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.
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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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Aug. 30, 2021
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Minnesota Power Plans Upgrades to HVDC Transmission System

June 6, 2023
Modernization project to replace aging infrastructure and enhance wind energy transmission.
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ENOWA, Saudi Electricity Co. Sign Agreements for First Phase of Transmission System

June 5, 2023
The agreements include the supply of three high-voltage direct current HVDC transmission systems to end customer ENOWA, the utility company for NEOM in Northwest Saudi Arabia....
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A combination of approaches allows data related to each transformer to be classified into one of several predefined classifications or states: normal, monitor, service, stable, replace and risk identified.
Digital Innovations

Duke Energy's Hybrid Approach to AI

May 16, 2023
Duke Energy’s hybrid model of engineered analytics and ML has proven to be an excellent but imperfect tool — more accurate than either pure AI/ML tools or engineered analytics...

TenneT Awards Contracts Worth $6.03 Billion for Installation of 525 kV HVDC Cable Systems

May 11, 2023
NKT, Nexans, and consortium led by Jan De Nul to implement large-scale grid connection projects, advancing offshore energy transmission.