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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Revenue forecasts for high voltage direct current transmission systems.
The interconnection on the Bangladesh side comprises 500 MW High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) substation at Bheramara, about 27 kilometers in 400 kilovolt transmission lines from Bheramara to the Indian border and a link to the Bangladesh electricity grid.
The OHVS is to connect Wetfeet's 'Global Tech 1' 400 MW offshore wind farm in the German Exclusive Economic Zone in the North Sea to the offshore High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) grid.
This research specifically focuses on high voltage direct current (HVDC) and flexible alternating current transmission systems (FACTS)
02 Contract Notice: National High Voltage Direct Current Center Business Development
The initial contract, awarded by BP, covers front-end engineering design, but it also includes options for the engineering, procurement, construction and installation of High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) converters and the onshore station.
The Juan de Fuca Cable, proposed to transmit 550 MW also using high voltage direct current technology, would connect Greater Victoria, British Columbia with Port Angeles, Washington.
The most common are industry, automotive, traction motor, high voltage direct current, home applications and wind power.
Ireland is currently an "electric peninsula" connected to the UK's only power system by two High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) interconnections, in French, high voltage DC (HVDC).
SAN FRANCISCO -- Trans Bay Cable (TBC) LLC, a subsidiary of international investment and advisory firm Babcock & Brown (ASX:BNB), announced today that it has received approval from the California Independent System Operators (ISO) for its proposed High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission line.
in regard to two 550 MW high voltage direct current ("HVDC Light(TM)") submarine transmission cables, presently under development.
The Group announces today the successful development and testing of its new P-Laser 600 kV cable system for High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) applications.

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