SEER, the research center on Renewable Electrical Energy Systems at the Technical University of Catalonia - BarcelonaTech, develops leading edge research projects at the international excellence level with the aim of making ...


In cooperation with both international companies and institutions SEER conducts multi-disciplinary research activities focused on:

  • Power generation based on renewable energies, mainly wind and solar
  • Grid integration of distributed generation systems
  • Exploitation of energy storage systems in electrical networks
  • Active, flexible and intelligent electrical networks
  • Power quality and energy efficiency improvement
  • Advanced control of electrical systems

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Our former PhD student Weiyi Zhang has been awarded in 2019 with the prize for his Phd dissertation, entitled "Control of grid connected power converters with grid support functionalities", supervised by Pedro Rodríguez Cortés. His work was devoted to the integration of grid...

In the framework of the project "Intelligent Distributed Management and Control of Power Systems for Isolated Communities" promoted by Pedro Rodríguez with the support of the University of Loyola, the MIT, SEER-UPC and the University of Comillas a meeting at the MIT Energy Initiative...