Technical brochure
TB 832 WG B4.70

Guide for electromagnetic transient studies involving VSC converters

The Technical Brochure aims to provide comprehensive, documented, and validated descriptions of transients and associated ElectroMagnetic Transient (EMT) models and studies for VSC-HVDC converters. The objective is also to educate parties involved in VSC-HVDC projects (but not in charge of the converter station design), to explain what type of EMT studies shall be performed in the life cycle of VSC converters.

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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.

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