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HVDC


Heavy Push by Industry, Biden Administration to Jumpstart Transmission Expansion, Grid Modernization

Bolstering the Biden administration’s recently announced initiatives to modernize the nation’s grid and improve its resilience, the Department of Energy (DOE) on April 27 made up to $8.25 billion in…


Completion of Chubu Electric Power Grid Hida Converter Station Equipped with Hitachi's Frequency Converters

TOKYO, Apr 1, 2021 - Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501) announced that the operations of the Hida-Shinano frequency conversion facility have commenced, enabling the Shin-Shinano Substation of TEPCO Power Grid, Inc.…


Hitachi ABB Power Grids wins major HVDC order linking Shetland islands to the UK grid

First multi-terminal HVDC interconnection in Europe will boost renewable energy and enhance power security Zurich, 03.08.2020 Hitachi ABB Power Grids has won a major order from Scottish and Southern Electricity…


Hitachi Absorbs ABB Power Grids in New $10B Joint Venture

Hitachi on July 1 commandeered a majority share of ABB’s lucrative Power Grids business and officially launched a joint venture company—Hitachi ABB Power Grids. The new company, which already has…


Siemens HVDC power bridge will connect Crete with mainland Greece

• Attica-Crete interconnection will ensure a more secure power supply and increase integration of renewable energy • HVDC project will reduce half a million tons of CO2 emissions in first…