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RE&PQJ-14 ISSN 2172-038X I RE&PQJ-14 Index

Renewable Energy & Power Quality Journal, Vol.1, No.14, May 2016






Impact of Battery Charging of Electric Vehicles on the Power Quality in Smart Homes and Low Voltage Distribution Networks
D. Batorowicz, H. Zimmer, P. Franz, J. Hanson
Department of Electrical Power Supply with Integration of Renewable Energies
Technische Universität Darmstadt. Germany



Thermodynamic Simulation of a Hybrid Brayton Thermosolar Plant
R.P. Merchan(1), M.J. Santos(1), A. Medina(1), A. Calvo(1,2)
1. Department of Física Aplicada. Facultad de Ciencias - Universidad de Salamanca. Spain
2. IUFFYM.  Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Salamanca. Spain



NuRenew. An Advanced Hybrid Nuclear-Renewable Energy Park
B. Petrovic
Georgia Institute of Technology , Atlanta. USA



E-drive Component Tests Derived from Vehicle Master Test Cases in the SyrNemo Collaborative Research Project
E. Schlemmer, H. Laussegger-Rauch
Hybrid and System Design. Engineering and Technology Powertrain Systems



Supervision of Community Based Microgrids: an Economic Model Predictive Control approach
Francesco Tedesco(1), Lubna Mariam(2), Malabika Basu(2), Alessandro Casavola (1),  Michael F. Conlon(2)
1. University of Calabria, DIMES. Italy
2. Dublin Institute of Technology,SEEE. Ireland



Decentralised, Sustainable Energy Solutions for Remote Areas
C.Facchin, A.Waterworth,  W.Weston
Deppartment of Engineering and Technology
University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield. United Kingdom



Influence of the battery model in the optimisation of stand-alone renewable systems
I.R. Cristóbal-Monreal(1), R. Dufo-López(2), J. M. Yusta-Loyo(2)
1. Centro Universitario de la Defensa. Academia General Militar. Zaragoza. Spain
2. Electrical Engineering Department, University of Zaragoza. Spain



Motor Current Demodulation Analysis applied with Neural Networks and Genetic Algorithms for Rotor Bar Faults Diagnosis
Z.M. Taïbi(1), M. Hasni(2),   O Touhami(1), R. Ibtiouen(1)
1.  LRE– EN Polytechnique d'Alger
2. LSEI - Université des Sciences et de la Technologie H. Boumediene.  Algiers



Project Implementation of the Micro Hydroelectric Roncador
J. A. A. Polli , G. M. Alves, R. C. Betini, P. C. Fritzen
Department of Electrical Engineering
Federal Technological University of Paraná, Curitiba. Brazil



Dynamic Behaviour of Multi-Terminal VSC-Based HVDC after a Converter Outage: DC Control Strategy
F. Gonzalez-Longatt(1), S. Arnaltes(2),  J.L. Rodríguez-Amenedo(2)
1. The Wolfson School: Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering
    Loughborough University. United Kingdom
2. Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Spain



Stochastic Modelling Applied to Prediction of Electricity Saving by using Solar Water Heating Systems for Low-Income Families
B. G. Menita, J. L. Domingos, E. G. Domingues, A. J. Alves,  W. P. Calixto
Graduate Program in Technology of Sustainable Processes
Federal Institute of Education, Science and Technology of Goiás (IFG). Brazil



Biocarbons for Energy Conversion and Storage: DEFCs and Supercapacitors Applications
A. Cuña(1,2), E. L. da Silva(2), M. R. Ortega(2), C. Radtke(3), N. Tancredi(1), S.C. Amico(4), C. Malfatti(2)
1. Cátedra de Fisicoquímica, DETEMA, Facultad de Química, Universidad de la República
    Montevideo. Uruguay
2. LAPEC/PPGE3M, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre/RS. Brazil
3. Instituto de Química, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul Porto Alegre/RS. Brazil
4. LAPOL/DEMAT, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil



Design Procedures and Analysis for Single-Phase Variable Reluctance Motors
A. C. F. Mamede, J. R. Camacho, D.A. Andrade
School of Electrical Engineering. Universidade Federal de Uberlândia (UFU), Uberlândia. Brazil



Variable structure strategy to avoid torque control saturation of a wind turbine in the presence of faults
C. Tutivén, Y. Vidal, L. Acho, J. Rodellar
Universitat Politècnca de Catalunya
Applied Mathematics-III (MA-3) Department, Barcelona. Spain



