International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality - ICREPQ

Santander, 12, 13 and 14 of March, 2008; ISBN: 978-84-611-9290-9

 

INVITED PAPERS/PLENARY SESSIONS

IS1 Renewable Energy - Panacea for Climate Change?. Ozdemir Göl. University of South Australia. Adelaide. Australia

IS2 Improving the operation and maintenance of wind farms: determination of wind turbine performance
Andrés Llombart-Estopiñan. CIRCE Fundation; Department of Electrical Engineering. Zaragoza University. Spain

IS3 Recent and advanced transformer applications. Miguel Oliva Navarrete. ABB. Spain

IS4 Unified loss theory and its application on Low Voltage network
András Dán, David Raisz. Depatment of Electrical Power Engineering. Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Hungary.

PL2 Nuclear Energy and the Challenge of Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Antonio González Jiménez. Director of Studies and Technical Support of the Forum of the Spanish Nuclear Industry. Spain

PL3 Gas heating vs Electrical Heating using different electricity mixes. Fernando Nuño. European Copper Institut (ECI). Leonardo ENERGY Community.

FULL PAPERS

200 High Voltage of two batteries-two five-levels NPC voltages sources inverters cascade. Application to the DSIM drive
S.Arezki(1), E.M.Berkouk(2)
(1).Université des sciences et de la Technologie Houari Boumediene. Alger
(2). Laboratoire de commande des processus.Ecole National Polytecnicque d'Alger

212 A minimal-order observed based control method for PV generator to reduce frequency deviations of power system
Tomonobu Senjyu(1), Manoj Datta(1), Atsushi Yons(1), Toshihisa Funabashi(2), Chul-Haw Kim(3)
(1). Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. University of Ryukyus. Japan
(2). Meidensha Corporation. Japan
(3). School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

213 PV output power fluctuations smoothing and optimum capacity of energy storage system for PV power generator
Tomonobu Senjyu(1), Manoj Datta(1), Atsushi Yona(1), Toshihisa Funabashi(2), Chul-Hwan Kim(3)
(1).Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering. University of Ryukyus. Japan
(2).Meidensha Corporation. Japan
(3).School of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea

215 Dynamic optimization of a 2-DOF pseudo-equatorial tracking in virtual prototyping concept
C.Alexandru, M. Comsit, P.Alexandru
Product Design and Robotics Department. University "Transilvania" of Brasov. Rumania

216 Effect of large scale wind farms on the Egyptian power system dynamics
M.EL-Sayed(1), Effat Moussa(2)
(1). Electrical Power Engineering. Dept. Cairo University
(2). Egyptian Electricity Holding Company.

217 The strategic implantation of energy management in a multinational enterprise
J. González de la Viuda(1), V. Romero Arauzo(2)
(1). Department of electromechanical engineering. University of Burgos. Spain
(2). L' Oreal, Capillary Products. Spain

218 Comparitive study of sensible and latent heat storage systems integrated with solar water heating unit
S.A.Vijay Padmaraju(1), M.Viginesh(1), N.Nallusamy(2)
(1).Department of Mechanical Engineering. Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering. India
(2). Head of the Department of Automobile Engineering. India

220 Electromagnetic interferences in inverter-fed induction motor drives
Stanislav Bartos, Ivo Dolezel, Jakub Necesany, Jiri Skramlik, Viktor Valouch
Institute of Thermomechanics ASCR. Praha. Czech Republic

222 Weighting function integrated in grid-interfacing converters for unbalanced voltage correction
Fei Wang, Jorge L. Duarte, Marcel A.M. Hendrix
Department of Electrical Engineering. Eindhoven University of Technology. The Netherlands

223 A suitable power transfer control system for interconnection converter of DC microgrids
Mishel Mahmoodi, Reza Noroozian, Gevorg B. Gharehpetian, Mehrdad Abedi
Electrical Engineering Dept. Amirkabir University of Technology. Tehran. Iran

224 Intelligent sun-tracking system for efficiency maximization of photovoltaic energy production
João M.G. Figueiredo(1), José M.G.Sá da Costa(2)
(1). CEM-IDMEC. Universidade Evora. Mechatronics Group. Portugal
(2). IDMEC-IST- Tecnical University Lisbon, Portugal

225 Implementation of a bang-bang strategy for PV system connected to the grid
B. Efker(1), A. Martinez(2), H.M.Reddy(3)
(1). Siemens AG- Osnabrück, Germany
(2). Ecole d´Ingénieurs en Génie des Systèmes Industriels (EIGSI), La Rochelle, France
(3). School of Engineering, University of the South Pacificic, Suva, Fiji Islands

228 Energy quality in voltage, current and power signals
Tomás Yebra, Vicente Fuster
Instituto de Tecnología Eléctrica. Parque Tecnológico de Valencia. Spain

229 Model based predictive current control of an asynchronous six-phase motor drive
R. Gregor(1), F. Barrero(1), M.J. Durán(2), M.R. Arahal(1), S. Toral(1)
(1). Electronic & System amd Automation Engineering Departments. E.S.I.I. University of Seville. Spain
(2). Electrical Engineering Department. E.S.I.I. University of Málaga. Spain

230 Realization of an asynchronous six-phase induction motor drive test-rig
R. Gregor(1), F. Barrero(1), S. Toral(1), M.J. Durán(2)
(1). Electronic Engineering Departments. E.S.I. University of Seville. Spain
(2). Electrical Engineering Department. E.S.I.I. University of Málaga. Spain

235 Quality of electricity supply as a service
Erwin Seršen(1), Jože Voršic(2)
(1). The Energy Agency of the Republic of Slovenia, Slovenija
(2). Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. University of Maribor, Slovenija.

