Loughborough University
Leicestershire, UK
LE11 3TU
+44 (0)1509 222222
Loughborough University

Centre for Renewable Energy Systems Technology (CREST)

Academic

Dr Francisco Gonzalez-Longatt

Lecturer in Electrical Power Systems
PhD, SMIEEE

Tel: +44 (0)1509 227061

Francisco M. Gonzalez-Longatt is currently a Lecturer in Electrical Power Systems at the School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, Loughborough University. His academic qualifications include first Class Electrical Engineering from the Instituto Universitario Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, Venezuela (1994), Master of Business Administration (Honors) of Universidad Bicentenaria de Aragua, Venezuela (1999) and PhD in Electrical Power Engineering from the Universidad Central de Venezuela (2008). He is a former associate professor (1995-2009) and Chair (1999-2001) of the Department of Electrical Engineering of Universidad Nacional Politécnico de la Fuerza Armada Nacional, Venezuela (1995-2009).

He is a former academic member of staff at the Department of Aerospace, Electrical and Electronic Engineering, University of Coventry where he started as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in 2012 and was promoted to Senior Lecturer in Electrical Engineering in 2013. He was formerly with the School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, The University of Manchester as Postdoctoral Research Associate (2009-2011). His main area of interest is integration of intermittent renewable energy resources into future power system and smart grids.

He is Vice-President of Venezuelan Wind Energy Association, Senior Member of the IEEE, member of IET (UK) and member of CIGRE. His research interest includes innovative (operation/control) schemes to optimize the performance of future energy systems.

Book Chapters: (2)

2013 (2)

[1]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, “Frequency Control and Inertial Response Schemes for the Future Power Networks” in Large Scale Renewable Power Generation: Advances in Technologies for Generation, Transmission and Storage, Green Energy and Technology Series. Springer. Accepted

[2]   R. K. Chauhan, B.S. Rajpurohit, S. N. Singh, F. M. Gonzalez-Longatt, “DC Grid Interconnection for Conversion Losses and Cost Optimization”, in Large Scale Renewable Power Generation: Advances in Technologies for Generation, Transmission and Storage, Green Energy and Technology Series. Springer. Accepted.

Refereed International Journal Papers: (2+2+3)

2013 (3)

[1]   L. Ding, F. González-Longatt, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Two-Step Spectral Clustering Controlled Islanding Algorithm”. IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. Vol. 28, No. 1 Pp 75-84. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/TPWRS.2012.2197640)

[2]   A. Nikolaidis, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, C. A. Charalambous. "Indices to Assess the Integration of Renewable Energy Resources on Transmission Systems", Conference Papers in Energy journal.

[3]   J. Serrano-González, M. Burgos-Payán, J. M. Riquelme-Santos, F. González-Longatt. “A review and recent developments in the optimal wind-turbine micro-siting problem”. Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews. In Press.

2012 (2)

[1]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, P. Regulski, H. Novanda, V. Terzija, "Impact of Shaft Stiffness on Inertial Response of Fixed Speed Wind Turbines", Automation of Electric Power Systems, No. 8 Vol. 36, April 2012, (Available online DOI: 10.3969/j.issn.1000-1026.2012.08.001)

[2]   P. Regulski, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. Terzija. “Estimation of Composite Load Model Parameters Using Improved Particle Swarm Optimization”, Journal of Present Problems of Power System Control, Wroclaw University of Technology, Wroclaw-Poland pp.41-51. (Available online: http://www.psc.pwr.wroc.pl/files/PPoPSC_2012Spring.pdf)

2011 (2)

[1]   F. González-Longatt, P. Regulski, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Optimal Electric Network Design for Large Offshore Wind Farm based on a Modified Approach of Genetic Algorithm”. IEEE Systems Journal, Special Issue - Integration of Intermittent Renewable Energy Resources into Power Grid. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/JSYST.2011.2163027)

[2]   F. González-Longatt, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Wake effect in Wind Farm Performance: Steady-State and Dynamic Behaviour”. Renewable Energy (39) pp. 329-338. (Available online DOI:10.1016/j.renene.2011.08.053

Refereed International Conference in Review: (2)

[1]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt. “Preliminary Assessment of Activation Schemes for Synthetic Inertia on Wind Turbines Based on Full Converter”. 8th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'14), Wroclaw, Poland, 18-22 August, 2014.

[2]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt. “Optimal Offshore Wind Farms’ Collector Design based on the Multiple Travelling Salesman Problem and Genetic Algorithm”. 8th Power Systems Computation Conference (PSCC'14), Wroclaw, Poland, 18-22 August, 2014.

