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HVDC Tian–Guang

HVDC Tian–Guang
Country China
Province Guangxi, Guangdong
From Tianshengqiao Hydroelectric Plant
Passes through Pingguo, Laibin, Wuzhou, Luodong
To Beijiao, Guangzhou
Runs alongside existing AC powerline
Ownership information
Operator China Southern Power Grid
Construction information
Manufacturer of substations Siemens
Commissioned 2001
Technical information
Type overhead transmission line
Type of current HVDC
Total length 960 km (600 mi)
Power rating 1,800 MW
DC Voltage 500 kV
Number of poles 2

HVDC Tian–Guang is a bipolar 500 kV HVDC system used for transmitting power generated at Tianshengqiao Hydroelectric Plant to Guangzhou. HVDC Tian–Guan, which was built by Siemens and inaugurated in 2001 is capable of transmitting a maximum power of 1,800 MW.[1]

The terminals are situated at Tianshengqiao Hydroelectric Plant 2 at and at Beijiao at near Guangzhou. There is a parallel running AC powerline via Pingguo, Laibin, Wuzhou and Luodong, but the DC line helps damping oscillations and stabilizing the system.


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