of mobility patterns and intended use of shared mobility services in the Barcelona region 

    Gilibert Junyent, Mireia; Ribas Vila, Immaculada; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia (2019)
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    Social and economic trends have strongly changed in the last years due to the economic crisis and the evolution of technology. These factors have influenced a sharing revolution, also in the mobility sector motivated for ...
  • SOAR - Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research 

    Crisp, Nicholas H.; Roberts, Peter C.E; Edmonson, Steve; García-Almiñana, Daniel; Rodríguez Donaire, Silvia; Sureda Anfres, Miquel (International Astronautical Federation, 2018)
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    SOAR (Satellite for Orbital Aerodynamics Research) is a CubeSat mission designed to investigate the interaction betweendifferent materials and the atmospheric flow regime in Very Low Earth Orbits (VLEO) and to demonstrate ...
  • A simple gate drive for SiC MOSFET with switching transient improvement 

    Ghorbani, Hamidreza; Sala Caselles, Vicenç; Paredes Camacho, Alejandro; Romeral Martínez, José Luis (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2017)
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    This paper presents a new active gate drive for SiC MOSFETs switching. The proposed driver is based on feedforward control method. The switch is benefited from a simple and effective analog gate driver (GD). The main ...

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