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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)

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OUR OBJECTIVES

PROMOTioN seeks to develop meshed HVDC offshore grids on the basis of cost-effective and reliable technological innovation in combination with a sound political, financial and legal regulatory framework. Leading to an acceleration of HVDC grid development, the deployment of a meshed offshore grid provides significant financial, technical and environmental benefits to the European electricity market.

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Concepts for the future Offshore Grid

Work Package 12 currently defines four possible concepts for future offshore grid topologies:
A.    Business-as-Usual
B.    Centralized wind power AC hubs
C.    Distributed hubs – National policy
D.    Distributed hubs – EU policy

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Mark your calendars!
PROMOTioN mid-term project conference

PROMOTioN will host its mid-term project conference on 6 June 2018 in Amsterdam. The venue is next to Amsterdam Central train station (Level Eleven).
Further information on speakers and agenda will follow in early 2018.


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DRU connected offshore wind power plant operation

The fundamental operation and fault response of diode-rectifier unit (DRU) connected offshore wind power plants are presented in the results of WP3, whereas higher level ancillary services operation of DRU connected offshore wind power plants is presented as an add-on.

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Deliverable 3.4 (“Operation of WPPs connected to DR- HVDC”) and deliverable 3.5 (“Performance of ancillary services provision from WPPs connected to...

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Work Package 12 is the place of convergence. It currently defines four possible concepts for future offshore grid topologies:

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In September, WindEurope released its latest Wind Energy Scenarios 2030 Report. The European Wind Energy Association updates its capacity scenarios...

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