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Direct current grids: interoperability is a key factor for their development
22 May 2018 - Often in electric power systems, some devices, like converters, don’t communicate effectively and securely one with another because they come from different suppliers. This can be a problem for the electric highways of the future. Improvements in “interoperability” between...
Power grid interconnecting SACOI is laboratory for latest technologies
Codrongianos (Sardinia, Italy), 16th May 2018 – Experts from across Europe met during an international workshop in Codrongianos on 9th May to appreciate the most innovative technologies developed for HVDC (High Voltage Direct Current), which will play a major role in upgrading the electricity...
Join our Demo 3 Special Workshop – Upgrading Multi-terminal HVDC interconnectors
18 April 2018 – Italian Transmission System Operator TERNA is organising the third Special Workshop of the EU funded Best Paths project. The workshop will present novel technological solutions to upgrade multi-terminal HVDC links.   The innovations are being developed within the Demonstration...
Novel technologies to repower extra-high voltage electricity lines unveiled in Budapest
Budapest, 6 April 2018 – Yesterday major players in the electricity sector unveiled pioneering technologies to repower and improve the design, operation and maintenance of existing high voltage power lines. The breakthroughs were presented at an international workshop in Budapest, organised by...
“Compacting” electricity lines
26 March 2018 - Huge electric pylons are visually intrusive. Will the solution be slimmer pylons or underground lines? We asked electricity grid expert Matthias Müller-Mienack     Often in the countryside, but also near cities, we come across electric power lines with huge pylons, real...