17th International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality - ICREPQ'19





Fast-Field Cycling Nuclear Magnetic Resonance relaxometer's electromagnet with optimized homogeneity and reduced volume
P. Videira(1), P. Sebastião(1), A. Roque(2),4, D. M. Sousa(3,4), E. Margato(4,5)
1. Department of Physics & CeFEMA, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa. Portugal
2. Department of Electrical Engineering ESTSetúbal/Instituto Politécnico de Setúbal. Portugal
3. DEEC AC-Energia, Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa. Portugal
4. INESC-ID Lisboa. Portugal
5. CEI, ISEL-Instituo Superior de Engenharia de Lisboa, Instituto Politécnico de Lisboa, and INESC-ID. Portugal



Advances in Compression of Power Quality Signals
 L. C. M. Andrade(1), T. Nanjundaswamy(3), M. Oleskovicz(1), R. A. S. Fernandes(2), K. Rose(3)

1. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, São Carlos School of Engineering, University of São Paulo, São Carlos. Brazil
2. Department of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of São Carlos, São Carlos. Brazil  
3. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA. USA



Capacity Sizing of a Small Hydropower Plant using Assured Energy Analysis
J.H.I. Ferreira(1), J.R. Camacho(2) 

1. Instituto Federal do Triângulo Mineiro. Brazil
2. School of Electrical Engineering, Universidade Federal de Uberlândia. Brazil



Faulty Readings of Static Energy Meters Caused by Conducted Electromagnetic Interference from a Water Pump
Bas ten Have(1), Tom Hartman(1), Niek Moonen(1), Cees Keyer(1,2), Frank Leferink(1,3)

1. University of Twente. The Netherlands
2. University of Applied Sciences, Amsterdam.The Netherlands
3.Thales Nederland B.V., Hengelo.The Netherlands



Analysis of Bearing Faulty Cage using Non-Intrusive Condition Monitoring Techniques  
Muhammad Irfan(1), Alwadie. A(1), Nordin Saad(2), Muhammad Aman Sheikh(2) 

1.College of Engineering, Electrical Engineering Department, Najran University  King Abdulaziz Road, Najran. Saudi Arabia
2.Electrical and Electronic Engineering Department, Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS Bandar Seri Iskandar, Tronoh. Malaysia



PQD classifier based on higher-order statistics and total harmonic distortion
Jesús-Manuel González-Bueno, José-Carlos Palomares-Salas, Juan-José González-de-la-Rosa, Olivia Florencias-Oliveros, José-María Sierra-Fernández, Manuel-Jesús Espinosa-Gavira, Agustín Agüera-Pérez

University of Cádiz. Research Group PAIDI-TIC 168. Computational Instrumentation and Industrial Electronics Dept. of Automation Engineering, Electronics, Architecture and Computer Networks Engineering School of Algeciras. Spain



Optimal Design Method for Lightweight Buildings to minimize the Cooling Load with Phase Change Materials using Orthogonal Experimental Design
Akbar Halimov, Moritz Lauster, Dirk Müller

Institute for Energy Efficient Buildings and Indoor Climate, E.ON Energy Research Center, RWTH Aachen University. Germany



FEA Analysis and Optimization of Rotor Models in Permanent-Magnet Synchronous Motors fitted with Bonded Rare-Earth Magnets
V. Abad, J. Sagredo, J. Gonzalez

Electromechanical Department, Polytechnical School of Burgos University. Spain



A novel voltage sag approach during unintentional islanding scenarios:  A survey from real recorded events
Alexandre Serrano Fontova(1,2), P. Casals Torrens(1), R. Bosch(1)
1. Department of Electrical Engineering.E.T.S.E.I.B, Polytechnic University of Catalonia , Barcelona. Spain 
2. Electrica Serosense Distribuidora,Torres de Segre. Spain



Analysis of a lift augmented hydrofoil for hydrokinetic turbines
Chica E(1)., Aguilar J.(1) Rubio Clemente A.(2)

1. Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín. Colombia.
2. Facultad de Ingeniería, Tecnológico de Antioquia–Institución Universitaria TdeA,
   Medellín. Colombia


Sustainable Energies as an Educational Challenge: Regarding Engineering Studies at the University of Girona
J.R. González, L. Pacheco, N. Luo, T. Pujol, I. Ferrer
Polytechnic School, University of Girona, Spain.