236 Fault Diagnosis of tin oxide gas sensor using energy barrier and ART-2 neural network
In-Soo Lee(1), Chang-Hyun Shim(2)
(1). School of Electronics and Electrical Engineering, Sangju National University. Korea
(2). Purenanotech Co. Ltd Daegu. Korea

241 Electromagnetic interference at the mains ports of an equipment
Mircea Ion Buzdugan, Horia Balan, Emil E. Simion, Tudor Ion Buzdugan
Technical University of Cluj- Napoca, Romania

242 Energy efficiency modelling and estimation in petroleum refining industry- A comparison using physical data
A. Azadeh, S.F. Ghaderi, S.M. Asadzadeh
Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, University of Tehran. Iran

244 Predictive-integral current controller for active-and reactive-powercontrol of wind generators
Pedro Roncero-Sánchez(1), Vicente Feliu(1), Aurelio García-Cerrada(2)
(1). Department of Electrical, Electronic, Control Engineering and Communications. E.T.S.I.I. University of Castilla- La Mancha. Spain
(2). Department of Electronics and Control Engineering. E.T.S.de Ingeniería ICAI. Universidad Pontificia Comillas. Spain

245 Trigeneration systems with fuel cells
J.I. San Martín(1), I. Zamora(2), J.J. San Martín(1), V. Aperribay(1), P. Eguía(2)
(1). Escuela Universitaria de Ingeniería Técnica Industrial de Eibar. University of The Basque Country. Spain
(2). Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería de Bilbao. University of The Basque Country. Spain

246 A device for improving the immunity of ac contactors during voltage dips
P. Andrada, J.I. Perat, G. Navarro
Universitat Politecnica de Catalunya (UPC) Spain

247 Wind turbine permanent magnet synchronous generator magnetic field study
B. Ghita, A.L.; Chirila, I; D. Deaconu; D.I. Ilina
Department of Electrical Engineering. University Politehnica of Bucharest. Romania

248 Investigation methods for power quality problems in large scale LV network
P.R. Wilczek, M.C. Benhabid, J.A.A. Myrzik, J.L. Duarte
Department of Electrical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology. The Netherlands

249 Wireless module of localization and control for security
J.Luna Rodriguez(1), V. Barranco López(2), D. Bullejos Martín(2),A Sabariego Hernández(1)
(1). Department of Architecture of Computers, Electronic Technology and Electronic. E.P.S. Córdoba University. Spain
(2). Department of Electrical Engineering. E.P.S. Córdoba University. Spain

250 Energy Savings by means of energy efficient electric motors
S. Corino, E. Romero, L.F. Mantilla
Department of Electrical Engineering and Energy. E.T.S.I.I. y T. University of Cantabria. Spain

252 Design and implementation of an efficient hybrid system for electricity production
Luís P.M. Fernandes(1), João M.G. Figueiredo(2)
(1). CEM, Universidade Évora. Portugal
(2). IDMEC-IST- Technical University Lisbon. Portugal

255 Effects of interfacial oxide layer thickness and interface states on conversion efficiency of SnO2/ SiO2/Si(N) solar cells
D.Hocine, MS. Belkaid
Faculty of Electrical and Computer Engineering. The University Mouloud Mammeri. Algiers

256 Optimal location and size of SVC and TCSC for multi-objetive static voltage stability enhancement
R. Benabid(1), M. Boudour(2)
(1). Nuclear Research Center of Birine. Algiers
(2). Department of Electrical Engineering. University of Sciences & Technology Houari Boumediene. Algiers

257 Comparison of fault ride through characteristics of VSI current controllers
J.F. Sanz, J. Sallán, M.A. Alonso
CIRCE Foundation and Electrical Engineering Department of the University of Zaragoza. Spain

258 Power quality permanent monitoring systems in Romania
Carmen Stanescu(1), Jakob Widmer(2), Sorin Cristian Pispiris(1)
(1). Company Transelectrica. Romania
(2). Landis+Gyr. Switzerland

260 Single phase AC power load profile emulator
Y. Thiaux, J. Seigneurbieux, B. Multon, H. Ben Ahmed, D. Miller
SATIE/SETE ENS de Cachan. Antenne de Bretagne. France

262 New control strategy to improve power quality using a hybrid power filter
S.P. Litrán, P. Salmerón, R.S. Herrera, J.R. Vázquez
Department of Electrical Engineering . Escuela Politécnica Superior, University of Huelva. Spain

265 Current control of distributed generation power inverters for losses reduction in the distribution network
E.Belenguer, Héctor Beltrán, Néstor Aparicio, E. Pérez
Department of Industrial Engineering and Design. Universitat Jaume I. Spain

266 Energy storage device as a part of electric energy production system based on renewable energy sources
Sebastijan Seme, Gorazd Štumberger, Jože Voršic
University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Slovenia

267 Evaluation of excessive transmission line losses caused by unbalanced and nonlinear three-phase loads
Klemen Deželak, Gorazd Štumberger
University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and
Computer Science. Slovenia

