Tag Archives: HVDC

Supergrid: Why it is not a series of point to point connections

The original high voltage direct current (HVDC) cables and transformation stations were national grid to other national grid connections. The HVDC arrangements were invented by the entrepreneurial ASEA company to carry Scandinavian hydroelectricity from where it was generated to where it could be consumed by customers. The HVDC link presupposed that the structure of the […]

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Supergrid – turning wind into firm power

It is a while since we wrote about the European Supergrid.  This is one fault that can be corrected today.

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