High Voltage Direct Current transmission system

  • HVDC
German: Hochspannungs-Gleichstrom-Übertragung
Japanese: 高電圧直流送電システム

Power Engineering. A technology

used to transport electrical energy over long distances via power lines, underwater power cables or underground power cables. The electrical energy losses in HVDC are considerably less in comparison with alternating current powerlines. The technology is also used to connect unsynchronized power grids.

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