268 Experimental study of a PEM reversible fuel cell
S. Rabih, O. Rallieres, C. Turpin, S. Astier
University of Toulouse- Laboratory LAPLACE. France

269 Biogas situation and development in Thai Swine Farm
Wongkot Wongsapai(1), Poon Thienburanathum(2), Prasert Rerkkriengkrai(3)
(1). Depatment of Mechanical Engineering.Faculty of Engineering, Chiang Mai University. Thailand
(2). Department of Civil Engineering. Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai. Thailand
(3).Energy Research and Development Institute, Chiang Mai University. Thailand

271 Biodiesel technology and management from used cooking oil in Thailand rural areas
Pongsiri Jaruyanon(1), Wongkot Wongsapai(2)
(1). Faculty of Engineering and Industrial Technology, Silpakorn University, Nakorn Prathom, Thailand
(2). Faculty of Engineering, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand

272 Multichannel online quality and efficiency power network diagnostic according to IEC standards
Richárd Bátorfi
Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Miskolc. Hungary

273 Digital filter simulation for development of digital flickermeter
Attila Unhauzer(1), Angéla Váradi(2)
(1).Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Miskolc. Hungary
(2). Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering. University of Miskolc. Hungary

274 A survey on voltage dip events in power systems
V. Barrera-Núñez, J. Meléndez-Frigola, S. Herraiz-Jaramillo
Institute of Informatics and Applications of the University of Girona, Spain

275 Multi-phase generators viability for offshore wind farms with HVDC transmission
M.J. Duran(1), F. Barrero(2), S. Toral(2), M. Arahal(2), R. Gregor(2), R. Marfil(1)
(1). Electrical Engineering Department, School of Engineering, University of Málaga (Spain)
(2). Electronic & Automatic Engineering Department, School of Engineering, University of Seville (Spain).

277 Wind generation and power system interaction analysis using probabilistic techniques
Marco Ortiz, Juan Rios, Manuel Acosta
Transmission Planning Department. CVG EDELCA. Venezuela

278 A simple neural network solar tracker for optimizing conversion efficiency in off-grid solar generators
Marius Alexandru Panait, T.Tudorache
Polytecnic University of Bucharest. Romania

279 Harmonic source identification of a distributed generator, and compensation the voltage change caused by changing generation
Bálint Hartmann, András Dán
Department of Electric Power Engineering Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Hungary

280 Contemporary approach to determination of magnetic induction in wind generator air gap
A. Elez(1), B. Tomicic(2), B. Takac(1)
(1). Koncar- Electric Engineering Institute Inc. Zagreb. Croatia
(2). Koncar- Generators and Motor Inc. Zagreb. Croatia

281 Improving the incremental conductance control method of a solar energy conversion system
Janine Kouta(1), Ali El-Ali(1), Nazih Moubayed(1), Rachid Outbib(2)
(1). Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, Lebanese University, Tripoli. Lebanon
(2). Laboratory of Sciences in Information and Systems (LSIS), Aix-Marseille III University, Marseille. France

282 Analysis of a single phase inverter for photovoltaic systems operating in a weak electric grid
Gorazd Štumberger, Sebastijan Seme, Klemen Deželak, Andrej Hanžic, Jože Voršic
University of Maribor, Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Slovenia

283 Numerical interpolation methods applied in electromagnetic interference problems
Dan D. Micu(1), Andrei Ceclan(1), Iosif Lingvay(2), Emil Simion(1)
1. Department of Electrical Engineering, Technical University of Cluj- Napoca. Romania
2. INCDIE ICPE- Cercetari Avansate, ICPE SA Bucuresti. Romania

284 Multi-level representation for the control design of a super capacitor storage system for a microgrid connected application
Peng LI(1,2), Philippe Degobert(2), Bruno François(1), Benoît Robyns(3)
(1). Ecole Centrale de Lille (L2EP). France
(2). Ecole National Supérieure d' Arts et Métiers. Lille. France
(3). Hautes Etudes d' Ingénieur. Lille. France

285 Unified power quality conditioner (UPQC) with voltage dips and over-voltages compensation capability
Victor M. Moreno(1), Alberto Pigazo(1), Marco Liserre(2), Antonio Dell' Aquila(2)
(1). Department of Electronic and Computers. University of Santander. Spain
(2). Dipartimento di Elettrotecnica ed Elettronica.Politecnico di Bari. Italy

286 Power systems disturbance classification using modular neural networks with multilayers experts
R.M.Magalhães, C.K.S. Santos, J.D. Melo, M.F.de Medeiros, A.D. Dória Neto
Intelligent Systems Laboratory, Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, Natal, Brasil.

287 Wind tunnel assessment of small direct drive wind turbines with permanent magnets synchronous generators
Mihai Predescu(1), Andrei Bejinariu(1), Adrian Nedelcu(1), Octavian Mitroi(1), Catalin Nae(2), Mihai.Victor Pricop(2), Aurelian Craciunescu(3)
1. ICPE S.A.- SICE Centre. Romania
2. INCAS. Romania
Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti. Romania

288 The occurrence of faults in permanent magnet synchronous motor drives an its effects on the power supply quality
J. O. Estima, A.J. Marques Cardoso
University of Coimbra. FCTU/IT. Portugal

289 Graphic tools for analysing the influence of noise and aperiodic components in the performance of digital filters: a case study
J. Lázaro(1), M.A. Zorrozua(2), J.F. Miñambres(2), M.I. Sánchez(1), B. Larrea(1), I. Antiza(3)
(1). Department of Applied Mathematics. E.T.S.I.Basque Country University. Spain
(2).Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S.I. Basque Country University. Spain
(3). GE Multilin. Zamudio. Spain

290 Dynanic power flow tool development for low voltage networks analysis with penetration level of distributed generation
A.Milo(1), A. Martinez(1), M. Rodriguez(2), A. Goikoetchea(2)
(1). Department of Control Engineering. IKERLAN, Technological Research Centre. Spain
(2). Faculty of Engineering, University of Mondragon. Spain

291 Bond graph model of a PEM fuel cell stack
S. Rabih, C. Turpin, S. Astier
University of Toulouse - Laboratory LAPLACE Site ENSEEIHT. France

292 A new modulation approach to decrease total harmonic distortion of the SPWM voltage waveform using genetic optimization technique
N. Tutkun
Department of Electrical & Electronic Eng. Faculty of Eng. Karaelmas University. Turkey

293 Reduction in induction motor heating fed by a new PWM technique: results obtained in laboratory experiments
M.J. Meco-Gutiérrez(1), A. Ruiz González(1), F. Vargas-Merino(1), J.R. Heredia-Larrubia(2)
(1). E.T.S. Ingenieros Industriales. Electric Engineering Department. Spain
(2). Electronic Technology Department. University of Málaga

295 An overview on renewable energy technologies for developing countries: the case of Guinea Bissau
C. Boccaletti(1), G. Fabbri(1), J. Marco(2), E. Santini(1)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering. University of Rome "La Sapienza". Italy
(2). Department of Civil Engineering. University Polithecnique of Madrid. Spain

296 Design of an electrical drive for motorized bicycles
C.Boccaletti, G. Duni, P. Petrucci, E. Santini
Department of Electrical Engineering. University of Rome "La Sapienza". Italy

297 Modifyng modern power systems quality by integrating grid computing technology
R. Al-Khannak, B. Bitzer
South Westfhalia University of Applied Sciences. Germany

298 Association of PV, gas micro turbine and short term storage system to participate un frequency control
Herbreteau J.(1,4), Courtecuisse V.(1,2), Peng L.(1,3), Degobert Ph(1,4), Robyns B.(1,2), Francois B.(1,3)
(1). Laboratoire d´Electrotechnique et d´Electronique de Puissance de Lille. France
(2). Ecole des Hautes Etudes d´Ingénieur. Lille. France
(3). Ecole Centrale de Lille. France
(4). Ecole National Supérieure des Arts et Métiers. Lille. France

299 Modeling and implementation of renewable energy sources to distribution systems
Josef Tlusty(1), Viktor Valouch(2)
(1). Department of Power Engineering. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, CTU. Czech Republic
(2). Department of Electric Machines, Drives and Power Electronics/ Institute of Thermomechanics. Czech Republic

300 Unit commitment and generation dispatch of a hydropower plant in a competitive electricity market
Juan I. Pérez, José R. Wilhelmi, Luis A. Arévalo
Departamento de Ingeniería Civil: Hidráulica y Energética. E.T.S.I. de Caminos, Canales y Puertos. Technical University of Madrid. Spain

302 Renewable energy supervision and real time production control in Spain
T. Domínguez(1), M.de la Torre(1), G. Juberías(1), E. Prieto(2), R. Rivas(1), E. Ruiz(1)
(1). Dpto de Centro de Control Eléctrico (CECOEL). Red Eléctrica de España SA. Spain
(2). Dpto de Estudios de Red. Red Eléctrica de España SA. Spain

303 Model of integrated pool/conventional/alternative electricity market operation using pay-as-bid pricing
Fabio Stacke(1), Pablo Cuervo(2)
(1). Brazilian Electricity Regulatory Agency- ANEEL. Brasil
(2). University of Brasília. Brasil

305 Optimal pumping in a single chamber microbial fuel cell
A. Araújo, Maria F. Patrício, José L. Santos
CMUC, Department of Mathematics, University of Coimbra. Portugal

306 Mutiphase inverters and drives with continuous voltage synchronization
V. Oleschuk, G. Griva, F. Profumo, A. Tenconi
Department of Electrical Engineering, Politecnico di Torino. Italy

308 Influence of capacitances on the impedance-based methods for SLG fault location in distribution networks
S. Herraiz(1), J. Meléndez(1), J. Sánchez(2)
(1). Institute of Computer Science and Applications, University of Girona. Spain
(2). ENDESA DISTRIBUCIÓN. Spain

309 Biomass for power and energy generation
Narsimhulu Sanke(1), D.N. Reddy(2)
(1). Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering, Osmania University. India
(2). Center for Energy Technology, University of Engineering, Osmania University. India

311 Application of genetic algorithms to compute the magnetic field produced by electric power lines
F. Muñoz, J.A. Aguado, F. Martín, J.J. López, A. Rodríguez, J.E. Ruiz
Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S.I.I.-E.U.P. Málaga. Spain

315 On the dependence between the step orientation and the received direct solar radiance of a PV panel. Part I: the step azimuthal orientation
Ion Visa, Dorin Diaconescu, Valentina Popa
Product Design Centre for Sustainable Development, Transilvania University of Brasov. Romania

