2021 Events

The HVDC Centre is hosting a series of webinars to explore the role HVDC will play in meeting our net zero targets.

High voltage direct current (HVDC), is the key technology for connecting Great Britain’s electricity network to Europe, connecting offshore wind farms to our network, providing large boundary transfer capability (subsea) on the GB transmission system and connecting Scotland’s island groups.

HVDC will be the dominant new technology as we build towards meeting our net zero targets over the coming years, as it is key to unlocking the capacity to transmit large transfers of renewable power, along with the technical capabilities needed to transition to a net zero generation mix.

Each event will comprise a framing presentation from the HVDC Centre, discussion with an expert panel, and open discussion (Q&As) from participants which the panel will address. The webinar series are intended to provide insight and context of HVDC to both technical and non-technical audiences alike and will hopefully be useful to you regardless of your prior knowledge.

Please register for any of our webinars that are of interest (note: the webinars are designed to get increasingly technical through the series).

HVDC & Climate Change: What is HVDC and why is it important to achieving net-zero.

Date: Monday 1 November 2021
Time: 14:00-15:00 GMT
Click here to register: https://forms.office.com/r/zV0cxhuyKa

Offshore Coordination: How a coordinated approach enables net-zero.

Date: Wednesday 3 November 2021
Time: 14:00-15:00 GMT
Click here to register: https://forms.office.com/r/vmfY5q60Cs

Building a Better Network: A Technical discussion on how HVDC can enable a more stable network whilst integrating renewable generation.

Date: Friday 5 November 2021
Time: 13:00-14:00 GMT
Click here to register: https://forms.office.com/r/P3mk00v4JD

HVDC R&D Strategy for Coordinate Offshore: Exploring the innovations required to meet net-zero.

Date: Thursday 11 November 2021
Time: 13:00-14:00 GMT
Click here to register: https://forms.office.com/r/0etQ5natdM

For 2022 – please revisit this page for details.