CO4: HVDC Transmission Analysis and Applications

High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission is seeing a resurgence in applications and studies for electric power grids. In this introductory course, review the basic principles of HVDC conversion technology, transmission design and characteristics with emphasis on applications to practical analysis. Learn how to model HVDC from existing and conceptual designs for use in steady-state and dynamic simulations of interconnected networks. Apply HVDC models to practical power system applications and evaluate their impact on key aspects such as contingency analysis, dynamic stability and voltage control.