316 On the dependence between the step orientation and the received direct solar radiance of a PV panel. Part II: the pseudo-equatorial orientation
Dorin Diaconescu, Ion Visa, Bogdan Burduhos, Radu Saulescu
Product Design Centre for Sustainable Development,Transilvania University of Brasov. Romania

317 Wind energy systems and power quality: matrix versus two-level converters
R. Melício(1), V.M.F. Mendes(1), J.P.S. Catalão(2)
(1). Instituto Superior de Engenharia. Lisbon. Portugal
(2). Univesity of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

322 Super-capacitor integration into hybrid vehicle power source
V. Bršlica
Department of Electrical Engineering. University of Defence in Brno. Czech Republic

324 Power factor improvement of DC/DC converter of micro-turbines
H.R. Baghaee(1), M. Mirsalim(2) , .M.Ale-Emran(1), M. Abedi(1), G.B. Gharehpetian(1)
(1). Electrical Engineering Department Amirkabir University of Technology . Tehran. Iran
(2). Electrical Engineering Department at St. Mary´s University, San Antonio, TX,US

326 Mathematical Modeling and Simulation of Photovoltaic Array
Tomas Skocil(1), M.P. Donsión(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Ecology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Pilzen, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic.
(2).Department of Electrical Engineering, Vigo University, Spain.

327 An overview on short and long-term response energy storage devices for power systems applications
Sérgio Faias(1), Patrícia Santos(1), Jorge Sousa(1), Rui Castro(2)
(1). Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, DEEA/ISEL. Portugal
(2). Instituto Superior Técnico/Technical University of Lisbom. IST/TUL. Portugal

332 A case study of risk analysis due to lightning for wind power plants
R.B. Rodrigues(1), V.M.F. Mendes(1), J.P.S. Catalão(2)
(1). Instituto Superior de Engenharia. Lisbon. Portugal
(2). University of Beira Interior, Covilhã, Portugal

333 Moving actuator surfaces: a new concept for wind turbine aerodynamic analysis
Christian Masson, Christophe Sibuet Watters
Department of Mechanical Engineering. École de Technologie Supérieure. Canada

335 Real time power disturbance characterization system based on wavelet transform and LabView platform
J.E. Ruiz, J. Aguado, F. Martín, F. Muñoz, J.J. López, A. Rodríguez
Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S.I.I. Málaga University. Spain

336 Dynamic performance of a microturbine connected to a low voltage network
E.Torres(1), J.M. Larragueta(1), P. Eguia(1), J. Mazón(1), J.I. San Martín(2), I. Zamora(1)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering .E.T.S.I.- Bilbao. Spain
(2). Department of Electrical Engineering. E.U.I.T.I.- Eibar. Spain

337 Solar intensity estimation in a geographical region based on agents
J.A. Ramos Hernanz(1),J.J. Campayo Martín(1), I. Zamora Belver(2), E. Puelles Pérez(1), E. Zulueta Guerrero(3)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering E.U.I. Vitoria- Gasteiz. University of The Basque Country. Spain
(2). Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S.I. Bilbao. University of The Basque Country. Spain
(3). Department of Systems Engineering and Automatic. E.U.I.Vitoria-Gasteiz. University of The Basque Country. Spain

338 A new design approach for ground source heat pumps based on hourly load simulations
L. Lamarche, G. Dupré, S. Kajl
Department of Mechanical Engineering. École de Technologie Supérieure. Canada

339 Comparison of transmission and distribution systems in Czech Republic and Spain
F. Rajsky(1), M.P. Donsión(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Power Engineering and Ecology, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Pilzen, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic.
(2). Department of Electrical Engineering, Vigo University, Spain.

340 Design of control strategies to improve grid integration in fixed speed wind energy systems with battery storage
A. Goikoetxea(1), M. Rodríguez(1), H. Binder(2), A. Milo(3)
(1). Faculty of Engineering. University of Mondragon. Spain
(2). Riso National Laboratory, Technical University of Denmark
(3). Department of Control Engineering, IKERLAN, Research Centre. Mondragon. Spain

341 Performance of rotational speed controlled small-scale head-dependent hydroelectric power plant
Tuomo Lindh, Risto Tiainen, Jero Ahola, Markku Niemelä, Ville Särkimäki
Lappeenranta University of Technology. Finland

342 Rewiew of methods for a hybrid energy system islanding efficient management
Á. Llaría(1), O. Curea(1), J. Jiménez(2), U. Bidarte(2)
(1). LIPSI. École Supérieure des Technologies Industrielles Avancées. France
(2). Departamento de Electrónica y Telecomunicaciones. University of The Basque Country. Spain

344 Piezoelectric generator harvesting bike vibrations energy to supply portable devices
Ericka Minazara(1), Dejan Vasic(1,2), François Costa(1,3)
(1). SATIE. Université de Cergy-Pontoise. France
(2). Université de Cergy-Pontoise. France
(3). IUFM. France

345 Energy price-based control strategy of a small-scale head-dependent hydroelectric power plant
Risto Tiainen, Tuomo Lindh, Jero Ahola, Markku Niemelä, Ville Särkimäki
Lappeenranta University of Technology. Finland

347 Power line carrier communications and its interest in the current power grid scenario
O. Abarrategui, I. Zamora, DM. Larruskain, A. Iturregi
Department of Electrical Engineering. UPV - EHU. Spain

