International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality - ICREPQ




Smart grid: What´s news?
M. Cacciotta, M.D´Addazio, S. Giarnetti, M. Grossoni, F. Leccese
Department of Electronic Engineering, Roma III University. Italy





Battery response analyzer using a high current DC-DC converter as an electronic load
F. Ibañez, J.M. Echeverría, J.Vadillo, F. Martín, L. Fontán
CEIT and Tecnun (University of Navarra), San Sebastián. Spain







Minimum DC link voltages for the generator bridge converter of a SCIG based variable speed wind turbine with fully rated converters
U.I. Dayaratne, S.B. Tennakoon, J.S. Knight, N.Y.A. Shammas
Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Technology, Staffordshire University. United Kingdom






The effect of surface impurities on photovoltaic panels
L. Dorobantu, M.O.Popescu, CI. Popescu, A. Craciunescu
Electrical Engineering Faculty Politehnica University of Bucharest. Romania








Characterization of solar panels for powering sensor applications
M. Alves(1), J.M. Dias Pereira(1,2), J.P.S. Catalão(3,4)
1. ESTSetúbal- LabIM/IPS, Setúbal. Portugal
2. Instituto de Telecomunicações, Instituto Superior Técnico, Lisboa. Portugal
3. University of Beira Interior, Covilhã. Portugal
4. Center for Innovation in Electrical and Energy Engineering, Instituto Superior Técnico,Lisboa. Portugal









Effect of transient flux compensation control on fault ride through of doubly fed induction generator wind turbine
A.S. Mäkinen, H. Tuusa
Department of Electrical Energy Engineering, Tampere University of Technology. Finland












Geothermal energy heating and hot water for a detached house project in Oviedo (Spain)
Elena Mª Fernández Rodríguez, Eunice Villicaña Ortiz, Jorge Xiberta Bernat
Department of Energy, E.T.S.I.M.O. Oviedo University. Spain









Advances in phase change materials for thermal solar power plants quality
I.Fernández, C.J. Renedo, S. Pérez, J. Carcedo, M. Mañana
Department of Electrical Engineering, E.T.S.I.I.T. Cantabria University. Spain











Time domain variable speed wind energy conversion systems modelling using ATP platform
F.H. Costa(1). E.B. Alvarenga(1), J.C. Oliveira(1), G.C. Guimarães(1), A.F. Bonelli(2), Z.S. Vitório J(3)
1. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, UFU Federal University of Uberlândia. Brazil
2. LACTEC- Institute of Technology for Development, Centro Politécnico da UFPR, Curitiba, Paraná. Brazil
3. Furnas Centrais Elétricas S.A. Cuiabá-MT. Brazil



Comparison of load inverter topologies in a bipolar LVDC-distribution
Jenni Rekola, Heikki Tuusa
Department of Electrical Energy Engineering, Tampere University of Technology. Finland










Design of a sustainable residential microgrid system with DC and AC buses including PHEV and energy storage device
L. Roggia(1,2), L. Schuch(1), C. Rech(1), H.L. Hey(1), J.R. Pinheiro(1)
1. Power Electronics and Control Research Group GEPOC, DPEE, PPGEE, Federal University of Santa María. Brazil
2. Federal Institute of Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil







A performance analysis of a hydrogenerator in the case of field short-circuit using FEM
S.E. Dallas, A.N. Safacas, J.C. Kappatou
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Patras. Greece


Model based controller design for hydrogen fuel cell systems
K.K.T. Thanapalan, G.C. Premier, A.J. Guwy
Sustainable Environment Research Centre (SERC), Renewable Hydrogen Research & Demonstration Centre, University of Glamorgan.United Kingdom






Testing and evaluation of wind power plant protection system
M. Kezunovic, B. Matic Cuka
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Texas A & M University. USA






Buck converter design for photovoltaic generators with supercapacitor energy storage
Dariga Meekhun(1), Vincent Boitier(1,2), Jean Marie Dilhac(1,2), Stéphane Petibon(1,2), Corinne Alonso(1,2), Bruno Estibals(1,2)
1. CNRS; LAAS. Toulouse. France
2. Université de Toulouse; UPS, INSA, INP,ISAE; LASS. France






Three-dimensional numerical simulation of rear point contact crystalline silicon solar cells
M. Zanuccoli(1), H.W. Guo(2), E. Sangiorgi(1), C. Fiegna(1)
1. ARCES-DEIS, University of Bologna and IUNET, Cesena. Italy








Hydrogen production by aluminium corrosion: experimental investigation and mathematical modelling
C.B. Porciúncula, N.R. Marcilio, I.C. Tessaro, M. Gerchmann
Department of Chemical Engineering, UFRGS, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Brazil






