Siemens commissions India’s first HVDC link featuring VSC technology
17th Mar 2021

Siemens has commissioned India’s first high-voltage direct current (HVDC) link featuring voltage-sourced converter (VSC) technology. The 2,000 megawatts (MW) electricity transmission system, consisting of two links between Pugalur in the state of Tamil Nadu and Thrissur in Kerala, supports Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) to counter power deficit in India’s southern region and improve the grid stability.

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