The basic theory column has covered rectification of an AC sine-wave, so now it is time to look at the inversion process. That is the procedure for changing DC voltage into AC voltage, which is performed by a full wave inverter. An inverter can...
Several power electronics experts have predicted that VSC-HVDC systems will probably replace the thyristor-based systems
There is still the need to be cautious in the future
Sep 26, 2017
HVDC is the missing link in widespread use of renewable energy
Siemens has launched PowerLink IP, a new power line carrier (PLC) system for digital high-voltage substations. This brand new PLC system uses the high-voltage lines between the substations as a channel by overlaying a modulated carrier frequency...
Sep 13, 2017
Discover the value of a new generation of protection relays that employ an integrated approach to power transformer management.
Newly designed electric system energizes Little Caesars Arena and surrounding entertainment district
Siemens is modernizing 15 converter transformers at the Cahora Bassa dam in Mozambique for the operator Hidroeléctrica de Cahora Bassa (HCB). The transformers form part of the HVDC transmission link built in the 1970s to transmit electrical...
Sep 08, 2017
Watch this video to learn about the fundamentals of cyber security in the modern digital substation
Aug 30, 2017
Utilities are struggling with the increasing challenge of integrating renewable energy sources into the grid.