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The US could be leading the race in installing the first offshore HVDC transmission grid

The Atlantic Wind Connection (AWC) project off the US east coast could be the first ever offshore Multi-Terminal HVDC (MTDC) network. When completed, AWC could transmit 6,000-7,000 MW of offshore wind power to shore, enough to supply more than 2 … Continue reading

Going from radial to meshed direct current power transmission offshore

Reliability will be crucial in a multinational / multiregional grids, and a high voltage, direct current circuit breaker is the key enabling technology. Within this decade, wind power plants in the GW-scale will be installed hundreds of km from shore … Continue reading