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About ACDC

Theme: HVDC developments and system operation

  • Understanding the realities of HVDC system operation, tackling challenges, and learning from successful projects
  • Exploring advancements in modelling and operating future AC/DC grids, likely drawing insights from the HVDC-WISE project
  • International Project Developments
  • Exploring the latest international advancements and policy aspects in AC/DC power transmission projects

Theme: Multi-terminal HVDC

  • Navigating the complexities and opportunities of multi-terminal HVDC systems
  • Technical, policy, and legal perspectives

Theme: HVDC component advancement

  • Exploring recent advancements in HVDC components through the lens of the EU NEWGEN project
  • Focusing on improved materials, characterisation techniques, and life/reliability tools

Theme: Grid forming possibilities

  • Exploring approaches and opportunities for grid-forming in modern power systems
  • Featuring perspectives from a vendor, research centre and UK TSO

ACDC China 2024

In July 2024 we’re also hosting a call for papers edition of ACDC in Shanghai, China.

The event will offer an international platform for academic and technical sharing and discussion.

View the ACDC China 2024 conference

Who attends ACDC?

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