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dc.contributor.authorPinto, J. G.por
dc.contributor.authorCouto, Carlospor
dc.contributor.authorAfonso, João L.por
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-29T09:42:49Z-
dc.date.issued2013-
dc.identifier.isbn9783642372902por
dc.identifier.issn1868-4238-
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1822/58663-
dc.description.abstractAn UPQC (Unified Power Quality Conditioner) is an equipment composed by two active conditioners operating in a combined way. One of the active conditioners is connected in series with the electrical power system, allowing the compensation of problems in the system voltages. The other active conditioner is connected in parallel with the electrical system, and allows the compensation of current harmonics, current unbalances and power factor. In three-phase four-wire systems the parallel connected active conditioner also compensates the zero sequence current components, eliminating the neutral wire current. The UPQC operates in an automatic way, adjusting itself dynamically to the variations of the load and of the electrical system, keeping high levels of power quality in the voltages delivered to the load. At the same time, it only consumes from the electrical system the active power necessary to the load operation, in a balanced way through the three phases, and with sinusoidal currents. The compensation capabilities of the UPQC can be very useful to ensure high levels of power quality in the future Smart Grids, which are not characterized as a single technology or device, but rather as a vision of a distributed electrical system, supported by reference technologies, as Power Electronics Devices, Renewable Energy Resources, Energy Storage Systems (ESS), Advanced Metering Infrastructures (AMI), and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).por
dc.description.sponsorshipThis work is financed by FEDER Funds, through the Operational Program for Competitiveness Factors – COMPETE, and by National Funds through the Foundation for Science and Technology of Portugal, under projects: PTDC/EEAEEL/104569/2008 and FCOMP-01-0124-FEDER-022674.por
dc.language.isoengpor
dc.publisherSpringerpor
dc.relationinfo:eu-repo/grantAgreement/FCT/5876-PPCDTI/104569/PTpor
dc.rightsopenAccess-
dc.subjectActive Conditionerspor
dc.subjectP-q Theorypor
dc.subjectPower Qualitypor
dc.subjectSmart Gridspor
dc.subjectUPQC - Unified Power Quality Conditionerpor
dc.titleAnalysis of the features of a UPQC to improve power quality in smart gridspor
dc.typeconferencePaperpor
dc.peerreviewedyespor
oaire.citationStartPage299por
oaire.citationEndPage306por
oaire.citationVolume394por
dc.date.updated2019-01-28T17:20:19Z-
dc.description.publicationversioninfo:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersionpor
dc.subject.wosScience & Technology-
sdum.export.identifier5315-
sdum.journalIFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technologypor
sdum.conferencePublicationTECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION FOR THE INTERNET OF THINGSpor
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