Automatic System for the Control of Stability of an HVDC link - Implementation in Red Eléctrica de España (REE)

Authors: J Martin, Red Electrica de España (REE), C. de Arriba, J. Rodriguez, GE Grid Automation, and E. Leon, Siemens, Spain


Javier Martín Herrera received his bachelor Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Madrid (Carlos III) and joined RED ELECTRICA in 2003. He works as a "protection man" always related to the protection's coordination of high voltage on the Spanish power system. He has successfully completed many R&D projects and participates in CIGRE B4 / B5 working groups. Additionally, Javier is an electrical engineering professor at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas-ICAI of Madrid, where he is responsible for electrical protection issues for 12 years.

Camilo de Arriba received the bachelor's in electrical engineering degree from the UPV in Bilbao in 1994 and joined GE in 1996. He has worked in different areas. Now he is Senior Product Manager for Advanced Automation Applications. He has great experience as Project and Technical Manager leading the execution of many challenging Projects worldwide. He is PMP certified and holds an MBA master's degree. He was one of the Authors of the paper generated by the CIGRE WG B5.42.

Joaquin Rodriguez Andres received his bachelor's Degree in Engineering from Universitat Politècnica de València, Spain in 2001, and obtained his master's degree in 2005, while working. Since then, he has continued working in companies which are involved in electrical substation construction and commissioning. In 2008 he started working on digital substations, participating also in several pilot projects with this technology. In 2011 he joined General Electric as a protection engineer and he is currently working as product manager in the advanced automation applications department and cooperating with CIGRE B5 group.

Esteban León Quiros works on Substation Automation and Digital Grid at Siemens Spain.  Esteban has 15 years of experience on design, configuration and commissioning of Substation Automation Systems.  He has developed projects in several countries in North, Central and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia.  Currently living and working on Madrid with his wife, and with their first son (on the way), Esteban moved to Spain in 2013, from his native country, Costa Rica.

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