 

Refereed International Conference Papers: (10+14+6 = 30 in 3 years)

2013 (6)

[1]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt. “Systemic Impact Caused by the Integration of La Guajira Wind Farm”. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2013), 10-13 November, 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

[2]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt. “Evaluation of Reactive Power Compensations for the Phase I of Paraguaná Wind based on System Voltages”. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society (IECON 2013), 10-13 November, 2012 in Vienna, Austria.

[3]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt. “Optimal Offshore Wind Farms’ Collector Design based on the Multiple Travelling Salesman Problem and Genetic Algorithm”. IEEE Powertech 2013. Grenoble France, 16-20 June 2013.

[4]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.M. Roldan, J.L. Rueda. “Impact of DC Control Strategy on Dynamic Behaviour of Multi-Terminal Voltage-Source Converter-Based HVDC after the Loss of Converter”. IEEE Powertech 2013. Grenoble France, 16-20 June 2013.

[5]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, E. Chikuni, E. Rashayi. “Effects of the Synthetic Inertia from wind power on the total system inertia after a frequency disturbance”. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). 25-27th February 2013. Cape Town, South Africa. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2013.6505779)

[6]   E. Chikuni, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, E. Rashayi, O. Okoro “Power system, substation, automation and the smart grid, how should universities react?”. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Industrial Technology (ICIT). 25-27th February 2013. Cape Town, South Africa. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/ICIT.2013.6505791). Page(s): 905 – 909.

2012 (14)

[1]   A. Nikolaidis, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, C. A. Charalambous. "Indices to Assess the Integration of Renewable Energy Resources on Transmission Systems", 1st Conference on Power Options for the Eastern Mediterranean Region (POEM 2012), 19-21 November 2012, Limassol, Cyprus.

[2]   F, Gonzalez-Longatt, J. L. Rueda, I. Erlich, D. Bogdanov, and W. Villa. "Identification of Gaussian Mixture Model using Mean Variance Mapping Optimization: Venezuelan Case". IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Europe Conference. Berlin, Germany, 14-17 October 2012. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/ISGTEurope.2012.6465672)

[3]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.L. Rueda, D. Dogdanov. "Probabilistic Assessment of Operational Risk Considering Different Wind Turbine Technologies". IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Europe Conference. Berlin, Germany, 14-17 October 2012. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/ISGTEurope.2012.6465680)

[4]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J. L. Rueda, I. Erlich, D. Bogdanov, W. Villa, "Mean Variance Mapping Optimization Algorithm for the Identification of Gaussian Mixture Model: Test Case". 6th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Systems IS’12. Sofia, Bulgaria, September 6-8, 2012. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/IS.2012.6335130)

[5]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.M. Roldan. "Effects of DC Voltage Control Strategies on Voltage Response on Multi-Terminal HVDC Following a Disturbance". 47th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2012). London, UK. 4-7 September 2012. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/UPEC.2012.6398553)

[6]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, "Solution of AC/DC Power Flow on a Multi-Terminal HVDC System: Illustrative Case Supergrid Phase I". 47th International Universities' Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2012). London, UK. 4-7 September 2012. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/UPEC.2012.6398554)

[7]   P. Wall, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, V. Terzija, "Estimation of Generator Inertia Available During a Disturbance". IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting 2012. 22 – 26 July 2012, San Diego, California, USA. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344755)

[8]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.M. Roldan, J.L. Rueda, C.A. Charalambous, "Evaluation of Power Flow Variability on the Paraguaná Transmission System due to Integration of the First Venezuelan Wind Farm". IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting 2012. 22 – 26 July 2012, San Diego, California, USA. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/PESGM.2012.6344941)

[9]   F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J.L. Rueda, D. Dogdanov. "Assessment of the Variability on the Electricity Production of Wind Turbines Technologies considering Time-Series of Wind Speed". Efficacité énergétique – sources d’énergies renouvelables – protection de l’environnement COFRET’12, 6-8 Sept. 2012. Sozopol, Bulgaria. (Available Online DOI : 10.1109/IS.2012.6335130)

[10]F. Gonzalez-Longatt, E. Chikuni, W. Stemmet, K. Folly. “Effects of the synthetic inertia from wind power on the total system inertia after a frequency disturbance”. IEEE Power Engineering Society Conference and Exposition in Africa (PowerAfrica). 9–13 July 2012, Johannesburg, South Africa. (Available Online DOI : 10.1109/PowerAfrica.2012.6498636)

