Overview of DC technology - Energy conversion

TitleOverview of DC technology - Energy conversion
Publication TypeConference Paper
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsOñederra O, Odriozola H, Planas E, López I, López V
Conference NameInternational Conference on Renewable Energies and Power Quality (ICREPQ’13)
Conference LocationBilbao (Spain)
Keywordsdc circuit breakers, DC microgrids, DC power, hvdc, lvdc
AbstractDC transmission and distribution systems have several advantages compared to classical AC system. This paper presents a review of DC technology, doing a special mention in HVDC. It addresses some issues like HVDC converter types, DC- DC converter topologies, DC transmission and distribution topologies, transmission cables and DC circuit breakers with the main manufacturers and commercial devices.