Optimization of a solar irradiation forecasting tool based on artificial intelligence
F. Rodríguez(1,2), A. Galarza(1,2),  L. Fontán(1,2)

1. Ceit, Donostia/San Sebastián. Spain.
2. Universidad de Navarra, Tecnun, Donostia/San Sebastián. Spain



Shape optimization of a multi-element hydrofoil for hydrokinetic turbines using response surface methodology
Rubio Clemente A(1,2), Aguilar J(2), Chica E(2)

1. Facultad de Ingeniería, Tecnológico de Antioquia. Institución Universitaria TdeA, Medellín. Colombia. 
2. Departamento de Ingeniería Mecánica, Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de Antioquia UdeA, Medellín.Colombia



Lithium-ion energy storage battery in PV-smart building application
Mohamed A. H. El-Sayed 

Department of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering and Petroleum, Kuwait University



Islanding Detection Method for Inverter-Based Distributed Generation by Injecting Second Order Harmonic Current
Byung-Moon Han

Dept. of Electrical Engineering Myongji University Yongin. Korea



Optimal control for quadrotors during inspection of power utility assets  
A. Ailon

Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva and School of Electrical Engineering Afeka Academic College of Engineering, Tel Aviv . Israel



Application of PSO algorithms for VPP operation optimization
D. Kaczorowska(1), J. Rezmer(1), T. Sikorski(1), P. Janik(2)

1. Faculty of Electrical Engineering Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. Poland
2. Tauron Ekoenergia Obroncow Pokoju Jelenia Gora. Poland



Is Objection to Wind Energy Justified?
M. Alrefai, A. Pourmovahed

Mechanical Engineering. Kettering University Flint, Michigan. USA



Modeling Three-Phase Transformers 
I. F. Novais, A. A. P. Junior, S. F. P. Silva

FEELT - College of Electrical Engineering UFU, Federal University of Uberlândia. Brazil



Evaluation of Energy Sources Capable of Drought/Famine Abatement in an African Village
M. Alrefai,  A. Pourmovahed

Mechanical Engineering, Kettering University Flint, Michigan, U.S.A.



Phase Equilibrium for Clathrate Hydrates Formed with Difluoromethane and N-Methylpiperidine for Hydrate-Refrigeration System
Y. Kondo(1), K. Murayama(1), A. Ruiz(1), S. Takeya(2), K. Nemoto(1),  R. Ohmura(1)

1. Department of Mechanical Engineering, Keio University Kohoku-ku, Yokohama. Japan
2. National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST). Tsukuba, Ibaraki. Japan



Theoretical performance analysis of hydrate-based refrigeration system
R. Matsuura, K. Watanabe, Y. Yamauchi, H. Sato, R. Ohmura

Department of Mechanical Engineering Keio University Kouhoku-ku,Yokohama. Japan



A Distributed Power Sharing Approach for Islanded Microgrid
Tuan V. Hoang, Hong-Hee Lee 

School of Electrical Engineering University of Ulsan. Korea



Operation of small isolated power system with large non-controllable RES penetration – System Operator's experience in El Hierro Island 
R. Corujo, P. Santos, R. Ascanio

Isolated System Department Red Eléctrica de España S.A.U. (REE) Alcobendas, Madrid. Spain



Mediterranean Dead Sea Channel for Preserving Dead Sea Level and Increasing Solar Energy Production 
S. Lineykin(1), A. Averbukh(2),  M. Averbukh(3), A. Zinger(3)

1. Department of Mechanical Engineering and Mechatronics Ariel University. Israel   
2. Department of Public Relations Ariel University. Israel
3. Department of Electric/Electronic Engineering Ariel University. Israel



Comparison of the performance of different mixing ventilation configurations in particle removal from indoor spaces
C. Habchi(1), K. Ghali(2), N. Ghaddar(2)

1. Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of Engineering, Lebanese University. Lebanon
2. Department of Mechanical Engineering American University of Beirut.  Lebanon



Wind power integration improvement in an island by installing battery energy storage systems. Case study of Lanzarote-Fuerteventura
L. Mejías-García(1), J.F. Medina-Padrón(2),  E.J. Medina-Domínguez(1)

1. Renewable Energies Department, Research and Development Division, Canary Island Institute of Technology (ITC), Santa Lucía (Gran Canaria). Spain
2. University Institute of Intelligent Systems and Numeric Applications in Engineering (SIANI), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Spain



Analysis of a lead-acid battery storage system connected to the DC bus of a four quadrants converter to a microgrid
A. F. J. Rocha-Henríquez(1), B. J.M. Cabrera-Peña(2), C. R. Aguasca-Colomo(3), D. M. Méndez-Babey(3),  E. P. Rivera-Rodríguez(2)

1. Department of Renewable Energy Instituto Tecnológico de Canarias, (ITC S.A.). Las Palmas. Spain
2. Instituto Universitario de Microelectrónica Aplicada (IUMA), Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Spain
3. Instituto Universitario de Sistemas Inteligentes y Aplicaciones Numéricas en Ingeniería (IUSIANI), Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC). Spain



Analysis of Electrical Microgrids and Associated Technologies
J.I. San Martín(1), F.J. Asensio(1), I. Zamora(2), G. Saldaña(1), O. Oñederra(2), I.J. Oleagordía(2)  
Department of Electrical Engineering - University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU)
1. Engineering School of Gipuzkoa, Eibar. Spain
2. Engineering School of Bilbao. Spain