Developments in the HVDC market in 2020

Developments in the HVDC market in 2020

The imposition of global lockdowns to curtail the spread of pandemic in 2020 significantly reduced the electricity demand. According to International Energy Agency (IEA), electricity demand dropped 2% making it the largest drop in demand in the last 50 years and far...
ABB’s Continuous UHVDC dominance In Asia

ABB’s Continuous UHVDC dominance In Asia

Power grid corporation of India has recently awarded ABB an Ultra High Voltage Direct Current (UHVDC) project worth more than 640 million USD.​ Impression: This transmission link will be India’s second UHVDC project after North-East Agra, a project which was also...
Pakistan’s first HVDC project: Matiari-Lahore

Pakistan’s first HVDC project: Matiari-Lahore

An agreement is signed between Pakistan’s water and power ministry and State Grid of China for the development of a High Voltage transmission link from south to North of Pakistan. A memorandum of understanding (MoU) was also signed between National Transmission...