Wednesday, 17 May 2017

GE to provide AC-to-DC converters for Europe’s first MVDC Link

The 33-kV substation in Bangor, UK The 33-kV substation in Bangor, UK

Europe’s first medium-voltage direct current (MVDC) link will be supplied by GE as part of Scottish Power’s grid extension in Anglesey and North Wales. The Angle-DC project aims to demonstrate a novel network reinforcement technique by converting an existing 33-kilovolt (kV) AC circuit to direct current (DC) operation.

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