TITLE

Large Build-Outs of HVDC Transmission Systems Will Help Integrate Renewable Energy on the Power Grid

PUB. DATE
October 2012
SOURCE
Transmission & Distribution World Exclusive Insight;10/30/2012, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that advances in high-voltage direct current (HVDC) conversion technologies are expanding the applications of HVDC beyond long-distance point-to-point wholesale power transmission. A report by Pike Research says worldwide spending for HVDC systems in 2012 to 2020 will reach between 100 billion dollars and 120 billion dollars. The support of HVDC technology for integration of renewable energy power plants into the grid network is also discussed.
ACCESSION #
83718303

 

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