HVDC


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HVDC

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HVDC technology is the first choice for the transmission of large volumes of energy across long distances with minimal losses.
This report will answer questions such as: -- How is the HVDC market evolving?
We are very pleased to be continuing our successful relationship with Statoil by delivering a third HVDC powerfrom-shore link," said the president of ABB's Process Automation division, Peter Terwiesch.
The Welsh Government has provided millions of pounds towards the project, but HVDC has refused to identify any private sector backers.
Khamis Juma Buamim, chairman of Drydocks World and Maritime World, stated, "The BorWin3 HVDC platform is a key stepping-stone into furthering our business in the renewables industry.
Lower SCR means more pronounced interaction between the HVDC Substation and the AC Network.
One challenge for HVDC is that the converters at either end of the line, to convert the AC current to DC for transmission and then back to AC at the terminus, are expensive.
The firm also recently refurbished the HVDC convertor stations connecting the UK and France, allowing for up to 2GW of power to be shared between the two countries on an interconnection originally installed in 1986.
HVDC Light is based on voltage-source converters (VSCs) and uses IGBTs (Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistors) to convert electrical current from AC to DC.
Alstom will serve as the HVDC technical advisor for the project.
The HVDC bipole link will transfer 2,000MW between both countries.