Publications

Articles

International Journal Articles: 20

2018

- Fernando M. Camilo and Victor Pires and Rui Castro and Maria Eduarda Pedro, The Impact of Harmonics Compensation Ancillary Services of Photovoltaic Microgeneration in Low Voltage Distribution Networks, article in Sustainable Cities and Society, to appear on 2018 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Fernando M. Camilo and Rui Castro and Maria Eduarda Pedro and Victor Pires, An Assessment of Overvoltage Mitigation Techniques in Low Voltage Distribution Networks with High Penetration of Photovoltaic Microgeneration, article in IET Renewable Power Generation vol. 12, Apr. 2018 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Hugo Branco and Rui Castro and A. Setas Lopes, Battery energy storage systems as a way to integrate renewable energy in small isolated power systems, article in Energy for Sustainable Development vol. 43, Apr. 2018 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Rui Castro and João Crispim, Variability and correlation of renewable energy sources in the Portuguese electrical system, article in Energy for Sustainable Development vol. 42 pp. 64-76, Feb. 2018 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]

2017

- Mohammad Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini and João Soares and Hugo Morais and Rui Castro and Zita Vale, Dynamic Pricing for Demand Response Considering Market Price Uncertainty, article in Energies vol. 10, Aug. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Fernando Camilo and Rui Castro and Maria Eduarda Pedro and Victor Pires, Economic Assessment of Residential PV Systems with Self-Consumption and Storage in Portugal, article in Solar Energy vol. 150 pp. 353-362, Jul. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Mohammad Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini and João Soares and Omid Abrishambaf and Rui Castro and Zita Vale, Demand response implementation in smart households, article in Energy and Buildings vol. 143 pp. 129-148, May. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Luís Amaral and Rui Castro, Offshore wind farm layout optimization regarding wake effects and electrical losses, article in Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence vol. 60 pp. 26-34, Apr. 2017 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]

2016

- Tiago Sousa and Hugo Morais and Rui Castro and Zita Vale, Evaluation of Different Initial Solution Algorithms to be used in the Heuristics Optimization to solve the Energy Resource Scheduling in Smart Grids, article in Applied Soft Computing vol. 48, Nov. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Gil Marques and M. F. Iacchetti, Sensorless Frequency and Voltage Control in Stand-Alone DFIG-DC System, article in IEEE trans. Ind. Electron., Nov. 2016, IEEE [bibTex]
- Tiago Sousa and Tiago Soares and Hugo Morais and Rui Castro and Zita Vale, Simulated Annealing to Handle Energy and Ancillary Services Joint Management considering Electric Vehicles, article in Electric Power Systems Research vol. 136, Jul. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Gil Marques and Matteo F. Iacchetti, Field Weakening Control for Efficiency Optimization in a DFIG Connected to a dc-link, article in IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron. vol. 63 (6) pp. 3409-3419, Jun. 2016, IEEE [bibTex]
- João Falcão and Rui Castro and J.M. Ferreira de Jesus, Frequency Control during Transients in Offshore Wind Parks using Battery Energy Storage Systems, article in Journal Marine Engineering and Technology, Jun. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Rui Castro and Sérgio Faias and Jorge Esteves, The cost of electricity interruptions in Portugal: Valuing Lost Load by applying the production-function approach, article in Utilities Policy vol. 40, Jun. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- António Setas Lopes and Rui Castro and J.M. Ferreira de Jesus, Contributions to the preliminary assessment of a Water Pumped Storage System in Terceira Island (Azores), article in Journal of Energy Storage vol. 6, May. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Fernando Camilo and Rui Castro and Maria Eduarda Pedro and Victor Pires, Self-consumption and Storage as a Way to Facilitate the Integration of Renewable Energy in Low Voltage Distribution Networks, article in IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution vol. 10 (7) pp. 1741-1748, May. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Luís Rocha and Rui Castro and J.M. Ferreira de Jesus, An improved particle swarm optimization algorithm for optimal placement and sizing of STATCOM, article in International Transactions on Electrical Energy Systems vol. 26, Apr. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]
- Gil Marques and M. F. Iacchetti, Overcurrent Estimation in a DFIG-DC System during a Voltage Dip in the DC Grid, article in IET Renewable Power Generation pp. 1-9, Mar. 2016, IET [bibTex]
- António Manzoni and Rui Castro, Microgeneration Impact on LV Distribution Grids: A Review of Recent Research on Overvoltage Mitigation Techniques, article in International Journal of Renewable Energy Research vol. 6 (1) pp. 117-131, Jan. 2016 [bibTex]
- Ana Isabel Brito and Vitor Manuel de Oliveira Malo Machado and Maria Eduarda Pedro and Manuel Ventura Guerreiro das Neves, Skin and Proximity Effects in the Series-Impedance of Three-Phase Underground Cables, article in Electric Power Systems Research vol. 130 pp. 132-138, Jan. 2016 [bibTex]

