ABB unveils new HVDC Light technology with power capacity of 3GW

2017-04-27 - Energy Infrastructure news article published on April 26, 2017
ABB has unveiled a new high voltage direct current (HVDC) Light technology that is claimed to double the power capacity to 3GW.

The new technology helps in transmitting huge amounts of electricity over long distances, underground, underwater and on overhead lines.

According to ABB, the new HVDC Light can handle electricity up to 3GW, which is twice the amount of electricity its previous technology could handle.

The Swiss electrical company says that enhanced system design has brought in compactness, with a potential to deliver up to 350% more power per square meter of space.

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