A Comparison of AC and HVDC Options for the Connection of Offshore Wind Generation in Great Britain

Abstract

This paper presents a comparison of two forms of cable connection of a distant offshore wind farm to a transmission system: AC and HVDC. The requirements of relevant industry standards in Great Britain (GB) that drive a connection design and, hence, its costs are highlighted along with an analysis of the ways in which AC cable connections might be made to… (More)

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