high-voltage direct current

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high-voltage direct current

[′hī ¦vōl·tij di¦rekt ′kə·rənt]
(electricity)
A long-distance direct-current power transmission system that uses direct-current voltages up to about 1 megavolt to keep transmission losses down. Abbreviated HVDC.
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To gain an understanding of how to tap into the potential of this market and stay one step ahead of the competition order the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Market 2014-2024: Convertor Station & Transmission Line Expenditures report.
The 150 megawatt High Voltage Direct Current Tie ("DC Tie") will be located along the Rio Grande border near Mission, Texas, and will link the Electric Reliability Council of Texas ("ERCOT") grid with the Mexican national grid, maintained by the Comision Federal de Electricidad ("CFE").
At the same time, the Maritime Link Project would set up a 500 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) connection, which would deliver clean, renewable electricity generated in Newfoundland and Labrador to the North American grid in Nova Scotia.
The Maritime Link Project is a 500 MW high voltage direct current (HVDC) connection that will enable clean, renewable electricity generated in Newfoundland and Labrador to be transmitted to the North American grid in Nova Scotia.
Contract Awarded for Provide a 500 MW high voltage direct current or HVDC power connection for generating clean, renewable electricity in Newfoundland and Labrador, to be transmitted to the North American grid in Nova Scotia
As part of the broader scheme, Alstom will deliver High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) converter stations at both ends of the power line, in addition to control and protection, converter transformers, switchyard equipment, construction and project management.
It wheels about 50% of the total power generated in India on its transmission network comprising around 100,200 circuit-km of transmission network and 167 Extra High Voltage Alternating Current (EHVAC) & High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) sub-stations with a total transformation capacity of around 164,763 MVA.
Visiongain calculates the global High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission market to be worth $30.
Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation and the Kenya Electricity Transmission Company have together selected a Siemens consortium to develop a 1,000 kilometre high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line between both the countries.
DRYDOCKS World has signed an agreement with Petrofac to build the BorWin3 high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform in the North Sea named BorWin gamma.
Dubai: Drydocks World, the world renowned international service provider to the maritime, oil, gas, and energy sectors, has signed an agreement with Petrofac to build the BorWin3 high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform in the North Sea, named BorWin gamma.
Profit in the energy sector decreased to EUR 405 mn as its power transmission division sustained EUR 128 mn in profit charges related mainly to grid connections to offshore wind-farms and EUR 27 mn related to a high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission project in the UK.

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