The main aims of this project are:

  1. To study integration of large scale renewable power parks with DC networks incorporating DC/DC converters,
  2. To develop multifunctional and multiterminal electronic DC/DC substation (connecting multiple DC lines),
  3. To investigate secure meshed DC grid topologies and their interface with national AC grids,
  4. To develop wind generator topologies, converters and controls suitable for connecting to DC grids,
  5. To strengthen the collaborative links between UK and China institutions.

Project timeframe June 2013 - December 2016