Data Acquisition Architecture for HVDC Grids
Independent thesis Basic level (degree of Bachelor), 10 credits / 15 HE creditsStudent thesis
The climate crisis has caused many countries around the world to invest in large amounts of renewable energy. To be able to handle the intrinsic unreliability and geographic de- pendency of many renewable energy sources, HVDC technology is considered due to its low cost when transferring electricity across great distances. Traditional AC grids are controlled with 15-minute intervals at control centers, but HVDC grids require a faster control due to more power fluctuations within the grid. The aim of this project was to propose an architecture for a gateway in a control center for an HVDC grid. The gateway was programmed in C and C++ and the data was sent using UDP packets. Testing of the gateway was done using a real-time simulation of an HVDC grid. The data was sent with intervals smaller than a second which satisfied the speed requirements for this project. A gateway like the one developed in this project can be implemented at control centers to display and process data and to improve the overall reliability of an HVDC grid.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
, TRITA-IM-KAND 2016:16
Environmental Management Energy Systems Software Engineering
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:kth:diva-189050OAI: oai:DiVA.org:kth-189050DiVA: diva2:943104