Technical brochure
TB 827 WG B4.76

DC-DC Converters in HVDC Grids and for Connections to HVDC systems

The CIGRE Technical Brochure was developed by the Working Group B4.76 which was established in 2017. The main objectives of the WG were to (i) evaluate feasibility of DC-DC converters for applications within DC transmission grids, (ii) understand applications, role, need, basic technical properties and (iii) evaluate applications of interconnecting HV and MV DC systems including DC tapping.

To read this article subscribe to ELECTRA. Single edition, annual options and CIGRE membership are available. Access to all editions is free for CIGRE members.

Already have an account? Sign in

Subscribe now


DC Systems and power electronics

This Technical Brochure has been created by a Working Group from the CIGRE DC Systems and power electronics Study Committee which is one of CIGRE's 16 domains of work.
The scope of SC B4 covers High Voltage Direct Current systems and power electronic equipment for AC systems. The Study Committee also covers DC systems and equipment and Power Electronics for other applications such as distribution, and Power Quality improvement.

Learn more
Top of page