TITLE

"Revolutionary" Grid Connection for Offshore Wind Turbines Unveiled

AUTHOR(S)
Patel, Sonal
PUB. DATE
December 2015
SOURCE
Power;Dec2015, Vol. 159 Issue 12, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article informs that a potentially game-changing technology has been introduced by Siemens, the only provider of direct-current (DC) offshore wind connection projects, in October 2015 to enable cheaper and simpler grid connection of wind turbines. Topics discussed include 13 offshore grid connections commissioned by Siemens, use of DC instead of AC transmission to connect wind farms to the grid and advantages of the new technology.
ACCESSION #
112763648

 

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