Digital Innovations

Advances in digital devices and technology, giving utilities situational awareness of the grid and the capability to control power flows on their networks.


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SuperGrid Institute to Coordinate the European Project HVDC-WISE

Oct. 27, 2022
This new project will foster the development of large HVDC-based transmission grid infrastructures, to improve the resilience and reliability of existing electrical systems and...
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Depending on photovoltaic (PV) penetration, native substation loading and clouding patterns, power flow can change direction (from forward to reverse power and vice versa) in a matter of minutes.
Digital Innovations

Advance the Distribution Grid with Synchronized Measurements

Sept. 13, 2022
Emerging challenges on the distribution grid are driving the need for new and improved solutions that use synchronized measurement technologies.
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Technology And The Human Factor

Jan. 21, 2022
With all the attention focused on our infrastructure, Dynamic Line Rating technology appears to be an ideal solution for increasing the nation’s transmission capacity with little...
A STATCOM installation has a relatively small footprint, requiring an area of 250 ft by 250 ft (76 m by 76 m) for a 250-MVAR installation.
Test and Measurement

Advanced Voltage Control for the Grid

Dec. 6, 2021
Ameren Transmission uses STATCOM technology to ensure grid stability while moving away from fossil fuel energy centers to clean energy sources.
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First-Ever Large-Scale HVDC Interconnection to Be Built in the Middle East and North Africa

Oct. 8, 2021
The groundbreaking intercontinental link will enable the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the Arab Republic of Egypt to exchange electricity, increase grid resilience and support a...


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Brazil's Taesa Commissions Upgrade of HDVC Converter Station

Nov. 9, 2023
The Garabi converter station enables power exchange between Argentina and Brazil, which is normally not possible as Argentina's power system operates at 50 Hz, and Brazil's operates...
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Hitachi Energy Updates Asset Performance Solution

Oct. 23, 2023
The release expands Hitachi’s asset health prediction offering and expands with two additional APM modules – Lumada APM reliability and Lumada APM optimization.
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Minnesota Power Secures $50 Million From U.S. DOE To Modernize HVDC Transmission System

Oct. 23, 2023
Minnesota Power will work on features to replace aging infrastructure and modernize terminal stations of its 465-mile transmission line from Center, North Dakota to Hermantown...
Caithness Moray HVDC link, Blackhillock. Courtesy of Hitachi Energy
Caithness Moray HVDC link, Blackhillock. Courtesy of Hitachi Energy
Transmission Reliability

Superhighways Are Supercharging The Transmission Grid

Sept. 27, 2023
Technological advancements can make the electricity supply more resilient.