350 Wind energy integration into 380 kV system-impact on power quality of MV and LV networks
Elda Vilchez, Jürgen. Stenzel
Technische Universität Darmstadt. Germany

352 How the efficiency of induction motor is measured?
S. Corino, E. Romero,LF. Mantilla
Department of Electrical Engineering and Energy. E.T.S.I.I. y T. University of Cantabria. Spain

354 Control of series active power filter by state feedback
S.P. Litrán, P. Salmerón, R.S. Herrera, J.R. Vázquez
Electrical Engineering Department. Huelva University. Spain

362 Diagnostic information contained in inter-harmonics of a direct and PWM supplied induction machine
Jan Rusek
AGH University of Science and Technology. Krakow. Poland

364 A dynamic model of a vertical direct expansion ground heat exchanger
B. Beauchamp, L. Lamarche, S. Kajl
Department of Mechanical Engineering. École de Technologie Supérieure. Montreal. Canada

365 Generalized fourier series - a useful mathematical tool in power electronics
A.Jan Iwaszkiewicz(1), B. Jacek Perz(1), M. Pérez Donsión(2)
(1). The Electrotechnical Institute, Gdansk Branch. Poland
(2). Electrical Engineering Department. Vigo University. Spain

366 Influence of converter - connected distributed generation on distribution network losses
Lieven Degroote, Bert Renders, Bart Meersman, Lieven Vandevelde
Electrical Energy Laboratory ( EELAB).Department of Electrical Energy, Systems and Automation (EESA) Ghent University. Belgium

368 Fuel cell inverters used for unbalance compensation in low voltage distribution systems
Héctor Beltrán, Néstor Aparicio, E. Belenguer, C. Cervelló García
Department of Industrial Engineering Systems and Design. Universitat Jaume I. Castelló de la Plana. Spain

370 Electrical charge and discharge characteristics of battery under remote control of water level with PV pumping system
Masaki Sato, Yuhta Ohmi, Shingo Kato
Hachinohe Institute of Technology Graduate School. Japan

373 Control method for the improvement of the efficiency of a fuell cell
Radu C. Donca, Radu Balan, Vistrian Maties, Olimpiu Hancu
Department of Mechanisms, Precision Mechanics and Mechatronics. Faculty of Mechanics, Technical University of Cluj- Napoca. Romania

374 A multivariable model for identification of preferred location of wind plants
Ali Azadeh, Seyed Farid Ghaderi, Mohammad Reza Nasrollahi
Faculty of Engineering, University of Theran. Iran

376 Optimization of a photovoltaic installation supported with hydrogen. Study of the influence of the tilt angle of the modules
M. Calderón(1), A. Ramiro(2), J.F. González(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering . E.I.I. Extremadura University. Badajoz. Spain
(2). Department of Applied Physics. E.I.I. Extremadura University. Badajoz. Spain

378 Capacity planning for fossil fuel and renewable energy resources power plants
Farid Ghaderi(1), Reza Tanha(1), Ahmad Karimi(2)
(1). Department of Industrial Engineering, Tehran University. Iran.
(2). Department of Mathematics, Tarbiat Modares University. Tehran. Iran

379 Optimizing consumption and emission in gas fuel consuming power applyinf DEA model
Samaneh Shokravi, Farid Ghaderi
Department of Industrial Engineering. Faculty of Engineering, University of Theran. Iran

380 Wave power conversion systems for electrical energy production
A. Leão Rodrigues
Department of Electrical Engineering. Faculty of Science and Technology Nova University of Lisbon. Portugal

381 Olive stone: a source of energy generation and a suitable precursor for activated carbon production
S. Román(1), J.F. González(1), J.M. Encinar(2)
(1). Department of Applied Physics. Extremadura University. Badajoz. Spain
(2). Department of Chemical Engineering and Physical Chemistry. Extremadura Univesity. Badajoz. Spain

383 Storage systems for the transition towards active and smart distribution systems
S. Barsali(1), A. di Donato(1), R. Giglioli(1), L. Guidi(2), E. Pasça(2), S. Scalari(2)
(1). Università di Pisa. Dipartimento di Sistemi Elettrici e Automazione. Pisa. Italy
(2). ENEL. Pisa. Italy

385 Energy policy of the European Union: Impact of the renewable energies and perspectives for the year 2020
C. Redondo Gil(1), L.A. Esquibel(1), A.M. Alonso Sánchez(1), F.J. Velasco(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering & Systems Engineering and Automatic Control. University of Leon. Spain
(2). Department of Electronic Technology. University of Cantabria. Spain

392 Optimal operation of paralleled power transformers
David Trebolle(1), Baudilio Valecillos(2)
(1).UNION FENOSA DISTRIBUCION. Spain
(2). University Carlos III of Madrid. Spain

393 Optimal relay performance using advanced fault diagnostic techniques
Akinbulire,T.O., Oluseyi, P.O.,Esumeh, C.I.
Department of Electrical/ Electronics Engineering. University of Lagos. Nigeria

394 The application of active filters supported by Pulse WIdth Modulated Inverters in the harmonic simulation of the high power electric traction
Peter Kiss(1), Attila Balogh(2), András Dán(1), István Varjasi(2)
(1). Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Department of Electric Power Engineering Power Systems and Environment Group. Hungary
(2). Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Department of Automation and Applied Informatics . Hungary

