Winter 2013 – Cardiff

MEDOW’s Winter 2013 meeting and researcher training took place at Cardiff University 09 – 13 December 2013.


Researcher training included:

– Visits to two National Grid-operated HVDC converter stations with links to European countries. Click to see Cardiff University ESRs’ reviews of the visits to the Sellindge and BritNed stations.

– Research training workshop
Round-table discussion of ESR research projects with supervisors from partner organisations and Visiting Scientist Prof. Reza Iravani

– Introductory lectures on HVDC grids, AC grid protection and VSC for offshore grids
with Dirk Van Hertem, Helder Leite and Oriol Gomis-BellmuntSee: Report on VSC lecture   Report on AC grid protection lecture   Report on HVDC grids lecture

– Lecture by Visiting Scientist Prof Reza Iravani
on Dynamic Performance Enhancement of the DC-Segmented Large AC Power System (Modeling – Control – Real-Time Simulation)

– Public outreach
An event for local school students with a ‘Renewable Energy’ theme.  See our dissemination pages for more information.

– Training workshop on PSCAD software with Dr. Jun Liang