Integration of Offshore Wind Farms Through High Voltage Direct Current Networks

Abstract

......................................................................................................................................vi Declaration.................................................................................................................................vii Dedication.................................................................................................................................viii Acknowledgement.....................................................................................................................ix Nomenclature..............................................................................................................................x List of Figures............................................................................................................................xiii List of Tables.............................................................................................................................xiv Chapter 1 – Introduction .........................................................................................................1 1.1 BACKGROUND ..................................................................................................... 1 1.2 OFFSHORE WIND FARMS ..................................................................................... 2 1.3 HVDC TRANSMISSION .......................................................................................... 4 1.4 THE GB TRANSMISSION SYSTEM IN 2020 ............................................................. 5 1.5 MORAY FIRTH MULTI-TERMINAL HVDC SYSTEM .................................................. 6 1.6 RESEARCH OBJECTIVES ........................................................................................ 7 1.7 THESIS STRUCTURE .............................................................................................. 8 Chapter 2 Literature Review.................................................................................................10 2.1 HISTORY OF HVDC ............................................................................................. 10 2.2 CURRENT SOURCE CONVERTER ......................................................................... 12 2.2.1 ARCHITECTURE AND OPERATION ................................................................ 12 2.2.2 CONTROL OF TWO-TERMINAL CSC’S ........................................................... 13 2.3 VOLTAGE SOURCE CONVERTER .......................................................................... 14 2.3.1 ARCHITECTURE AND OPERATION ................................................................ 15 2.3.2 TWO/THREE LEVEL PWM CONVERTERS ....................................................... 15

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@inproceedings{Livermore2013IntegrationOO, title={Integration of Offshore Wind Farms Through High Voltage Direct Current Networks}, author={Luke Livermore}, year={2013} }