395 Integrating power quality analysis and protection relay functions
Aleksander Lisowiec, Andrzej Nowakowski, Zdzislaw Kolodziejczyk
Tele & Radio Research Institute. Warsaw. Poland

397 Possibility of application of a low frequency inductive heating to selected ferromagnetic objects
B. Miedzinski(1), Z. Okraszewski(1), Liang-jun Xu(2), Xin Wang(2)
(1). Wroclaw Univesity of Technology. Poland
(2). Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications. China

398 Speed multipliers for renewable energy systems-hydro and wind
Codruta Jaliu, Dorin Diaconescu, Radu Saulescu
Department of Product Design and Robotics. Transilvania University of Brasov. Romania

400 Statiscal processing of data coming from a photovoltaic plant for accurate energy planning
Annalisa Di Piazza, Maria Carmela Di Piazza, Gianpaolo Vitale
Instituto di Studi sui Sistemi Intelligenti per L´Automazione (ISSIA-CNR). Palermo. Italy

401 Comparison of control techniques for three-phase distributed generation based on VOC and DPC
Graziella Giglia, Marcello Pucci, Calogero Serporta, Gianpaolo Vitale
ISSIA-CNR. Palermo. Italy

402 Photovoltaic panels labViewTM controlled- a platform for educational purposes
Nuno Faria(1), António Bonifácio(1), João Pedro Trovão(1.2)., Paulo Tavares(1.2)
(1). Instituto Superior de Engenharia de Coimbra. Portugal
(2). Instituto de Engenharia de Sistemas e Computadores de Coimbra. Portugal

404 Unified power quality conditioner with electric double layer capacitor
B. Han, H. Lee, J. Lee
Department of Electrical Engineering, Myongji University, Kyunggi-do, South Korea

407 First results of the anomalies identification method for PV systems
A.López Agüera(1), I. Rodriguez Cabo(1), Eduardo Fernández(1), C.M. Torres Costa(2)
(1). Department of Particle Physics & Galician Institute of High Energy Physics. Santiago de Compostela University. Spain.
(2). Department Chemical Engineering. Aula Enerxias Renovables. Santiago de Compostela University. Spain

408 Architectural integration of renewable energies in historical cities
A. López Agüera, I. Rodriguez Cabo, I. Fernández, V. Gándara
Department of Particle Physics & Galician Institute of High Energy Physics. Santiago de Compostela University. Spain.

409 Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motors (PMSM). Parameters influence on the synchronization Process of a PMSM
J. Rais(1), M.P. Donsión(2)
1.- Department of Electromechanics and Power Electronics, Faculty of Electrical Engineering in Pilzen, University of West Bohemia, Czech Republic.
2.- Department of Electrical Engineering, Vigo University, Spain.

412 Finite element analysis of cogging torque in low speed permanent magnets wind generators
T. Tudorache(1), L. Melcescu(1), M. Popescu(2), M. Cistelecan(2)
(1). University Politehnica of Bucharest, Electrical Engineering Faculty. Romania
(2). Research Institute for Electrical Machines (ICPE-ME). Romania

415 Pyrolysis and catalytic steam gasification of olive oil waste in two stages
J. M. Encinar(1), J.F. González(2), G. Martínez(1), M.J. Martín(1)
(1). Dpto Ingeniería Química y Química Física. UEX. Badajoz. Spain
(2). Dpto Física Aplicada. UEX. Badajoz. Spain

417 Classification of voltage sags base on k-NN in the principal component space
J. Meléndez(1) X. Berjaga(1), S. Herraiz(1), J. Sánchez(2), M. Castro(2)
(1). Institut d´Informàtica I Aplicacions Universitat de Girona.Spain
(2). Power Quality Department of Endesa Distribución, Barcelona. Spain

423 Improving the environmental sustainability of hotel buildings through the analysis of its life cycle. Case study: Balearic Islands
B. Roselló, A. Moia, A. Cladera, V. Martínez
Department of Physics-Mechanical Engineering Group. University of Balearic Islands. Spain

425 Study and comparison of technologies in home and building electronic systems by fuzzy logic
R. Sáenz López(1), E. Jiménez Macías(1), M. Pérez de la Parte(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S..I.I. University of La Rioja. Spain
(2).Department of Mechanical Engineering. E.T.S.I.I.University of La Rioja. Spain

426 Micro-hydraulic energy system for electric power production and DSM in buildings
J.C. Sáenz-Díez Muro(1), J.M. Blanco Barrero(1), E. Jiménez Macías(1), M. Pérez de la Parte(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S..I.I. University of La Rioja. Spain
(2). Department of Mechanical Engineering. E.T.S.I.I.University of La Rioja. Spain

427 Modelization of earth electrode excited by atmospheric discharges based on FEM
J.M. Bueno Barrachina, C.S. Cañas Peñuelas, S. Catalán Izquierdo, A. Quijano López
Instituto de Tecnologia Eléctrica. Valencia. Spain

430 Development of micro grid model for stability assessment
I.Vokony, A. Faludi, A. Dán
Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Budapest University of Technology and Economics. Hungary

431 Performance limitations of B6 inverters during unsymmetrical voltage sag conditions
A. Notholt(1), D. Coll- Mayor(2)
(1). Institut für solare Energieversorgungstechnik. Germany
(2). University of Balearic Islands, Physics Department. Spain

432 Circunstances affecting the protection against electrode potential rise (EPR)
József Ladányi, György Varjú
Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Department of Electric Power Engineering. Hungary

434 Ultra low quiescent consumption isolated PFM power supplies under no-load condition
José Miguel de Diego Rodrigo(1), José Ignácio Garate Añibarro(1), Javier Monsalve Kägi(2)
(1).UPV, Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingeniería. Bilbao. Spain
(2). Maxim Integrated Products, Inc.

