Search for dissertations about: "HVDC converters"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 37 swedish dissertations containing the words HVDC converters.

  1. 1. Hybrid Converters for HVDC Transmission

    Author : Panagiotis Bakas; Lennart Harnefors; Staffan Norrga; Hans-Peter Nee; Stephen Finney; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; High-voltage direct current HVDC ; hybrid alternate-common arm converter HACC ; hybrid converters; line-commutated converters LCCs ; modular multilevel converters MMCs ; thyristors; Hybrid alternate-common-arm converter HACC ; hybrid omvandlare; högspänd likströmsöverföring HVDC ; linjekommuterade omvandlare LCC ; modulära multinivåomvandlare MMC ; tyristorer; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The line-commutated converter (LCC) and the voltage-source converter (VSC) are the two main converter technologies utilized in high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission applications. Depending on the application requirements, one technology might be more advantageous than the other. READ MORE

  2. 2. Enhanced Active Resonant DC Circuit Breakers for HVDC Grids

    Author : Tim Augustin; Hans-Peter Nee; Marley Becerra; Jürgen Biela; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Active damping; Actuator; DC circuit breakers; DC grid; DC power systems; Fast mechanical switch; Fault handling strategy; Gas discharge devices; HVDC; HVDC circuit breakers; Multilevel converters; Multiterminal HVDC; Power transmission; Spark gaps; Thomson-coil actuator; Vacuum interrupter; Voltage Source Converter VSC ; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : High-voltage DC (HVDC) grids are considered promising for the electricity grid expansion required to integrate renewable energy sources into the existing infrastructure. DC fault currents increase rapidly and lack a current zero crossing. READ MORE

  3. 3. Modulation of Modular Multilevel Converters for HVDC Transmission

    Author : Arman Hassanpoor; Hans-Peter Nee; Staffan Norrga; Rainer Marquardt; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; HVDC; switching schemes; modulation; high power converters; power grids; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : The outstanding features of modular multilevel converters (MMC) have recently gained much attention in the high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission field. Power quality, converter cost and system performance are three crucial aspects of HVDC MMCs which are directly linked to the converter modulation and switching schemes. READ MORE

  4. 4. Silicon-Carbide-Based High-Voltage Submodules for HVDC Voltage-Source Converters

    Author : Keijo Jacobs; Hans-Peter Nee; Staffan Norrga; Marc Hiller; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; Silicon carbide; HVDC converters; voltage source converters; modular multilevel converters; submodule topologies; metal-oxide-semiconductor field-effect transistor MOSFET ; insulated-gate bipolar-transistor IGBT ; power semiconductor devices; high-voltage; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : In order to transition to renewable energy sources and simultaneously meet the increasing demand for electrical energy, highly flexible and efficient grids are required. High-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission and grids are foreseen to be a vital part of the future electricity grid. READ MORE

  5. 5. Main Circuits, Submodules, and Auxiliary Power Concepts for Converters in HVDC Grids

    Author : Stefanie Heinig; Hans-Peter Nee; Staffan Norrga; Kalle Ilves; Rainer Marquardt; KTH; []
    Keywords : ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; TEKNIK OCH TEKNOLOGIER; ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY; Ac–dc power conversion; energy storage; fault tolerance; HVDC converters; HVDC grid; isolated power supply; modular multilevel converter MMC ; power system faults; silicon carbide; submodules; voltage source converter VSC ; Electrical Engineering; Elektro- och systemteknik;

    Abstract : In order to enable the massive introduction of renewable energies the need for high-voltage direct current (HVDC) grids is anticipated. Large, globally interconnected HVDC networks will likely be the most cost-efficient means to balance electricity demand and available generation. READ MORE