Upcoming Events

Below are the events, conferences and courses we are planning for 2020.

January

Monday, 20 January. Conference: CIGRE UK B4 (DC Systems & Power Electronics) Liaison Meeting: 11.30 – 17.00; 20th January 2020 ; WSP at The Mailbox – Birmingham. For speaker profiles go to: https://cigre.org.uk/events/technical-liaison-meetings/

February

Thursday, 13 February. Webinar: Black Start from VSC-HVDC and the impacts on AC protection coordination. Hosted by the HVDC Centre & EPRI.  Registration is now open – Click Here to Register NOW.

Thursday, 27 February. Webinar: Stability assessment and mitigation of HVDC converter interactions. Hosted by the HVDC Centre & the University of Strathclyde. Registration is now open – Click Here to Register NOW.

March

Monday, 9-12 March. Conference: IET’s Developments in Power System Protection Conference, Paper and presentation on DC circuit protection: 1) RTDS HiL environment testing and 2) Multi-vendor multi-terminal interoperability tests. Presented by the HVDC Centre; EPRI & PROMOTioN Project Partners. For more details visit IET’s web site.

Friday, 20 March (11:30 – 12:30 UK Time). Webinar: HVDC challenges in meeting current GB Grid Code in a weak network. Hosted by the HVDC Centre and Cardiff University.  Click Here to Register NOW.

April

Tuesday, 7 April.Training Course (postponed): Caithness-Moray Operator training. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com for more information.

Thursday, 16 April (3pm – 4:15pm UK Time). Webinar: Practical Use of Real Time Simulation for De-risking HVDC Integration. Hosted by the HVDC Centre and RTDS Technologies.  Click Here to Register NOW.

Thursday, 30 April (to be confirmed). Webinar: Development of Stability Pathfinder test bed models. Hosted by the HVDC Centre and National Grid Electricity System Operator. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

May

Thursday, 7 May. Webinar: Protection validation techniques in an inverter and FACTS dominated network. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

Tuesday, 26 – Thursday, 28 May. Event: PROMOTioN Project Final Dissemination. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

Friday, 29 May. Webinar: Guidelines for inverter-dominated network study. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

June

Thursday, 11 June. Webinar. ‘How to’ series; Frequency sweep and small signal analysis steps in PSCAD. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

Tuesday 16 and Wednesday 17 June. Training Course: Caithness- Moray Operator. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

Tuesday 24  and Wednesday 25 June. Event: Annual HVDC Operators’ Forum. Intended for owners and operators of HVDC schemes. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register interest for this event.

July

Thursday, 9 July. Webinar: ‘How to’ series;  Understanding invertor dominated voltage instability. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

Thursday, 16 July. Webinar ‘How to’ series; Sub synchronous damping solutions, effect of SCL change. Hosted by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register interest for this event.

August

2 6 August.  Conference: IEE PES Conference, paper and presentation: Techniques and insights associated with de-risking HVDC. Presented by the HVDC Centre. For more details visit IEEE PES.

24 -28 August. Conference: CIGRE Paris symposium, paper publication: Multi-vendor extension of existing HVDC Schemes. Presented by the HVDC Centre. For more details visit Cigre

September

Date TBC. Conference: RTDS European User Group meeting, paper publication and presentation by the HVDC Centre.

October

20 – 22 October. Training Course: RTDS advanced training. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

27 – 29 October. Training Course: PSCAD advanced training. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

November

24– 26 November. Training Course: Enhanced FST requirements for HVDC, FACTs and Protection in an invertor dominated system. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register for this event.

December

Friday, 4 December. Event: Launch of the 2021 HVDC Centre Research programme. Led by the HVDC Centre. Contact info@hvdccentre.com to register your interest for this event.