IEEE approves revised guide for the analysis and definition of HVDC transmission systems

PISCATAWAY, N.J., April 12, 2002 — The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Standards Board approved a revision of IEEE Standard 1124, a guide for high-voltage, direct-current (HVDC) systems that contains definitions and methodologies for analyzing and developing DC system harmonics and DC filter performance requirements.

IEEE 1124-2002, “Guide for Analysis and Definition of DC Side Harmonic Performance of HVDC Transmission Systems,” provides information and guidelines not readily available on these systems from a single source to electric utilities, communication companies and HVDC equipment suppliers. The updated standard is sponsored by the Transmission and Distribution Committee of the IEEE Power Engineering Society.

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