International Conferences: 6

2016

- M. Lima and B. Pereira and Duarte Sousa and António Eusébio Velho Roque and Elmano Margato, Comparing the Power Losses of Power Supplies for Fast-Field Cycling Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Equipment, presented at ICMEPE’16 – International Conference on Modern Electrical Power Engineering, Jul. 2016 [bibTex] [PDF]
- M. Lima and B. Pereira and Duarte Sousa and António Eusébio Velho Roque and Elmano Margato, Comparing two Power Supplies for Fast-Field Cycling Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Relaxometers - Power Losses and Performance, presented at SPEEDAM 2016, International Symposium on Power Electronics, Electrical Drives, Automation and Motion, Jun. 2016 [bibTex]
- Mohammad Ali Fotouhi Ghazvini and Sérgio Ramos and João Soares and Rui Castro and Zita Vale, Toward Retail Competition in the Portuguese Electricity Market, presented at 13th European Energy Market Conference (EEM 2016), Jun. 2016 [bibTex]
- S. Baranovschi and António Eusébio Velho Roque and Duarte Sousa and Victor Pires, Development of a System for the Usability of Forest Residues for Electric Energy Production, presented at International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’16), May. 2016 [bibTex]
- António Setas Lopes and Rui Castro and Carlos Silva, Contributions to the design of a Water Pumped Storage System in an isolated power system with high penetration of wind energy, presented at 7th Advanced Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems (DoCEIS’16), Apr. 2016 [bibTex]
- Fernando Camilo and Rui Castro and Maria Eduarda Pedro and Victor Pires, Impact of Self-consumption and Storage in Low Voltage Distribution Networks: an Economic Outlook, presented at 7th Advanced Doctoral Conference on Computing, Electrical and Industrial Systems (DoCEIS’16), Apr. 2016 [DOI Article link] [bibTex]

Dissertations

PhD Theses: 1

2017

- Tiago Sousa advised by Zita Vale and Rui Castro, Vehicle-to-Grid contribution to Energy Resource Management in the Smart Grid Context, PhD Thesis at Instituto Superior Técnico, Universidade de Lisboa, Apr. 2017 [bibTex]

MSc Theses: 8

2017

- Viktor Kadek advised by Rui Castro, Small Wind Power Plants - Feasibility study, MSc Thesis at IST, Oct. 2017 [bibTex]
- Miguel Fonseca Monteiro advised by Rui Castro, Solar generation forecast from the perspective of a DSO, MSc Thesis at IST, Oct. 2017 [bibTex]
- Tiago Alexandre Pais Pereira advised by Rui Castro, A comparison of internal grid topologies of offshore wind farms regarding reliability analysis, MSc Thesis, Jul. 2017 [bibTex]
- Hugo André Falcão Branco advised by Rui Castro, Battery Energy Storage Systems as a way to integrate renewable energy in small and isolated power systems, MSc Thesis at IST, May. 2017 [bibTex]
- Davide Fialho Pereira advised by Rui Castro, Occupancy Prediction from Electricity Consumption Data in Smart Homes, MSc Thesis at IST, May. 2017 [bibTex]
- José Diogo Marques do Rego advised by Rui Castro, Photovoltaic irradiance forecast using Artificial Intelligence techniques, MSc Thesis at IST, May. 2017 [bibTex]

2016

- Miguel Colaço Maldonado advised by Maria Teresa Nunes Padilha de Castro Correia de Barros and Maria Eduarda Pedro, Avaliação do Estado de Cabos Subterrâneos, MSc Thesis at Instituto Superior Técnico, Nov. 2016 [bibTex]
- Gonçalo Miguel Reis de Pinho de Meneses Nazaré advised by Rui Castro, Wind power forecast using Neural Networks tuned with advanced optimization techniques, MSc Thesis at IST, Apr. 2016 [bibTex]