High-voltage direct current: Technology that continues to grow, expand, and improve the grid


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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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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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Hardening The Grid Is Manageable

Sept. 28, 2021
The threat of extreme weather events call for innovative thinking.
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Siemens Energy, Sumitomo Electric to Supply HVDC Technology for Ireland-England Power Link

Sept. 21, 2021
Siemens Energy will deliver the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) converter technology for the 190km electricity interconnector Greenlink.
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Technological DNA: HVDC Advancement

Aug. 24, 2023
The 40-year-old Châteauguay HVDC back-to-back converter station refurbishment represents more than an upgrade; it’s transformational in its scope.
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National Grid Corporation of the Philippines Energizes Mindanao-Visayas Interconnection Project

May 11, 2023
The project consists of a 184 circuit-kilometer (HVDC) submarine transmission line.
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Hitachi Energy to Supply HVDC Technology for SunZia Wind Project

May 9, 2023
Hitachi Energy’s HVDC Light technology will connect the 3,500 MW SunZia Wind project in New Mexico to the power grid in Arizona and Southern California, providing renewable energy...
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Invenergy Transmission, Prysmian Announce Long-Term Supply Agreement and Manufacturing Facility Expansion

May 1, 2023
Prysmian will supply up to 12,500 miles of overhead conductor cable through 2029 to support Invenergy’s portfolio of long-distance high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission...
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Interior Department Issues Notice to Proceed for the TransWest Express Transmission Project

April 11, 2023
The TWE Project will be the Western power grid’s largest transmission addition in decades.