Analysis of HVDC Converter Topologies

Authors(2) :-Lakshmi Narayana. N, Dr. Dalvinder Kaur Mangal

This paper represents a review of the evolution in the field of converters for HVDC applications. The different converter topologies starting from Current Source Converter (CSC) or Line Commutated Converter (LCC) up to recent advanced or enhanced Alternate arm Modular Multilevel Converter (AAMMC) with their advantages and drawbacks have reviewed. The Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC) and Alternate Arm Modular Multilevel Converter (AAMMC) topologies are presented with their features such as hybrid combination with reduced number of devices, less losses, DC fault blocking capability, etc. which are most effective and expected features for HVDC applications.

Authors and Affiliations

Lakshmi Narayana. N
Research Scholar, EEE Department SUNRISE University, Alwar, Rajastan, India
Dr. Dalvinder Kaur Mangal
Professor Department of Electrical Engineering, SUNRISE University, Alwar, Rajastan, India

Line Commutated Converter (LCC), Voltage Source Converter (VSC), Neutral Point Clamped (NPC) converter, Modular Multilevel Converter (MMC), Alternate Arm Modular Multilevel Converter (AAMMC).

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Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 1 | July-August 2016
Date of Publication : 2018-03-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 116-123
Manuscript Number : CSEIT1833181
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

ISSN : 2456-3307

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Lakshmi Narayana. N, Dr. Dalvinder Kaur Mangal, "Analysis of HVDC Converter Topologies", International Journal of Scientific Research in Computer Science, Engineering and Information Technology (IJSRCSEIT), ISSN : 2456-3307, Volume 1, Issue 1, pp.116-123, July-August-2016.
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