437 Two-dimensional analytical modelling of passive-feed direct methanol fuel cells
Piergiorgio Alotto, Massimo Guarnieri, Federico Moro
Dipartimento di Ingegneria Elettrica, Università di Padova. Italy

439 A switched reluctance generator behavior under variable speed and variable excitation
Ribeiro, F.S.L., Cabral L.G., Fleury, A.
Laboratório de Máquinas Elétricas da Universidade Católica de Goiás. Brasil

441 A constructal approach to power distribution networks design
Alexandru M. Morega(1), Juan C. Ordonez(2), Mihaela Morega(1)
(1). Politehnica University of Bucharest, Romania
(2).Department of Mechanical Engineering, Florida State University . USA

443 Performance comparison of an alternative converter for wind powered switched reluctance generators
Oliveira, E.S.L., Fleury, A., Fleury-Neto, G.A.C., Oliveira, T.F.
Laboratório de Máquinas Elétricas da Universidade Católica de Goiás. Brasil

444 About phases dependence in switched reluctance generator
Dias, R.J., Coelho, A., Fleury, A.
Departamento de Engenharia de Universidade Católica de Goiás (UCG) Brasil

446 Statistical inter-comparison study of empirical models to estimate the monthly-average daily global irradiation on tilted south oriented surfaces
A. Ramiro(1), F.J.Moral(2), F.J.Masa(1), A. Sordo(1)
(1). Department of Applied Phisics. Extremadura University. Spain
(2). Department of Graphical Expression.Extremadura University. Spain

450 Optimal design of a PV-wind system for water pumping
José L. Bernal- Agustín, Rodolfo Dufo- López, José A. Dominguez Navarro, José M. Yusta-Loyo
Electrical Engineering Department. University of Zaragoza. Spain

455 Design tool governing over-voltages in motors fed from long cable PWM drives
Saïd Amarir, Kamal Al-Haddad
École de Technologie Supérieure. Canada

468 Combined operation of UPQC and fuel cell with common DC bus
S.A.Ale-Emran(1), M. Forghani(2), M. Abedi(1), G.B. Gharehpetian(1)
(1). Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran. Iran
(2). Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Tehran. Iran

473 Alternative methods for internal arc tests on 12 kV and 24 kV metal-enclosed switchgears with compact RMU
George Curcanu, Constantin Ilinca, Ilie Sbora
ICMET. Craiova. Romania

475 Analysis the islanding mode of combined operation of DG and UPQC in unbalanced distribution system
S.M-Ale-Emran, H.R.Baghaee,M.Abedi,G.B.Gharehpetian
Electrical Engineering Department, Amirkabir University of Technology, Tehran. Iran

490 Making the power system intelligent
Péter Kádár
Budapest Tech. Dept of Power Systems. Hungary

502 A control method of parallel inverter for smart islanding of a local power system
Mashahide Hojo(1), Kota Amo(1), Toshihisa Funabashi(2), Yoshinobu Ueda(2)
(1). The University of Tokushima, Japan
(2). Meidensha Corporation, Japan

503 Sampling frequency and time window influence on flicker measurements significance. A case study.
F. Oliveira(1,2), A. Madureira(3), M.P. Donsión(4)
(1). School of Technology and Management Polytechnic Institute of Leiria. Portugal(2). INESC Coimbra. Portugal
(3). INESC Porto. Portugal
(4). Electrical Engineering Department. Vigo University. Spain

504 New efficient design for air-air heat pumps
C.J. Renedo(1), A. Ortiz(2), M. Mañana(2), F. Delgado(2), S. Pérez(1), D. Silició(2), F.Ortiz(2)
(1). Department of Electrical and Energy Engineering, ETS Náutica, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain.
(2) Department of Electrical and Energy Engineering, ETSI Industriales y Telecomunicación, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain

505 Energy implications of the mycosphaerella sp. in eucalyptus globules stands
C.Tejedor(1), S. Pérez(2), C.J. Renedo(2), A. Ortiz(2), M. Mañana(2), D.Silió(2)
(1). Bosques 2000, S.L., Grupo Sniace, Ganzo, Torrelavega, Spain.
(2). Department of Electrical and Energy Engineering, ETSI Industriales y Telecomunicación, University of Cantabria, Santander, Spain

506 Metodology for harmonic distortion level determination
L.I. Eguiluz, J.C. Lavandero, M. Odrizola, V:M. López
Department of Electrical Engineering, Catabria University. Spain

508 An assessment of renewable energy generation in a conventional steam power plant with geothermal feedwater preheating
Janusz Buchta
Technical University of Lodz. Institute of Electrical Power Engineering. Lozd. Poland.

512 Analytical modelling and implementation of a new four-switch hybrid power filter topology.
Jiri Klima(1), Jiri Skramlik(2), Viktor Valouch(2)
(1). Department of Electrical Engineering and Automation Technical Faculty of CZU in Prague. Czech Republic
(2). Institute of Thermomechanics, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic

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