ENERGY

Production

PHOTOVOLTAIC ENERGY

  •  Photovoltaic recunfigurable systems for energy
  •  Modular power conversion architectures
  • Grid-connected photovoltaic systems
  •  Modelling and control of PV inverters and converters
  •  Refrigeration and thermal management of PVpanels
  •  Hybridization of PV power facilities with other energy sources

WIND ENERGY

  •  Transmission systems for offshore wind power plants
  •  Analysis and design of advanced controllers for wind turbines
  • Analysis of harmonics flow in wind power plants and design of mitigation measures
  •  Analysis of the performance of wind power plants
  •  Design of mini-wind generators
  •  Wind turbine blade virtual wind tunnel

HYDROPOWER

  •  Vibration analysis and diagnostics in machinery
  •  Predictive maintenance
  • Advanced monitoring and damage detection
  •  Structural dynamics, effects of fluid on structural response
  •  Experimental and numerical investigation of cavitating flows
  •  Numerical simulation in turbulent flows
  • Hydropower plant performance
  • Production analysis of mini hydropower plants

BIOENERGY & BIOFUELS

  •  Microbial fuel cells in constructed wetlands
  •  Biofuel production from algal biomass
  • Low-cost anaerobic digester
  • Hydrogen production from biomass

SOLAR TERMAL ENERGY

  •   Integration of solar ponds: energy storage and energy production
  •  Solar collectors using transparent insulation materials (TIM)
  • Receivers in concentrating solar power plants
  •  Thermal storage in concentrating solar power plants
  •   Grid integration of solar power

OCEAN ENERGY

  •  Wave energy resource assessment
  •  Wave energy balance in wave models
  • Testing of wave energy capture devices
  •  Optimization of buoy geometry design
  •  Fluid–structure interaction for buoys and waves
  •  Overtopping devices

GEOTERMAL ENERGY

  •  Very low enthalpy geothermal energy (up to 30ºC)
  • Low enthalpy geothermal energy (from 30ºC to 90ºC)
  • Medium enthalpy geothermal energy (from 90ºC to 150ºC)

NUCLEAR ENERGY & SAFETY

  •  Nuclear safety. Probabilistic risk assessment
  •   Nuclear instrumentation
  • Nuclear power plants
  •  Nuclear fusion reactors
  •  Nuclear waste characterization

Distribution & Consumption


ENVIRONMENT

Recycling, Upcycling, Treatment



Ecosystem Preservation


APPLICATION SECTORS

AERONAUTICS

AUTOMOTION

INFRASTRUCTURES

HEALTH

MANUFACTURING

TEXTILES

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