Impact of Gearbox Oil Contamination on the Performance of the Wind Turbine Drivetrain
A. Salem(1), A. Abu-Siada(2), S. Islam(2)
1. Department Electrical and Computer Engineering , Curtin University, Bentley. Australia
2. Curtin University/ Electrical& Computer Engineering,Curtin University, Bentley. Australia


Multifunctional tunable and piezoelectric Ba1-xCaxTi1-yZryO3 thin film capacitors
for energy efficiency and harvesting

C.J.M. Daumont(1), Q. Simon(2), S. Payan(2), J.L. Longuet(3), B. Negulescu(1), M. Maglione(2), J. Wolfman(1)
1. Laboratoire GREMAN, UMR7347 CNRS, Université François Rabelais, faculté de sciences et techniques, Tours. France.
2. Institute of Condensed Matter Chemistry of Bordeaux, ICMCB-CNRS, Université de Bordeaux. France
3. CEA, DAM, Le Ripault, F-37260 Monts. France


Optimal Compensation of Harmonic Propagation in a Multi-Bus Microgrid
E. Skjong(1,3,4), J. A. Suul(2,5), M. Molinas(1)  T.A. Johansen(1,3)
1. Department of  Engineering Cybernetics   
2. Department of Electric Power Engineering. Norwegian University of Science and Technology.
    Trondheim. Norway
3. Centre for Autonomous Marine Operations and Systems, Trondheim. Norway
4. Ulstein Power & Control AS, Ålesund. Norway
5. SINTEF Energy Research, Trondheim. Norway



Sensorless control for active damping of torsional vibrations in wind turbine drivetrains with doubly-fed induction generator
 Jan Wenske(1), Ulrich Beckert(2)
1. Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy und Energy System Technology IWES. Bremerhaven. Germany
2. Institute for Electrical Engineering, TU Bergakademie Freiberg. Germany



Evaluation of Different Methods for Determining the Consumption of Electric Power in Public Lighting Installations in Latin American Countries
P. Andrade, L. Assaf
 Departamento de Luminotecnia, Luz y Visión "Ing. Herberto C. Bühler"
Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Tecnología, Universidad Nacional de Tucumán. Argentina



Comparative Analysis of Definitions for the Harmonic Emissions Levels
J. Denoel, M. Petit, T.D. Le
1. Geeps, CNRS UMR 8507-Centrale Supélec, UPSud and UPMC-Gif-sur-Yvette. France



Reduction of medium voltage distribution network losses through the reactive power generation in PV systems
N. Sreckovic(1), E. Belic(1), K. Dezan(1), M. Roser(2), M. Trbusic(1),  Gorazd Stumberger(1)
1. University of Maribor. Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. Maribor, Slovenia
2.  Elektro Celje d. d., Slovenia



Optimal ESS Scheduling considering Demand Response for Electricity Charge Minimization Under Time of Use Price
Kyeong-hee Cho, Seul-ki Kim, Jong-yul Kim, Eung-sang Kim, Yun-su Kim, Chang-hee Cho
Smart Distribution Research Center. Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute. Korea



Real-Time Simulation of Interleaved Converters with Decentralized Control
L. A. Grégoire(1), M. Cousineau(1), S.I. Seleme jr.(2), P. Ladoux(1)
1. LAPLACE (Laboratoire Plasma et Conversion d'Energie), Université de Toulouse- INPT
2. Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais. Department of Electronical Engineering. Minas Gerais. Brasil



Selection the optimal technology for electricity generation of 5 MW using a fuzzy multi-criteria decision-making approach
F.J. Cánovas-Rodríguez(1), F. Ruz-Vila(1),  A Nieto-Morote(2)
1.  Department of Electrical Engineering. E.T.S.I.I., Cartagena, Technical University of Cartagena. Spain
2. Department of Project Management. Cartagena. Spain



Generation of Synthetic Electrical Load Profiles for Rural Communities in Developing Countries- Applied in Fiji
D. Norta(1,3), S. Kopietz(1,2), S. Hien(1),  S. Neshvad(3), Fiji-Team(1)
1. Engineers Without Borders Luxembourg
2. Hochschule Trier. Germany
3. Reliable Decentral Energy Systems. SnT, SystemsUniveristé. Luxembourg



Models for Fault Current Limiters based on Superconductor Materials
A. Etxegarai, I. Zamora, G. Buigues, V. Valverde,  E. Torres, P. Eguia
Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering of Bilbao, UPV/EHU. Bilbao. Spain



Optical high voltage breakdown prediction using thermal lensing effect in transformer oil
R. Struebig, I. Glesk
Department of Electronic and Electrical Engineering. University of Strathclyde. Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom