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Reference Number SPMWEN01
Title ANGLEDC
Status Completed
Energy Categories OTHER POWER and STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES (Electricity transmission and distribution) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
SP Energy Networks
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 January 2016
End Date 01 April 2020
Duration ENA months
Total Grant Value £14,839,000
Industrial Sectors Power
Region Scotland
Programme
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , SP Energy Networks (100.000%)
Web Site https://smarter.energynetworks.org/projects/SPMWEN01
Objectives ANGLE-DC aims to demonstrate a novel network reinforcement technique by converting an existing 33kV AC circuit to DC operation. The technique can be used by DNOs as an efficient solution to create network capacity headroom and facilitate GBs objective for the shift towards a low carbon economy.
Abstract The existing distribution network is increasingly strained due to growing demand and a high penetration of distributed generation. The conventional AC network has limited controllability and flexibility, two fundamental attributes required as the network evolves and becomes increasingly complex.
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Added to Database 14/12/22