[11]F. Gonzalez-Longatt, " Effects of the synthetic inertia from wind power on the total system inertia: simulation study". 2012 2nd International Symposium on Environment Friendly Energies and Applications (EFEA), 25-27 June 2012, Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK   pp. 389 – 395. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/EFEA.2012.6294049)

[12]F. Gonzalez-Longatt. "Impact of Synthetic Inertia from Wind Power on the Protection/Control Schemes of Future Power Systems: Simulation Study". The 11th International Conference on Developments in Power System Protection, DPSP 2012. 23-26 April 2012, Birmingham, UK. (Available online DOI: 10.1049/cp.2012.0030)

[13]F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J. Roldan, M. Burgos-Payán, V. Terzija. "Implications of the DC Voltage Control Strategy on the Dynamic Behavior of Multi-terminal HVDC following a Converter Outage". CIGRE-UK and European T&D network solutions to the challenge of increasing levels of renewable generation. Newcastle-under-Lyme College, Staffordshire, March 14th 2012.

[14]F. Gonzalez-Longatt, J. Roldan and C. Charalambous. "Power Flow Solution on Multi-Terminal HVDC Systems: Supergid Case". International Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’12). Santiago de Compostela (Spain), 28-30 March, 2012.

 

2011 (10)

[1]   F. González-Longatt, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Impact of the shaft stiffness in the inertia response of Fixed speed wind turbines based on single cage induction generator”. Advanced Power System Automation and Protection (APAP2011). 16-20 October 2011. Beijing, China. (ISBN: 978-1-4244-9619-8) (Available online DOI: 10.1109/APAP.2011.6180654)

[2]   H. Novanda, P. Regulski, F. González-Longatt, V. Terzija. “Phasor Estimation Considering DC Component using UKF”. Advanced Power System Automation and Protection (APAP2011). 16-20 October 2011. Beijing, China. (ISBN: 978-1-4244-9619-8) (Available online DOI: 10.1109/PTC.2011.6019414)

[3]   F. González-Longatt, P. Regulski, P. De Oliveira-De Jesus, V. Terzija “A Method for Estimation of Equivalent Model for a Cluster of IG based on On-line Response to a System Frequency Disturbance”.  IEEE PES: Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Latin America (ISGT-LA 2011). October 19-21, 2011, Colombia.

[4]   F. González-Longatt, P. Regulski, V. Terzija. “Procedure for Estimation of Equivalent Model Parameters for a Wind Farm using Post-Disturbance On-line Measurement Data”. IEEE PES: European conference and exhibition on Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT-EUROPE 2011), 11-13 October 2011, Manchester, UK. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/ISGTEurope.2011.6162775)

[5]   F. González-Longatt, P. Regulski, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Fixed Speed Wind Generator Model Parameter Estimation using Improved Particle Swarm Optimization and System Frequency Disturbances”. IET Renewable Power Generation Conference 2011, 6 - 8 September 2011, Edinburgh, UK. (Available online DOI: 10.1049/cp.2011.0162)

[6]   F. González-Longatt, P. Regulski, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “Induction Generator Model Parameter Estimation using Improved Particle Swarm Optimization and On-Line Response to a Change in Frequency”. IEEE PES General Meeting 2011, 24 – 29 July 2011, Detroit, USA. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/PES.2011.6039373)

[7]   P. Regulski, F. González-Longatt, V. Terzija. “Estimation of load model parameters from instantaneous voltage and current”. 2011 IEEE International Conference on.Fuzzy Systems (FUZZ), 27-30 June 2011. Taipei, Taiwan. pp 164-169. (Available online DOI: 10.1109/FUZZY.2011.6007609)

[8]   F. González-Longatt, P. Wall, V. Terzija. “A Simplified Model for Dynamic Behaviour of Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator for Direct Drive Wind Turbines”. IEEE PowerTech 2011, Trondheim 19 - 23 June 2011. Trondheim Norway. (ISBN: 978-82-519-2808-3) (Available online DOI: 10.1109/PTC.2011.6019425)  

[9]   H. Novanda, P. Regulski, F. González-Longatt, V. Terzija. “Unscented Kalman Filter for Frequency and Amplitude Estimation”. IEEE PowerTech 2011, Trondheim 19 - 23 June 2011. Trondheim Norway. (ISBN: 978-82-519-2808-3) (Available online DOI:  10.1109/PTC.2011.6019414)

[10]P. Wall, F. Gonzalez-Longatt, "Demonstration of an inertia constant estimation method through simulation". 45th International Universities Power Engineering Conference (UPEC 2010), 31 August-3 September 2010, Cardiff, UK. (Print ISBN: 978-1-4244-7667-1