HVDC and HVDC Light

HVDC (high-voltage direct current) is a highly efficient alternative for transmitting large amounts of electricity over long distances and for special purpose applications

As a key enabler in the future energy system based on renewables, HVDC is truly shaping the grid of the future.

Have a look at how: Tomorrow's HVDC grid

Learn the basics of HVDC: Introduction to HVDC and HVDC Light.

Our offering

HVDC Classic

HVDC Classic

HVDC Classic is used mainly for transmission of bulk power and AC system interconnections.

HVDC Light

HVDC Light

HVDC Light - The invisible power transmission based on underground cables.



ABB ensures continued support to the project throughout its lifetime. Upgrades of plants delivered by others is also supplied.

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