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PROMOTioN SEEKS TO DEVELOP MESHED HVDC OFFSHORE GRIDS ON THE BASIS OF COST-EFFECTIVE AND RELIABLE TECHNOLOGICAL INNOVATION

„There is great potential in the Northern Seas to deliver significant quantities of clean energy” Marie Donnelly (DG Energy - European Commission)

„Combining new HVDC technologies within present systems is instrumental in bringing large scale renewables into the grid” Elisabeth Harstad (CEO DNV GL – Energy)

„An offshore grid in the North Sea could become a flagship project for regional cooperation” Marie Donnelly (DG Energy - European Commission)

PROMOTioN Reference Group - First Convention on 29 September 2016

The PROMOTioN Reference Group meeting convened its first meeting on 29 September 2016 in Hamburg, alongside the WindEnergy Expo 2016 and the WindEurope Summit 2016. 

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Promotion Teaser the project BorWin1 and BARD Offshore 1

ABOUT THE PROJECT

The project PROMOTioN applied in 2015 for funding under the EU Horizon 2020 programme call ‘Competitive Low-Carbon Energy’ 5. Within the framework of modernisation of the European electricity grid, this call focused on advancing innovation and technologies relevant to the deployment of meshed off-shore grids.

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This deliverable brings together existing studies of offshore meshed HVDC grids and synthesizing them in order to create a baseline.

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This deliverable looking at the test environment of HVDC circuit breakers targets the HVDC network fault analysis.

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The European Commission has launched a new electricity interconnection targets expert group to help it boost electricity interconnection between EU...

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