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Siemens HVDC technology to transmit eco-friendly electric power from Georgia to Turkey

Siemens Energy is to install two turnkey HVDC (high voltage direct current) back-to-back links in Georgia to connect the Georgian power supply network with the grid system in Turkey. As part of the Black Sea Transmission Network Project, one of the most significant infrastructure projects in Georgia, the two HVDC back-to-back links are each to transmit 350 megawatts (MW) of controlled electric power generated in various hydropower plants in Georgia to Turkey. Purchaser is Energotrans Ltd. based in Tiflis, Georgia. The order volume for Siemens is approximately EUR170 million. In addition to the HVDC back-to-back links the scope of supply will also include system control equipment, converter transformers, switchgear (500/400/220 kV), thyristor valves and AC …

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Siemens transformer works in India delivers its first HVDC transformer

In late July, 2010, the first HVDC transformer left the Siemens transformer works in Kalwa, around 30 kilometers to the east of Mumbai on the west coast of India. The converter transformer with a rating of 500 MVA and a operating voltage of 500 kilovolts (kV) is the first of a total of eleven transformers that Siemens is building in its Indian works for the high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system of Adani Power Limited. Siemens Energy is currently constructing a bipolar HVDC system with a rating of 2500 megawatts (MW) for the Indian private investor. Starting in February 2011, the system with the converter transformers from Kalwa is to transmit 2500 megawatts (MW) of …

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