A. Ruiz-Aguirre, J.A. Andrés-Mañas, J.M. Fernández-Sevilla, & G. Zaragoza. (2018). Experimental characterization and optimization of multi-channel spiral wound air gap membrane distillation modules for seawater desalination. Separation and Purification Technology 205, 212-222. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seppur.2018.05.044
J.A. Andrés-Mañas, A. Ruiz-Aguirre, F.G. Acién, & G. Zaragoza. (2018). Assessment of a pilot system for seawater desalination based on vacuum multi-effect membrane distillation with enhanced heat recovery. Desalination 443, 110-121. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2018.05.025
J.D. Gil, L. Roca, A. Ruiz-Aguirre, G. Zaragoza, & M. Berenguel. (2018). Optimal Operation of a Solar Membrane Distillation Pilot Plant via Nonlinear Model Predictive Control. Computers & Chemical Engineering 109, 151-165. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compchemeng.2017.11.012
J.D. Gil, L. Roca, G. Zaragoza, & M. Berenguel. (2018). A feedback control system with reference governor for a solar membrane distillation pilot facility. Renewable Energy 120, 536-549. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2017.12.107
A. Altaee, G. Zaragoza, G.J. Millar, A.O. Sharif, & A.A. Alanezi. (2018). Limitations of Osmotic Gradient Resource and Hydraulic Pressure on the Efficiency of Dual Stage PRO Process. Desalination and Water Treatment 105, 11-22. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.renene.2015.05.059
J.D. Gil, A. Ruiz-Aguirre, L. Roca, G. Zaragoza, & M. Berenguel. (2018). Prediction models to analyse the performance of a commercial-scale membrane distillation unit for desalting brines from RO Plants. Desalination 445, 15-28. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2018.07.022
G. Zaragoza, J.A. Andrés-Mañas, A. Ruiz-Aguirre. (2018). Commercial scale membrane distillation for solar desalination. npj Clean Water 1, 20. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41545-018-0020-z
P. Palenzuela, M. Micari, B. Ortega-Delgado, F. Giacalone, G. Zaragoza, D.-C. Alarcón-Padilla, … G. Micale. (2018). Performance Analysis of a RED-MED Salinity Gradient Heat Engine. Energies 11(12): 3385. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en11123385
J. Bonilla, & L. Roca. (2018) Model validation and control strategy of a heat recovery system integrated in a renewable hybrid power plant demonstrator, Sol. Energy. 176, 698–708. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.10.076
J.A. Carballo, J. Bonilla, L. Roca, & M. Berenguel. (2018). New low-cost solar tracking system based on open source hardware for educational purposes, Solar Energy. 174, 826–836. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.09.064
Desideri, R. Dickes, J. Bonilla, L. Valenzuela, S. Quoilin, & V. Lemort. (2018). Steady-state and dynamic validation of a parabolic trough collector model using the ThermoCycle Modelica library, Sol. Energy. 174, 866–877. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.08.026
Mohammadi, J. Bonilla, R. Zarghami, & S. Golshan. (2018). A novel heat exchanger design method using a delayed rejection adaptive metropolis hasting algorithm, Appl. Therm. Eng. 137, 808–821. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.04.028
J.A. Carballo, J. Bonilla, L. Roca, A. de la Calle, P. Palenzuela, & D.C. Alarcón-Padilla. (2018). Optimal operating conditions analysis for a multi-effect distillation plant according to energetic and exergetic criteria, Desalination. 435, 70-76. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2017.12.013
J. Bonilla, M.M. Rodríguez-García, L. Roca, A. de la Calle, & L. Valenzuela. (2018). Design and experimental validation of a computational effective dynamic thermal energy storage tank model, Energy. 152, 840–857. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.energy.2017.11.017
J.D. Gil, L. Roca, M. Berenguel & G. Zaragoza. (2018). Suministro de agua en invernaderos. Aportaciones de la desalación solar térmica y el control automático. Era Solar. Fototérmica & Fotovoltaica 201, 16–25.
A.G. Ampuño, L. Roca, M. Berenguel, J. D. Gil, M. Pérez, & J. E. Normey-Rico (2018). Modeling and simulation of a solar field based on flat-plate collectors. Solar Energy 170, 369–378. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2018.05.076
A. Chorak, P. Palenzuela, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla, & A.B. Abdellah. (2018). Energetic evaluation of a double-effect LiBr-H2O absorption heat pump coupled to a multi-effect distillation plant at nominal and off-design conditions. Applied Thermal Engineering 142, 543-554. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.07.014
M. Laissaoui, P. Palenzuela, M.A. Sharaf Eldean, D. Nehari, & D.C. Alarcón-Padilla. (2018). Techno-economic analysis of a stand-alone solar desalination plant at variable load conditions. Applied Thermal Engineering 133, 659-670. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2018.01.074
P. Palenzuela, S. Miralles-Cuevas, A. Cabrera-Reina, & L. Cornejo-Ponce. (2018). Techno-economic assessment of a multi-effect distillation plant installed for the production of irrigation water in Arica (Chile). Science of the Total Environment 643, 423-434. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scitotenv.2018.06.183
G. Kosmadakis, M. Papapetrou, B. Ortega-Delgado, A. Cipollina, & D.-C. Alarcón-Padilla. (2018). Correlations for estimating the specific capital cost of multi-effect distillation plants considering the main design trends and operating conditions. Desalination 447, 74-83. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.desal.2018.09.011
R. Leiva-Illanes, R. Escobar, J. M. Cardemil, & D.-C. Alarcón-Padilla. (2018). Comparison of the levelized cost and thermoeconomic methodologies - Cost allocation in a solar polygeneration plant to produce power, desalted water, cooling and process heat. Energy Conversion and Management 168, 215-229. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2018.04.107


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Oral presentations
A. Tosi, L. Roca, J. D. Gil, A. Visioli, & M. Berenguel (2018). Multivariable controller for stationary flat plate solar collectors. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Systems and Control (pp. 7–12). Valencia (Spain). Proceedings de congreso.
J. D. Gil, L. Roca & M. Berenguel (2018). A Multivariable Controller for the Start-up Procedure of a Solar Membrane Distillation Facility. In Preprints of the 3rd IFAC Conference on Advances in Proportional- Integral-Derivative Control (pp. 376–381). Ghent, Belgium. Proceedings de congreso.
A. Chorak, P. Palenzuela, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla, A.B. Abdellah. Experimental characterization of a Double-Effect Absorption Heat Pump-MED system driven by parabolic trough collectors. 6th International Renewable and Sustainable Energy Conference, Rabat (Marruecos), 2018.
P. Palenzuela, B. Ortega-Delgado, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla. Comparison between CSP+MED and CSP+RO in two geographical locations: Abu Dhabi (UAE) and Almería (Spain). Solar Power & Chemical Energy Systems (SolarPaces), Casablanca (Morocco), 2018.
J.A. Carballo, J. Bonilla, M. Berenguel, J. Fernandez-Reche, G. Garcia, Machine learning for solar trackers. SolarPACES Conference Proceedings, Casablanca, Morocco, October 2-5, 2018.
P. Palenzuela, T. Orth, D.C. Alarcón-Padilla, G. Zaragoza. Performance evaluation of a multi-effect distillation unit with a polymer tube heat exchanger. Desalination for the Environment: Clean Water and Energy, Athens (Greece), 2018.