Induction motor capacitances calculation using FEA for common mode current studies in ATP
C.S. Chaves(1), J.R. Camacho(1), Paula(2), M.L.R. Chaves(1), E. Saraiva(1)
1. Electromagnetic Transients Laboratory, School of Electrical Engineering,
    Universidade Federal de Uberlândia-UFU. Brazil
2. Industrial Applications Laboratory, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais-UFMG. Brazil







Nowcasting of Wind speed using support vector regression. Experiments with time series from Gran Canaria
I.Espino, M. Hernández
Institute for Intelligent Systems (SIANI), University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Spain



Photoabsorption efficiency improvement for photovoltaic solar cells by using the honeycomb nanostructures
Alexander I. Fedoseyev(1), František Čajko(1,2)
1. CFD Research Corporation, Huntsville, Alabama. USA
2. FMRI Lab; University of Michigan. USA



Load management for price-based demand response scheduling- a block scheduling model
Ding Li, Sudharman K. Jayaweera, Olga Lavrova, Ramiro Jordan
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New México, Albuquerque. U.S.A.


Modelling and analysis of electromechanical stress in transformers caused by short-circuits
Rosentino Jr. A.J.P.(1), Saraiva E.(1), Delaiba A.C(1), Guimarães R.(1), Lynce M.(1), De Oliveira J.C.(1), Fernandez Jr.D.(2), Neves W.(2)
1. Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Federal University of Uberlândia. Brazil
2. Center of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
    Department, Federal University of Campina Grande. Brazil


Research and design of fixed-pitch non-grid-connected wind power system
Ma Yundong, Wang Junqi, Yang Hong, Hu Zurong
Jiangsu Key Laboratory of New Energy Generation and Power Conversion, Nanjing University of Aeronautics & Astronautics. China   



Optimisation of concentrator in the solar photonic optoelectronic transformer: comparison of geometrical performance and cost of implementation
F. Muhammad-Sukki(1), R. Ramirez Iniguez(1), S.G. McMeekin(1), B.G. Stewart(1), B. Clive(2)
1. School of Engineering and Computing, Glasgow Caledonian University. United Kingdom
2. Solar Empower Ltd. England. United Kingdom


Power quality improvement using renewable energy
Gelu Gurguiatu(1), Ionel Vechiu(2), Toader Munteanu(1)
1.Department of Control and Electrical Engineering,University “Dunărea de Jos” of Galati. România
2. ESTIA-Recherche Bidart. France


Human behaviorchanging based on the simulation of the temperature control of a house
Radu Bălan, Vlad Mureşan, Radu Donca, A. Bălan,Sergiu Stan
Department of Mechatronics, Technical University of Cluj-Napoca. Romania



Piezoresistive sensor for strain measurement on turbine blade with wireless telemetry data acquisition
P. Kulha, M. Husak
Department of Microelectronics, Czech Technical University, Prague. Czech Republic



Combustion characteristics of CI engine running with biodiesel blends
B. Tesfa, R. Mishra, F. Gu, A. Ball
Computing and Engineering, University of Huddersfield. United Kingdom


Dynamic properties of the virtual synchronous machine (VISMA)
Yong Chen, Ralf Hesse, Dirk Turschner, Hans Peter Beck
Institute of Electrical Power Engineering, Clausthal-Zellerfeld. Germany



Performances and acoustic noise of intelligent wind power unit
K. Kubo(1,3), T. Kanemoto(2)
1. School of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Tecnology. Japan
2.  Faculty of Engineering, Kyushu Institute of Tecnology, Kitakyushu. Japan
3. Research Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. Japan



Grid Connection improvements by control strategy selection for wave energy converters
M. Santos(1), E. Tedeschi(2), P. Ricci(1), M. Molinas(2), J.L. Martín(3)
1. Tecnalia. Zamudio. Spain
2. Department of Electric Power Engineering, Norwegian University of Science and Tecnology, Trondheim. Norway
3. Department of Electronics and Telecommunications, University of the Basque Country. Bilbao. Spain




Semiactive control for floating offshore wind turbines subject to aero-hydro dynamic loads
N. Luo(1), C.L. Bottasso(2), H.R. Karimi(3), M. Zapateiro(4)
1. Institute of Informatics and Applications, University of Girona. Spain
2. Dipartimento di Ingegneria Aerospaziale, Politecnico di Milano.Italy
3. Department of Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Science, University of Agder, Grimstad. Norway
4. Department of Applied Mathematics III, Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya,Barcelona. Spain