Study Committee 7

Study Committee NO:(7) : HVDC and Power Electronics Technologies


  • · HVDC: economics of HVDC, applications, planning aspects, design, performance, control, protection, control and testing of converter stations, i.e. the converting equipment itself and also the equipment associated with HVDC links.
  • · Power Electronic for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement: economics, applications, planning, design, performance, control, protection, construction and testing.
  • · Advanced Power Electronics: development of new converter technologies including controls, use of new semiconductor devices, applications of these technologies in HVDC, Power Electronics for AC systems and Power Quality Improvement.
    • · Related to SC B4 of CIGRE “for more information please visit…”


Chairman of Study Committee No. (7)

Eng/ Mohamed Al-Shaikh

GCC Interconnection Authority


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