An Ofgem funded state-of-the-art simulation and training facility established to support all HVDC schemes connecting to the GB grid.
The Centre works with Transmission Operators, System Operators, Offshore Transmission Operators, Interconnector projects and Manufacturers to de-risk projects and ensure the integrity and security of the grid network.
From procurement support through to ‘Support Hosting’ of Replicas
General HVDC training for project teams, through to detailed training of Operational Engineers, using practical experience and simulated scenarios
De-risking control interactions between convertors, and with other active controlled equipment, through real-time simulation studies
Diagnosing and resolving operational issues, undertaking post-commissioning scenario planning and testing system changes
Including auxiliary services and model validation